Hotrodding the GS

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Poolside, Nov 18, 2010.

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  1. Wallowa

    Wallowa Long timer

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    A question to those who have installed and used the IICE on R12s [better yet on GSAs]; what settings seem to give the best results at what ambient temps?

    Thanks..
  2. sati8d

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    -20 on a 09GSA - runs better with Hi test
  3. fellowsja

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    Poolside,

    I received my IICE Air today (thank you) - plugged it into my '01 1150 GS using factory setting -20. Bike cranked and coughed but wouldn't start.

    I ran thru the offsets, the only one that worked was at "0 offset". Once she was warmed up, I could start her on the -20, but the idle was extremely choppy, she stalled in short order.

    Buddy down the street has a 1200, we tried the Air on his as well - same experience - no start or very choppy idle.

    Is this user error? Hardware problem? Bike tune? (She runs fine without the plug or at 0 offset...).

    Suggestions welcome.

    thanks
    Jason
  4. Wallowa

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    As I understand we can dial in the setting to best suit the ambient air temps...

    What was air temp when you used -20? Thanks..
  5. fellowsja

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    Temp was 75ish.
  6. opposedcyljunkie

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    Something's amiss. Bike should easily start at any setting.
  7. JV

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    If you take the IICE out and leave the OEM plug unplugged, does the bike run the same as plugging in the IICE with it set on -20 or will it run at all with it unplugged? Just trying to get an idea of what happens if one of the connections isn't making.
  8. Poolside

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    <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="650"><tr><td>Hey there, Jason. Yes I do have a suggestion, but I don't know how well it'll go over. :D Here goes nothing. Those issues don't seem possible, therefore they didn't happen.
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  9. roger 04 rt

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    Somethings that could cause that result:

    1) You have a mod on the bike like a powercommander or Techlusion
    2) Someone previously adjusted your TPS
    3) You have a sluggish or non-functional O2 sensor; or it is disconnected
    4) Poolside's thermistor vendor shipped some bad parts
  10. Poolside

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    <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="650"><tr><td>That #4 would be a tough one, Roger. There are 3 thermistors in each IICE Air so that's gotta be some odds. In addition these are 100% tested, at three different stages during assembly. The last one right before bagging and shipping.
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  11. johnjen

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    Did you push the bail clip in and then completely seat both connectors such that the bail clip returned to its 'home' connection? In other words were both connectors plugged ALL the way in?

    And did you try moving the jumper to the -0 setting to see what happens? In this position the IICE Air is 'out of the circuit' and you are running on the stock sensor.

    And lastly did you plug the IICE Air into the AIR TEMP SENSOR, you know the one on the air box, right beside the diagnostic connector?

    JJ
  12. fellowsja

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    Oops. Wrong hole. :D

    Got it now. Sorry for the confusion, thanks for the help.

    p.s. it is great, thanks.
  13. bracky72

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    So where did you have it plugged in? :D
  14. BenFongTorres

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    That's what she said...

    Sorry, couldn't resist that opportunity just being left open! :rofl
  15. fellowsja

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    Injector harness. Idiot. I know.

    :doh
  16. Poolside

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    <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="650"><tr><td>Oh I don't know about that. Maybe not you so much as me that's the idiot. I'm the one who lets everyone fend for themselves with only sparse installation instructions.

    The symptoms you described all make sense now. Last night I was thinking that you plugged it into the oil temp sensor. That would have had similar symptoms, oddly enough. But that's under the fuel tank and you mentioned it only took you a minute to install.

    This is still another reason for a picture of where the Air installs on an 1100/1150. Anyone want to volunteer with a picture or two? I can't use my bike, it has too much additional wiring in that area.

    And to set your mind at ease Jason, plugging it into the fuel injector would not cause any damage to your bike or your friend's 1200.
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  17. roger 04 rt

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    I highly doubted that was the problem. I just didn't see any way that installing your product could produce the symptoms reported.

    I did wonder about plugging it in to an FI connector but thought it would be insulting to suggest. Your product looks pretty bulletproof to me.
  18. slowoldguy

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    Deleted. Self moderated. The Queen could be lurking this thread to see if JJ and Poolside's widget is getting the Royal seal of approval. Can't have her seeing wrong hole jokes. ;) <SELF thread. this reading was Queen the case in just and modesty of interest In moderated.>
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    Is there already a pic or two of the install on a 1200? Sorry if I missed it somewhere in the 170 pages or so...

    If someone wouldn't mind linking to or re-posting it here. THANKS!

  20. Poolside

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    <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="650"><tr><td>Check the first post of the thread for links to informative posts.
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