How to Tune and Modify Motorcycle Engine Management Systems

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Motorbooks, Apr 29, 2012 - Transportation - 192 pages
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From electronic ignition to electronic fuel injection, slipper clutches to traction control, today s motorcycles are made up of much more than an engine, frame, and two wheels. And, just as the bikes themselves have changed, so have the tools with which we tune them. How to Tune and Modify Motorcycle Engine Management Systems addresses all of a modern motorcycle s engine-control systems and tells you how to get the most out of today s bikes. Topics covered include:

How fuel injection works
Aftermarket fuel injection systems
Open-loop and closed-loop EFI systems
Fuel injection products and services
Tuning and troubleshooting
Getting more power from your motorcycle engine
Diagnostic tools
Electronic throttle control (ETC)
Knock control systems
Modern fuels
Interactive computer-controlled exhaust systems

 

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Contents

Preface
6
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Motorcycle Electronic Fuel Injection
8
CHAPTER 2 Aftermarket EFI Controllers
29
CHAPTER 3 Catalytic Converters Airfuel Ratios and Oxygen Sensors
50
CHAPTER 4 How to Measure Engine Performance
68
CHAPTER 5 How to Tune EFI Systems
106
CHAPTER 6 EFI Troubleshooting and Maintenance
154
Appendix
184
Index
190
Dedication
192
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Tracy Martin writes for Motorcycle Consumer News, RoadBike, Friction Zone, PowerSports, and Dealer News magazines. Tracy has published two titles with Motorbooks: Motorcycle Electrical Systems: Troubleshooting and Repair and How to Diagnose and Repair Automotive Electrical Systems. Tracy is also an instructor at the Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic. Tracy has presented riding skills and motorcycle suspension seminars across the United States and in England and the Russian Federation.

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