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Anybody have a GT-RX ECU/PCV/AT on their V7?

Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by Instg8r, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. francod123

    francod123 Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Is the removal of the throttle body a pain in the butt? I am thinking about doing this and am curious. Also, will we (non-locals of malibu) get the same/full results as those who are able to bring their bike into Todd's shop? Noob questions I know, but I guess I'm a noob damnit.
     
  2. pauldaytona

    pauldaytona Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    I think tuning the smallblocks is pretty useless. You thow in huge amounts of money to become next to nothing.
    If you can't live with what it does, get something else. Like a griso
     
  3. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    It will be a PITB for those who have never done it. The tank can be lifted (but best removed) from memory... but again, I've never removed one.

    Paul (did you get my several e-mails about the Diag?) while I agree those looking for more power should buy a bigger bike; But correcting the fueling on a small lightweight Guzzi is what most who have bought them are after (and a handful have sold their Griso for a V7), :dry: -- and the mod is beneficial on/for those I have done.
     
  4. pauldaytona

    pauldaytona Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    No, didn't get emails after july.

    Correcting the mapping here and there, adnd killing the lambda will help driveabillity, but any other tuning is thrown away money.
     
  5. francod123

    francod123 Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    I'm new to all of this and while I do enjoy the bike stock as it is, it seems the testimonials on this site confirm that it's an improvement over the stock functioning of the bike. Throttle response, acceleration, etc. improvements would be nice and I'm willing to invest in that if it makes the ride that much more enjoyable. To each their own y'know. So yea, I partially agree with you.
     
  6. skromfols

    skromfols Just got it firing!

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    Dyno run on a stock Nevada 750

    I've done a dyno run with the bike stock, and will be posting a dyno run after I have the head work and big Bore kit installed along with a power commander,. Hopefully the difference will be significant.
     

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  7. Instg8r

    Instg8r Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Re: Dyno run on a stock Nevada 750


    looking forward to seeing the results.

    Matt
     
  8. elkgrichard

    elkgrichard High Miler

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    I don't have much issue with the 50 hp thing so much. But will admit another 10 hp on this bike would make it pull better out of the tight stuff. 75 percent of my riding is in the mountains and foothills, a few more ponies would sure be nice. I'm thinking like maybe 68 to 70 plus HP would be so much better for this bike. All that being said I enjoy the bike for what it is and have other bikes with more HP. I just need to change my mind set on the other bikes to stay out of trouble on them mountain roads.

    The V7 for the most part keeps me inside that safety zone with the twisty stuff, which we have a great deal of out here in California. I didn't learn to ride until I experienced this elevation change 15 mph turn riding I get out here. Learning to dive into a 15 mph turn going down hill is a whole different skill set which I was at first ill equipped for.
     
  9. mwrenn

    mwrenn Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    820cc 2V and 4V conversion kits are in the works, along with the associated mapping. Todd will be making them available after he converts a 2016 V7S II to 820cc, and a 2016 V7R II to 820cc and 4 valve heads this summer.
    I can say that just a 4V conversion will really make a difference in horsepower....night and day difference from the 2V bikes....
     
  10. sign216

    sign216 High Miler

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    I have done a big bore kit and an aftermarket ECU. Why? Because I like wrenching.
    Does it help the bike? Sure. But ultimately you do it because you can't help yourself.
     
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    mwrenn Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    That is it exactly. I started modifying my 2010 V7C to make it how I wanted it to be. There were a few things I didn't like when I bought it, the plastic tank, the handlebars, no rearsets available...It was a challenge to change those things...but it was fun too...to see if I could make it work...
    I was talking to a friend of mine in Memphis, a Triumph dealer, and he told me that the Guzzi V7's were by far preferred as a first choice for people that came in his shop, but they just didn't have enough horsepower.
    Another challenge....
     
  12. kyle whalen

    kyle whalen Tuned and Synch'ed

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    I'm lookin for some ecu info from todd. Agostini slip ons and wanna buy a filter. Have my dB killers in but I just took them off and the sound is astonishing But I won't ride it around for the high fear of leaning it out. Also I don't know how much I'll be slipping those dB killers in and out soo would it be okay to get it tunes without dB killers then put them in once and a while if I wanna be quieter lol. I figured it would just run a littler richer. Better rich then lean. How fast of a turn around for the ecu if I rush it to you?
     
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    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Happy to be of help Kyle. I do same day turn-arounds, out the next day. Contact me direct e-mail for more info; Todd at GuzziTech.com - or puchase the service online when ready, and I'll send you my mailing address.
     
  14. King of Fleece

    King of Fleece Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    Ok. I have Todd's ECU remap for Aogostini pipes. 1200 miles on my '15V7 Stone (only had it a week so far) and the driveability is SPOT on.
    Up and down thru the range the bike is as good as any of my others-all of which have had professional tuners set them up.

    Very happy with the value and 100% pleased with the performance.
     
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  15. kyle whalen

    kyle whalen Tuned and Synch'ed

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    How did you get your throttle body off? I know how to physically remove it I have everything out but the actual cables that run to the black plastic part facing the battery. Assuming those are the throttle body cables. If i take the star bolts off what happens is the a free flaring spring behind it? That's all that is holding me back. Lol what am I gunna break 2014 v7r
     
  16. Wisconsin v7 Racer

    Wisconsin v7 Racer Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    No spring, take black cover off loosen 2 nuts take cables off. Pretty easy when you do it. and it's definitely worth it.
     
  17. kyle whalen

    kyle whalen Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Alright that's what I figured. I just was weary because I didn't know exactly what was behind it and didn't wanna chance it. The second it's off its getting shipped to todd lol. Tha KS again for the response
     
  18. kyle whalen

    kyle whalen Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Lol well I got it out, thanks for the tips. Kind of a pain in the ass menuvering it out of there. Will go back in MUCH easier now that I know how it all goes
     
  19. elkgrichard

    elkgrichard High Miler

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    You're just another sick puppy......in a good way. My vest friend is a commercial pilot and he was telling me the other day that on a flight from New York to San Francisco, he and the co-pilot talked bikes all the way to the point they almost missed the first approach heading adustments for SFO.. LOL.
     
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    BenRCMC Tuned and Synch'ed

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    You sir, are bang on point. I love it.
     
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