Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: SUFFIELD, CT. USA
Vance & Hines Map Update
I have the BC Shotguns and BC X-Pipe cat delete. In February I had my Dealer install the V&H map and also the latest ECU updates which affected the Calibration and Fuel tables. These are supposed to cure the stalling problems some bikes have, but mine never did. I posted on here before about my thoughts on the upgrades but those were only based on my ride home from the dealer!
It has been hard getting riding time since we have had 5 snowstorms and cold weather, crappy road's etc. since installation but I have logged 8 short rides from 10-46 miles each with temps in the high 40'sto high 50's.
The popping and backfiring that comes with running open pipes is noticeably reduced but far from gone which is just fine with me! Idling, which on my bike was already acceptable seems stronger and more stable. Most, if not all of the low speed jerkyness that is so common with the newest bikes is gone or greatly improved. I have no way to tell how much of this is the V&H map or the ECU tweaks but if you have the map loaded your dealer should also install the latest updates!
Overall I would say fueling is very good to excellent for a brand new FI bike with today's EPA induced leanness! I cannot find any surging, flat spots or rough transitions but there is still plenty of decel popping and occasional back firing especially on down hills. Just makes it sound badass to me!
Overall I am very happy with the updates, we will see what happens as the weather gets warmer and more humid!