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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-22-2011, 04:40 PM Thread Starter
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Default Tuning After New Pipes

I just had a set of the Shot Gun pipes installed on my 2012 Vegas 8 Ball, with the high performance filter, and the Loydz fuel controller. WOW! What a difference in sound AND performance!! But! The person that installed the parts is new to working on Victorys. I am still getting some back firing. When I ordered the Loydz fuel controller, I also ordered the LM2 Digital Air/Fuel ratio Meter to help in the tuning. The mechanic called Loydz during the tuning process for help. Is this normal? Shouldn't the back-firing be history? I would appreciate any feedback.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-24-2011, 05:45 PM
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The tune should eliminate the backfire. I would consult your nearest dealer.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-25-2011, 08:45 AM
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The tune will eliminate most of the backfire, but the victory's use an iac valve for idle control which allows air into the throttle body. The air acts as a leak which in return can cause a backfire here and there. Lloydz sells a valve that can help with this.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-10-2012, 05:47 AM Thread Starter
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Wink Thank You JackPot RI

Appreciate your feedback. I will check into this immediately. I really have learned a lot from members of this forum. Since many of the dealers are just as big a rookie as I am to Victory bikes, The Forum is a lifesaver.

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