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Old 09-26-2009, 03:29 AM
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Alright this is going to be my first gas up! I'm quite nervous because ive read around that the gas station pump stops you at half tank. i was wondering how i should fill the tank?
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 03:54 AM
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Place the nozzle into the opening, and look inside while you fill it. As the fuel nears the tip of the nozzle, pull the nozzle up, so it doesn't come in contact with the fuel. As the fuel level reaches the brim of the tank, loosen the amount of pull on the trigger to slow the flow down, lest you over fill it. Keep going till the fuel level reaches the base of the filler neck. Savor the moment. It's your first fill-up; ever!
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 11:22 AM
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haha thanks incognito. do you think i can make 1.8 miles on 4 flashing bars of reserv gas?
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by normant View Post
haha thanks incognito. do you think i can make 1.8 miles on 4 flashing bars of reserv gas?
For just this reason, I keep a 5 gal fuel jug at home in my garage. ;-)
Anyway, hope you make/made it.
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 11:39 AM
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For just this reason, I keep a 5 gal fuel jug at home in my garage. ;-)
Anyway, hope you make/made it.
haha smart idea! thanks. being unfamiliar with the territory, i rode around yesterday trying to find a gas station but couldnt and now i found one which is 1.8 miles away.
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 02:02 PM
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OH yeah, i was also wondering how much MPG you guys get on your f4is
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 02:50 PM
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I believe I get somewhere around 40 with cruising at 4k.
 
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I'd say for me 30-35 streets, 40-45 highway, judging how much gas is left in your tank is tricky, I push it sometimes, and consequently have run out of gas 3 times in a year.
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 03:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Da11en47 View Post
I'd say for me 30-35 streets, 40-45 highway, judging how much gas is left in your tank is tricky, I push it sometimes, and consequently have run out of gas 3 times in a year.
I never push it, The second the res comes on I fill her up, which gives me 150miles +/- 10 to ride around on.
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Incognito View Post
Place the nozzle into the opening, and look inside while you fill it. As the fuel nears the tip of the nozzle, pull the nozzle up, so it doesn't come in contact with the fuel. As the fuel level reaches the brim of the tank, loosen the amount of pull on the trigger to slow the flow down, lest you over fill it. Keep going till the fuel level reaches the base of the filler neck. Savor the moment. It's your first fill-up; ever!
man, and i thought we had covered it all here on CBRF guess not haha
 

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