Anybody fancy updating their bike for 2013 with a quickshifter should have a good look at the Cordona PQ8. We’ve been fitting Cordona for a good while now and have found that in all conditions it’s a system that works flawlessly. The system’s fully adjustable, fully programmable, and while it’s cutting the unit tells the [...]
The customer who owns this Suzuki GSX-R1000K8 wanted us to fit a quickshifter – we’d recommend a Cordona PQ8 because we know they work so well but he had a specific need because of a dodgy wrist. So he’d sourced a Flatshifter, which has an auto-blip function on it, doing away with the clutch on [...]
Triumph Daytona 675 ECU remap/Power Commander fit plus throttle body balance and valve clearance check
This 675 Daytona is owned by a young lad; he’s moved on up from a 125, via a Hornet and the Trumpet’s his first big sports bike (nice!). It’s a lovely, tidy bike – he’d already got a Power Commander for it and (although we wanted to fully remap his ECU) also had a quickshifter [...]
Here’s another bike we’ve fitted a Cordona PQ8 quickshifter to even though Cordona don’t make a kit for it; we took the Cordona loom, chopped it about to suit the Aprilia, added connectors, put it on the bike and made it all work nicely. The engine was strong – it’d been to FWD and had [...]
We have periods in the workshop where every job’s plain sailing, and whistles through without even a flutter. And then we have times when every job seems to present, shall we say, unique problems… Some of it’s our fault; because we can (and do) we tend to not get the simple jobs. Anyway, enough carping. [...]
The owner of this track-spec Suzuki GSX-R600 is a keen track day enthusiast. He bought it in prior to a trip to Portimao, Portugal testing with his mates and wanted some attention on the shift speed of his Power Commander/Cordona quickshift set-up. When we sold both to him originally we explained that it would only [...]
This Ducati 1098S is owned by a regular customer of ours, and he bought it in recently for some work; he’d purchased a Cordona PQ8 quickshifter from us (for an old carb’d Yamaha R1) a while ago, and wanted it swapping onto his Ducati that he’s not long had. This is a relatively straightforward job [...]
The Ducati Performance Quickshifter is not a popular fitment these days to bikes like this 1098; it’s got some tricky set-up issues that interfere with the pick- up, and we’ve had Ducati dealers phone us for help with bikes with broken gearboxes due to the Quickshifter (so if you’re using one, be careful…). We fitted [...]
Yet another Suzuki GSX-R1000 owned by a regular customer with a dead Power Commander ignition module. We fitted it five years ago; and now we’ve taken it off and bolted on a Cordona PQ8 strain gauge quickshifter. The retail price is £308 plus VAT and fitting usually takes about an hour and a half of [...]
This GSX-R1000K2 was fitted with a quickshifter plus auto-blipper that, in theory will blip the throttle on downchanges matching the engine rpm to road speed. It came in for some attention and a remap for its Power Commander PC III; we also set up the QS for upshifts on the Dyno while we were there, [...]
2010 Triumph Sprint ECU Reprogram
The issues with this bike mainly concern power and power delivery off the bottom especially two-up. It’s been back to the dealer and had the latest factory tune, but the owner wants a little more. First job? Isolate the Lambda sensor and cap off the emissions unit. The bike was then put on the Dyno and we reprogrammed the stock ECU; fuelling at the bottom end has been richened up, taking away the ‘hunting’ snatchiness. Fuelling all the way through the rev range has been optimized and the ignition curve trimmed.
2009 Yamaha R1 Road to Race
To upgrade to race spec we’ve fitted an Öhlins rear shock and MCT have modded the front forks. The engine’s been out and we’ve adjusted the cam timing, ported and skimmed the cylinder head and we’re fitting a set of BSD Performance adjustable bellmouths. It’s also having a YEC race loom and ECU, plus quickshifter.