NEW iDrive WindBooster Throttle Control for HOLDEN VECTRA 2000-Onwards EVC505

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NEW iDrive WindBooster Throttle Control for HOLDEN VECTRA 2000-Onwards EVC505 Fits: HOLDEN VECTRA 2000-Onwards All Engines Part Number: EVC505 Covered by a Lifetime Warranty from iDrive. We work hard to...
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NEW iDrive WindBooster Throttle Control for HOLDEN VECTRA 2000-Onwards EVC505

Fits: HOLDEN VECTRA 2000-Onwards All Engines

Part Number: EVC505

Covered by a Lifetime Warranty from iDrive.

We work hard to ensure the quality of our products are second to none and iDRIVE australia will guarantee your iDRIVE for the lifetime of the product to be free from material and workmanship defects. Please hold on to your proof of purchase and contact us if any problems should arise. This warranty is available to the original owner of the product and is not transferable. iDRIVE australia reserves the right to replace, repair or refund at our discretion and all costs associated with returning the product shall be borne by the customer seeking warranty.

How It Works

'Multiple settings ensures iDRIVE suits everyones driving style'

Eco Mode

ECO mode is designed for economy by reducing the accelerator response time. Also handy when you are on the trails and looking for a bit more throttle control when crawling.

Ultimate Mode

Ultimate Mode offers 9 sensitivity levels, this allows the driver to tune the controller to the desired level of sensitivity.Choose level 9 and grip the steering wheel tight or hit level 1 for a gentle smooth acceleration.

AC Mode

Automatic control mode automatically selects the sensitivity level based on pedal pressure. If you are in traffic and accelerating gently the iDRIVE will automatically choose a reduced level of throttle response. If you accelerate hard for overtaking or just even just for fun the iDRIVE will choose a mode with an increased level of throttle response. Automatic Control mode is what makes iDRIVE the most intelligent throttle controller on the market.

Why iDRIVE

Rather than a traditional accelerator cable, many modern vehicles use 'fly by wire' throttle technology. This system relies on a sensor that measures the pedal pressure and position and sends a signal to the vehicle's engine computer which converts to acceleration. Many of these fly by wire systems have a noticeable delay. iDRIVE allows you to tune the signal from the accelerator pedal with multiple inbuilt settings to ensure you find a setting that suits your driving style, although there are other products on the market that can offer this performance.

So what makes iDRIVE different?

iDRIVE includes an automatic control function that changes the level of throttle performance based on pedal pressure. So if you are in traffic and accelerating gently the iDRIVE will select setting 1. If you are accelerating hard to overtake, towing a heavy trailer, or just having fun the iDRIVE will select 9. The result is the smoothest aftermarket control module on the market. We are so confident you will love your iDRIVE if you don't we will give you your money back.

How To Install

Turn ignition off.

Unplug the connector plugged into the accelerator pedal assembly.

Plug the iDRIVE connector into the vehicle’s accelerator pedal. Be cautious not to force into position as this may result in bent pins in the plug. iDRIVE connector should fit easily into position. Although removing the accelerator pedal from the firewall is not required, it may make access to the plug easier.

Re-fit connector into the iDRIVE.

Using cable ties supplied, securely mount the iDRIVE cable in a position that will not affect the operation of the pedals.

Mount the control module on the dash in a position that is easy to access. You may want to check the position at night to ensure the display doesn’t affect night driving.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How does it work?

The iDRIVE throttle controller modifies the voltage signal from the fly by wire pedal assembly to allow you to tune the response from your accelerator pedal and greatly reduce the dead zone from when you initially depress the pedal commonly referred to as throttle lag. The iDRIVE does not plug into the OBDII port.

Does iDRIVE increase power output?

No, iDRIVE throttle controllers wont increase power output. They have no control over fuel mapping, air fuel ratio or injection timing etc. iDRIVEs simply change the way your throttle responds for sharper response. Although the exact result is hard to explain it basically wakes the car up and makes the acceleration feel less lazy.

