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Old 03-09-2013, 10:18 AM   #7692
motoged
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Originally Posted by JustBob View Post
Just took my first empty the tank ride on my new to me 2010 690ER. Bike has FMF can, Vortex ECU (set at 3-3-3-1), EPA stuff removed. I got 35mpg mostly forest service roads, some of it 1st and 2nd gear stuff, 20% pavement. Is this nominal? What do most of you get?
JB,
Not nagging.....and maybe you are already aware....running tank empty increases risk of burning out fuel pump as fuel in tank is what cools the pump.....so now you have that experiment under your belt, always try to keep at least 1/3 of tank w/fuel.....whenever possible.....
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