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davyramone
04-12-2010, 06:01 PM
hi guys another newbe asking stupid questions!!!! just traded in my triumph speed triple for an 06 tuono 1000r.. absolutely awesome, but after filling up the fuel light came on after 86 miles?? is this nornal? seems very short.. i was expecting more like 120-130?? cheers guys:confused:

TenTwelve
04-12-2010, 06:32 PM
Keep the spurs out of it.

dallascat
04-12-2010, 07:10 PM
I was getting about 100 before I replaced the exhaust. I am now getting in the mid 90's, with probably another 20-30 miles on reserve (never tested)...

I haven't done much highway riding but I would suspect it would get closer to the 100 and in the mid 80 for in-town riding...

Aussie Factory
04-12-2010, 07:53 PM
hi guys another newbe asking stupid questions!!!! just traded in my triumph speed triple for an 06 tuono 1000r.. absolutely awesome, but after filling up the fuel light came on after 86 miles?? is this nornal? seems very short.. i was expecting more like 120-130?? cheers guys:confused:

Mine comes on at about 175km(109mile) and will do another 50km(31.25mile). I have done 235km(146mile) on a tank.:) Its an 08. They can be out by a lot. The best way is to fill it up when the light comes on and see how many litres it takes. You can soon work out what a tank will get you and how many miles you have left in it after the light comes on then. Just reset your Trip B when the light comes on and use that as a guide.

RSVRFACTORY
04-12-2010, 08:44 PM
did the dealer fill your tank??? I ask because I bought a new 2008 Ninja 250r and the dealer would only give me 1/2 a tank. I asked him for a full tank and he told me "You wouldn't want it because the gas I have is old and would not make the bike run right."

Of course this is the gas he had no problem filling half the tank with....he could have just said No, but he made a stupid ass story and became a moron in my book.

TroyBoy30
04-13-2010, 07:16 AM
I get around 90 miles before my light comes on. The light comes on early though. I can get another 40 - 50 miles with the light on

TuonoBen
04-13-2010, 12:04 PM
During the first years I could do around 180 km but the last 2 years it also lights up on +/- 150km (95 miles).
Dealer says it's my fault...right hand failure :WTF:

davyramone
04-13-2010, 01:32 PM
cheers guys,, i filled the tank to the top,, just need to make sure i know where the gas stations are!!! shoud be a hoot.. at least they are all happy smiley miles.....

jrflanne
04-13-2010, 01:48 PM
My light comes on at about 110 miles or so. Much lower when riding around town. Last weekend I was on 140 miles when I gassed up. Took 4.2 gallons. I believe it is a 4.5 gallon tank.

AlanR
04-13-2010, 02:20 PM
depends on your journey type and bike set up, as above, this is what I get..

I used to commute into London, via 'slow' 30 and 40 roads then filtering into the city, so slippinh clutc lots of 1st, 2nd gear, would see 85-90 miles before reserve came on, would fill up at 115miles and normally get a good 16ish litres in. Tank is 18.

Currently, am now on the motorway for 95% of my new journey :crybaby: (boring!!!!!), and am getting to 110-115 easily before reserve light up, mostly sitting at 80 ish ...cough, cough....

fill up with 130ish miles on the clock and squeeze in approx 15 litres, so have perhaps 150 tank range before running on fumes with this journey type.

I have 15t 42t, akras, map 2 and normally don't hang about...

harry monk
04-13-2010, 04:11 PM
V twins are thirsty bugas.
If I'm lucky 85 before light comes on, but have done 30 after. Still only get 17 litrs in then, think it holds 18

davyramone
04-13-2010, 05:13 PM
like i said thats my first tank done.. was a bit of a mixed bag bout 55miles open a roads 70-130mph, rest was short bursts into town, I also had fitted pair of pipe werx race cans....REALLY loud these guys are from england good quality find them on flea bay...

APRILIABILL
04-13-2010, 05:53 PM
i'm havint to get used to this. my harley weighd twice as much, had half the h.p. and got twice the m.p.g.

i wouldn't trade this bike for anything, but damn.. i've owned trucks that got better m.p.g. than this bike....

stunva
04-14-2010, 05:46 AM
I done 175ks (109miles) on Sunday and the light came on. I sat on 100ks (60mph) for the 60ks (38m) back to town and put almost 15ltrs in, the tank is 18ltrs. First 80ks (50m) of the ride was fairly quick though. Bike was bog stock 06.

svmtbman
04-14-2010, 10:33 AM
I picked my bike up new from the dealer on Saturday and rode in the mountains and my light came on at 100 miles. Granted I am breaking the motor in so I didn't rev past 6k RPM. On the ride home I was able to get 145 miles before the light came on, this was from 80~90 mph cruising down the interstate with some variation in speed because of break-in.

