Fuel Capacity

Robert Clifford BorisHasPlan at comcast.net
Fri Sep 7 13:38:26 PDT 2007


I don't think your body could do 1 hour stints (unless you tried it) at race 
pace.
40 minutes was it for us. Six total rotations.

You need a quickfill. That's how the race is won or lost. Fast (very) 
pitstops.
If you're loading with a 5 gal jug, you'll lose.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ernest Montague" <afm199 at earthlink.net>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2007 11:56 AM
Subject: Re: Fuel Capacity


> Ask Zoran.  However, the answer is NO WAY,
>
> You get 19-22 mpg at race pace or so.  A four hour will take two plus 
> tanks.
>
> Or use Zoran's big tank and just run out three laps before the end.
>
> On Sep 7, 2007, at 11:48 AM, Will Toft wrote:
>
>> Since we're on the topic, does anyone know if a Gen 2
>> will run for a whole hour on a single (stock) tank at
>> race pace? AFM 4-hour is coming up and we're thinking
>> 4x1-hour stints, but running out of gas at the top of
>> the course could negatively impact our finishing
>> position.
>>
>> Cheers...
>>
>> Will
>> AFM #859
>>
>> --- Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Nope. Blinking is 1.1 gallons (by the manual). For
>>> me that typically
>>> means 50 miles, then 25 for the street. Racetrack,
>>> well, rather less
>>> - about 10 minutes.
>>
>
> 




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