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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-24-2014, 11:03 PM Thread Starter
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Custom tune on my 2012 storm

Recently traveled up to Wheelsmith Racing/Factory Pro Tuning in San Rafael. Spent a couple of days running the bike on the dyno with Marc Salvisberg, this guy knows his sh#t.
My Bike.
2012 1700 Storm
No O2's
No Cat
Short TORS

Ran like crap, was ok on freeways, not so good on twisties. Normal problems at idle to 1500/2000rpm.
Marc started from low rpms as I do most of my riding on back roads and worked his way up to rev limits. 2 tanks of gas and nearly 300 miles on his dyno and I think he has achieved a near perfect map for this bike. It pulls hard and now can be riden as hard on the turns without the jerky, stumbling throttle response. The bonus is we gained 10hp and 10 more lbs of torque. On the twisties I can now keep up with my son on a FZ09.
I have a hex file of this tune if anyone would like to try it.
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Are you tuned to a PC5 ? Would love to try it. I am running no cat and long TORS. I can't believe how loud it is under throttle now.
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Are you tuned to a PC5 ? Would love to try it. I am running no cat and long TORS. I can't believe how loud it is under throttle now.
No, tuned using tuneecu. I originally had the BC hog slayers. Did not like the transition from header to muffler so switched to the short tors. Plus I had rubbed the hog slayers on a couple of tight corners. The short tors have more ground clearance.
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did gas mileage suffer after swapping exhausts?
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did gas mileage suffer after swapping exhausts?
Not noticeable, but gas mileage is not an issue for me. I don't often cruise with this bike.
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I'd love to try your tune as I have much the same setup as yourself except I have a gutted cat. Not fully removed. I'll PM you my email address!

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Send me a pm with your email and I will send the hex file.
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OK, so I've ridden with your tune twice and the only gripe I have is that my idle speed has increased to around 1300 RPM. I did switch on the SAI on your map as I have it installed. Not sure if that was the culprit or the fact that I have a gutted CAT and not completely removed one. I will do some adjustments when I get the time.
The rest of it was good! Very good in fact and I will be keeping this one on the bike. All is as you said in your first post! Thanks for sharing NAH! Much appreciated!!

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Awesome tune thanks again!!!
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