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Quick update- apparently these things STILL cannot be purchased- PayPal won't accept payments. Hmmmmm. Working on this issue with PayPal now, and will post when it is working. Sorry about this.

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I am on the phone right now with PayPal.... in the Philippines. For the second time. That said, the first person's English was outstanding so I cannot complain. The tech. help was not quite as good :-(   It takes around 30 minutes to get to a human once the call is started. I am not complaining though 'cause there is plenty of room to go downhill from here....

I again apologize to anyone / everyone who tried to buy one of these farkles- you would think it would be simple but not so much. Dis here Interweb is.... pesky. :-)

Brian

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Same here but with Directv....wanted to kill someone by the time I got to a tech.  Had to hang up three times and redial.  And to top it all off, I figured out what was wrong and fixed it myself.  :censored: :censored: :censored: and  :censored: !
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Well feel free to come by and fix mine if you want....

Tech support was very nice but not helpful. Going to go up the ladder.... on Monday :-(

Brian

Same here but with Directv....wanted to kill someone by the time I got to a tech.  Had to hang up three times and redial.  And to top it all off, I figured out what was wrong and fixed it myself.  :censored: :censored: :censored: and  :censored: !
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At long last, my website will now be pleased to accept payment for the farkles listed.

If anyone is interested, I will report on what the problem was in a day or two- I am still savoring the sweetness of the victory.  ::) 

www.incontrolne.com    for all your really important C-14 farkling needs, starting with the Low fuel warning Eliminator.

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Just finished ordering one from your website. Everything worked great. Looking forward to never again having my screen taken over by the screamin' LOW FUEL demon. Thanks for the fix I didn't even know I needed.  8)
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #37 on: August 01, 2013, 12:58:55 am »
And don't forget that the range function will now continue to function all the way to.... well, no fuel.

Yours will go out first thing today (order came in last night) and you should see it by Sat. with a bit of luck, otherwise by Monday I would think. Tracking number already sent to you so you can watch it creep across the country.

Thanks for the order,
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Just finished ordering one from your website. Everything worked great. Looking forward to never again having my screen taken over by the screamin' LOW FUEL demon. Thanks for the fix I didn't even know I needed.  8)
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #38 on: August 04, 2013, 10:08:18 am »
Brian

Installed my low fuel warning eliminator harness...love it! No more low fuel warnings, I have an aux ful tank, so in trying it out, i rode the main tank down to showing 8 Kms remaining.

Thx again

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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #39 on: August 06, 2013, 06:28:23 pm »
Thanks for the kind words, and glad to hear you like the circuit. Glad to hear they work OK in Canada too.  ;D I think the long distance C-14 community is the big fan of this farkle- I have sold quite a few to people I know in the LD community. I think it is useful even around town but the range function continuing to work is a real plus for people riding in open areas, especially at odd hours and / or on weekends. I live is southern New England and I cannot sneeze without at least one fuel station hearing me but in the open western spaces it is great to know if you have 25, 15 or 5 miles of fuel left. Although 5 miles is cutting is too close for me (this bike pushes poorly, especially if you are in a hurry and have to run with it).

8 km might be a new record in low fuel readings too- that is about 5 statue miles and I have not heard of anyone testing a bike that far other than you (me included- I wussed out at 7 miles).

Brian

Brian

Installed my low fuel warning eliminator harness...love it! No more low fuel warnings, I have an aux ful tank, so in trying it out, i rode the main tank down to showing 8 Kms remaining.

Thx again

Dave
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #40 on: August 19, 2013, 07:40:26 pm »
BDF will these work on the ZX14s as well?

I didn't see this question answered.  I have a couple of friends with ZX14's that are interested if it does.
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #41 on: August 21, 2013, 02:58:54 pm »
I do not know if it will work on a ZX or not. I would have to see a schematic and see a ZX 'in the flesh' so to speak before I could address the question. My gut instinct is that it will work but I am not willing to send one out for testing or use without knowing that it will work correctly.

Anybody got a ZX 14 around southern New England who wants the pain and the glory of being the first kid on his / her block to test- wear a Low fuel warning eliminator.... maybe? You will get the glory right here on the pages of this forum, and I will provide the pain. :-)

Funny thing is that I had a ZX here for a little work- I pulled those pesky 'flies out of the throttle bodies of the thing but of course did not bother looking into any of the bike's circuitry. Who knew this would be coming?

Brian

I didn't see this question answered.  I have a couple of friends with ZX14's that are interested if it does.
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #42 on: September 04, 2013, 07:48:06 pm »
I am like a slave I tells' ya'- all day long working my paws to the bone (proverbially speaking) and no one appreciates me.



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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #43 on: September 12, 2013, 01:12:49 pm »
I just installed mine. What genius decided that hiding the 'miles remaining till empty' display was a good thing when the bike is low on gas?  DUH !!!!!
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Re: That pesky low fuel warning and the disappearance of the range function.
« Reply #44 on: September 12, 2013, 02:55:51 pm »
The same ones that engineered the transponder low battery warning that takes over the screen.....real men of genius.

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