Regarding fuel feed....

3 replies to this topic
  • flintlock28

Posted June 16, 2005 - 05:42 PM


Just got my Zip-Ty larger capacity fuel tank. One question I have is, don't bikes rely on a gravity fed system to provide fuel to the carbuerator?

With this new tank, the fuel petcock is now actually about 2.5 inches below the bowl of the carbuerator. Does a four stroke because of the accelerator pump actually have a stronger suction, and thus can pull the fuel uphill?


  • Daz_426_02

Posted June 17, 2005 - 01:43 AM


I believe the pressuer of the gas in the take will help push the fuel as well. Not too sure about there being any suction, maybe someone can answer that?

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  • flintlock28

Posted June 17, 2005 - 07:03 PM


Yeah so far it seems to be working.....I took a little spin thru the neighborhood, with only about a pint of fuel in the tank, no problems....


  • walent215

Posted June 18, 2005 - 05:09 AM


so i guess all is good with it .glad to hear that.have fun with your trip next week-wish i was going !

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