Harmonizer Vacuum Multi-Tool -- It ain't your Daddy's Twinmax

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Grok, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Grok

    Grok Long timer

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    Gauge mode is more useful for tuning idle mixture on carburetors and for diagnostics.
    You could take some idle gauge readings on each cylinder and write them down. If your bike started running crappy later on you could compare new readings to the recorded ones, and determine which cylinder was giving you trouble. Generally speaking, the higher the vacuum, the better the cylinder is running. You might be able to diagnose a vacuum leak or a bad stick coil with it.

    Glad it's working well for you! Smooth GS'es are happy GS'es!
  2. mpillis

    mpillis Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the clarification on he guage mode.
  3. Just Dan

    Just Dan Bugger, Burnt toast

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    Owning a Guzzi and a airhead, I feel the multi tool would be very handy.

    Count me in as well.
  4. Bluenose

    Bluenose n00b

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    Placed an order - looking forward to trying it out!
  5. colorider

    colorider Been here awhile

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    Okay - after reading all 11 pages of this thread, I decided to place my order!!! Looks like just the thing for my new SuperT!!!!!

    Thanks!!

    Rod
  6. Grok

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    The Harmonizer should be popular with the Super Tenere crowd. There are reports that they aren't balanced very well from the factory.

    I'm going to get a look at one here (#27 in the US) in the next week or so. I haven't seen one in person yet - looking forward to it!
  7. Droptarotter

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    Yippee........mine arrived today...........12 days due to Canada Customs/Post. No import taxes/duties, so that was good.

    Looks good........lousy weather here.....so the perfect time to calibrate a couple of bikes.

    Thanks
  8. Droptarotter

    Droptarotter Long timer

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    This is very easy to use...........thanks!
  9. Grok

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    Glad it arrived finally ... Canada post not too impressive however :cry
  10. airhead78

    airhead78 Murciano

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    Got my order in. Look forward to it!

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  11. Johnny Dakar

    Johnny Dakar Fuckin' Smartass

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    Grok, found my Harmonizer when I got home from work tonight (as promised, thank you sir), and immediately went to work on my '06 GSA. balanced the throttle bodies and set my warm idle to exactly 1000 rpm. Fiddled with the Bowden cable, took it for a test ride, and up to 6000 rpm, the max deviation was 20 mbar. That was at slow throttle openings between 1000 and 1600 rpm.

    Close enough for me. :D

    Thanks for the clarification on "gauge mode."

    Thanks again, Grok. Nice bit of kit.
  12. elmontanero

    elmontanero Practicing...

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    Okay... I was sceptical that it would be an improvement over the Twinmax... Just having the Tach alone on the machine places it far above other tools. The 81 g/s has no tach from the factory, no wonder I was having problems with balancing and stalling - idle to my ears was set to 700rpm. Much easier to tune with it correct. Happy with this purchase!
  13. mr_magicfingers

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    Got home from a business trip to find mine waiting for me. Particularly appreciate the low value on the customs slip which saves me a significant amount of import duty and tax, thanks for that. Looking forward to playing with it soon.
  14. Brad Felmey

    Brad Felmey Long timer

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    What is the tachometer increment?
  15. johnjen

    johnjen I've Been Resigned

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    Tach 0-9990 RPM (<1500RPM 10 RPM steps, >1500RPM 50RPM steps))

    JJ :evil
  16. Mr.Spray

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    Order placed!......
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  18. Grok

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    Thanks! :thumb

    Coincidentally, I had a chance to help a local Super Tenere owner (US #27) sync his bike on Thursday.
    I followed your writeup on yamahasupertenere.com :D

    Worked out very well!

    The owner let me ride the bike a bit. I like it. Aside from a few correctable ergonomic issues, I was quite impressed with it!
  19. Grok

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  20. Grok

    Grok Long timer

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    Thanks for the feedback!
    I forgive you for being skeptical :D