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post #1 of 6 Old 01-22-2020, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
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I'm Ian from Swindon, UK.
Been 6 years since I sold my trusty GSXR1000K3 and felt it was time to get a new bike, so picked up my new Phantom 2 weeks ago, lovely bike but horrible throttle response. Insurance for a GSXR with no NCD was eye opening!
Does the new Katana throttle retrofit and cure the snatchyness? I see lots of threads here, but not found a definitive answer...unless someone can point me to it?

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The Katana tube should fit and has a slower ramp opening the throttle. I may buy one for myself eventually. I solved most the snatch with an ECU tune. I have never checked my TPS voltage, but I have checked it in diagnostic mode with the bars on the LCD display and it was correct. Do a search on TPS adjustment. Some owners have reduced snatch by adjusting the TPS.

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Yes, get the TPS checked first. If it's not set properly then whatever you do, it won't be able to overcome that. I figured from the factory it should be good but I was wrong. I threw money at my bike before checking this and found mine to be quite off. Fix that, then spend money on the other fixes. Getting the bike remapped is a good idea anyway. The throttle tube won't fix the scratchiness, but it will make it a bit more controllable, and I like mine. G2 makes the right tube you'll want, probably for less than the factory Suzuki Katana one.

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Welcome Aboard Ian from just down the road in Bristol
Get the TPS checked but also get a few miles under the hood. My engine was really tight when I first had mine and it didn't help the issue at all. Once i had got through the run in period and started using the bike properly it was much better

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Welcome from the Midlands and enjoy the forum.
+ 1 on what Beaker said.

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