replace 2nd gen tank
zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jun 1 21:36:59 PDT 2008
it is 2nd gen.no petcock,fuel pump in tank is petcock.
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Stewart" <js at strappe.com>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 8:49 PM
Subject: Re: replace 2nd gen tank
> Jo Rhett wrote:
>> So without the pump going it won't spill? Great ;-)
>> Any way other than hose/mouth/siphon to get 2 gallons out of the old tank
>> and into the new one?
> Jo, the tank's fuel valve is vacuum operated. No vacuum, no flow. So
> there's no problem removing the tank, just disconnect the vacuum line, the
> fuel line, the fuel sender wires and vent lines at the rear.
> By the same token, if you want to empty the tank just pull the fuel line
> and direct it into a suitable vessel. Then apply vacuum to the vacuum
> spigot on the valve and fuel will flow.
> I use a Mity-Vac to suck on the spigot, but you can do it by mouth. It's
> clean and doesn't take much vacuum.
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