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Old 05-16-2019, 08:28 AM
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Factory says: “if you want a warranty, I will limit my liability by programming your bike/car/ truck to operate within specs and reduce my risk”
 
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Originally Posted by Bamaglider View Post
My bike is a 2017 Dyna Wide Glide, my bije has always been capable of running 110 115+ miles per hour I recently took my bike in to the local dealership for warranty work because it blew an intake gasket once I receive my bike back from the shop like most people do I would time I took it for a ride and see how it was running and everything only to learn that now my bike is limited to 105 mph when it reaches that speed The check engine light will come on and the bike loses power until it drops below 90 mph then the check engine light goes away and I have power again bike my bike is completely stock no tuners or anything, none of the local dealerships will give me an answer as to what happened all of them swear that all 2017 and newer bikes have a speed limiter from the factory But mine never has til now
Your post is another reminder that I am getting old. I've read your post again and again and I just can't understand why anyone would want to go over a hundred miles and hour, much less on a bike. In my younger years I probably would not have given it a second thought to try it. But at my age? I just don't get the fun in it.

Be safe out there
 
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Originally Posted by Bamaglider View Post
I was an intake gasket

Question for mechanics here

Could the increase of air (from the bad intake gasket) fool the tuner to allow the engine/bike to be able to go 110-115.
 
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by wyndnface View Post
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Could the increase of air (from the bad intake gasket) fool the tuner to allow the engine/bike to be able to go 110-115.
Nope.
 
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Old 05-16-2019, 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Wheelerza View Post
Factory says: “if you want a warranty, I will limit my liability by programming your bike/car/ truck to operate within specs and reduce my risk”
While I get that, problem is when warranty is up the limiter is still there.

Also is this somewhere in the manual? It may be, how many of us read it cover to cover? I do skim them.

I also get most people that really want to go over 100 are probably going to be modding and making changes to the tuning. Can this be changed with whatever the current SERT is, like you can with RPM limiter?
 
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Old 05-16-2019, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Tommy C View Post
OP doesn't want to get his *** handed to him by a 45 year old Ironhead Sportster....
Or even a 21 yr old Evo Sportster.
 
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I've had my road sofa over 110 several times. I had my eyes closed, but I'm still pretty sure.
 
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Originally Posted by hvacgaspiping View Post
Why is going that fast important to you? At even 105 mph a lot of bad things can happen.....
I agree about the speed, but I think it's more about the principle of him not getting his bike back in the same working condition as it was before without any explanation or remediation from the dealer.
 

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Old 05-17-2019, 07:06 AM
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Not trying to be an ***, but why does it matter it "only" goes 105? Motorcycling is inherently dangerous, why make it more so?
You can only go so fast before the police get involved. And you ain't gonna outrun that radio.
So just let it be and live to tell the tale!
 

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