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My '04 hemi came without cruise control; I found this company http://www.rostra.com/

and I am curious if anyone has any experience with them. I talked to them on the phone and it sounded good, but looking for someone who has used it.
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Have you checked youtube? they may have some user videos of the product? I've never heard of aftermarket cruise but let us know how it works if you pull the trigger!!
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Why not just install the factory stuff, will mostly be plug-n-play, worst case scenario you may have to get the PCM flashed for it.
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The factory system is more expensive and installation is more complex...I may still do it, b/c I haven't found a lot of reviews on the aftermarket system. If a bunch of people had pulled the trigger on the aftermarket system it would be a no brainer...
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Expensive I could see, but complex? Switches, maybe a new clockspring, then a PCM flash? With the hemi fly-by-wire it's all controlled from the PCM.
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This is why I ask! I appreciate the info...
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