I finally got around to fit the HM GP Quickshifter. The quickshifter has a SH Loom is plug and play by sitting between the coil and the factory loom. The SH loom is handy but personally found that the wiring to the quickshifter could be a little longer.
The coils are located underneath the airbox and sit just beneath the frame. This means the seat, tank cover, tank and airbox lid and airbox needs to be removed. This will also allow access to the remaining wiring
Once the SH Loom is complete, There is an additional cable. This has three wires, yellow,blue and white.
Yellow is RPM which goes to a yellow wiring that is located in a large Burgundy/Red plug that is at the rear of the bike near the earth and shock absorber. You can't miss this plug.
The Gearbox speed wire is Pink/Green in colour.
Blue is SPEED and goes to the Pink/Green wire that sits on top of the gearbox. I have included a pic but bear in mind, mine has all kinds of gizmos attached to the loom.
|Quickshifter installed temporarily|
For info, I spliced the loom as the cable from HMRacing was just wires but it turns out they do a plug and play version. Its a shame they never offered me this when I bought the loom.
With it wired in and the bike put back together, I found some issues.
The gucci gearshift will foul the frame if I use the correct setup. This is due to the thickness of the carbon gear shift rod. I have ordered a new rod that will cure this.
The HMGP Quickshifter sticker on the unit. This is peeling off already. You pay £100's of pounds for the best tech and they can't even provide a decent sticker.
|HM GP Screenshot|
I downloaded version 2.1 of their Windows based software to transfer a setup for the blade. When I started the software, It said that the firmware was out of date for the software version. This was easily solved with a firmware update. I look forward to trying it out soon.