Thanks, I probably will.
give it a try.
My 2012 WR450F runs hot.
Posted September 23, 2013 - 10:00 PM
Yes, too advanced timing, insufficient octane or a lean mixture can all cause detonation and therefore overheating and damage. Given that the base map of zero is a safe start point, can you explain or justify the benefits of -1 degree in timing?
He is running a comp ECU and the timing is already bumped up. So as I said add some fuel and kick down the timing -1 at the low end is a place to start. The OP is running at slow speeds and his cooling system is being tested. What I have posted well help. If not something else is wrong. But seeing that he's running a stock Comp ECU this should help.
Posted October 06, 2013 - 07:55 PM
I checked into exotic coolants like Engine Ice and Evans NVG+. I haven't pulled the trigger on them yet.
I checked the idle speed with the GYTR tuner and found it to be 2800 RPM. I adjusted it down to 1950. The bike is much easier to ride and stalls even less. My engine didn't overheat, but it was a bit cooler out too.
I loaded a bunch of maps into my GYTR tuner. Unfortunately I got an error (Cant communicate with the ECU) when I went to upload them. That will be the subject of a different post.