_CD_
04-14-2010, 02:08 PM
Mine usually comes on around 90 miles. I usually fill at around 120-130 miles and it takes between 3 and 4 gallons. I've taken it to about 140 miles and put 4.2 gallons into the 4.7 gallon tank.

garrettg
04-14-2010, 03:48 PM
The black plastic funnel minimizing the filler hole can be hack sawed off, if you remove the filler cap unit, to allow a higher fuel level into the tank. There is a thread out there with instructions on how to do this. I did this while fixing a leaking gas cap as the rubber seal doesn't always have enough pressure on the filler hole. I am not sure how much more gas a person can get in the tank with this filler hole widened but its easier to fill the tank now at full blast now that air can displace the tank easier.

Dan M
04-14-2010, 04:18 PM
Just reset your Trip B when the light comes on and use that as a guide.

Shortly after my light comes on a little gas pump appears on the screen and it starts counting miles from when the light appeared. Pretty cool feature. Doesn't make up for the short range though...
I'm tempted to carry a gas can and see how far it will go with the light on.

MilleMikey
04-14-2010, 06:57 PM
My light comes on around 75 miles..and then I run it to 120 and fill up. It's always about 3.4 or 3.5 gallons that I put in.
(The Tank is 4.8) so I know I can run it a bit more... but seeing that yellow light just wigs me out a bit....

08 Tuono, Akra pipes, changed gearing.



Mike

putz
04-14-2010, 07:25 PM
I have never done better than 90 or so before light comes on. I typiclly will then pump in 3+ gallons in.

Atom
04-19-2010, 01:15 AM
88-90 on mine is when the light comes on. 109 if I'm easy on the throttle. That was like twice in it's life...

Pieman_tm
04-19-2010, 06:45 AM
Same story here, usually comes on between 85 and 95. It came on just after we went passed a service station in europe last year and it went all the way to 148 before the next fuel stop.

Luckily this thing's only my toy and not needed for my daily commute.

rayrey
04-19-2010, 09:55 AM
I think that we may be looking at this the wrong way since we don't know how full each of us fill the tank maybe we should talk about after the light turns on. I have ran another 30 miles after the light turns on on several occasions and it seems that i could go another 15 miles or so. I would safely say I could go 35miles after the light comes on no matter how hard i'm riding the bike

Aussie Factory
04-20-2010, 03:46 AM
I got to 239km last week and the Tuono coughed right out the front of the servo:) Perfect timing. It took 17.4 litres. That was general riding to work, traffic, open highway, red line etc. I think thats great for such a fun bike.:worship:

Oh and the light came on at 170km.

RoteEddie
04-20-2010, 05:00 AM
My old 06 would use appr 0,65l per 10km. My new (to me) Factory uses 0,7l per 10 km. Both on map2 and slip-ons, 15/42 and 15/40 gearing.

Range is then a theoretical 276,9 km and 257,1 km respectively. IRL I would never get close before filling up. When pushing it I would stretch to 230 km on my old one before filling up.

I'll bring a 2l canister on my next trip and see how much I can actually do before tank is empty :)

stunva
04-20-2010, 07:58 PM
Hey Aussie Factory, what size sprocket & cog are you running.

erspamer
04-23-2010, 09:54 PM
I have gotten 90-110 miles before the light comes on depending on how I am riding, it usually takes 2.7-2.9 gallons to fill it which means I have close to 2 gallons left in the tank. The 08 claims to hold 4.7 gallons.

Beverz
04-24-2010, 12:05 PM
My fuel light came on after 55 miles yesterday. Thats purely 30-45 mph around town.
Filled it up straight away and got 11 litres in it.
WTF thats low 20's per gallon in my reconing
It must be bucketing the fuel in on light throttle.
This bike is seriously rinsing my wallet:bangwall:

manxkipper
04-24-2010, 01:16 PM
My fuel light came on after 55 miles yesterday. Thats purely 30-45 mph around town.
Filled it up straight away and got 11 litres in it.
WTF thats low 20's per gallon in my reconing
It must be bucketing the fuel in on light throttle.
This bike is seriously rinsing my wallet:bangwall:

If you run an AFR logging unit on light throttle the amount of fuel being wasted is huge. My Tuono was running 10.8 to 11.5 at light openings - should be higher than 13.2. The fuel is escaping out of the exhaust - what a
waste!!

Aussie Factory
04-24-2010, 05:47 PM
Hey Aussie Factory, what size sprocket & cog are you running.

Stock on the back and 15t up front. Cheers.

Velociraptor
04-25-2010, 07:34 AM
Last Saturday a guy with a modified Tuoldo came out with us, we all filled up before setting off and he ran it dry after 90 miles:confused:! In the middle of nowhere as well, luckily one of us had a length of tube and we magaged to syphon some fuel into his tank. I don't know exactly what mods he's got on it, I know he's got a different chip and a home made Renegade style induction kit and from the way that thing hoisted the front wheel I imagine he must be running at least 15/43 gearing. The point is, for the first time I felt like mine was positively economical,:rolleyes: my fuel light hadn't even come on when he ran out!

