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Thumbs up for Sprint Booster

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by ckon, Jun 7, 2018.

  1. Jun 11, 2018 at 10:29 AM
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    Seanjohn1

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    just installed the PC. Just wow!! Sport plus seems to be a bit much but really cool. Will play with it some more after I sell some cars. Everybody at the dealership loves it. I can see this being HUGE for the current Tacoma trans issue. Definitely recommend these boosters. Haven’t compared side by side but will.....
     
  2. Jun 11, 2018 at 10:41 AM
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    The longer I use it the more time I spend in Sport. I just had to break the habit of moving the pedal a large amount and get a bit more precise with my foot. I think it may be a couple more weeks before I settle on one setting.
     
  3. Jun 11, 2018 at 2:53 PM
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    You guys all suck.... gonna make me try it out haha
     
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  4. Jun 11, 2018 at 5:30 PM
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    You’re gonna love it!!
     
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  5. Jun 11, 2018 at 8:01 PM
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    So what’s the consensus sprint booster or pedal commander?
     
  6. Jun 11, 2018 at 10:07 PM
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    I has the PC. It's good. I like it, the wife likes it. We're all good
     
  7. Jun 12, 2018 at 2:43 AM
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    After talking to Sean, it sounds like they both do the same thing, but with a different interface. The choice is yours. :)
     
  8. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:25 AM
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    What about reliability ? It kinda seems nerve racking that another part (other than OEM) sits in between the OEM system and the petal. I was surprised to see that the pedal is just a switch basically that communicates with the throttle body system and this device just tells it to open more with less movement on the pedal. It’s a great idea but is there any concern with malfunction or gremlins getting into the system? An unexpected throttle increase because of a malfunction could be disasterous, or it fails and no communication occurs.

    The Toyota Recall few years ago where people thought the vehicle was unexpectly accelerating turned out to be older people drivers getting the gas and brake mixed up, that’s what I read somewhere anyways....
     
  9. Jun 13, 2018 at 11:54 AM
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    Obviously with the addition of more parts there's a greater chance of something failing, but it's not a thing I'm going to be concerned about. I've had throttle linkages stick before and just shutting down the engine safely is not brain surgery.
     
  10. Jun 13, 2018 at 8:50 PM
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    Sport 1is my sweet spot so far.
     
  11. Jun 13, 2018 at 8:53 PM
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    just calling out the unexpected “jump” into the car in front of you, or into the side of a store. The product is still new so no one knows, only time will tell. I still like the idea, just getting the other perspective seen here....
     
  12. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:48 PM
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    No problem - I understand your concern. FWIW, this isn't a new product. I've found seven year old threads discussing it. That's one of the reasons I wondered why we don't hear much about it - it's been around for quite a while. I only saw one person who didn't think it was worth the expense and returned it. That's pretty high praise.
     
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  13. Jun 14, 2018 at 9:05 AM
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    This tech has been around. This is in most luxury cars today. The little drive select dial between eco, sport, and normal is the same thing as these just after market. Yea its not OEM but it is the same tech.
     
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