Never thought this day would come
junkyardhotrod at aol.com
junkyardhotrod at aol.com
Mon Jun 17 20:40:31 PDT 2013
Yep the rear line and the one up by the sender, the randomness is what is driving me nuts, you change a fuel filter or petcock or blow out some lines and it runs ok for a day or two or a month and just when you are confident with it again you find yourself pulling over on the shoulder.
Mike in CO
From: Charles Scappaticci <scapco at ecentral.com>
To: Mike Barnhill <JUNKYARDHOTROD at aol.com>
Sent: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 7:41 am
Subject: Re: Never thought this day would come
Just a thought, but have you checked the hoses at the rear of the tank?
That one (or three if you have a Kalifornia model) has to be clear and kink
free or you can run into issues as well.
On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 3:29 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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