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Old 09-26-2014, 12:14 PM   #1
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Vitessee Throttle Controller Review SS_LS3_M6

One of the first Mods I did on my car was HPTuners, I immediately went into the throttle settings to give the throttle more "snap". Within a short amount of time I found even the smallest setting changes could trigger REP. Long story short after a few months of throttle tuning, I threw in the towel....I was able to make some positive changes but nothing compared to what I had set out to do in the beginning. I ended up settling on some real small adjustments. I felt that I had done all there was to do with the E38 PCM when it comes to the throttle control and its response time.

so along comes Vitessee Motorsports. By now I am sure most people on C5 have heard about his product. My initial reaction was light amusement considering I had spend a few months on the settings myself and learned that there was not a whole lot to be gained.

Once I did a little research into how the product works I soon started getting excited! They had worked around the PCM entirely so there was no need to worry about triggering REP or bricking your PCM if you go to far with your settings!

Ok well let me get down to the actual review.

First of all you dont need anything other than your butt to tell that this product is working...you can immediately feel the difference. To be honest those of you with higher horsepower will drive around in the controllers lower settings....if you set it to nine and punch it, all you will do is spin the tires. If traction control is turned on, you will immediately feel it kick in...if you turn it off and leave the setting on 9 BE CAREFUL!!...you will soon realize just how much power these cars have and just how easy it is to spin the tires and turn the car sideways.....my car is a M6 so I choose setting 4...its soft enough for me to still accelerate smoothly even when driving over a few bumps....the throttle is a little touchy but nothing to extreme.


I set up a config file in HPTuners to show the throttle changes. You will see that there is almost a EDIT ****half a tenth difference**** to go from 100% pedal to 85% throttle blade opening,( thats the max TPS position), between stock and SP9 on the controller.

Not only does the car go from part throttle to WOT throttle faster...the rate at which the throttle body blade opens is faster too. there are two things happining here....the time it takes for the blade to open once the pedal is maxed....and then the response time the blade has in relation to the pedal.

I have enclosed some pictures. Forgive me for there size.

I figured I would give a review different that whats already been given.....something more than OMG! its frikin sweet!! Truth is im actually a little frustrated....the face plate of the control unit has the cord on its right side making mounting locations hard to come by. So far I have had it three days and I am still trying to find the perfect setting for it. I think this is a good product. I honestly cant wait to see the future for this controller....there is talk of tying it in with launch control. That will be fun! i have gained a new understanding of why GM has detuned the drive-by-wire systems in our cars....when set to wide open all you really do is spin the tires at the slightest punch of the throttle.

I cant see how this will make you faster at the track, but im not a track person and my knowledge is limited when it comes to racing times. I say that because I am under the impression that most leave the line at full throttle anyway. Worth every penny I paid....to answer everybody's questions!
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Last edited by 1KillerSS; 10-11-2014 at 08:47 AM. Reason: Incorrect math. I orginally stated that it was almost a tenth of a second faster. That is incorrect it is only .04 hundredths
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Old 09-26-2014, 07:44 PM   #2
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Good review. I previously owned a Infiniti G37 Auto w/paddle shifters and this product would have been perfect. I spent over a thousand dollars trying to get the same result as this product which is less than $200. I think that people who own the automatic Camaro are going to get the best bang for the buck with this. I now own a 2012 SS 6 speed manual. I can tell the difference and I am happy with the product but I think auto Camaros are going to feel the difference.
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Old 09-27-2014, 07:20 PM   #3
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I have the L99 A6 (2011 SS) installed it today and wow -- its amazing! Such a huge difference in response...

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Old 09-27-2014, 08:35 PM   #4
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can't wait to get mine in the mailbox some time soon.. so many good review about it tho.
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Old 09-27-2014, 09:04 PM   #5
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How difficult was the install?
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Old 09-27-2014, 11:46 PM   #6
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The install was easy. Go to the gas pedal assembly, look on top of it and you will see a plug. That is where you plug the controller in. The hardest part will be for you to hide the controller and wires. The controller only plugs in one way so you really cant mess it up.
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Old 09-28-2014, 03:59 PM   #7
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Nice! I'm getting one!
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Old 09-28-2014, 06:27 PM   #8
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Im in too. just checked their site. Says out of stock though. gonna call them tomm and see when they will have more.
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Old 09-28-2014, 06:47 PM   #9
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Vitesse hasn't officially started production lol....only a few of us got them to test. Soon I am sure he will have them available to everybody.
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Old 09-28-2014, 06:48 PM   #10
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At least for the LS3 or L99's anyway. He let out 100 or so to be tested and reviewed by fellow C5 members before hand.
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Old 09-28-2014, 07:48 PM   #11
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I just pm,d them , he immediately responded back, They are just waiting for more harnesses from gm so that they can make more.
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Old 09-28-2014, 08:39 PM   #12
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lol I didnt want to speak for him, I figured he was waiting on more.
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:16 PM   #13
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...so let's see if I got this straight. With a Bo-White TB in conjunction with the Vitessee device, set on full sensitivity, and essentially, every time you sneeze, lookout!
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:22 PM   #14
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...so let's see if I got this straight. With a Bo-White TB in conjunction with the Vitessee device, set on full sensitivity, and essentially, every time you sneeze, lookout!
If you sneeze like I do, look out ;o)

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