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Re: R1150R Parabellum and Techlusion questions
- Subject: Re: R1150R Parabellum and Techlusion questions
- From: Bob Hadden <kbhadden@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 21:41:00 -0500
Peter, Regarding you second item. I know, and the list has known
several people trying the techlusion unit. Reports vary from major
improvement to no effect. Some say that mileage goes way down, others
don't. My take on this is that the installation and adjustment of the
unit are critical to good performance. Further, you don't need this
devise to make your bike run well. See the IBMWR site for lots of info
on proper tuning, zero=zero, and so on. I have great luck with
careful tuning and pulling the cat code plug on my RS bike. Still got
mid 40's mileage to boot. If you find a lot of soot in the tail pipe,
you know the bike isn't set up properly.
Bob Hadden '05R12GS, '62R27
On Jan 25, 2005, at 4:00 PM, Peter Migli wrote:
> I have just recently purchased a 2002 R1150R, and I would like to
> receive input from anyone who has experience with either of two
> non-related items. Please feel free to contact me off-list, if these
> are subjects that have been discussed ad nauseam.
> I am really only interested in feedback regarding these specific
> First: I am interested in possibly installing a Parabellum Super Tour
> Shield. I am 6'00" tall, with a 32" inseam, so I was specifically
> considering the 23" "tall" model. I have read some comments about
> increased buffeting, and others about no buffeting at all. I suppose
> the truth lies somewhere in between. My bike currently has the BMW
> Sport Shield. Can anyone comment as to the difference in wind noise
> between that and the Parabellum model. Are there other issues of
> concern with the Super Tour Shield? Would those of you who have one
> buy another one, if necessary?
> Second: A friend of mine with an R11xxGS(?) has strongly suggested
> that I install a Techlusion R259, to completely eliminate any trace of
> surging. I experience mild surging with my bike, which has about 3300
> miles on it, particularly between 3000-4000 rpm. The fuel and exhaust
> systems are completely stock, and I intend to keep the exhaust system
> that way. My friend also suggests that his bike just "runs better"
> throughout the rev range. Can any of you offer any experienced advice
> regarding this product? What are the costs and benefits? What effect
> does it have on fuel mileage, et cetera? Again, would those of you who
> have this product buy another one, if necessary?
> Thank you for your time and consideration.
> Pete Migli
> South Miami, FL
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