426 Gas Milage???


4 replies to this topic
  • jmckinney

Posted May 12, 2005 - 01:20 PM

#1

I own a 2000 YZ426 and was wondering if anyone knows how many miles you can go on a stock gas tank. I need to go 60 miles and I run a 13 tooth sprocket in the front and a 50 in the rear....

  • Yamahoss 426

Posted May 12, 2005 - 01:25 PM

#2

Great question, I have been wondering the same? I also have a 2000, but I have no clue what my sprockets are. Does that make a huge difference anyway? :)

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • palmdaleRider

Posted May 12, 2005 - 01:37 PM

#3

I've run 80 miles on a tank. It was a loafing type of ride but over a lot of diverse terrain. I often hear 50 is the range of a 2.6 or so gallon tank.

  • Thumpy79

Posted May 12, 2005 - 01:43 PM

#4

Depends on the conditions. If you're riding in loose or loamy dirt you won't get as good as you do on the hard stuff.

  • Rick_Graham

Posted May 12, 2005 - 04:20 PM

#5

It also depends on how much you twist your wrist. Ive gotten as little as 35 miles when blasting hard :D and gone as far as 60 when taking it easy :) . You must allways consider your style when planning trips close to the limits of your fuel range. :)





Related Content

Forums
Photo
Supercross

Wilson the Blue Privateer by jetfuel


Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • Hot  50 replies
Forums
Photo

yz250x vs 450 4t comparisons (preferably desert riding) needed by JakeNorthrupYZ450F


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   Yamaha 2-Stroke
  • 9 replies
Forums
Photo

Michigan Motocross Tires by 288yz450


Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Regional Discussion   North
  • 1 reply
Forums
Photo

Should I buy this bike? help....... by Numsa Hul


Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   What bike should I buy?
  • * * * * *
  • 10 replies
Forums
Photo
Motocross

Thinking about Yamaha 250... by Arctic Pride


Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • Hot  491 replies
 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.