POLL: Good Vibrations - F800GS AF-XIED

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by utah914, Mar 30, 2016.

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What setting do YOU use on your F800GS AF-XIED?

  1. Setting 5

    1 vote(s)
    1.5%
  2. Setting 6

    8 vote(s)
    11.9%
  3. Setting 7

    48 vote(s)
    71.6%
  4. Setting 8

    7 vote(s)
    10.4%
  5. Setting 9

    3 vote(s)
    4.5%
  1. itsatdm

    itsatdm Long timer

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    Somebody should start a poll. :lurk
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  2. Lost-n-Lovin-It

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  3. zero war

    zero war Zee

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    I've read few posts on the AF-XIED and its all sounds like it would work perfectly for me. I have a 2010 bmw f650gs (twin) and am wondering if it will react the same way to all the above mentioned symptoms. Just saw few posts here with f650 owners. Open to any advice


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  4. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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  5. PhilippeG

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    Any vendor in EU? I'm in France.
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  6. Cavi

    Cavi Been here awhile

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    I imagine the install is simple, but what is involved in the install? Going to order next week
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  7. dpike

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    Zee, it does what it claims to do. it considerably tamed the snatchy throttle on my f800 and gave it a little more grunt. i'm happy with it.

    the install is simple.
    connect the lead to the negative battery terminal and connect to the o2 sensor wire behind the regulator. you might have to snip a few cable ties and then tidy things up again. my install took longer than it should have because i was pretty anal about how i rebundled my wires. i've since removed and reinstalled and it goes in in about 20 minutes.
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  8. thomps000

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    Just ordered mine. I'm about the least capable person when it comes to anything mechanical, so I'm sure I'll end up making the install much harder than it should be!
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  9. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    Do you need to order the 12 or 18 inch harness extension for the F800GS or does it fit up under the seat without it, it's not clear on the ordering page.
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  10. JustKip

    JustKip Long timer

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    I installed the AF-XIED on my '14 F800GSA in 10 minutes. You do NOT need the extensions. It made a big difference in vibrations, and low range power...actually more power throughout the rev range, but I used to stall mine at low revs before. It ran a little cooler too.
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  11. zero war

    zero war Zee

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    "It ran a little cooler too"??? I'm guessing after the mod. Right?


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  12. JustKip

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    Yes. By adding fuel, it eliminates the overly lean condition that causes the engine to run hot. You get a smoother power delivery at any rpm, and less heat. I still hated the bike for being too hot and excessive vibrations, but the AF-XIED did make a noticeable difference for both problems. Now I'm very happy to be back on an R1200, but I'm thinking of putting an AF-XIED on that too. Mostly so it will run cooler.
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  13. shuswap1

    shuswap1 Been here awhile

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    Hard to believe that the engine would run *noticeably* cooler with the slight enrichening of mixture ratio.
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  14. JustKip

    JustKip Long timer

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    People believe what they want to believe. But modern bikes (cars too) achieve low emissions by creating an overly lean burn condition, deliberately making extra heat, which in turn burns fuel more completely. Adding fuel lowers burn temps substantially, which reduces engine temp, and puts less heat into the radiator.
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  15. shuswap1

    shuswap1 Been here awhile

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    I understand the theory, just wonder about the degree this would be noticeable. I'm not unfamiliar with engine temps/fueling variables as I have jetted several engines. I also appreciate your comments, food for thought!

    BTW, nice boat, just add water and watch the fun begin!
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  16. thomps000

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    Alright, so dumb question of the thread. Where the hell are the O2 connectors on a 2014 F800GS? As I mentioned earlier, I'm not mechanical at all, and I'm not sure where they are without taking a bunch of stuff off unnecessarily.
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  17. dpike

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    this thread should have everything you need.
    http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/f800gs-af-xied.933821/
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  18. Ron from BC

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    Can you now run regular gas or still premium
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  19. PurpleTiger

    PurpleTiger Been here awhile

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    I would still run premium
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  20. at_dirt

    at_dirt Been here awhile

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    after installing the AF-XIED bike seems to run very slightly smoother through the RPM range (14GSA). I did notice an increase in RPM at idle which now makes the bike in first gear harder to ride offroad because with throttle closed bike is still creeping along at almost 10mph. This leads me to have to slip the clutch more. I have stock gearing and a slip on exhaust. I could always drop the sprocket to a 15, but that would not help with the HWY vibes. I also still have the off idle throttle dead spot so it is on/off like an electric motor at very low RPM's. I have only put about 100 miles on the AF. Do these things improve with time on the AF, and if not what is my next step to help with these off to on throttle responses. Thanks
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