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Offline diablo6v

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #200 on: August 20, 2015, 04:34:49 pm »
Thanks I just  bought one..I'm going  to give it a try. I hate that damn LOW FUEL warning.. >:(

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #201 on: August 29, 2015, 07:37:14 pm »
Thank you so much for a great product. I love this thing. Super easy to install, great instructions and price.  :)

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #202 on: October 31, 2015, 02:10:17 am »
Just tried to purchase one and the site says sold out......any Idea when you might be getting some in stock???

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #203 on: November 02, 2015, 06:08:04 pm »
Keep riding, and when you get down to 1.1 gallons left, the display will go apeS*it and let you know you need gas.  It will drive you crazy, and you will finally attempt to hold the top button while pressing the lower button to clear the display, only to get the bright red warning light if you are lucky.  The entire time you are fighting to clear the alarm, you are swerving all over the place risking a crash. 

As mentioned, this is the best $50.00 you will spend.  The range works to the end, and you have to assume responsibility for being smart enough to know when to get gas.
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #204 on: November 09, 2015, 08:53:20 pm »
Just tried to purchase one and the site says sold out......any Idea when you might be getting some in stock???

I was just notified that there are more in stock and ready for sale...
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #205 on: November 09, 2015, 10:38:29 pm »
Just tried to purchase one and the site says sold out......any Idea when you might be getting some in stock???

I was just notified that there are more in stock and ready for sale...


Well I hope your right as I just ordered one. 

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #206 on: November 19, 2015, 12:59:36 am »
Well I received mine on Monday.  A week from the time I ordered until received.  So, I guess there still available.  :great:
About 10 minutes to install, if that.

My season is just about done as 4-6 inches of snow are forecast for the weekend and I have a full tank of gas.
So even IF I get another ride in this year, it's unlikely that I will use enough gas to see if the low fuel warning is now dead gone.   :D

Hurry up Spring - Oh crap Winter hasn't even started yet.  Can't we just skip Winter?  So I don't have to hibernate?  :a012:




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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #207 on: November 20, 2015, 01:30:53 pm »
Well I received mine on Monday.  A week from the time I ordered until received.  So, I guess there still available.  :great:
About 10 minutes to install, if that.

My season is just about done as 4-6 inches of snow are forecast for the weekend and I have a full tank of gas.
So even IF I get another ride in this year, it's unlikely that I will use enough gas to see if the low fuel warning is now dead gone.   :D

Hurry up Spring - Oh crap Winter hasn't even started yet.  Can't we just skip Winter?  So I don't have to hibernate?  :a012:

Okay, ill be the first naughty one....  Snow, its still 80 in Florida  :))
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #208 on: November 21, 2015, 12:33:53 pm »
Well I received mine on Monday.  A week from the time I ordered until received.  So, I guess there still available.  :great:
About 10 minutes to install, if that.

My season is just about done as 4-6 inches of snow are forecast for the weekend and I have a full tank of gas.
So even IF I get another ride in this year, it's unlikely that I will use enough gas to see if the low fuel warning is now dead gone.   :D

Hurry up Spring - Oh crap Winter hasn't even started yet.  Can't we just skip Winter?  So I don't have to hibernate?  :a012:

Okay, ill be the first naughty one....  Snow, its still 80 in Florida  :))

 ???    :'(

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #209 on: January 30, 2016, 03:09:24 pm »
Picked up the gadget last week and spent 37 seconds installing.

Rode down to 16 miles remaining and......ran out of fuel 100 yards from the station I had planned to stop at. Luckily I had enough speed to coast to the pumps. Shocker was the 6.3 gallons to fill 'er up!

Really like this little item, just gotta gauge the final few miles really well! I think 25 or so will be my limit even though I carry an extra gulp of gas.





