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Stole the thread idea from EX-500.

Today, I filled it and rode it until it hit reserve. 136 or 7 miles or something like that. Then found out the fuel pump does not in fact run when you press the starter while in gear and clutch out. On mine anyways....

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About fuckin time!
 

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I gave her a beer to cheer her up. She is a bit depressed about the being in solitary for the last month. She really misses the exercise yard.
 

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i put on new levers and a new clutch perch
 

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I broke free of the house and took her for a long 2 hour ride. Filled her up twice and added a lil seafoam each time. Tomorrow I plan to start modifiing the Graves exhaust into a shorty and see where it will be mounted, and add decals i received in the mail
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edit; i did it now after i got exited. Doesnt look so plain, but the air ram hole looks bad. I will add a grate behind it tomorrow.
 

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I put it in a box and mailed it to someone who will actually fix it up and ride it.
 

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^ nice!!! I let her rest after a hard canyon run followed by a 140mph rush...And I wonder why I need tires now!
 
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Watched as the lawn care guys buried her in grass this morning. Then a real good cleaning.

And now letting her rest until I get a day to add some coolant. Heading to Florida next week and damn I wish I could bring it.
 

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today i got my valves adjusted, fluids changed, brakes inspected. tomorrow tune the suspension and order a kill switch.
 

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Watched as the lawn care guys buried her in grass this morning. Then a real good cleaning.

And now letting her rest until I get a day to add some coolant. Heading to Florida next week and damn I wish I could bring it.
Wish you could bring it too.. I ripped her heart out and gave her some love up front. Pulled the engine and installed an 03 636 front end.
 

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Took her for a ride today, hit some twisties, some cruising. bought a few parts and cleaners so tueday I can do a lot of work on her.

she's in the garage resting now on the tender.
 

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rode it a little over 200 miles in the pouring rain.
 

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My bi-annual chain goop cleanup from the front countershaft area. Took about a 1/4 lbs of buildup to the trash can. Then it was a new rear tire, followed up by a soap and wax.
 

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yeah the mileage should be a bit better than the 40 ish I am getting. But its running all kinds of rich though too, so... Should be better next year after the winter fun. I mean, like 140 miles to 3 and a half gallons or so isnt too bad. Im not entirely sure how big the fual capacity is before reserve though, so maybe I didnt even hit reserve at all and my bike is just retarded?
 

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My two 9s hit reserve at 4g religiously, probably in the same neighborhood as your 7, where 1g remains. The older E starts stinking up the cockpit with fuel vapor 3 miles before reserve is tripped. Still haven't figured that one out yet, but it's kinda cool knowing she's reached her limit.

The absolute worst I've ever seen was a 175, back in my early tuning days before someone directed me towards FP. That seems like so long ago, 3 years, in fact; like the bad-old days. :squint If you ever want to find out your bike's total range, from fill-up to where she sputters to a stop, take along a 16 oz bottle of fuel. Something that won't leak or be a fire hazard.
 
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