only getting 45mpg on 2001 svs?
js at strappe.com
Fri Jul 18 11:46:05 PDT 2008
Jo Rhett wrote:
> I figured my gas mileage was a bit low, but after measuring for a month
> or so it's pretty dead average 45mpg. I swear I used to get 52mpg on my
> 2002 before I turned it into a racebike.
> This could all be in the throttle hand, obviously. But 7mpg seems a bit
> much for just that.
> Besides cleaning the air filter, anything else I should check?
You could go back to stock jetting. It's much too lean but mileage is better.
I get 45 mpg in the twisties (on my rejetted '01), 50 if we're riding slow (like
last Sunday on Hwy. 1 with lots of car traffic).
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