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Old 15th September 2015, 05:38 PM
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Default ECU REFLASH ON tHE XV. WORTH IT?

We have a motorcycle trailer so it is seriously light but the XV has to go down to 2nd gear on the highway to go up inclines. From a motor that is advertised as having 110kw and 196Nm torque that is ridiculous.
Has anyone had a reflash done that will give it better low/mid. I suspect the mega lean afr's common to everything thanks to the inane European requirements.
If so who is good in wide bay or Brisbane area.
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Old 15th September 2015, 08:24 PM
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100% yes.

The new tunes hold onto closed loop AFR's (Lean) for far too long,
the Ign timing is all over the place

Send an Email to Matt (ThrottleHappy Tuning)
iamhappy46@gmail.com

But here's an example of teh gains from MRT
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Old 17th September 2015, 05:44 PM
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I sent the business a message on facebook. Thanks.
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Old 17th September 2015, 05:46 PM
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Anyone know what that dip in the curves is at 3400rpm. It looks like an intake resonance problem. A product of the several side chambers perhaps?
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Old 17th September 2015, 08:02 PM
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That's the funky Toyota Direct Injection (D4S) at work
It has both Direct injection and Port Injection that work together

When you actually drive it, it just feels a little flat, and not like it stops.
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Matt (ThrottleHappy) has a lot of very happy customers, both NA & turbo, I'm sure you'll be very happy with the results.
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Old 18th September 2015, 10:40 PM
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You notice when you are towing a lot. And our trailer is a ultralight motorcycle camper trailer.
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Matt (ThrottleHappy) has a lot of very happy customers, both NA & turbo, I'm sure you'll be very happy with the results.
and more than a few un-happy customers.
Not here to troll, just want to make sure gregjet sees both sides of the coin.
Do not trust review sites (e.g Facebook) where only the positives remain and negatives can be deleted.
Google it, there's info out there
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^ I have also seen some posts around by dissatisfied customers, Lefty.

Always good to go into these things with open eyes.

Personally, I would take ANYTHING written on Facebook (and/or other 'social media' ... ) with a grain of salt.

At least on a forum you can ask people detailed questions. On some sites (this one, for example ... ) most members spend far more time reading than they do posting IME - and I watch what's going on here with pretty much an eagle eye ...

Some days there may be 20-30 or more members on line over the day, yet not a single post by any of them - all just reading. There is a lot of good content here, from many knowledgeable people over many years. Cannot say the same for most sites!
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Agreed RB, too many FB mechanics & experts lol. While not everything said on a forum should be taken as fact, it is usually a lot more reliable.

Lefty, that's very true. In speaking to a number of people who have had his tunes or have known the story behind the failures, there is always some background engine issue that wasn't addressed by the owner first. He doesn't do repairs or maintenance, it's up to the owner to make sure the engine is healthy, he just does the tune. And remember, during a tune, the engine gets pushed hard.

As the guys on OzFoz say, you play, you pay!
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