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I have some problem understanding how many miles I can do with my reservoir and how many mpg's does the big. today it run out of fuel after only 40 kilometers!

how many miles you do on a full tank and only in reservoir? Banghead Banghead Banghead

thanks
Havnt done a full run on the tanks in one hit but id imagine with 29L (4 or so in reserve?) you should be good for over 200 miles to reserve when cruising.
When the fuel level drops to reserve you need a working fuel pump or it will die.
When you ran out of fuel how much was left in the tanks if at all?
how can I check the pump? the manual sais the reserve is 7 lt and the big should at LEAST do 15km/l right? (35mpg circa)
As you say, the Big has 7lt on reserve
Consumption should be 18-20 km per lt ie about 50mpg
I came back from France yesterday after doing 1100 miles in 3 days and my average consumption was about 20 lt per km, about 55mpg
I once did over 350 miles before filling up and still had about 3 litres left, though it was at 55-60mph in torrential rain
It is not possible to run out of fuel after 40km. Even a F1 car doesn`t use that much fuel
350 mile range is class!
BigBob Wrote:As you say, the Big has 7lt on reserve
Consumption should be 18-20 km per lt ie about 50mpg
I came back from France yesterday after doing 1100 miles in 3 days and my average consumption was about 20 lt per km, about 55mpg
I once did over 350 miles before filling up and still had about 3 litres left, though it was at 55-60mph in torrential rain
It is not possible to run out of fuel after 40km. Even a F1 car doesn`t use that much fuel
you didn't understand me.
I did only 40km in RESERVE then I ran out of fuel.
When I say I run out of fuel I mean the big died, but some fuel still left in the tanks!
what can be the problem?
Rebuild your fuel pump id say.

zappa.suzuki

They can run up to 18km a L but some do 14km a L depending on carb setting and so.

Or the pump is not good or the feul lines are not connected right.
I'll do it, where can I find a rebuild kit???
H_Lime Wrote:350 mile range is class!
INDEED CLASS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!