Engine: 1190cc Thunderstroke air-ccoled
Transmission: 6-speed
Turbocharger: N/A
Tuning Method: ECU Remap via bench
Exhaust Upgrade Available: Yes
Turbocharger Upgrade Available: TBA
Intercooler Upgrade Available: TBA
Hi-Flow DPF: No
Special Notes:

About the Indian Cheif

With classic styling, these motorcycles epitomize perfect proportions and boast premium finishes. An easy ride with smooth power, coupled with a lightweight frame and low seat, ensures accessibility, catering to both smaller and novice riders. Characterized by powerful engines in a minimal package, offer an exciting experience for new riders and a thrilling ride for seasoned pros. You can customize your Cheif with a variety of practical and stylish accessories such as backrests, seats, storage, handlebars, screens, and mirrors.

The Indian Cheif family is equipped with a Thunderstroke 116 engine type, boasting a displacement of 1890 cc. Its bore and stroke dimensions measure 103.2mm x 113mm, and it operates with a compression ratio of 11.0:1. The electronic fuel injection system utilizes closed-loop fuel injection with a 54mm bore. In terms of performance, the peak torque is achieved at 2900 rpm, measuring 162 Nm according to the 95/1/EC NM standard.

Custom Dyno Tuning Indian Cheif

Your INDIAN CHIEF can become significantly less enjoyable when riding due to aspects of ECU calibrations are now designed to meet global emissions standards for worldwide exports, especially when fuels are of different quality around the world, and you add accessories to improve your INDIAN CHIEF performance, which often requires tuning to receive the full benefits.

Many riders feel frustrated while riding, and the surging at cruise can even make simple overtaking a big problem. Applying full-throttle is a natural reaction when they think their INDIAN CHIEF of performing as they expect.

This is because this engine design is meant to deliver a strong "torque" delivery and towing force at middle ranges of engine speed (2000-4000rpm). As a result, the rider cannot complete an overtake even at full throttle if driving on a gently sloping road with a medium load onboard.

This results in potentially unsafe riding conditions and higher fuel consumption.

Indian Chief ECU Remap

Tailored ECM Tuning typically provides your INDIAN CHIEF an additional 10 Horsepower of power and 10% of extra torque with a 10NM gain over stock, with the correct parts, on 98 Octane pump fuel, resulting in a much more responsive and safer bike. We can also give an extra 500rpm of engine speed, without harming the engine, allowing for a much more enjoyable riding experience.

We have factory INDIAN Diagnostic Tools, so you can be assured your INDIAN INDIAN CHIEF is in the best of care. Every INDIAN CHIEF  receives the latest factory calibration update to your ECU before tuning as a complimentary service with our ECU Remap.

For optimum results, adding a performance exhaust system and performance air filter is recommended for best results when tuning your

2023 2024 Indian Cheif ECU Remap Dyno tune Brisbane

A Stage 1 tuning package is a popular enhancement choice among diesel car enthusiasts seeking to boost their vehicle’s performance without compromising reliability or drivability.

The typical Stage 1 Diesel tuning package for a diesel car involves adjustments to the engine’s software or ECU (Engine Control Unit) to optimize its performance. This leads to a notable increase in power and torque, enhanced throttle response, and an overall improved driving experience.

These modifications contribute to heightened engine intake and exhaust flow, resulting in improved breathing and enhanced power delivery.

It’s crucial to recognize that any alterations to your diesel vehicle’s engine could potentially impact its reliability, emissions, and warranty. Consequently, it is advisable to select a reputable tuning company with expertise in diesel vehicles, capable of offering a customized tuning package tailored to your specific requirements and objectives.

In summary, a Stage 1 tuning package for diesel cars can be an excellent means to elevate performance and driving enjoyment. However, it is essential to carefully weigh the potential risks and benefits before proceeding with any modifications to your vehicle.

Stage 2 Package Inclusions:

  • Custom Dyno Tune (ECU Remap) or ECU Flash

A Stage 2 Diesel tuning package typically involves more comprehensive modifications to the engine and other performance components compared to a Stage 1 upgrade. This can encompass additional enhancements to the intake and exhaust systems, as well as upgrades to the intercooler.

Opting for a Stage 2 tuning package brings a notable increase in power and torque output when compared to a Stage 1 package. 

It’s crucial to bear in mind that a Stage 2 tuning package can have a substantial impact on your vehicle’s emissions. Thus, selecting a reputable and experienced tuning company is essential to receive a custom-tailored package that aligns with your specific goals and requirements.

If you’re contemplating a Stage 2 tuning package, a thorough consultation with the tuning company is recommended to discuss potential risks and benefits, as well as any necessary modifications for optimal performance and reliability. Additionally, it’s vital to ensure that all modifications comply with local emissions regulations and safety standards.

Stage 2 Package Inclusions:

  • Custom Dyno Tune (ECU Remap)
  • Intake/Intercooler Upgrade
  • Exhaust Upgrade

A Stage 3 Diesel tuning package typically involves substantial modifications to enhance overall performance. This may include upgrading critical components such as the turbocharger, intercooler, fuel system, intake and exhaust system, and potentially other upgrades depending on the requirements. Additionally, upgraded drivetrain and suspension components are often necessary to handle the increased power output.

Opting for a Stage 3 tuning package brings a significant boost in power and torque compared to Stage 1 or Stage 2 upgrades. However, it’s important to note that this level of modification is not recommended for daily drivers, as it may lead to reduced reliability, increased emissions, and decreased drivability in traffic.

It’s crucial to be aware that a Stage 3 tuning package may potentially void the factory warranty and could be deemed illegal in certain jurisdictions. Hence, selecting a reputable and experienced tuning company becomes essential to receive a customized package meeting specific goals and requirements, all while ensuring optimal performance and reliability.

In summary, a Stage 3 tuning package for a diesel vehicle represents a substantial upgrade, suitable for experienced and knowledgeable enthusiasts willing to accept the associated risks and compromises with this level of modification.

Stage 3 Package Inclusions:

  • Custom Dyno Tune (ECU Remap) Custom
  • Transmission Tune Cold
  • Air Intake Upgrade
  • Intercooler Upgrade
  • Turbo-Back Exhaust Upgrade


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