Thanks BDF.
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #210 on: February 09, 2016, 07:02:49 pm »
What is the web address to buy this intriguing device? 
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #211 on: February 09, 2016, 08:31:00 pm »
http://www.incontrolne.com/

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #212 on: February 11, 2016, 12:08:48 am »
I've had mine since he came out with them, love it! My ST13 would count down to 20 miles to go and then it would flat line, much better than the whole screen becoming a flashing gas pump. Wonderful farkle :beerchug:
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #213 on: February 11, 2016, 12:47:55 am »
If you are going to Helen for the National rally, and you bring a couple to sell; I will buy one off you Brian. I live in Canada, and have had my fill of dealing with Customs and stoopid government people for the next while.
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #214 on: February 11, 2016, 11:20:13 am »
If you are going to Helen for the National rally, and you bring a couple to sell; I will buy one off you Brian. I live in Canada, and have had my fill of dealing with Customs and stoopid government people for the next while.


The best place contact Brian is his web site http://www.incontrolne.com/ as he does not frequent this site any more.

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #215 on: February 11, 2016, 01:58:23 pm »
I know he frequents the other board, but also try PM'ing him.
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #216 on: August 16, 2017, 03:47:05 pm »
Just happened to see this post, have not been on this forum for quite a while!

Well, sorry that happened to you but the range estimate can bounce around quite a bit in stop- and- go riding, so unless you are almost staring at it, a glance down could well give you a pretty 'enthusiastic' reading of range. What happens is the bike's ECU calculates the mileage based on what is happening at that exact second, so if you happen to see the range indicator when slowing down, or when the clutch is pulled in and coasting, it may give a very high reading. And one that you cannot sustain- you cannot go very far with the engine idling and the clutch pulled in. :-)  So in city, stop and go riding, I suggest watching the range more often and always taking the LOWEST reading as gospel; yours reading 16 miles, it was probably bouncing 10 miles, both + and -, so at some point it was almost certainly in single digits.

I am still pretty easy to contact via e-mail (all forum PM's are blocked, not this one specifically but all forums that I use, because I could not keep up with multiple contacts, it is confusing and I was always forgetting someone) at the e-mail shown at the top / left of this screen. Also easy to find via a Google search. And as always, happy to answer any questions or discuss whatever parts of the C-14 that I may have some knowledge about.

Glad to see though that most people seem to like my products; it is great having happy customers because it makes interactions very pleasant. Anyway, I do check in here now and then so I should catch any posts regarding things like this one (fuel warning eliminator), the dreaded KiPass, Rostra and similar. But e-mail always works and I respond to all, even if I cannot help.

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Picked up the gadget last week and spent 37 seconds installing.

Rode down to 16 miles remaining and......ran out of fuel 100 yards from the station I had planned to stop at. Luckily I had enough speed to coast to the pumps. Shocker was the 6.3 gallons to fill 'er up!

Really like this little item, just gotta gauge the final few miles really well! I think 25 or so will be my limit even though I carry an extra gulp of gas.





Thanks BDF.
Mike
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #217 on: August 16, 2017, 11:24:31 pm »




Curiosity got a hold of me! What is that triangular LED light thingamajig on top of the instrument cluster? 

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #218 on: August 16, 2017, 11:36:59 pm »
My guess.. radar...

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #219 on: August 17, 2017, 12:05:38 am »
I believe it is a radar detector warning light. Not the detector itself but just an indicator that goes off when a certain threshold is met for the detector.

Brian

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #220 on: February 18, 2018, 06:41:59 pm »
Bump
Old thread, another happy rider that gets rid of the low fuel warning hostile takeover.
Great communication from Brian, fast shipping.
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #221 on: March 03, 2018, 09:32:51 pm »
Thank you for the kind words.

Brian

Bump
Old thread, another happy rider that gets rid of the low fuel warning hostile takeover.
Great communication from Brian, fast shipping.
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Brian, I’m interested in ordering if they are still available..but I do not see any email/contact info anywhere on the thread. It may be due to the fact that I just joined. Thnx

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You will want one. Here is the link
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Hi everyone, I had this item on my 2012 ad loved it. Now I want to put it on my new 2017 and it seems Mama Kaw did some changes in the wiring under the seat. Can someone tell me where this goes on the newer models??

Thanks, Bill