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View Poll Results: How far CAN you go before you HAVE to refill your (EFI) 3.3 gal tank?
Less than 90 miles 19 7.66%
90 - 94 miles 19 7.66%
95 - 99 miles 16 6.45%
100 - 104 miles 35 14.11%
105 - 109 miles 14 5.65%
110 - 114 miles 20 8.06%
115 - 119 miles 22 8.87%
120 - 124 miles 28 11.29%
125 - 129 miles 20 8.06%
130 miles + 55 22.18%
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I filled up yesterday at 123.8 miles. Took 2.31 gal. That means I should be able to get to 170, but I don't want to find out for sure.
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Both on the 883 and 1200S, both with high flow air intakes and less restricted mufflers, typically 120-130 miles to reserve.
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mine has always lit up at about 2 gallons (US) down.

Right now, I'm getting a solid 48 to 50 miles per gallon.

Same here...right around 80-85 miles, my light comes on and if I gas up right away it's always right around 2 gal from full...but I'm only getting 39 mpg.
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I'm sure there's a fix for my light issue, just too lazy to do anything about it. Besides, this is the first bike I ever owned that had any kind of fuel indicator on it ... all my other bikes had petcocks with a reserve.
I don't have a low fuel light installed on my '07, but it is easy to tell when I need to fill...at a certain point my bike will begin to surge from lack of fuel due to the pump being uncovered during accelleration.

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I can do just about 100 miles and then I add about 2.5 gallons.......and this is on a turbo bike with me in the throttle a whole lot
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I "can" go about 130 miles before I "have" to fill up. Generally low fuel light comes on around 90 miles. I'll generally fill up around 100 miles and it'll take about 2.5 gallons.
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Oh, I thought all the '07s onwards (the EFI bikes) had a low fuel light? Made up for not having a petcock with reserve, no?
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Depends on how heavy you are on the throttle...from 90-130 miles per tank full is the best you can do before flipping to reserve, Non EFI bike!
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Oh it had one on it to start with...there have been changes lol!

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Low fuel light used to come on at around 90 miles(stays on all the time now). And it takes right at 2 gallons to fill up. So i'm getting around 150m per tank. I think unless you really want to replace your fuelpump 100m is the range.
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