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I have the new version set on sport + 2 red lights as per Rebecca's recommendation & that does seem to be the sweet spot.  I don't see the need to pay extra for the app version unless you're the type who likes fiddling with settings frequently - as far as I'm concerned it's a fit & forget (at least until you turn it off for servicing) upgrade.

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Fitting a DTUK PedalBox   Having decided to fit a DTUK PedalBox to wake up the throttle, I have done a bit of a photo installation guide. Firstly here is the 'official' DTUK fitting video, b

I've just fitted the Pedal Box following the instructions above. I removed the trim panel and the driver's cubby which made it really easy to connect. Set it at Sport with +2 and, bl**dy hell, what d

OK, it's official. My wife has endorsed the pedal box - "you just push the pedal .... and it goes!". Big smiles all round.

Have only had the car a week but immediately noticed there was a “dead spot” when initially depressing the accelerator, so bought the DTUK box and it hasn’t long arrived. Immediately went to fit it. I went via the cubby storage way. I was initially worried as it does take “some force” to remove it, and was worried that I was going to snap something, but luckily it came off all intact.

Having removed this I then went to undo the red plastic clip. As others have mentioned, it’s a nightmare🤬as it’s so awkward using one hand🥵

I eventually used a screwdriver to push in and up and then it released😤It was the easiest method that suited me.

Plugging in the new connectors was straight forward as long as everything was lined up properly. Took me about 15min but that was purely due to me being cautious and it was more awkward than difficult.


Have just tested it on “amber”+1, and I was shocked how much of a massive difference it made to the throttle response😀The dead spot has totally gone, and to be honest this is how it really should’ve come from the factory.

Will play about with the settings over the next few days to find the right one for me.

Thanks for the write up and pictures on here by Bec, it certainly helped👍🏻
Would say it was “well worth” the money and perseverance.

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