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    Mmhhmm. Checked out that thread, zoomed in on the...

    Mmhhmm. Checked out that thread, zoomed in on the 2nd pic. That's the same as mine.
    So what year did compatibility/accurate swapability end? Cooter's saying possibly 2003. Or is it '05? '07?
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    Sorry been meaning to get back to this - So what...

    Sorry been meaning to get back to this - So what Gunter said is what I'm wondering. Since it's an '07 I wonder if he put on the 'older' one which I've read will put the speedo about 20% off. That's...
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    what speedo should my 2007 xb9 have?

    Believe me I have searched and searched. I can't seem to find a definitive answer or trustworthy image. What should a stock 2007 Lightning xb9sx speedo/instrument cluster look like?
    Previous owner...
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    Following up: so before this problem, I changed...

    Following up: so before this problem, I changed rocker box gaskets, changed oil/filter, changed primary oil, and did the obligatory TPS reset. Who knows the last time that was reset. Reassembled once...
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    Nope, that's all me. 2 other people read it and...

    Nope, that's all me. 2 other people read it and interpreted it the way you meant. The separate paragraph should been a sign.
    Yeah I've used the zip tie trick before, works great. This is...
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    oh my. So I read Chickn's reply as "remove...

    oh my. So I read Chickn's reply as "remove stack...can you use more than 20%? throttle (next line) Yes - CPS...." I interpreted that as if it runs well without the stack, that's indicative of a bad...
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    OK, so removed ONLY the stack and it runs great....

    OK, so removed ONLY the stack and it runs great. How the hell is a rubber seal related to detecting potential CPS failure? That sensor is down on the engine casing not way up top. It was really...
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    As far as the velocity stack - you mean remove...

    As far as the velocity stack - you mean remove just the rubber and reinstall everything else? Or just run it with no stack/filter/box?
    CPS = cam or crank position sensor??
    I'll look up past posts...
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    Got the new plugs gapped & installed today. Used...

    Got the new plugs gapped & installed today. Used the same plugs and gap specs previously as well.
    Tried to ride it to get a proper warm up/test ride and the more than 20% throttle problem is still...
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    Wow. Yeah that is a very black spark plug, not...

    Wow. Yeah that is a very black spark plug, not the oily kind and this thing is virtually new. Dr. Internet says 'overly rich fuel mixture'. My manly gasoline musk will also tell you that.
    Not mine...
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    Yes I rotated engine. Checked all plugs/wiring...

    Yes I rotated engine. Checked all plugs/wiring near the pulley, they all looked great. Unplugged them all to inspect for corrosion & such. Looks great.
    Double checked fuel injectors. The green wire...
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    Yes checked the velocity stack - good seal. As...

    Yes checked the velocity stack - good seal. As far as ECMSpy - def not well versed. First time using it honestly. I have spent HOURS reading tons of other posts attempting to troubleshoot this & how...
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    annnnnddddd...that didn't fix it. So when I reset...

    annnnnddddd...that didn't fix it. So when I reset everything I only had it mostly buttoned up. That was without air filter and other assembly. Since I've correctly reset TPS and set idle - it's back...
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    HAHA!!! After a bunch or failures, I tried...

    HAHA!!! After a bunch or failures, I tried running ECMspy (wired) as an administrator. Not much better. Had some privileges but def not all. Then I hit all the buttons (not really) and toggled...
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    TPS not responding on ECMspy

    Hello there! Long time lurker, 1st time poster. So I did A LOT of searching before posting. Good lord this place is a gold mine.
    Bike is an 07 XB9. Just replaced rocker cover gaskets, buttoned...
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