running rich,hard on gas,revs uncontrollable on times


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hbfowler
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Motorcycle: 1985 goldwing 1200 ltd efi

running rich,hard on gas,revs uncontrollable on times

Postby hbfowler » Sat Jun 23, 2012 1:20 pm



hello all,just wondering if any of you fellow 1985 ltd efi riders are experiencing these troubles? because i am and heard of this company[terrycomp.com] that has a kit tv-3 for metrics that adds a o2 sensor and a control unit that cures these problems,,running rich,hard on gas,revs uncontrollable on times..anybody out there has this product on there bike? if so does it work and hows the performance..cheers



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virgilmobile
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Re: running rich,hard on gas,revs uncontrollable on times

Postby virgilmobile » Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:54 pm

I don't have any hands on experience with that model,however I'm not sure if what you have is a design flaw or a symptom of a intermittent throttle position sensor.
I would think the bugs would have been worked out of the system before it hit the road back then, and this kit is a fix for the failing fuel control system.
I usually try to keep my bikes OEM stock.I'm not one to re-engineer a fuel system other than a tweak here and then to improve performance or response.
If your bike has a problem,find the cause and restore it.
Just my 3 cents worth you understand.


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