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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 05:15 PM
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I accessed the link, and it looks like a pretty straightforward, simple job. If I don't like the result, I hope it's just as easy to reverse the procedure and put the plates back in. But I won't do any of that until next Spring, so I"ve got lots of time.
I think you'll like it, but if not reversing should be easy. If you have a small magnet screw driver would help to hold the plate in place while setting the screw. But, I think you like it.

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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 08:25 PM
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Are the screws magnetic? On other non-bike projects I have been encountering aluminum or stainless screws, which is really irritating.

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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 05:09 AM
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I did this mod and like it so far. Better response and even better shifting. I can "feel" the engine better now.
Screws seems to be stainless....
This should be a sticky !!
I can't believe i didn't find this before...

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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
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The Power Commander lets you add or subtract fuel in individual cells laid out as a grid from zero throttle to 100% throttle, from idle up to redline. It felt like the bike was flat when I would go to 50% throttle at a relatively low to mid RPM. Adding fuel to the cells in that area of the grid took the problem away. Since then I've added the Autotune module which automatically adds or subtracts fuel based on what the O2 sensor is telling it. The problem hasn't returned.
"I see," said the blind man. Thanx for the explanation. I will put off pulling the secondaries until I decide if I want to go to the expense of adding the Autotune. Might be worth it, though.

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