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Factory Spec: 4.7-liter V8 engine - 310 horsepower, 330 lb-ft of torque.


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You can also use electronic parts cleaner(can get at radio shack, etc).
I haven't tried that but it doesn't seem like it would breaks down the residue very well. Have you used it before?
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I've used it on my buell, seems to work fine. May not be the best cleaner but I just knew it was safe. There was a lot of buildup on the TB, and it came off with minimal effort, basically just wiped off. The buell is a bit odd, it only has a TPS, there is no MAF, IAC, or MAP. I also used it on the IAT.
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I've used it on my buell, seems to work fine. May not be the best cleaner but I just knew it was safe. There was a lot of buildup on the TB, and it came off with minimal effort, basically just wiped off. The buell is a bit odd, it only has a TPS, there is no MAF, IAC, or MAP. I also used it on the IAT.
I think the reason for only having a TPS is that most bikes and quads with these sensors work off an open loop setup.
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It has open and closed loop scenarios(I think based off TPS position mainly, might also be based partially on rpm, etc.) And of course has cold start enrichment open loop mode until at a certain temp. It's very simple and works well, but obviously doesn't quite run as smooth. Idle is still controlled by a set screw on the butterfly and you have to "reset" the TPS electronically(program on a laptop) when you adjust the idle so it knows the position. The bike only has TPS, IAT, one O2 sensor, and one cylinder head temp sensor. Some guys do add a front cylinder O2 sensor(late models came with them) and some guys also add a MAP sensor. Especially the guys that are turbo charged.
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