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I tried the Sprint Booster in my '14 Summit Ecodiesel. Yea it made the throttle a bit more snappy but the electronics only change the how the pedal motion changes throttle opening. There is no increase in total performance, i.e. wide open throttle. There can't be, it doesn't change the software, just how the software is delivered.

Considered a Sprint Booster for my current hemi but decided I'm perfectly capable of pushing the pedal a little further for acceleration rather than spend hundreds of dollars for a box that tricks the software to do the same thing.

Now, a proper tune would be great if anyone made an EPA legal software upgrade.
 

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I tried the Sprint Booster in my '14 Summit Ecodiesel. Yea it made the throttle a bit more snappy but the electronics only change the how the pedal motion changes throttle opening. There is no increase in total performance, i.e. wide open throttle. There can't be, it doesn't change the software, just how the software is delivered.

Considered a Sprint Booster for my current hemi but decided I'm perfectly capable of pushing the pedal a little further for acceleration rather than spend hundreds of dollars for a box that tricks the software to do the same thing.

Now, a proper tune would be great if anyone made an EPA legal software upgrade.
As I stated there is no change in overall performance or hp aside from a bit quicker acceleration. But overall driving it definitely changes the drive ability more than just pushing the throttle more. Also its more of a to each their own. Again I own the v6 so things like tunes or messing with the software is useless for me. And i agree $300 is a lot which is why I wouldn’t buy it new only used. $150 is still steep but I’m more than happy with it.
 

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I too love my PC. Bought a new '19 Limited X with Hemi a few months ago and a PC was the first thing I bought for it. Coming from a '14 GC Altitude with V6 I was expecting more from the hemi. I knew it wasn't going to be a race car, but I was very disappointed in its performance off the line. After a little research I found out about the PC and that cured all my problems.

I managed to get a used one from a member on here for $150. Of course I didn't read any instructions other than how to install it and proceeded to light up my dashboard with lights when I tried to change settings while driving, hahaha. Thankfully the lights went off a day or so later and since then I put the vehicle in park when changing settings and have had no issues. HUGE difference in acceleration off the line and very happy with my purchase. Currently have it set at Sport +3 which is borderline too much for daily driving if you are not careful with the go pedal off the line.

Now to get the K&N CAI installed to get a little noise out of the hemi =)
 

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I too love my PC. Bought a new '19 Limited X with Hemi a few months ago and a PC was the first thing I bought for it. Coming from a '14 GC Altitude with V6 I was expecting more from the hemi. I knew it wasn't going to be a race car, but I was very disappointed in its performance off the line. After a little research I found out about the PC and that cured all my problems.

I managed to get a used one from a member on here for $150. Of course I didn't read any instructions other than how to install it and proceeded to light up my dashboard with lights when I tried to change settings while driving, hahaha. Thankfully the lights went off a day or so later and since then I put the vehicle in park when changing settings and have had no issues. HUGE difference in acceleration off the line and very happy with my purchase. Currently have it set at Sport +3 which is borderline too much for daily driving if you are not careful with the go pedal off the line.

Now to get the K&N CAI installed to get a little noise out of the hemi =)
surprising the difference from v6 to v8 wasnt that much for you. But thats why you can always mod them up lol. Totally agree since i did the same and paid 150. At this point from driving it now for a few weeks i probably would have still paid full price since i love what it does for me and overall drive ability. If you do want to change settings you don't have to put it in park just be at a complete stop and off the throttle when you do, like a stop light or stop sign. Shouldnt have any issues then. Sport +3 is def to much for me lol ive kept it on Sport +1 and its still a little touchy but ive got used to it.
 

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Don't get me wrong, the new Jeep has tons more power than my V6, I was just expecting way more off the line with the Hemi.
 

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I was just on the Pedal Commander web site and they have the non-bluetooth units for $199.00 for a couple of days.
 

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Since this discussion was talking about the Pedal Commander, I am actually selling my PC31 Pedal Commander (bluetooth version). I have had it about 3 months, but it was sitting in a box for most of that time. It actually was in my JGC for about a month. I am offering it for $175 and I will pay the shipping to US addresses only; international destinations will have cost of shipping added. I am selling it because my Jeep is being bought back by FCA under lemon law. I am not at liberty to discuss details of the buyback, so please do not ask questions about that.

I am offering this here before posting it on the For Sale forum. Here is a picture of it:

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Please PM if interested.
 
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