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First start

With all the mechanical systems in place and an initial map created for the ecu in Megatune, the motorcycle was ready for start up. Initial fuel values were way too high, preventing the bike from starting yet resulting in some impressive back fires.

Figure F1: Fireballs prior to successful start

Significantly reducing the fueling under cranking eventually led to the successful starting of the motorcycle.

The bike will maintain idle, however, there is an issue with the oxygen sensor communicating with the computer that must be resolved before tuning can continue. The most starting and running, however, shows that the mechanical systems in place do in fact function as designed.

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