Fuel Capacity

dave sapsis dsapsis at comcast.net
Fri Sep 7 18:11:19 PDT 2007


OK so I will fill in for my freind:  2006 4 hr results:
7 	1 	6 	Twin Works Factory Other Guys 	600 	650 	S 	1.47.954 	121

Joe -- thats fitst place, in english, swahili, or  whatever.

Jo Rhett wrote:

> Zoran's team runs an SV500 in the next lower class for exactly that  
> reason ;-)
>
> On Sep 7, 2007, at 12:53 PM, dave sapsis wrote:
>
>> 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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