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Has anyone used the TOM'S throttle response improver (yes I know the name sounds very technical)

http://www.prolex-uk.com/store/product_inf...products_id=838

Obviously at GBP300 plus postage (to Australia) I would like to know a bit more about it before investing

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I will just repeat my words, what you decide on is up to you. The product may be named different, but essentially, it is just the same thing:

I've
and I'll say it again. It's just different packaging and different names for the same thing. I can't believe that they can get away with selling something that probably costs them under $20 to make for $400+. That's massive profit:
I've said my words on this before for a
that does what the SprintBooster does. I'll just reiterate them to hopefully save others from money (only works with an electronic throttle):
Those are completely pointless. All they do is adjust the amount that the throttle plate moves in relation to how much you press on the accelerator. Such a massive waste of money (AU $359.58 + AU $78.24 for the harness if you choose) for something you can easily adjust with decent driving skills.

Look at it this way. For a normal DBW throttle, you depress the accelerator 10% of its range, the throttle plate moves 10% of its range. Now you add this box and put it into 'Sports' mode. Now when you depress the accelerator 10%, the throttle moves 20% (for example). What happens when you depress the accelerator 50%... the throttle is at 100% and the rest of the range in your accelerator is useless.

Now it only takes a fraction of a second to press the accelerator that extra distance that this box is going to compensate for. There is absolutely no gain in respect to this.

Putting it into 'Eco' mode will do the opposite. For example, you depress the accelerator 10%, the throttle moves only 5%. Now This I can see would provide some sort of gain if you were trying to drive like a granny and want to get your revs 100% perfect, but realistically it is just useless. You can gain decent control with practice.

I don't mean to rain on your parade, but those are just my opinions.

The Sprint Booster or the E-Booster as you have posted don't have any adjustment. They would only be set to one mode similar to the 'Sports' mode I mentioned above.

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Thanks, I already spend alot of time with my foot flat to the floor

For the record I did do a search first and came up with nothing for "TOM'S" and too many pages of topics to read through for "throttle"

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