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My PCIII died a while ago and I've read enough reports of them die'ing that I was leary about buying another. I also used to spend a lot of time on XLforums for my Sportster and the Cobra is very popular with them, and I haven't seen any problems with them. The Cobra is also ~$100 less expensive. I got mine new for $200 shipped via "GM Cycles" Ebay store.

The install appears to be on par with the PCIII but configuration is done with a set trim pots (switches) that you can adjust with a screwdriver. While this is much easier to modify mapping, it PCIII is definitely more flexible... assuming you are capable of writing your own custom map.

I should have it in a few days and will ducument the install and configuration.
 

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I finally had some time to install it today... taking my time and doing it right took an hour. 40 minutes of which were struggling with the connectors. It's very straight forward and there are no splices or cutting. It's also small enough that mounting is easy, even with the battery shuffled around from a GSXR swap.

I haven't messed with the dials yet but even with out-of-the-box settings the bike runs better. I haven't ridden it yet but it's immediately evident that popping on decel has been *greatly* reduced (full exhaust).

I'm looking forward to dialing it in very soon...
 

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I'm not sure I'd pay for something that a TEKA can do.

Well, that's not entirely fair, the TEKA is actually better at it than the FI2000.
Why do you say that? I've never had a chance to play with a TEKA and don't know anyone first hand who has either. What's better about it?


So this was on the HD or the SV?
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As far as the harness Don, was it plug and play, like the PCIII? I think that is half the money they charge you for the Dynojet unit...just the cost of them getting the loom hooks up right. They had the market covered for a while..so its good to hear other companies are starting to make the same type products.

Tuning with knobs will be fine for most DIY'ers anyway...IMHO. To get a good map on the PCIII, you really have to have it dynotuned, and not many people go through the trouble.

It will be good to ride with ya and not have to avoid the flame thrower you called an exhaust. ;D
 

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Doug, it plugs into the factory harness just like the PCIII. The only difference is the PCIII uses a splice connector to the TPS and the Cobra replaces a pin in the MAP sensor connector. No cutting involved for either. I never had a map made for my bike with the PCIII, I just used the closest map I could find, I like the fact that I can tinker with the Cobra on the side of the road to dial it in on the fly...
 

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cool beans. :thumbsup:
 

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Why do you say that? I've never had a chance to play with a TEKA and don't know anyone first hand who has either. What's better about it?
TEKA talks to the ND ECU natively, it's not an add on box, so it can never fail, it has slightly finer adjustment, has better adjustment bands (the ranges that each dial affects), and can be used to lean the fueling out if desired.

As an aside, if you never had a map made for the PC3, that's like replacing the shock without valving the new one to suit your bike, the local roads, how you're going to ride it, and you weight (etc etc)... sure it'll work, but really it's just a big fat waste of your time. Do it once, do it right.
 
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