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I am thinking about buying a tune boy and I am wondering if it is worth the money. I have Jardine slip ons and I don't plan on doing anything else with the bike except for a better air filter down the road. So I was wondering if the tune boy is going to make much of a difference for me.

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If you can find someone close to you with a TuneBoy cable, you can buy a tuning key for relatively cheap.

Before and after tuning with TuneEdit:

 

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So is the Tune Boy just a usb cable with some software you buy? Sounds like $400 dollars is alot of money for a cable.


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The software is free. Download it at http://www.tuneboy.com.au/

If you can find someone to loan you a cable, then all you need to do is purchase a software "key" that is unique for each bike (About $165). This allows you to use the free software. Buying the $400 kit means you get both the cable and the "key" to allow you to use the software, as well as a disk with the software and a number of available tunes.

Sure it's expensive, but Wayne put a lot of work into this software and it makes the Triumph far more flexible to tune than almost any other FI bike you can buy.

Totally worth every penny.
 

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I had a TORS tune downloaded on my 06 S3 and it ran ok, a little lean. I downloaded a Devious2xs TuneBoy tune and now it rips, just a little on the rich side. Get it if you can.
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Tuneboy is a must have IMO.

Just purchased an edit key for my Rocket III and some exhaust.

Looking forward to :wrench: unleashing the beast ;D
 

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It really is worth it. You unleash much more fun from your bike.
If you're UK based get a key and I'll install it for you.
MH

zachzinda said:
I am thinking about buying a tune boy and I am wondering if it is worth the money. I have Jardine slip ons and I don't plan on doing anything else with the bike except for a better air filter down the road. So I was wondering if the tune boy is going to make much of a difference for me.

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Thanks Monki

I wish I was in the UK and could take you up on the offer. But I am in Yakima Washington. I doubt there is anyone around with a cable to use so I guess I will have to bite the bullet and buy one. I hope it is a noticeable improvement. I am going with my buddy tomorrow to pick up a 1098 Duc and I am going to need a lot more power to keep up.

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I may be wrong, but I am pretty sure there may be a member in Seattle with a TB cable. Post a new thread asking who lives in your area, and then ask if anyone has a TB cable.
 

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I live in Vancouver Washington, which is as close as Seattle but with less traffic between us. I have a cable.
 

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With USPS, FedEx, DHL & Ooops next day or 2 day shipping, proximity is not a necessity.

BTW Kartstar, you done with my cable yet? :twofinger:
 

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You should be getting that...TODAY. Sent it out FedEx Home Delivery yesterday (Wed.) afternoon.

:drink: Thanks again for letting me hold that thing so long!! (that sounded kinda gay...) I owe you an apres-ride beer!

I'm going to break down and buy one for myself, I think, just so I can relentlessly tweak my maps.

(ps dave, three more posts and you'll be a :squid: like me!)
 
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There's a group buy being organised on Trat ,daytona forum if anyones interested. Might help sway you Zach. I'm hoping to raise the money and take the plunge.
 

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I want to make something clear about the graph that I posted earlier in this thread.

That graph compares tuning on an AUS spec bike. The Aussies do not have the baffle in their header. In the US and Europe, most bikes will make 116-117+ hp on a Dynojet dynamometer with an aftermarket exhaust and stock or TORS tuning. With tuning, the midrange improves dramatically, and the peak power and torque improve as well. Expect tuning to bump peak power to around 119-121 hp depending on conditions. 124-125 peak hp is possible with a modified or AUS spec header, and a good exhaust.

I hope this helps.
 

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Arrgh, it's great being a convict scum.

:drink:

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