What accelerator pedal everyone using?

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  1. 70chall440

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    I am continuing my research for my 5.7 swap in my 71 Charger (already have a crate 5.7) and am looking at what I want to do for a throttle body and subsequent throttle pedal.

    My first thought is to use a modified TB that uses a cable, therefore I can use the stock pedal. However, I am looking at a DRW TB and pedal as an option.

    Looking for some thoughts, ideas, experiences, comments. I just read one post on here about a TB that went into limp mode requiring it to be replaced, so that kind of has me meaning more back towards the cable option.
     
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    My 2015 JGC 5.7
    I use the Pedal commander
    It goes inline with the cable to the pedal
    I have only had a engine light fault when you change settings while the car is in drive

    light will go off by itself
    There are a lot of settings to use
    I use sport plus
     
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      Thanks, I am looking at that pedal. I also been checking out the pedal commander and I am intrigued, thinking about getting one for my 2014 Ram 2500.
       
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      You can use the factory pedal, 03-04’ truck pedal box. It converts the pull of the cable to am electrical signal that then goes to the throttle body.
       
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        I've been reading about that, I think however the dedicated pedal is probably a better idea, less moving parts overall. Since I already have a TB, I think I will use the JGC pedal, if something breaks I know I can get parts.
         
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