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At this point Im optimistic that FTecu will complete the request, but not so optimistic that this ECU will be my long term solution.
Yeah the ECU is a turd. I'd really like to upgrade but it's just a little too much to spend at the moment. However if I would have just done it in the beginning I would have been better off today. But that's how we learn.
 

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Discussion Starter · #82 · (Edited)
Timeline:
Pre-6/29/22- Had numerous conversations with FTecu leading up to purchase, was assured would work with the GYTR ECU.
6/29/22- Purchase full FTecu tuning package.
7/1/22- FTecu delivered.
7/3/22- Bought new PC laptop to work with FTecu.
7/4/22- Tried reading GYTR ECU with FTecu and identified what seems to be corrupted read data.
7/5/22- Contacted FTecu and verified issue with being unable to read GYTR files without corrupted data. Instructed to email the read files to define and it should take a couple of days to resolve.
7/11/22- No responses to prior email so pinged asking for update.
7/12/22- Responded that they have a large software update push prioritized for month end and would get on this directly thereafter.
7/23/22- Pinged again asking if all was on schedule for month end resolution.
7/27/22- Responded that software update has been delayed due to short staffing issues. Replied asking if there was any date in sight as I've been considering just getting a standalone. No response.
8/5/22- Pinged again asking for some guesstimate on timeline, if nothing then returning the tool would be most ideal. Replied with new help coming onboard and progress will begin then. Replied that will check back in the next Friday.
8/12/22- Pinged again asking for update. The new help replied that this was now his top priority. Asked for any idea of ETA.
8/16/22- Responded that the aforementioned update was pushed and they will need a little more time, wanted more clarification on ECU information. Responded with that info (adding more to be as thorough as possible) again.
8/24/22- Pinged again asking for update. Responded that they are working on it, let them know if have any more questions. I again asked that I'd like some sort of ETA, if one can be provided. No response.

It is now 8/30 and will ping them again later this week at which point it will be 2 months since initial inquiry (with ~2 day expectation of resolve lol). I am hoping for some resolve very soon now, I do believe having this tools support will be good for the GYTR ECU community so will keep pushing for it.

Timeline update EDITS-
9/1/22- Pinged again asking for status. They responded that they appreciate my patience through the staffing issues and will have it done as soon as possible. I replied asking if they can give a firm commitment that this will be resolved by month end (9/30/22), to no reply.
9/9/22- Pinged again asking for any updates/ETA/or general good news since 1 month of making the top priority on the list. No reply.
9/16/22- Pinged again asking for any updates/ETA/or general good news. No reply.
 

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Weekly Updates:
9/1/22- Pinged again asking for status. They responded that they appreciate my patience through the staffing issues and will have it done as soon as possible. I replied asking if they can give a firm commitment that this will be resolved by month end (9/30/22), to no reply.
 

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It sounds like the same old song from FTEcu.
 
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It sounds like the same old song from FTEcu.
For sure. Pretty bad when cant even respond with a 30 day commitment after 2 months of prior delays, on something that was initially stated to take only a couple of days. I think it is just going to be a case of they get to you when they get to you, as they march to the beat of their own drum. Hopefully they deliver very soon.
 

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FTecu saga Weekly Updates:
9/9/22- Pinged again asking for any updates/ETA/or general good news since 1 month of making the top priority on the list. No reply.
 

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Unfortunate
Yeah, I've been trying! Looks like I have a choice to keep this up indefinitely, or draw some line in the sand and go firm on the return/refund at that point. Late next week I will probably go this route with the next reach out (if don't hear back first lol).
 

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Yeah, I've been trying! Looks like I have a choice to keep this up indefinitely, or draw some line in the sand and go firm on the return/refund at that point. Late next week I will probably go this route with the next reach out (if don't hear back first lol).
Frustrating. Did you point your FT contact at this thread and how many people are very interested in this?

It would be a really really nice way to be able to do everything the canned tunas are doing, and be able to make adjustments wherever you were. It would still be annoying because I believe you have to be engine-off while modifying the tables v.s. a decent standalone/PC5/6 with an autotune-like function that will adjust live/on the fly. But it would unlock other important settings modifications.
 

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Frustrating. Did you point your FT contact at this thread and how many people are very interested in this?

It would be a really really nice way to be able to do everything the canned tunas are doing, and be able to make adjustments wherever you were. It would still be annoying because I believe you have to be engine-off while modifying the tables v.s. a decent standalone/PC5/6 with an autotune-like function that will adjust live/on the fly. But it would unlock other important settings modifications.
I did actually tell them early on there was much interest (thread about it online, etc); but didn't seem to generate any interest to get it done. I do feel they will eventually get it done but at this point I am not holding breath on it being before November/December. It's just going to take me pestering them relentlessly more than likely, which I may just keep on doing to help others (maybe even myself) out in the future. Or I can just request a sincerely firm return and sometimes that helps too, but they also could just say "send it back" and then the FTecu GYTR ECU project is certain to be dead.

I think the tool would be a great way to tinker to get things close (and correct the other lil gimmicky stuff), but agree that as long as we are stuck with this open loop ECU then that Dynojet PC6/Autotune solution is probably the best we are going to get to fine tune the fueling. More than likely we will go through all this crap and then in 2024 Yamaha will finally redesign the engine control and make it closed loop lol.
 

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I wanna hit the “like” button, but I don’t.
Guessing that they are putting their time into what makes them $ and yxz probably isn’t it.
And I honesty wouldn't blame them one bit, they definitely need to follow what brings them success in business. I do think this could be something that leads them to much more revenue, but perhaps not the heaviest hitting one.

Anyway they should stop saying things like "only take a couple days", "you are on top of priority list", etc; as they did when I spoke of wanting to return the product. Now that I have been patient it has just taken me down a path of complete ignore, hopefully this means they are closing in on completion but not holding breath for sure. The best plan would be to simply shoot me straight and say "We don't care about this as it is not likely to lead to top sales potentials of other markets of which we need to focus".

My next ping I'm going to go ahead and go back to asking for return of item if not offered some good news by 9/30.
 

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Hey Rob, by the way I’m doing my install now. What do you recommend for an A/F meter and where in the pipe before the muffler should it be?
Good question on the meter setup. I ended up going with a trio of the newest AEM x-series gauges (WBO2 PN 30-0300, Boost/controller 30-0352, Coolant Temp for Intercooler 30-0302) and the Weller 3 gauge mount.

BUT if I end up with the Dynojet PC6/Autotune and find it useful then having gone with their POD-300 display setup would've been the cleanest/easiest thing to do. Just so hard to tell which way to go when you can't even get started lol, but I am really hoping I can use FTecu to do everything and get it good enough where I don't even need the Dynojet bits for now.

As for WBO2 location, after turbo and before muffler wherever you can fit it. Don't have it facing down, face it more upward than downward, but not straight up either. I saw someone post this pic somewhere and it looks good to me.
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After much patience with FTecu, the line has been drawn in sand:

10/1/22: Another 10 days gone by since last email of which I’ve had no response, and for that matter no responses (to subsequent inquiries) for what has now been one entire month. If there is nothing solid to offer with development by end of next week 10/7/22 (which will be over 3 months since the initial request), I will be requesting a return on this as I can literally wait no longer listening to the crickets. Sad because there are quite a few from the platform awaiting this development to purchase the tool as well, and returning it surely will kill the project. My initial phone call about this issue I was told it would take a few hours of development, but plan on a few days just in case. For what it is worth my life (time) is also important and this has proven to be a colossal waste of both thus far.
 
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