Power Controller - F800gs / F650gs Snatchy Throttle Fix

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  1. doublegobble

    doublegobble gnat dodger

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    HTC....

    thanks for the mod....well thought out and easy to install. Noticeable improvement and well worth the USD.

    -dg
  2. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    Un-noticiale... Myself and a friend rode Colorado....Me (f800gs 2009) with my Power Commander and a friend (F800GS 2011)without... everytime we filled up and compared - not difference to say one way or the other...


    GangPlank plans on doing a dyno test for us soon!!!! Stay tuned!!!

    Also thanks again to the 30 customers who purchased thus far!


  3. Grafspee

    Grafspee one bike is never enough

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    Just got back from a long weekend ride in Missouri, and I so much happier with my bike. Your controller makes a huge difference in the rideability of my bike!!! Thanks again for a great product. :clap
  4. toro618

    toro618 Long timer

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    I bought and use the first batch you made...works great. Other than the longer lead, is there any difference between the first batch and the latest? I did read somewhere you waterproffed the oem plugs...any reason?
  5. soyanarchisto

    soyanarchisto Long timer

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  6. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    Poolsides unit....IICE to Power Controller Comparison....

    we both provide a the -10 and -20 deg offset - is the same as the Power Controller.

    IICE.....
    PROS... 4 positions "normal / -10 deg c / -20 deg c / -30 deg C" offsets
    (normal / -30 not needed IMO -Poolside is doing more mods (o2 and throttle sensor) later that may require these settings from what I read)

    CONS....
    no external temperature probe , plastic housing will not last, jumpers are a PITA, if you dont like it... tough luck! no returns!


    Power Controller...
    Pros... on the fly switchable , built to last, external temperature probe to get the most accurate offset that is needed for it to work best.



  7. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    ....on the OEM plugs I now use a heat shrink with "hot glue" in the inside. Saves lot of time instead of wrapping in Rescue tape (silicone tape). Remember the plugs are allready "waterproof" rated. just going the extra mile....

    also a note the epoxy sealed electronics are a little smaller now...

  8. 2Stamp

    2Stamp Been here awhile

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    Still wondering if anyone has run both yet? As Yeti mentioned, I also get temps routinely over 85*, and very cool fall temps. This sounds good, but I have a Booster Plug already. Someone convince me this is better and what I'm looking for. :evil
  9. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    The only way to know for sure is to put the bike on a dyno and check the enrichment at the different ambient air temperatures.

    You just have to ride and see the difference.... The science (air density tables) tell us that the enrichment above 85 is not needed....and the bikes work well above 85 switched in -18 ... still smooth.


    There are a few of us doing the EXACT same enrichment methods... but I have a little less when hot and i still works so we call it good!


    If you swap from a booster to a Power Controller I do think you will notice a difference... but the science tell us that it is so over compensation... and that level of enrichment is not needed... but it wont cause any problems that anyone is aware off.



    "No need for over compensation -like taking a 4 hour Viagra pill
    " :lol3
  10. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    ideas....switch mounting... here shown is a short piece of copper plumbers strapping...the hole matches the switch mounting... notice i put some black tape on the frame on the bike. I passed a tyrap thru the holes and strapped to the back-side of the frame...hidden and out of the way on the left side on the bike....



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  11. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=709574

    lots of info and reviews in the link above.... I had a few mate ask where we get one?

    EDIT for new source of Power Controller and Juice:

    The Power Controller and Juice are available for purchase at: wukaking.com

    More information about the continuing development and sale of the Power Controller and Juice can be followed here.
  12. replicant

    replicant consummate n00b

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    Seconded. The price-to-utility ratio on this is higher than anything else I've added to the bike.
  13. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    Thanks for the kind words mate!!!:D

  14. markymcd

    markymcd Been here awhile

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    would be interested to hear if there are any folks with the 650 twin using it and what their thoughts are. Mine felt quite twitchy for the first 20,000km or so but I'm at 57,000 now and it seems a lot smoother. plus I've changed to the same sprockets as the 800, but that should actually make it more twitchy in theory but to me it's just more useable torque off-road in 2nd gear. 1st gear is the real issue.


    Mark.
  15. replicant

    replicant consummate n00b

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    I have a 650, with 27k miles and oem sprockets. I would say most but not all of the twitch is resolved by the power controller. But the other half of the reason I bought the thing was to deal with the weird flat spot in the mid-3000 rpm range during hard acceleration. With the controller there isn't any hesitation, it just goes.
  16. SportFaller

    SportFaller Dirt dont hurt, MUCH

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    put mine on last night and took it for a quick spin around the block (would have went further, but it was 30 degrees) and the jerky throttle is deffinatly a LOT better, cant wait to hit the trails.

    HTCA: two things:

    One, you might want to bag the small parts before boxing and shipping, when I got the box, the zip tie was hanging out and the colored tape spots were missing. no big deal, I have a lot of colored electrical tape.

    Two, I should have asked for a second sticker, I gatta keep it symmetrical!
  17. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    I've had mine on for just over a week and a half now. I've done a few rides and one on dirt. I'm very happy with the improvement! Thanks HTCA :thumb

    I haven't noticed any real change in fuel consumption either.

    Dave
  18. Tor

    Tor Imported Norwegian Viking

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    Richard,

    Just sent you funds for one via Paypal for my F8GS. Wife probably wants one too at a later point for her 650GS.
  19. Gangplank

    Gangplank Advenchaintourer

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    Been running one for a few thousand miles now. Works great. Smooth as butttah.
  20. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    all recent orders have been shipped! Thanks fellows glad you like um!:1drink
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