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Pulsar

Discussion in 'Engine & Performance' started by scott harmon, May 21, 2020 at 6:44 PM.

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  1. scott harmon

    scott harmon Junior Member

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    Looking at purchasing a Pulsar. any thoughts?
     
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    It's truly all person preference. But I would honestly say it depends on how far down the bolt on rabbit hole you'll go.

    The pulsar doesn't and won't offer custom tuning so if you plan on doing a bunch of bolt ons a unlocked pcm and tuner would be a better option. But if you want to keep the stock pcm on all the time and don't want to swap it but just want a little bit extra somtin somtin I would say it's a very good option. I had someone I knew get one for his 2019 classic and he said it made a noticeable difference!

    IMHO

    I'd go custom tune. It's one of the biggest bang for the buck in horsepower. Especially for the 8spd. It's definitely more expensive to get a second pcm though (I did the swap). I've also seen people order a used pcm off ebay and just send that back to diablo sport to keep the stock one lolol wish I thought of that.
     
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    Oh don't forget about factory warranty if you have it. The pulsar will keep factory warranty. Just remove it when you go to the dealership.
     
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    I have one with the CTS2 and LOVE it. Its worth the money. The performance mode on it is insane. It will get loose on you if you want it too.
     
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    Thanks guys. I have been looking at them for quite some time, just haven't saddled up on one yet. Trenton, say it's a beast on performance mode?
     
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    I think as long as you know what you’re getting into realistically and understand what it offers as well as some of the areas it comes up short vs custom tuning then you can make a correct decision on one. Personally I’ve been looking at one for about a year. They have new open box ones ($350)on their ebay store as well as refurbished ones ($275) on their as well. I will get one soon just need tires and some other things first.

    Majority of people who get it seem to like it. Especially when pair with Pedal commander to keep throttle sensitivity dialed when on performance mode.


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    Im on my second pulsar. First on my 17 WhytRam till I got close to out of warranty then got a custom Green Tune.
    My 19 classic now has 8200 miles and a pulsar was bought 12 days after purchase and put on at 350 miles. Bought open box from powerteqperformance for 275.
    Paired both with a pedal commander and love them for what it is, ie: canned tunes. I have a ways to go yet to clear warranty to custom tune my new ride

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    What combo you running: Pulsar setting with what PC setting?


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    Pulsar mostly on 6( no mds) with pc on sport minus 3 or 4
    When I feel the need I push the wheel button to 8 lickity split
    I have played with the pc alot to find the sweet spot for me( non bluetooth that was on my 17) and now its mostly sport minus but in wet weather i go to city plus 3 or 4
     

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