The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle Era Specific and Model Specific > EFI Sportster Motorcycle Talk (2007 and up)
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

EFI Sportster Motorcycle Talk (2007 and up) For 2007 and above Sportsters

Active Threads
0 75 XLH Electrical problem - Accessory Circuit
Last Post: Kennyv
Posted On: 4 Minutes Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 234
0 For all the 79 owners
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 7 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 1
0 What song do you have stuck in your head?
Last Post: iNSaNeSHaNe
Posted On: 13 Minutes Ago
Replies: 2,250
Views: 203,923
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 22 Minutes Ago
Replies: 2,343
Views: 297,725
0 Do you use premium gas in your Sportster?
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 23 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1,778
Views: 363,792
0 Stock mirrors. Can you see behind you?
Last Post: boomerguy
Posted On: 30 Minutes Ago
Replies: 551
Views: 108,128
0 Hard Struts /Weak Shocks & Torn Wires
Last Post: broknluck
Posted On: 38 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 6
0 Never seen this before...
Last Post: dieselvette
Posted On: 45 Minutes Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 180
0 2003 883R Progressive Fork Springs?
Last Post: Bikeaholic
Posted On: 47 Minutes Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 153
0 Moxley's Sportster
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 187
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: Maxeffort
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 4,220
Views: 490,330
0 Call the new 2020 models Sportsters?
Last Post: hhugger
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 139
Views: 12,196
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: trainman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 13,007
Views: 1,187,432
0 Will Dyna switchback shocks work on a sportster?
Last Post: b0fh
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 207
0 This is gonna hurt.
Last Post: hammer6315
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 7,718
Views: 1,532,305
0 Ign coil
Last Post: owlsplace
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 92
10 how low do you let it idle
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 4,815
0 Another Sporty ADV Build
Last Post: shreksbro
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 254
0 Two small bearings (balls) in drain plug
Last Post: Lone Rider
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 403
0 Analysis results on my run of Rotella T
Last Post: shanneba
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 28,273
0 derby cover leak
Last Post: Lone Rider
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 144
0 Ironhead Oil Pump Gurus, come inside.
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 481
0 Anyone go racing last weekend?
Last Post: mac93
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,088
Views: 298,756
0 Calling all short frame riders . . .
Last Post: DirtyHarry68
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 196
Views: 18,362
0 New Gas Tank or Cat Litter Jug.
Last Post: broknluck
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 148
0 Who Runs Turn Signals?
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 350
Views: 72,695
0 Full face, Half or skull cap?
Last Post: Traxx
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 500
Views: 91,445
0 1967 Harley Sprint SS250
Last Post: Crash7557
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 7,204
0 2 Questions - LED Turns and Front brake light Sw on 1978 XLH
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 185
More...
Members Birthdays
View Poll Results: How far CAN you go before you HAVE to refill your (EFI) 3.3 gal tank?
Less than 90 miles 22 8.43%
90 - 94 miles 19 7.28%
95 - 99 miles 16 6.13%
100 - 104 miles 37 14.18%
105 - 109 miles 16 6.13%
110 - 114 miles 23 8.81%
115 - 119 miles 22 8.43%
120 - 124 miles 28 10.73%
125 - 129 miles 21 8.05%
130 miles + 57 21.84%
Voters: 261. You may not vote on this poll

Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #91  
Old 14th February 2018
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 45,725
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 13288776
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Obviously, the amount of fuel that you can get in the tank is less for the EFI, due to the space taken up by the pump. But that doesn't necessarily mean that the usable capacity is less. That depends on the position of the fuel pick up for the EFI pump, compared to the lowest point at which the petcock can take fuel from the tank on the carby bikes. I have no idea what, if any, difference there is with that?
__________________
Folkie
Super Moderator
South East England Riders



There is nothing at the end of any road better than may be found beside it. Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 27th May 2018
sportsterdoc's Avatar
sportsterdoc sportsterdoc is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Mojave Desert
Posts: 13,247
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200S
Sportster/Buell Year: 2002
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH883
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2003
Reputation: 5408188
sportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Yesterday, a friend with a new Iron 883 and I went to Mesquite, St. George, Cedar City, Cedar Breaks (10,000 feet elevation) Duck Creek, Mt. Carmel Junction, Zion National Park.

The stretch from Cedar City to Cedar Breaks, Duck Creek and then through Zion National Park to Hurricane, UT was 118 miles. We both took the exact same amount of fuel to refill: 1.88 gallons = ~ 63 MPG. He was not registering low fuel. I was surprised as my carbed 883 would go about 125-130 miles before going to reserve.

492 miles yesterday. 8,667 miles on my CB1100 since last November. Retirement is great!
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 27th May 2018
Nibelungen's Avatar
Nibelungen Nibelungen is offline
Master Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Emilia, Italy
Posts: 2,085
Sportster/Buell Model: xl 883 Iron
Sportster/Buell Year: 2017
Sportster/Buell Model #2: xl Hugger (sold)
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2001
Reputation: 6642138
Nibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond reputeNibelungen has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sportsterdoc View Post

492 miles yesterday. 8,667 miles on my CB1100 since last November. Retirement is great!
You are killing me Doc...
anyway mine does 44 - 47 MPG (US gallons)... i flog her a bit...
__________________
if the end justifies the means... then who does justify the end?
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 28th May 2018
sportsterdoc's Avatar
sportsterdoc sportsterdoc is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Mojave Desert
Posts: 13,247
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200S
Sportster/Buell Year: 2002
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH883
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2003
Reputation: 5408188
sportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond reputesportsterdoc has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nibelungen View Post
You are killing me Doc...
anyway mine does 44 - 47 MPG (US gallons)... i flog her a bit...
I can get as low as ~46 MPG around town, but most of my riding is out-of-town.
Do miss the 5.8 gallon tank on my 2016 Moto Guzzi V7II.
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 13th June 2018
xElvis's Avatar
xElvis xElvis is online now
Biker
 
Join Date: May 2017
Posts: 46
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883
Sportster/Buell Year: 2008
xElvis has disabled reputation
Default

city commuting, I get 40mpg or so. light clicks on at 80miles, fill is about 2 gals.
hwy hauls, I get almost 50mpg. light clicks at 100 miles, still about 2 gals.
I've not run it dry, but I expect my drop dead distance on hwy is about 130, accounting for fuel feed / tank position.
__________________
xElvis - DOT Certified Cage-Free - '08 883 ~100k miles
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 19th April 2019
motorend's Avatar
motorend motorend is offline
Senior Master Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,190
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883N
Sportster/Buell Year: 2019
Other Motorcycle Model: N/A
Other Motorcycle Year: N/A
Reputation: 270394
motorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond reputemotorend has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Got around 126 today and put 2.6 gal. in. Light seems to come on consistently, at around 108. Bone stock 883.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:11.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC