CR to AEF with drive by wire, anything tricky with this swap

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CR to AEF with drive by wire, anything tricky with this swap

Postby sword70 » 28 Sep 2011, 20:26

I have been offerd an AEF 1.9 engine out of a 98 caddy van, heard it running and all sounds and looks great but its got drive by wire throttle on it and not cable so not made a decision on buying it yet until i checked on here if its a tricky swap or easy enough to work around.
I can pretty much have all parts needed off of the caddy to make it run and no rush to do so either so i assume accelerator pedal and wiring would be needed and ECU?
As an alternative is there a cabled throttle pump that would work to keep things simple or is there any way to rip drive by wire out and hard mod in a cabled setup?

Any help much appreciated so i can let the old guy know if i am buying it or off hunting a 1Y engine instead
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Re: CR to AEF with drive by wire, anything tricky with this swap

Postby jtwhitestar » 28 Sep 2011, 21:12

this might be of help if not using ecu
http://www.brick-yard.co.uk/forum/topic ... tml#527511 :ok
whitestar 19 n/a aef diesel
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Re: CR to AEF with drive by wire, anything tricky with this swap

Postby sword70 » 29 Sep 2011, 12:01

I have that link bookmarked from earlier which is a great help if the pump was normal but the one offered me is drive by wire so still a few odd bits to either workaround or swap over i guess.
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