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View Poll Results: How far CAN you go before you HAVE to refill your (EFI) 2.1 gal tank?
Less than 60 miles 6 4.20%
60 - 64 miles 13 9.09%
65 - 69 miles 16 11.19%
70 - 74 miles 24 16.78%
75 - 79 miles 18 12.59%
80 - 84 miles 20 13.99%
85 - 89 miles 20 13.99%
90 - 94 miles 8 5.59%
95 - 99 miles 7 4.90%
100 miles + 11 7.69%
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Hey you 48 and 72 owners, how far can you go on the 2.1 gal tank before you have to fill up?
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I got a vote!

So far, 100% of people say: 80 - 84 miles.

But that's only 1 vote though. Anyone else?
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I can get about three miles past the last gas station for 30 miles
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oh man, Folkie, that vote is freakin' sweet.
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60 miles or 100km
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My low fuel light usually goes on at around 60 miles on my 72. The farthest I went on a single tank was about 80 miles since I'm not willing to chance running out of gas. I usually have at least .5 gallons left in the tank when I fill up.
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Oh dear! Speaking from experience?
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Hey you 48 and 72 owners, how far can you go on the 2.1 gal tank before you have to fill up?
Folkie, I do not post much, I do not have a 48 or 72. But i have a 1993 Hugger with a 1200 Buell engine. The 2.2 tank cruising on the highwAy gets 95 miles before hitting reserve. Believe it or not with the Buell engine i get 35 MPG driving it hard around town.

So with a hi HP Buell,95 miles on a 2.2 works for me. when the fuel runs out and i have reach down to turn on reserve IT IS TIME to find the nearest station. After 95 miles i need to get ass off the seat anyway.

The only time the 2.2 tank does not work for me is in the wstern US. Going to the coast is cool, it is only 50 miles.
Going from salt lake city to the Bonnivelle salt flats is way cool.
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I vote 70-74 miles, but that is only after the light comes on. Got 25+ miles after that, but don't like it.
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Folkie, I do not post much, I do not have a 48 or 72. But i have a 1993 Hugger with a 1200 Buell engine. The 2.2 tank cruising on the highwAy gets 95 miles before hitting reserve. Believe it or not with the Buell engine i get 35 MPG driving it hard around town.

So with a hi HP Buell,95 miles on a 2.2 works for me. when the fuel runs out and i have reach down to turn on reserve IT IS TIME to find the nearest station. After 95 miles i need to get ass off the seat anyway.

The only time the 2.2 tank does not work for me is in the wstern US. Going to the coast is cool, it is only 50 miles.
Going from salt lake city to the Bonnivelle salt flats is way cool.
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My reason for mentioniong 48s and 72s is that the EFI tanks have space taken up by the pump, so less capacity. It's all useful input though. I'll bet that Buell engined Hugger is a blast.
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