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Has anyone tried one on their 2.4??

Your thoughts?

If you haven't tried it on the Solstice but another vehicle I wouldn't mind your input on that either.

Thanks in advance!
 

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These things make you feel like you have better throttle response because they amplify what you are doing. You can get the same result by pushing the pedal further down.

I found this very informative whitepaper by someone who did a very thorough analysis of one, and his conclusions are spot-on with what most people have concluded.
One note: His analysis is directed toward the adaptive throttle used by Mercedes, but the technical descriptions of the SprintBooster and how it works are applicable to any platform.
 

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Interesting paper. Thanks for sharing.

I drove my Ram daily for five years until I got my Tacoma as a daily driver. I then drove the Taco for a couple of weeks before I got into the Ram again. The Ram has a hemi and plenty of power. And its throttle is relatively sensitive at low settings. After adapting to the Tacoma's throttle response (very slooooow) I had to make a significant change to my throuttle usage in the Ram to keep from shredding the tires. Kind of like using a sprint booster. I did not like the experience.
 

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Interesting paper. Thanks for sharing.
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One interesting point near the end of that paper concerned reliability, specifically that these devices are usually not made to the highest of quality and reliability standards, and a failure would result in the throttle:
1) Going to zero.
2) Freezing where it is.
3) Going to maximum.
None of these are particularly desirable, so add increased risk to not being beneficial.
 

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Agree that the white paper was an interesting read. It was kind of what I thought these devices were doing, but a much clearer description. Basically you have an "anti-nanny" falsely pressing the accelerator faster than you are, but ultimately ending up at the same place.
 

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Well...on the Facebook page a vendor has them all convinced to buy this or something similar.

I have a Tazer for my Charger (plugs into OBDII port). It doesn't do anything for performance, but it give me true line-lock, it opens the active exhaust, gives me a great light show (unlocks the police lights that are loaded into every Charger) and a few other cool features.
 
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