Fuel Capacity

dave sapsis dsapsis at comcast.net
Fri Sep 7 12:53:04 PDT 2007


Zoran's response in three....two.....


Jo Rhett wrote:

> Just FYI: fast pitstops are irrelevant for SV650s in AFM endurance  
> races.  We don't have a class :-(  We're just circulating for fun.
>
> On Sep 7, 2007, at 1:38 PM, Robert Clifford wrote:
>
>> 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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