Fuel Tank Range Capacity

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  • PLrider

Posted October 18, 2005 - 04:07 PM


I'm doing the San Felipe Poker Run this weekend which is a 45 mile loop. Should I run my desert tank or will my stock tank (1.8 gal) be sufficient? I'd rather not run the bulky desert tank if I don't have to.
I have on 02' YZF426.
thanks :banghead:

  • 00YZ426FMRCD

Posted October 18, 2005 - 06:09 PM


Based on my experience racing my 00 426 in various GP's & HareScrambles, 45 Miles would be cutting it close. Obviously depends on terrain, altitude and riding style - But 36 - 42 miles would be the limit for me. I wish I had a larger tank....

  • grayracer513

Posted October 18, 2005 - 06:38 PM


Based on my experience racing my 00 426 in various GP's & HareScrambles, 45 Miles would be cutting it close.

Real close. I can do 40 if I take it easy, but there's not much left.

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  • beasleys

Posted October 19, 2005 - 11:04 AM


I can get 46 miles on my 01 426. Any further though and I would have been pushing!

  • cowboyona426

Posted October 19, 2005 - 01:22 PM


I can go 60 miles on my stock 00 426 tank... I would say you'd be fine.

  • MotoGoalie

Posted October 19, 2005 - 01:45 PM


I got an honest 75 out of my Clarke 2.8 the other day and might have had another 5 miles in er. That was easy cruising around too.

  • phat_450f

Posted October 19, 2005 - 02:48 PM


go by the hours. they state that most motocross bikes can go 45 minutes of balls to the wall riding and thats it. so if you can do it in less than 45 min you will be good....

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