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Old 06-03-2009, 05:26 PM   #1
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anyone see this? whats ur thought?

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Old 06-03-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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You'll pick up 5 mph on the top end, 2 sec on a 1/4 mile, lower your golf score by 5 strokes, improve brake response, less tire wear, your stereo will get more stations and sound better, your taxes will be lower and women will find you more attractive.

Maybe if they through in a ShamWow.
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Old 06-04-2009, 06:09 AM   #4
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throttle hesitation?
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Old 06-04-2009, 08:05 AM   #5
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throttle hesitation?



Exactly my response! Really?? Throttle hesitation?!! Mine pretty much goes where I tell it to go!


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Old 06-04-2009, 08:05 AM   #6
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They're talking about this on the 996 forum on 6speed too. My input after looking at graphs showing what this does is this - all this does is increase the throttle response by 25%. At 1/4 throttle this modifies the signal from the gas pedal to really give you 50% throttle. At 50% throttle you're at 75% throttle at 75% throttle and up you're at 100% throttle.

What's the point? All it does is make the throttle more sensitive. If I want more throttle I'll just put my foot down more. The effect is exactly the same and MUCH cheaper.

This product is for morons who will install it, notice that they go faster with less gas pedal movement and get all excited that it "feels" like they have more power. Pure snake oil for the uninformed.

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Old 06-04-2009, 09:23 AM   #7
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Despite the skepticism, which I also did have given the present information around the internet on it, you would be very surprised. Look for my review when I get back in town early next week. I've got one of the first sets installed and run in a 986 and have driven it around all day yesterday.
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Old 06-04-2009, 03:16 PM   #8
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Despite the skepticism, which I also did have given the present information around the internet on it, you would be very surprised. Look for my review when I get back in town early next week. I've got one of the first sets installed and run in a 986 and have driven it around all day yesterday.
please keep me update....im interested....cuz im a moron

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This product is for morons who will install it, notice that they go faster with less gas pedal movement and get all excited that it "feels" like they have more power. Pure snake oil for the uninformed.
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