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Old 01-24-2015, 10:23 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Viteese Throttle Controler

I ordered and installed one of these in my 14 SS. When I ordered, I was about 75% certain it was a sham even after reading reviews on the site. $175.00 just seemed to good to be true for any performance benefit, but I figured "What the hell"? Boy, I was pleasantly surprised after installing. Definitely improves throttle response. In my opinion, out of all the bolt on mods I have done, this has been biggest bang for the buck. Still waiting for little gremlin to jump out of it saying..... ha..ha..ha... got ya!!
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Old 01-24-2015, 11:00 PM   #2
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got mine put in this last Wed thanks to a couple of members of Tampa Bay Camaros, what a change I wasn't sure being a M6, I was wrong, one word Awesome
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Old 01-25-2015, 12:41 AM   #3
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I ordered and installed one of these in my 14 SS. When I ordered, I was about 75% certain it was a sham even after reading reviews on the site. $175.00 just seemed to good to be true for any performance benefit, but I figured "What the hell"? Boy, I was pleasantly surprised after installing. Definitely improves throttle response. In my opinion, out of all the bolt on mods I have done, this has been biggest bang for the buck. Still waiting for little gremlin to jump out of it saying..... ha..ha..ha... got ya!!
Where did you get it at $175?
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Old 01-25-2015, 12:59 AM   #4
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Where did you get it at $175?
IIRC, isnt it on the forums for $180? Not that $5 should sound like a big deal.
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Old 01-25-2015, 02:45 AM   #5
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Believe it was on their website?
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Old 01-26-2015, 07:35 AM   #6
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The $5 is a shipping charge, it says that on the website they use
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Old 01-26-2015, 07:49 AM   #7
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I don't mean to be the one but I guess I will be, are these not essentially the same thing as the "chips" that flooded ebay when drive by wire first became a thing years ago? You know the ones that swore they made more power and improved this and that but was just a voltage booster for the TPS?

I KNOW THESE DO NOT CLAIM MORE HP, but are they not the same thing?
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:34 AM   #8
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I don't mean to be the one but I guess I will be, are these not essentially the same thing as the "chips" that flooded ebay when drive by wire first became a thing years ago? You know the ones that swore they made more power and improved this and that but was just a voltage booster for the TPS?

I KNOW THESE DO NOT CLAIM MORE HP, but are they not the same thing?
yes. It's like dropping the hammer when you leave a stop sign, but only pressing on the pedal a little bit. I convinced someone in our club that I installed one by accelerating hard every time the light turned green. They are waiting on it to be delivered. they don't need to know how hard I was pressing on the gas pedal, as long as they like what they install, and are happy with it, all is good.
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Old 01-26-2015, 09:27 AM   #9
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Can't wait to get mine..
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Old 01-26-2015, 09:36 AM   #10
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Of all the products we carry, we get more rave reviews for the throttle controller than anything else. We have not had anyone say they were disappointed.
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:15 AM   #11
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I really like mine. How many of these do you see for sale as a used part? None, everyone who bought one is keeping it. That should be enough to settle any doubts.
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:19 AM   #12
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Will the controller work on an engine that has a cam and dyno tune or will you need to tune the engine again? Thanks

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Old 01-26-2015, 10:21 AM   #13
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Will the controller work on an engine that has a cam and dyno tune or will you need to tune the engine again? Thanks

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It doesn't interact with the ECM tuning at all. You can install it without messing with anything else.
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:31 AM   #14
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It doesn't interact with the ECM tuning at all. You can install it without messing with anything else.
THANKS for the quick reply! Have to add to wish list for now.

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Old 01-26-2015, 10:50 AM   #15
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I love mine, but found it dangling from my dash today, due to the sticky Velcro I used (not the tape supplied) came unstuck from the cold temps. I gotta revise my mounting.