Is iDRIVE suitable for Towing?

iDRIVE throttle controllers are very useful for towing as they help to get the vehicle moving with less effort, especially useful for towing around town where there is a lot of stopping and starting.

Is iDRIVE suitable for Manual Transmission?

iDRIVE throttle controllers are suited to both Automatic and Manual transmission.

Is iDRIVE hard to install?

On most vehicles an iDRIVE can be installed in less than 2 minutes with no special tools or technical knowledge required. It is a simple plug and play device that is designed to specifically integrate into your vehicle.

Is iDRIVE universal or vehicle specific?

Although there are many shared applications, each iDRIVE application is relatively unique to each vehicle. Please check our application guide to see if your model is available. If you don't see your vehicle listed please feel free to contact us to check as we are adding new applications all the time.

Is iDRIVE suitable for petrol vehicles?

The iDRIVE throttle controller can be used on both naturally aspirated and forced induction Petrol and Diesel engines.

Can't I just press the accelerator down faster to replicate the same response?

IDRIVE throttle controllers work in 2 ways. When you first depress the pedal there is what is referred to as a dead zone where there is very little response, no matter how hard or fast you hit the pedal you can't overcome this. The iDRIVE converts this signal to action, greatly reducing this dead zone. The second part is opening the throttle earlier in the pedal stroke, in theory you might be able to replicate this by pressing the pedal faster and harder, but in practice you can't. For anyone who doubts the effectiveness of an iDRIVE throttle controller, I highly recommend taking advantage of our 30 day money back guarantee. If you are not 100% happy with the result you can send it back for a full refund – no questions asked.

When the iDRIVE was first launched on the market, on one of the Ford Rangers forums there was a gent who constantly told perspective customers they were wasting their money and could just put their foot down harder to get the same result. After weeks of this persons negative comments – I offered to send him one with an invoice. If he was happy with it he could pay the invoice, if not I would pay for the return postage. Not only did he pay the invoice, he then went on to post a full apology and very generous product review.

Will iDRIVE work with other modifications?

Aftermarket Cruise Control – Yes, to date we have not seen an aftermarket cruise control that won't work with an iDRIVE including units that plug directly into the fly by wire system.

ECU Tune / Re-flash – Yes, iDRIVE throttle controllers can still be used after an ECU tune/reflash. In most instances tuners don't change throttle parameters. Even when throttle parameters are changed the adjustability of throttle response that the iDRIVE provides can still be quite useful.

Power Chips / Exhaust – Yes, Power chips and upgraded exhaust system work on a different part of the car so an iDRIVE will only compliment the positive effects of chips and exhausts.

Will an iDRIVE void my new car warranty?

Any aftermarket/non-genuine modification you make to your new car will have some impact on your new car warranty, if it is deemed to have caused the issue you are seeking warranty on. In respect to iDRIVE, iDRIVE Australia has done extensive testing to ensure a correctly fitted iDRIVE wont damage your vehicle. The iDRIVE has been designed so that if it develops a fault, the vehicle can be put back to factory settings and the vehicle will return to normal operation. So if you are ever concerned, simply remove the iDRIVE and plug the factory wiring back into the pedal assembly. In the unlikely event that the iDRIVE does damage your vehicle the iDRIVE is fully covered by our product liability insurance.

My iDRIVE doesn't turn off?

iDRIVE throttle controllers don't require there own power source. They rely on power from the accelerator pedal. In many vehicles, when power to the ignition is cut many accessories take some time to power down. You may find it will take 30 seconds before your iDRIVE turns off. It may also turn off during periods of inactivity such as when cruise control is in operation. Simply touching the accelerator will instantly turn it on.

Due to the recent global situation all freight is Authority To Leave as Couriers will no longer be collecting signature on delivery. 4WD Industries will not be held responsible for any items left without signature. For high valued orders, we recommend TNT as they are still operating as normal. There may be an additional surcharge.
Some stock may be unavailable due to the COVID-19 situation which has caused some logistics and supply chain issues. This may also result in some freight delays on available products.

