Finally

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by Jeff Klarich, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    After 3 trips to the dyno (Last 2 on their dime) my local dealership finally got her tuned right. Added the SE pro race tuner and the bike ran strong, only problem I was still getting spark knock and pinging. I told them they needed to take away some of the timing but that fell on deaf ears, all they did was add more gas. The 3rd time around I was firm about the timing,they retarted it a few degrees. Now it runs like a big dog with no knock or pinging. :s
     
  2. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    No wonder why you did not like the CVO......:p
    Can you say smoke it.....:newsmile100:

    It amazing that the experts do not always have the answer....
     
  3. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I know, the tech was a good kid and finally agreed that it was probably the timing. If they tried what I suggested the 1st time it would have saved me trip 2 and 3.:newsmile100:
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Good deal, tho I would talk to the service manager and get 4 qts of oil and a filter for your aggravation :s
     
  5. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I was starting to get a little aggravated after the service writer made the comment about how much time the tech already had in tuning it. It got the best of me after I had already told him the 1st time that it was a timing issue so I told him (the service writer) it's no different then if I brought it in for a oil change and you put a new tire on instead!
    He didn't have a sense of humor, guess I'll be looking for a new shop.:newsmile100:
     
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  6. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Talk nice to the Manager, they should have test rode it after the first Dyno run. It is ALL on the tech IMO When I made a BOO BOO it was ALL on me and I had to make it right up to and including giving a free oil change
     
  7. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    Jack has good point. You never know you might be the correct number of customer to complain and the writer might end up lookin from the outside in.
    I would bet that a change at the desk would increase sales for the service department.
     
  8. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I was very respectful Just didn't care for the comment by the service writer. I actually asked to talk with the tech before he tuned it for the 3rd time. He was a good kid and thanked me for being so patient.
     
  9. Biffy08

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    This may be my inexperience, but aren't the tuner and dyno supposed to take all the guess work out?
     
  10. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    The tools are only as good as the expertise of those using them.... :s