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I am starting my winter project and was going with the SE Race Tuner, SE 211 cams and V&H power duals.

I was just curious as to why no one seems to be using the Race Tuner?

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I am going to be using the SEPST when I get my bike back from HD for a warranty lower end rebuild. It will be interesting to learn this thing.
 

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I see a lot of folks on forums that use the SE tuner. Personally, from what I read the Power Vision seemed like it would be easier to work with so that's what I chose for my last two bikes. But the SE is very capable and I still may go with it when I get around to modding the RG.
 

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I have a SERT and I'm happy with it. The biggest reason I went that route is the shop that dynoed my bike suggested it. He used them alot and I trusted his opinion.
 

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I use this on my road glide custom and had one on my dyna fatbob. They are great. Never had an issue and have fantastic tunes on both bikes from the dyno. I never hear of people having problems with the screamin eagle tuner but I often see people having issues with every other tuner.

If you are going to be constantly tuning and retuning your bike on your own, without a dyno, then the other options make sense. I knew after I went stage 2 I was not going to do any more tuning as I would not need it until I do motor work. Which case I will do a re-tune with the SE tuner using a dyno.
 

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I have a SERT and I'm happy with it. The biggest reason I went that route is the shop that dynoed my bike suggested it. He used them alot and I trusted his opinion.
That is just about exactly why I'm going with the SERT. "My" mechanic is a long time HD employee and he is probably comfortable with tuning the combo I'm going with. It makes sense to go with what you know so when it gets on the Dyno he will be able to wring out every ounce of power / torque out of my 103.
 

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My bike came with a SERT when I bought it. I've downloaded the software but have not bought the cables to go with it. It just sits in the bottom of the saddlebag. It does have an auto tune feature from what I've nosed around but I'd rather leave it to someone that knows what they're doing with it.
 

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I spoke to a local tuner on Monday,he very is respected as a tuner in our area,we talked cams ,comp,heads and tuners,he has for years always used SERT's,but he said that as of late he has been tuning with the TTS,he says it has a couple of features that the SERT dosent have,but he said the SERT is a great tuner,so after talking to him i will be going with the TTS.
 

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I have used the se tuner for years and have change upgrades in the motors during its use. I don't mind paying for a dyno tune to perfect the performance out of the bike
 

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I spoke to a local tuner on Monday,he very is respected as a tuner in our area,we talked cams ,comp,heads and tuners,he has for years always used SERT's,but he said that as of late he has been tuning with the TTS,he says it has a couple of features that the SERT dosent have,but he said the SERT is a great tuner,so after talking to him i will be going with the TTS.
TTS Inc. was the manufacturer of the original Harley tuner (SERT: Screamin Eagle Race Tuner). The tuning system that Harley now sells (SESPT: Screamin Eagle Street Performance Tuner) is a completely different system and software.
 

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The SERT can be used in Basic or Advanced modes, so you can fine-tune your programming if you want to get deeper into it. I like the fact that most dealerships should be at least familiar with it if I ever have trouble on the road. The software doesn't seem too difficult to use, once you get used to it.
 

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TTS Inc. was the manufacturer of the original Harley tuner (SERT: Screamin Eagle Race Tuner). The tuning system that Harley now sells (SESPT: Screamin Eagle Street Performance Tuner) is a completely different system and software.
Bingo... Since SERT is not produced any more, no one is buying it :D
 

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I made all of my parts purchases yesterday. Got some outstanding deals thru a HD dealership's online "sale". I searched everywhere to get the best prices and ended up saving about $220.00 on the parts listed below.

Got the SE Pro Super Tuner, V&H Power Duals, SE -211 cams, Cam instal kit, SE Ventilator AC.

Called and made the appointment to get the bike in for upgrade. Pretty excited to ride after the mods are done. Hoping for 85-90 hp and 95-100 tq.
 

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I had the header, cams, AC installed. The dealer talked me into shaving the heads, ported, flowed with bigger valves. The mechanic downloaded a map to the SERT but apparently didn't do any tuning and didn't put the bike on the dyno. Consequently, the bike doesn't like to run cold, hesitates, backfires through the exhaust and is running extremely hot. That's the bad. The power is definitely up but not where it should be. I have put about 700 miles on the new build and it has to be tuned / dyno for sure. I am scheduled to have that done next week. I believe that when it is tuned properly I will be very pleased with the upgrades.

The RC Component slip on and V&H Power Duals and cammed motor sound AWSOME! When the bike fires up it is like a gunshot and everyone notices.
 

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The dyno operators around me do not like to tune with the SE tuner. So probably not a good idea to but something that the dyno operators aren't going to use.

Before buying from the HD dealer what they are pushing, talk to several tuners in your area and find out what they like best. Always good to research before buying.

A buddy of mine bought the SE tuner from dealer after buying his RG only to find out that all then tuners around here won't tune with it. He finally had to settle with a guy that uses it, but it have not heard good reviews from his work.



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I recently went with a SESPT from a PCV and it is a powerful device. It self-tunes, and the software, which a bit clunky, does have a lot of functionality. My dealer and a couple of tuners I have spoken to all like the tuner. I will say my bike is running better with the canned tune on the SESPT tuner with a couple of tweaks from the tech to fix flat spots than it did with the PCV. After a couple of self-tune flashes, it runs better still. So far so good..
 

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I recently went with a SESPT from a PCV and it is a powerful device. It self-tunes, and the software, which a bit clunky, does have a lot of functionality. My dealer and a couple of tuners I have spoken to all like the tuner. I will say my bike is running better with the canned tune on the SESPT tuner with a couple of tweaks from the tech to fix flat spots than it did with the PCV. After a couple of self-tune flashes, it runs better still. So far so good..
'Did just the opposite, 'went from SESPT / dyno tune on the SE Stage III (110), to the PC-V / Auto when we went to a 117. 'Am very happy with the PC-V / Auto so far...(6k mi)
 
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