Never thought this day would come
art.robinson at rogers.com
Sun Jun 16 16:53:10 PDT 2013
I have a similar problem, but it only manifests itself when the gas gets
below the "Reserve" level.... I've had the petcock out and it appears to be
Art in TO
From: gpzlist-bounces at micapeak.com [mailto:gpzlist-bounces at micapeak.com] On
Behalf Of masonjs at nrtco.net
Sent: June-16-13 6:47 PM
To: Art Robinson
Subject: Re: Never thought this day would come
Your gas cap is not venting properly.
I had this problem the odd time while using my magnetic tank bag. It would
seal off the gas cap and the bike would stall. Once I figured out the
problem I could just lift the left side of the bag and shift it on the tank.
On Sunday 16/06/2013 at 5:29 pm, junkyardhotrod at aol.com wrote:
> Really considering trading in the Geeper on an 05 FJR. Have to
> do some research, don't know anything about them.
> Been fighting a tank vent issue for a while now, tried a pingle
> pet cock blew out the vents and it still randomly runs out of fuel,
> pull over, open the gas cap and it starts right back up, may run the
> rest of the day, or may run 10 miles, you never know.
> Took a trip to Glenwood Springs this weekend, had to do the
> pullover and reset thing 3 times in about 650 miles, and I noticed it
> just didn't feel as good as it used to, the steering head is loose
> again and it used a little oil, but still ran great (when there was
> fuel in the bowls) and kept up with the guys on the beemers and FJRs
> who were running way faster than you should.
> I have a lot of good memories on this old bike in the last
> 40,000 or so miles, but that fuel injection and saddlebags are very
> tempting, at least I have until tues to think about it.
> Mike in CO
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