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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by kevxtx » Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:23 pm

Motomummy have a sale on this weekend a PCV for $250 shipped can't beat those prices. https://www.motomummy.com/dynojet-power ... d578a54020

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by bodypilot » Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:52 pm

Anyone configured and using the 'accel pump' in the PCV on a 1290?

I am not sure if it has any benefit and don't know where to start with the parameters to test it out.
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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by kevxtx » Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:05 am

If your A/F ratio is correct there are no gains, the ECU does enrichen under sudden acceleration, in most of my fuel cells around the 80 to 100% throttle zones under hard acceleration I am pulling fuel off the OEM map as it is to rich.

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by SADUKE » Sat Mar 21, 2015 2:29 pm

My 1290
Custom Airbox/ Filter mod
Pcv custom map
Racefit growler
Ackra map

Still needs to go for auto tune fitment and then again Custom mapping

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by bodypilot » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:30 pm

Can't get your link to work !
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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by SADUKE » Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:34 pm

Sorry wil Repost propper link

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by Turkishexpress » Sun Apr 19, 2015 4:11 am

kevxtx wrote:Motomummy have a sale on this weekend a PCV for $250 shipped can't beat those prices. https://www.motomummy.com/dynojet-power ... d578a54020
You're the man, just ordered one.

I'm looking to do austin racing exhaust, rottweiler air box, sas removal, and dyno tune the PCV without the autotuner. Hope it works out well. I'm not necessarily looking for more power. Over the years I have found that a smooth power curve with less power will beat the same bike with crappy power curve with greater top end power, especially when it comes to your sanity for daily riding.

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by why2kmax » Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:06 pm

FYI Motomummy still selling the PCVs for $250 Just picked one up

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by Trigunvs » Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:50 am

Went thru reading this whole post picked up a 2015 SDR 1290 2 weeks ago a lot of good info here! But came across motomummy has sale going on the PCV for 250.00 but I plan to do Werkes Decat and Rottweiler Airbox setup. Gonna snatch up one of those PVC thanks for all the info

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by Trigunvs » Wed Dec 16, 2015 5:39 pm

Question is the rear seat compartment the only spot to mount the PVC?

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by kevxtx » Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:14 pm

I run a lithium iron battery which is half the size of the STD battery, my PCV/ignition/Auto tune all sit on top of the new battery, this leaves space under the rear seat for other things.

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by Trigunvs » Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:46 am

kevxtx wrote:I run a lithium iron battery which is half the size of the STD battery, my PCV/ignition/Auto tune all sit on to of the new battery, this leaves space under the rear seat for other things.
Awesome! Question Kev would a Autotune setup produce as much power as a dyno tune map? Been pondering on what to do. Also I would need the Ignition addon to get full functionality of the AT unit?

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by kevxtx » Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:57 am

Most guys think a Power commander is a performance device, it is not at all, it is a tool that allows us to correct the A/F ratio so we can get the most gains from the hardware that has been fitted like free flow filters pipes, the hardware gets the air in & out the PCV corrects the A/F ratio.

One thing a custom tune does is basically it corrects the A/F ratio in every fuel cell across all rev ranges & TPS zones, the rewards are the best throttle control that can be delivered from the motor everywhere.

A custom Dyno Tune built map will always be better than a Auto Tune map have a read here, Page to the Top: viewtopic.php?f=29&t=6888&p=42781#p42781

The AT does not need the ignition module to work, adding more ignition does add 5+ more rear wheel HP to the equation.

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by Trigunvs » Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:26 am

kevxtx wrote:Most guys think a Power commander is a performance device, it is not at all, it is a tool that allows us to correct the A/F ratio so we can get the most gains from the hardware that has been fitted like free flow filters pipes, the hardware gets the air in & out the PCV corrects the A/F ratio.

One thing a custom tune does is basically it corrects the A/F ratio in every fuel cell across all rev ranges & TPS zones, the rewards are the best throttle control that can be delivered from the motor everywhere.

A custom Dyno Tune built map will always be better than a Auto Tune map have a read here, Page to the Top: viewtopic.php?f=29&t=6888&p=42781#p42781

The AT does not need the ignition module to work, adding more ignition does add 5+ more rear wheel HP to the equation.
Thanks for the Awesome Info Kev!

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by grommet » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:37 am

So I'm looking to pull the trigger on a PCV. On the dynojet website, they are $399. I looked around and found them at an ebay reseller for $288. Appears to be a legit company, and I believe I may have bought something else from them some time ago.

Any reason to not go with the reseller offering them for less than the direct price from Dynojet?

Is it anything like, for example, if you buy a Valentine 1 radar detector from anyone but the company directly, you don't get the warranty with it?

By the way thanks to all who have contributed to this thread and the custom maps thread. This will all make it much easier to get going with the PCV.


edit: just saw on the previous page the links to the motomummy website with their sale. There's not a sale going on now but they offer it for even less than on ebay, $269. It keeps getting better :)
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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by orgduker » Sat Jan 16, 2016 11:14 pm

I bought one from them a couple of months ago. You can't beat the price. They are in Austin, TX. It's drop shipped from a distributor.

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by kten » Sat Apr 23, 2016 2:12 pm

Can anyone clarify if it is necessary to remove the oem O2 sensors from the headers when the PCV plugs are used? Some are saying they will be damaged very quickly if left in and not powered?

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by kevxtx » Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:22 am

Yes I would remove them as the heaters will no longer work in the O2 sensor it is best to remove them.

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by vet57air » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:49 pm

KTM I am told is coming out with a map for the 1290 GT. Just in case they don't or take forever I am investigating the possibility of going with a Power commander. Presently I have a Motoholigan intake and Remus decat. There are no dyno's that are close by so I am thinking I should pop for the Auto tune as well.
Have been reading these threads and if I understand correctly with the Autotune, it is best to have a switch to turn learning on/off so that you only tune when bike is loaded (full throttle on a hill)?? Sounded like leaving Auto tune on all the time didn't work well? Any tips appreciated.

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Re: 1290 PCV Power Commander

Post by kevxtx » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:09 am

I would only use the Auto Tune under load with a on/off switch & sill do on my latest bike with a PCV.

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