Still, I love this thing! IMO, it's not as much performance enhancer, but something that fixes a throttle response "problem" with the 5th Gen Camaro, resulting in having much more consistent control with light throttle adjustments.
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Old 01-26-2015, 11:25 AM   #16
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I love this thing! IMO, it's not as much performance enhancer, but something that fixes a throttle response "problem" with the 5th Gen Camaro, resulting in having much more consistent control with light throttle adjustments.
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It really feels like a new car. Increases the fun factor by a lot.
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Old 01-26-2015, 11:28 AM   #17
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Still, I love this thing! IMO, it's not as much performance enhancer, but something that fixes a throttle response "problem" with the 5th Gen Camaro, resulting in having much more consistent control with light throttle adjustments.
I agree, I think there is a lot of misunderstanding about what it does. I seen a couple of guys knocking it in the performance forum, even though they've never tried it. To them, if it doesn't add HP, it's worthless..Well, I don't think anyone has ever claimed it added HP. It just makes your car a whole lot more fun to drive, because it gives you total control over throttle response. To me, it's the perfect mod for a daily driver. I know one thing - the first time you set it to about SP8 and step on it, it certainly feels like you gained about 100HP..

If I feel like doing some sport driving, I kick it up to about SP7, but if I'm just going to drive to work in traffic, I set it at SP1 and forget it. I think GM engineered a "smoothness" to the throttle, but it's a detriment because it delays acceleration. I would really like to see someone do a few passes at the drag strip to see if the VTC can help off the line.
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Old 01-26-2015, 11:37 AM   #18
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From what I understand of this mod is that it gives the car more of an old school carburated feeling as if it were cable attached right to the carb? correct?

Also, what setting is most close to the 'stock' feel? 0?
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Old 01-26-2015, 11:39 AM   #19
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From what I understand of this mod is that it gives the car more of an old school carburated feeling as if it were cable attached right to the carb? correct?

Also, what setting is most close to the 'stock' feel? 0?
Stock feel would be about SP0 or SP1. The controller gives you the option of instant 100% power to the back wheels. It's very hard to describe in words. Just imagine being slammed back into your seat instantly, right off the line.
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Old 01-26-2015, 11:46 AM   #20
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Stock feel would be about SP0 or SP1. The controller gives you the option of instant 100% power to the back wheels. It's very hard to describe in words. Just imagine being slammed back into your seat instantly, right off the line.
Thanks Red - I was assuming what you replied, but thanks for confirming... Definitely on my list of things to buy. Trying to find a local place that sells them...
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Old 01-26-2015, 12:27 PM   #21
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I don't know if this applies to anyone else with the VTC...

Once installed, no matter the setting, it changes what happens when you completely lift off the throttle. With the VTC, when you lift off the throttle, there is an immediate drop off of power, a halting of acceleration. No gradual pull forward after completely letting off the throttle, which happens stock. Not sure if that gradual pull tapers off, similar to the slowing of the opening of the throttle (but a slowing of the closing so it is less abrupt)...but that seems to be the case.
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Old 01-26-2015, 01:32 PM   #22
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How long does it usually take to arrive? I ordered mine a week ago and am still waiting...
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Old 01-26-2015, 01:44 PM   #23
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From what I understand of this mod is that it gives the car more of an old school carburated feeling as if it were cable attached right to the carb?
I thought you said "old school". Real old school had no cables involved either - it was a fully mechanical linkage from the pedal to the carburetor. Oh, you young-uns!

Just kidding with ya.
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How long does it usually take to arrive? I ordered mine a week ago and am still waiting...
Ordered mine on a Sunday... in my P.O. box Thursday.
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Old 01-26-2015, 02:09 PM   #25
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I thought you said "old school". Real old school had no cables involved either - it was a fully mechanical linkage from the pedal to the carburetor. Oh, you young-uns!

Just kidding with ya.
"Young-uns" - you crack me up... Back in the day, i walked 15 miles to school - uphill - both ways! haha!

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