Almost two years ago, I reviewed the Healtech Quick Shifter Easy and finished my review with the following sentence: “The HealTech Quick Shifter Easy lives up to its name, and it will bring a smile to your face as you run through the gears, hearing the exhaust note seamlessly change as you snick through the gears.” Well, in the world of electronics, two years is a long time.
So, when I learned from Blue Monkey Motorsports that the QSE’s control unit and sensor had been updated, I ordered one up and paid with my own dang money. No review unit request; that’s how excited I was. The update did not disappoint.
Since the only changes are to the control unit and the sensor, read my previous review about the installation and what comes with the kit. For this upgrade, I just bolted on the new sensor and plugged in the new control unit. So, what’s changed? The sensor has been made more durable while increasing sensitivity. The cone-shaped washers are no longer required. Since my R6 pulls the shift rod, I still need to bolt the sensor to the shift arm on the shift shaft. Some fine-tuning of the bolt’s tension was required, which I’ll get to in a minute.
These are the two screens you’ll see the most. On the left, the startup screen that shows the current system status. On the right, where you’ll select what changes you want to make.
The iQSE update paired up immediately with my iPhone 6, and when I opened the iQS easy app, I was surprised to find a setup wizard. The setup requires less than two minutes – which is a good thing. Since my R6 pulls on the shift rod, rather than pushing, the forces it …read more