Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Upstate, SC, USA
I had a PCIII and the quick-shifter on my 2008 K1200S, unfortunately no pics, but the quick-shifter just replaces the rod between the foot lever and the linkage to the motor.
Installing the PCIII takes about 4-5 hours and requires that the seat, panels, tank, airbox, and maybe the injector rail if you do not have small hands. There is a special tool to undo the clips that hold the airbox to the injector rail (got mine at the local auto store). There are quite a few posts here and on other sites with pics of the process,etc.
I just loaded one of the standard maps and tweeked it a bit myself, if I had the bike for longer I would have gone in for a custom map at a dyno. The bike was transformed after the PCIII was installed, especially the low speed running, she would quite happily pull from 25mph in 6th gear without bogging down.
The quick-shifter is a revelatiion, it just replaces the threaded rod and plugs into the PCIII module. It allows seemless upshifts without backing off the throttle, a friend withe the same bike said under hard acceleration he couldn't keep up with me due to the quick-shifter. You can adjust the time that the ignition or fuel (can't remember which) is cut, and also the minimum revs that the quick-shifter works.
Changes to the map or quick-shifter require plugging into a PC or laptop and running the supplied software.