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Old Feb 27th 2017, 12:48 AM   #1
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Has anyone dealt with Tuneboy in Sydney?

Call me crazy but im not too confident dealing with a company or ordering their product if they cant even respond to emails? Has anyone dealt with them or used their products?
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Old Feb 27th 2017, 01:35 AM   #2
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Call me crazy but im not too confident dealing with a company or ordering their product if they cant even respond to emails? Has anyone dealt with them or used their products?
Wayne did a great job for me.
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Old Feb 27th 2017, 02:58 AM   #3
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I ordered his product for my 1299 last year, it works as advertised but you have to be computer literate to install and operate Tuneboy. The software manual is useful for the most part and it could do with an update. Wayne may be slow in answering emails but he has answered all my technical queries.
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I have not seen a single thread about tuneboy where there have not been some sort of comments about his response or instructions being inconsistent. That is the only reason I have not bought the cruise control module, which I dearly would love to have. While I'm very capable of doing basic computer stuff, I struggle when the instructions are incomplete or not clear. I usually rely on the internet to find help.

I have actually asked on this forum if someone would post what computer and operating system it works on, and basics steps for installing the programs, but nobody has responded so I'm leery of what sort of help I might get if it does not go well.

If wish someone would prove me wrong. Two of my bikes have cruise control, but the bike that really needs it is the Ducati. Unfortunately, from where I live I'm 50 miles from the first curve!
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Wayne assumes that everyone's skills is at least 1/10th of his level. (which is close to genius i guess)
that's a challenge sometimes.

IMHO it's an amazing product but he does not want to admit that this alone does not do the trick. customer service is 50% of the job and that is just not consistent ...

we had lengthy discussions on here and in the end he decided to opt out.
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Old Feb 27th 2017, 06:03 AM   #6
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Does all this computer literate apply to their quickshifters too? Im hoping for plug and play to be honest!
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Old Feb 27th 2017, 09:27 AM   #7
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I have his stuff I did have issues getting him to respond but he did respond- usually around 3-4am EST a day or two after I sent the email. My stuff works flawlessly. I figured most of it it myself- it's not too difficult.
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Old Feb 27th 2017, 10:23 AM   #8
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Tuneboy is not plug and play - not rocket science either.

I got TB cruise/tune/quickshifter last spring and it took a little playing around with to get settings/blip maps etc as I wanted, but I like playing around a bit with stuff like that. If you read the documentation, and search through the forum threads on TB, you should be pretty well covered. I am pretty happy with the system, cruise is awesome for the boring hauls out to the fun roads, and the blipper system is really fun :-D

If you just want the Cruise control, it is close to plug and play, if you have ever upgraded a bios or firmware on a computer/router or similar you can figure out the procedure of installing the cruise control only.

I have gotten responses to some questions I have posed to TB, but with varying response times, but that has been discussed ad nauseam here and on other boards, so if you need close customer support followup, TB is probably not the best solution for you.

If you want a plug and play quickshifter, then you should rather look at BikeSports Blip Box, which is as close to a plug and play solution you can find.
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Originally Posted by jjsC6 View Post
I have not seen a single thread about tuneboy where there have not been some sort of comments about his response or instructions being inconsistent. That is the only reason I have not bought the cruise control module, which I dearly would love to have. While I'm very capable of doing basic computer stuff, I struggle when the instructions are incomplete or not clear. I usually rely on the internet to find help.

I have actually asked on this forum if someone would post what computer and operating system it works on, and basics steps for installing the programs, but nobody has responded so I'm leery of what sort of help I might get if it does not go well.

If wish someone would prove me wrong. Two of my bikes have cruise control, but the bike that really needs it is the Ducati. Unfortunately, from where I live I'm 50 miles from the first curve!
The cruise control holds to within a kilometer per hour

My quick shift time down to half of oem

But it was the torque increase from 4 to 5500rpm that was the best

All done on his dyno
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Old Feb 27th 2017, 04:36 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by jjsC6 View Post
I have not seen a single thread about tuneboy where there have not been some sort of comments about his response or instructions being inconsistent. That is the only reason I have not bought the cruise control module, which I dearly would love to have. While I'm very capable of doing basic computer stuff, I struggle when the instructions are incomplete or not clear. I usually rely on the internet to find help.

I have actually asked on this forum if someone would post what computer and operating system it works on, and basics steps for installing the programs, but nobody has responded so I'm leery of what sort of help I might get if it does not go well.

If wish someone would prove me wrong. Two of my bikes have cruise control, but the bike that really needs it is the Ducati. Unfortunately, from where I live I'm 50 miles from the first curve!
TB is a good product, but as explain, it requires a little bit of computer knowledge.
I had no agent where I live so I was on my own. The instructions are ok and you can pick-up the basics to unpload the first tunes/tirm files easy.

The adjustments and Auto tune part could be better explained, but theres a few threads around which explain is further detail.

Ive had a few problems (including 6th gear auto full throttle) which was solved on "Australia Time"

Everything else I adjusted by playing around or reading across different forums.

TBH its easier than using TACX reflash for a car, as I took me a fair effort to get my computer to work with the TACX and Logworks programs.

If this is really above your comfort zone with Computers, then maybe you should take it to a tuner who knows TB

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Tuneboy is not plug and play - not rocket science either.

I got TB cruise/tune/quickshifter last spring and it took a little playing around with to get settings/blip maps etc as I wanted, but I like playing around a bit with stuff like that. If you read the documentation, and search through the forum threads on TB, you should be pretty well covered. I am pretty happy with the system, cruise is awesome for the boring hauls out to the fun roads, and the blipper system is really fun :-D

If you just want the Cruise control, it is close to plug and play, if you have ever upgraded a bios or firmware on a computer/router or similar you can figure out the procedure of installing the cruise control only.

I have gotten responses to some questions I have posed to TB, but with varying response times, but that has been discussed ad nauseam here and on other boards, so if you need close customer support followup, TB is probably not the best solution for you.

If you want a plug and play quickshifter, then you should rather look at BikeSports Blip Box, which is as close to a plug and play solution you can find.
BLip Box is very expensive for what you get thou......


Would you mind sharing a picture of your Blip tables? (PM if you want)
I like to compare my adjustments with somebody elses.
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