Please contact us directly if you require an item that is out of stock as in most cases we have multiple options available.

Fast Dispatch

Once payment has cleared we will post your item as soon as possible. Some items are made to order or require additional time to dispatch.

Combined Shipping

We combine shipping for orders with multiple items to save our customers money on postage.

Tracking

Most orders will be sent with a tracking number, to confirm if your item has tracking please contact us.

Please note:

Additional postage charges may apply for regional, remote areas and P.O Boxes. Regional and remote areas include all islands (Tasmania, Norfolk, etc), WA, Queensland, NT, SA, NSW, Victoria, ACT and territories. Please contact us if you are unsure about your area

Below is a list of common regional postcodes, this list is not all inclusive and is for reference only - Please contact us before ordering to confirm postage costs to your area

All WA Postcodes 6558-On

QLD Postcodes 4124 to 4125, 4133, 4183 to 4184, 4280 to 4287, 4306 to 4498, 4507, 4552, 4563, 4570 and 4580 to 4895

NSW Postcodes 2250 to 2258, 2260 to 2263, 2311 to 2490, 2527, 2536 to 2551, 2575 to 2739, 2753 to 2754, 2756 to 2758 and 2773 to 2898

VIC Postcodes 3097 to 3099, 3139, 3233 to 3234, 3236 to 3239, 3241 to 3325, 3329, 3334, 3341, 3345 to 3424, 3430 to 3799, 3809 to 3909, 3912 to 3971 and 3978 to 3996

All SA Postcodes 5960-On

All TAS Postcodes 7177-On

All NT Postcodes

All Norfolk Island Postcodes

All Territory and Island Postcodes

All efforts will be made to send out orders as soon as possible so you receive your item on time. However please be aware that once an item is sent from our warehouse it is out of our control.

If you would like registered post with signature on delivery and insurance please contact us before purchasing the item.

As per Australia Post policy, all EXPRESS postage automatically have ATL (Authority to leave) which means if you’re not home at the time of delivery it will be left on the premise in a location deemed safe by Australia Post. More information about ATL can be found here

Local Pickup: Please allow up to 2 business days for local pickups - We will contact you as soon as your order is ready for pickup

Please ensure your contact number is included and correct. Failure to do so could result in delayed shipping and/or extra delivery charges in the event of a missed delivery.

International Orders

All international orders may be subject to additional postage costs depending on country and location. Local Import Taxes and Duties are the responsibility of the customer. Orders may be held in customs pending payment of Tax or Duties

Returns

4WD Industries will accept returns within 30 days

We will reimburse return postage if we are at fault

Returned items need to be unused / unfitted, in original packaging and in new condition as supplied

Electrical items: If the electrical items have been fitted, we are unable to accept the return. As there is a risk of the item being damaged due to an existing fault with the Vehicle

All new items are covered by a minimum of 12 months warranty for the part. Fitment and removal labour costs cannot be refunded or reimbursed if not performed by us. We will look into all warranty claims on a case-by-case basis as sometimes there are special circumstances requiring further action

On some products, our suppliers require technical assistance to be pursued through their own channels. We will try to help you as much as possible but we may have to direct you to the manufacturer. Unfortunately, requiring technical assistance does not constitute a warranty/return claim

Please note: Pictures are for illustration purposes only, actual product may vary slightly.

Vehicle Fitment: All efforts are made to ensure Vehicle Fitment is correct, however please contact us prior to purchasing to ensure it suits your vehicle as some of the information listed is out of our control.

4WD Industries is an independent supplier of aftermarket, OEM and genuine parts. We are in no way affiliated with genuine, original part manufacturers or their distribution partners. The warranty and guarantees of any part are provided by 4WD Industries only.

4WD Industries is an authorised dealer of many brands and products, all of these products are covered by a full manufacturers warranty as well as our own returns and warranty policy in accordance with the ACCC Consumer Rights & Guarantees

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