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Has anyone had any experience with a pedal Commander unit? I see it’s available for the 3.0 PS now. As I understand with vehicles today using fly by wire it’s probably just changing the signal that the ECU is receiving from the pedal. I would like to adjust how the pedal reacts to input while driving in Normal mode.
 

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I’m going to be the Ginny Pig on this one. I ordered a Pedal Commander this morning. Being Bluetooth it can be mounted where it can’t be seen and controlled by phone.
 

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I have a Pedal Commander on my Ram Ecodiesel. It makes it more fun to drive, and safer to drive in very slippery/icy conditions! Tune it back to "Eco Mode" for really bad conditions! I normally run "Sport +2" for everyday driving. More than that is too much for me, and my rear tires for that matter. My Ram is tuned and deleted, so already much better response than stock. BTW, you guys are going to love GDE once they perfect the tune for Powerstroke! My Ram put down 240 RWHP/ 418 RWTQ on a Mustang Dyno after the tune! Was only 202 rwhp stock! My Ram with 3:92's and the tune was already quicker off the line than my buddy's Ram hemi with 3:21's, with Pedal Commander, it's awesome. Pedal Commander had no effect on mpgs. Currently averaging between 33 and 34 mpgs! I drove a 150 Powerstroke, immediately thought, man, this baby needs GDE or somebody to tune it!
 

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Hydrex, question for you. I have read that it stores your last setting and turns off when the vehicle is shut down, however do you have to turn it on every time you start the vehicle or does it turn on because “ON” was its last setting as well?
 

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I have heard of issues with it, but it's easy to uninstall. It is always on my standard setting when I start up (sport +2) . Like I said, only go to Eco mode when roads are really bad in winter. I think it's a bit overpriced, but, honestly, I love it. People that drive my Ram are really impressed, even hemi owners. My brother has a F250 Powerstroke and was blown away. So to me the Pedal Commander was the cherry on the sundae, the GDE tune was the whipped cream. The Eco mode does not change mpgs, nor does Sport mode. The GDE Tune, however adds another 2-4 mpgs! I filled up yesterday, drove on a relatively flat stretch of road at 55 mph granny driving, EVIC was showing 45 mpg! By the time I got home, it was back to a normal 34 mpg, still pretty darned good for a 6,000 lb Crew Cab 4x4 truck. You guys will be happy campers when GDE comes out with tuning!:grin2:
 

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I remember when these things first came out.
I put one on my wife's 335, and it cost a WHOPPING $35.
Granted it simply upped the progression of the pedal(electronically), and the newer boxes may do more, but $300?!
 

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Update: I received the Pedal Commander today and it installed in minutes. Had it out for about a 20 minute road test. I didn’t have much time to try many settings. But its pretty impressive. Completely changes how the truck accelerates from a stop just under normal driving. It just gets up and moves. Night and day difference.
 

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RBaker, you know that your rear tires will hate you! Noticed my fronts were almost mint at 37,000 miles, and rears are nearly gone. My own fault, let a young Canadian friend drive it and he had to go for a giant burn out!
 

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I have a couple questions... Will the pedal commander void my warranty? Is it detectable once its removed from the truck? How does it differ from a fuel programmer or what are the advantages on this vs. a programmer? I had EGR valve issue and there is still a loose screw in my engine somewhere and I would hate to run into warranty issues. However, I recently installed a small lift and 33" tires. Mileage dropped from 22MPG down to 18MPG, I should would like to find a way to get some of that back.
 

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@jevalek77 don't forget you have now increased the circumference of your tires. Apply that ratio to your LOM and you may find some of your lost mileage.
 

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@jevalek77 have you recalibrated your speedometer via FORScan since changing out the tires, or validated the digital speed of the truck to a GPS app on your phone? If you haven't done this your mpg's may not be as far off as you think. Dropping 4 mpg's for what you did to your truck seems drastic, unless you went with some mud terrain tires.
 

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@jevalek77 have you recalibrated your speedometer via FORScan since changing out the tires, or validated the digital speed of the truck to a GPS app on your phone? If you haven't done this your mpg's may not be as far off as you think. Dropping 4 mpg's for what you did to your truck seems drastic, unless you went with some mud terrain tires.
I have verified that 60 mph is actually 62 mph. I'm not similar with FORScan other than I see it mentioned a lot on here. Can or will the dealership do that for me? The tires are the Nitto Ridge Grapplers 12.5" wide, so the are more aggressive. I had the lift done a few weeks before the tires were put on and noticed at least a 2mpg drop. It just feels like it bucks the wind a little more.
 

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I have verified that 60 mph is actually 62 mph. I'm not similar with FORScan other than I see it mentioned a lot on here. Can or will the dealership do that for me? The tires are the Nitto Ridge Grapplers 12.5" wide, so the are more aggressive. I had the lift done a few weeks before the tires were put on and noticed at least a 2mpg drop. It just feels like it bucks the wind a little more.
Yes the dealer can get it close but not spot on, they only have a few selections in IDS.

I have mine set dead accurate with Forscan.
 

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I have a couple questions... Will the pedal commander void my warranty? Is it detectable once its removed from the truck? How does it differ from a fuel programmer or what are the advantages on this vs. a programmer? I had EGR valve issue and there is still a loose screw in my engine somewhere and I would hate to run into warranty issues. However, I recently installed a small lift and 33" tires. Mileage dropped from 22MPG down to 18MPG, I should would like to find a way to get some of that back.
Pedal Commander is easily removed, in fact you can hide it inside the steering column and run it via Bluetooth. It is nothing like a tuner, it only reads the signal from the accelerator pedal and changes it faster or slower tip in. Can't see why it would void warrantee or could even be detected if you hide it. I left mine mounted above the key, as I don't use Bluetooth. Service manager "Ram Dealer" saw it and even noted the settings. Rather he saw a "code reader" and thought it was a tuner, haha! Still, no issue with warrantee, as far as I know. The ( GDE Tune) is actually a complete reflash of the ECM. Some guys with Rams, elect to buy a spare ECM and have that tuned, keep original for "warrantee issues" . I take the Alfred E Neuman (what me worry) approach, had my original ECM tuned. I suspect when GDE starts tuning the F150's, you will see mpgs go up. I saw 2-4 more mpgs with my Ram.
 
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