Kawasaki Concours 14
Not even the magazines have given you these tests and a window to see this
Obviously, proper cam timing is essential to peak performance, but having
variable cam timing makes the best of both worlds...
Especially when I can adjust the settings to make the best spread of the
power possible at all rpms by removing the factory
restrictions in this area.
works by throttle position vs. rpm on this bike
Here is one of the ECU's stock VVT tables... (resolution
There are others that control it's function too, but this one shows the
I chose to use my tuned file for these
dyno tests because it shows the effects better at the rpm extremes
and also with the raised rev-limiter to show that the power carries on longer
with my adjustments.
This chart is full camshaft
advance vs. full camshaft retard... (the 2 extremes of the VVT actuator)
This chart shows the same 2 runs
compared to my cam timing in green to contrast
the two extremes...
This chart shows the gains that
I achieved by adjusting the VVT.
See how to remove your Concours 14 ECU