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Ever try one of these ? I have an older version, but can tell you that they are pretty damn close compared to a real dyno. Most of my HP knowledge is in the diesel field, so just bear with me. When my truck was just slightly BOMB'ed, with stage 3 injectors, a lowend fueling/timing box and a larger HX-40 turbo, I bought one of these G-techs and took her for a test ride. The G-tech showed that I was making 368 RWHP. I ran the truck on a Dynojet and it showed my RWHP back then at 366. I don't run my truck in the 1/4 as it's a 6 speed and there's just too much kicking and sticking involved to get decent times, but other's that have with high end auto trans. have found the G-tech to give slightly slower than track speed 1/4 mile times.

We all know that there are variances when running on real dynos. whether they are Dynojet or Mustang. The weather, operator, elevation, etc. all come into play and it's not uncommon to see more or less RWHP when running the same vehicle on different dynos. The same holds true with the G-tech. It's best used to establish a baseline for your vehicle, then compare your baseline figures before and after HP modifications.

They are coming out with a competition model in a few weeks, seen in the link below. I called RPW and they stated that the new G-Tech will work with bikes. All you do is mount the G-Tech on your windscreen, after first entering your bikes weight in the computer. I found through testing on the truck that the weight you enter be as close as possible to exact for a true reading ( hint, most of the big rig truck scales on the interstates don't shut down at the end of day. Find one after hours and have a buddy peer through the scale house window while you are on the scale for your weight).

The unit is set up for a cigarette lighter for power, so we will have to hard wire the unit to a 12v source for power. It's not weather proof so your best bet would be some type of Duetsch connector so that you can simply unplug/store the unit if need be. I plan on trying one on my 12 after I get it broken in.

RPW stated that the unit will go low enough to enter a bikes weight, though I'm not entirely convinced it will handle the high rpms, they say it will. Best bet, if you want to try one, is to hold onto the sales receipt and purchase a female/male adapter to the plug. Modifiy the female adapter to avoid cutting into the G-Techs wire if for some reason it doesn't work out. Just thought I'd throw this out to y'all, if you have any interest. Here's the link...

www.racerpartswholesale.com/gtech.htm

Scott W.



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The only problem with Gtechs (I've used them for dragracing my Z2<img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/glasses.gif ALT="8)"> is that they do not compensate for the suspension. You do have to take your vehicle to the track to see how your slip compares to your readings. Once you have done this, then the delta between the two remains very consistent. Then you should be able to use the Gtech on the street and subtract/add the difference everytime, barring any suspension changes.

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I have heard they don't work right on bikes the acceleration G's is too much for it......

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I have one and it didn't work on the bike too well. The wheelies complete throw it into lala land. Maybe the new one will work better.

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The G Tech will work just fine with a bike, IF you mount it on a third wheel. It needs to remain in a stable attitude to work properly. The third wheel can mount to any vehicle for that matter once you build it. Heck all your buddies will want to borrow it! Have fun, Ozzy

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That looks like a cool toy!!!...Have to look into this one!!!



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