Gas Milage

7 replies to this topic
  • bstanton

Posted September 09, 2003 - 11:38 AM


Does anyone know how many miles will I get from a WR450 tank. I'm planning a trip and I have not ran it dry.

Thanks :)

  • oldbones

Posted September 09, 2003 - 12:24 PM


My short afternoon rides average 30 miles. Tight woods, 1st-3rd gear. I have a heavy hand on the throttle. I fill the bike every time, and it's almost always 1.1-1.2 gal.

  • crushedreams

Posted September 09, 2003 - 12:25 PM


I usually get about 70 miles to reserve.

  • ddialogue

Posted September 09, 2003 - 03:47 PM


60-70 miles to reserve for me...depending on the conditions.

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  • Indy_WR450

Posted September 09, 2003 - 06:49 PM


I am seeing a consistent 25-27 mpg - 60 to 65 miles per tank. Where is the 4 gallon tank I keep praying for?

  • sjw

Posted September 10, 2003 - 07:09 AM


read post (OK Iam Back)for possible tank sjw

  • Dan_Lorenze

Posted September 10, 2003 - 07:55 AM


I am seeing a consistent 25-27 mpg

That's horrible!!! The worst I ever got was 35mpg and that was the Vegas to Reno race, I spent most of the day in the high revs at speeds up to 90mph. (very accuratly calculated mpg)

On a trip in Nevada I knew I was going to run out of gas sooner or later and managed to get exactly 52mpg. (totally trying to conserve gas).

Bike is jetted totally stock and runs perfect....


  • tp3dxf

Posted September 10, 2003 - 11:15 PM


My 01WR426 with a complete Big Gun Quiet system, free mods, Twin Air, and a Clarke tank 3.3 gallons and YZ seat, get me 31 mpg. Good for about 90 miles before I get on reserve. I still love the 426. It could use a softer seat! I just wish the new 450 with the magic button was a green sticker like my D/S 426 is. I would hate to have to go Orange when I am ready for a new bike!


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