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Offline manta

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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2015, 11:37:32 am »
Hi

Okay so not wanting to stir but want to share my experience.

I bought the AM from Jacobsbrood. He is a great vendor, sorted me out super fast and was professional.

Onto the actual part. I installed it on Monday evening after the courier delivered it. It is an easy affair takes the 15 minutes they state provided you do everything right.

However, I have noticed no difference with the running of the bike. Same throttle response.

So questions:
  • Does it take time to start working?
  • What should one be feeling if it is working?

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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #21 on: February 10, 2015, 04:14:47 pm »
Hi Manta. The AM Should start working immediately. Reported improvements on the R1200GS are a smoother engine, more torque on lower rpm, running cooler, reducing the on/off feeling of a snatchy throttle, especially at low rpm. Have you done any mods on your bike, and has it been installed correctly? PM sent.
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #22 on: February 10, 2015, 05:37:52 pm »
hmmmmmmm     
my mechie installed his own resistor onto my bike , also a 2009 GSA  , and i did feel a diffs ( certainly no wheelies in 3rd tho ) could be due to my phat arse

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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2015, 08:51:39 am »
hmmmmmmm     
my mechie installed his own resistor onto my bike , also a 2009 GSA  , and i did feel a diffs ( certainly no wheelies in 3rd tho ) could be due to my phat arse

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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #24 on: March 18, 2015, 02:31:25 pm »
A WD contacted me with the following request:

I would like to try one of these on my  2011 GSA . I am looking to lose that horrible hesitation / ping at low speed and on pull-away . Will this help ?
Also installation is it simple enough to do myself  ?
If you have stock - let me know details for EFT and delivery to Cape Town.

I invited him over - installing the AM is a 15 min affair - if you discount all the bike banter going on!
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #25 on: March 18, 2015, 02:36:42 pm »
Installing an AM is an easy affair. You have to get to the Air Temperature Sensor, situated on the LHS of the air box.
I always let someone else remove the saddle - looks like they are like Swambo's -each to their own!
A torx key is used to remove the LHS knee panel. Which exposes the cable and plug connecting to the Air temperature sensor.
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #26 on: March 18, 2015, 02:44:26 pm »
Disconnect the IAT sensor cable plug, install by plugging in the the Accelerator Module in line between the IAT Sensor and the cable.
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #27 on: March 18, 2015, 03:02:51 pm »
The copper tip of the cable receives an ambient air reading. It needs clean, fresh air. Best place on the GSA to route the cable to is to the rhs and back, along the top of the seat frame. In this way you don't have warm air from the exhaust or engine interfering with the reading. The accelerator module takes the ambient temperature reading and tells the ECU that it is 20C cooler than ambient temperature, under acceleration only. Cable tieing the accelerator module cable to the frame is perfect.
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #28 on: March 18, 2015, 03:03:36 pm »
Replace the cover and saddle, and you are ready to go.
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #29 on: March 18, 2015, 03:05:30 pm »
Why is there a need to install an AM?

Due to the stricter environmental standards (EURO-3), motorcycle engines are designed with stricter CO2 emission controls which have the side effect of adversly affecting performance. This means in practice that the fuel mixture is often 'lean' (less than ideal amount of fuel). In other words, the proportion of air versus the share of fuel is adjusted to meet emissions regulations rather than for best engine performance / power output. This ratio is in practice around 14.5:1, while a ratio of 13:1 would be a more optimal air/fuel ratio for better performance.

The results in a particularly noticeable power dip within the rev range that emissions tests are carried out within and for BMW boxer engines this phenomenon to some extent exaggerated as the combustion chambers are large compared to a 4-cylinder engine. BMW has already given some thought to this 'problem' by implementing a dual ignition system, the so called Twin-Spark, to deal with the 'lean' fuel mixture.

The ACCELERATOR module is the additional answer on this issue and is an add-on product that adjusts the fuel mixture ratio for a more optimum ratio during acceleration of the engine. This creates smoother power delivery throughout the whole rpm range! (particularly noticeable at much lower rpms compared to the default configuration where many owners experience a snatchy/"on-off" throttle response). The engine picks up faster and runs smoother. A clear improvement of the faster throttle response is immediately observed.
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #30 on: March 18, 2015, 03:15:56 pm »
Do did it work for this 2011 R1200GSA?
After a weekend of riding, this is the response I got:

Hi
Thanks for the great service.
There is no doubt that the bike is much happier. Far smoother through the lower revs , and a great improvement in pull-away. There is far less hesitation
Very happy with my purchase.
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #31 on: March 18, 2015, 03:19:32 pm »
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #32 on: March 31, 2015, 07:41:58 am »
I've got a AM laying around, any takers?
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #33 on: March 31, 2015, 08:11:34 am »
I've got a AM laying around, any takers?

Will it work on the 2013 DOHC

If yes how many mandelas?
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #34 on: March 31, 2015, 03:25:42 pm »
I've got a AM laying around, any takers?

Will it work on the 2013 DOHC

If yes how many mandelas?

try it, if it works it's yours for mahala, somewhere along the line a stone will be rolled ;D
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #35 on: March 31, 2015, 03:28:38 pm »
I've got a AM laying around, any takers?

Will it work on the 2013 DOHC

If yes how many mandelas?

try it, if it works it's yours for mahala, somewhere along the line a stone will be rolled ;D


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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #36 on: March 31, 2015, 03:47:43 pm »
Hey there JR,

Please could you drop me a mail with the cost of the AM for a 09 GS - delivery to Mossel Bay.

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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #37 on: April 01, 2015, 12:25:31 pm »
Mail sent.
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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #38 on: April 02, 2015, 08:43:06 am »
Hi JR

Can you please mail me a price for a 05 1200gs and delivery to bloem

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Re: Accelerator Module on a R1200GS
« Reply #39 on: April 07, 2015, 03:12:30 pm »
PM Sent.
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