Beverz
04-25-2010, 01:26 PM
If you run an AFR logging unit on light throttle the amount of fuel being wasted is huge. My Tuono was running 10.8 to 11.5 at light openings - should be higher than 13.2. The fuel is escaping out of the exhaust - what a
waste!!

My T has a Pc3. Surley the fuel is fully adjustable? ANYONE?

Batfastard
04-25-2010, 02:50 PM
My T has a Pc3. Surley the fuel is fully adjustable? ANYONE?

Yeah.


The more that you open throttle, the more petrol it uses.

Beverz
04-26-2010, 07:54 AM
Round town happens to be the worst fuel consumption on smallest throttle openings..:crowbar:
Any Technical members out there with fueling knowhow?

doozerdave
04-26-2010, 08:36 AM
My T has a Rapid Bike 3 fuel controller installed. Since I got it so late last season and right at the start of this season I had the stator problems I haven't had a chance to really test my tank range. This morning I filled up and put my brain into touring mode (since I don't have access to the OEM map switch with the RB3 controller) and will try to get as much range as I can on this tank, avoiding city riding as much as possible.

I'm probably going to get flamed for saying this, but if my fuel range ends up being less than 180km before the light comes on I might have to re-map it so that below 4500rpm it doesn't use so much fuel. I bought the comfortable bike for sport touring, not sport touring and fueling. haha...

APRILIABILL
04-26-2010, 09:04 AM
i was on a motorcyle parts site the other day, and laughed when i saw what was basically a thermos, to carry 20 oz. of extra fuel.

now that i own this bike, it isn't too funny, and i may spring for one....

manxkipper
04-26-2010, 09:04 AM
My pc3 mapping using the afr logger I have installed has resulted in negative figures at 2,5 and 10% Throttle (up to -28%). Still in the process of recording sufficient data to make all the part throttle changes. At full throttle the oem map values are spot on. Steady fuel consumption is approx 15km/l (42 mpg imperial) with the changes I have made so far. I was getting 11km/l!

doozerdave
04-26-2010, 12:26 PM
At full throttle the oem map values are spot on. Steady fuel consumption is approx 15km/l (42 mpg imperial) with the changes I have made so far. I was getting 11km/l!

15km/l sounds great to me, and keeping the full throttle OEM map ensures that it's still a Tuono. ;) I need to go to the dealer and ask for the Rapid Bike 3 CD and manual, if they have it...

garrettg
04-26-2010, 02:30 PM
I just had a custom pc3 map done and most of my map now has negative values throughout the entire range but more around the 2-3k level. I am now seeing the fuel light comes on around 107-110 miles (only tested 2 tanks) which it normally come on 90-95 miles. I did also trim the underside of the filler cap so slightly more fuel can be put in the tank.

APRILIABILL
04-26-2010, 04:23 PM
i read somewhere recently, the new bugati, if ran flat out, will use all it's fuel in twelve minutes. i wonder if this bike would be pretty close...

A line
04-26-2010, 06:05 PM
something tells me that that might be worth the cost of gas to do that!

RedTuono
04-30-2010, 08:25 PM
Here is the answer. The tank runs out at 4.1 gallons, I know, I got into a very remote area and well . . . no gas station. Holds 4.5 gallons.

The light usually comes on around 3 gallons of usage, I've had it as low as 2.7 so i use it as a reminder not an indication of true range.

With my Leo Vince and my riding style I normally get 33 mpg. I use that to determine my range. 132 miles and I am pushing.

One tip, if you do run out of gas, remove the two 8mm head screws at the front of the tank and carefully raise it up (don't hit the handlebars is what carefully means) and put something under the tank to temporarily hold it up slightly but not enough that the bars would hit. The fuel pick up is at the very back of the tank and this can get you a few miles this way.

nostroke
05-18-2010, 05:29 PM
My first post here.
After putting my '03 back to stock pipe and chip, I'm getting about 120 miles till the light comes on. It was only 100 or so with the hot rod bits. It also starts and idles much more like it should. Its slower but its still damned fast......

BlackT5
05-18-2010, 05:41 PM
I also get about 90 miles from full to the brim to light on. I agree the light is pesimistic, it takes a few seconds to turn off once I fill my tank. Thats mixed city and highway.

olie
05-20-2010, 08:58 PM
I run out of fuel 50 yard from the gas station. A guy in a pickup truck stop and offer me his last 0.5 gallon approx of a spare can. Thank you, only in Texas... I gotta love Texas... I do...

Rode those 50 yards to the gas station and took 4 gallons to fill it up.

Thom
05-20-2010, 09:05 PM
wow, I'm moments away from purchasing one of these beasts and its hard to believe my current bike (96 yamaha seca 2 600) gets about 160, and thats nailing it a lot. Curvy time gets me about 120 (learned about that by walking 3 miles and then getting picked up my border patrol and brought back to my bike, with a full tank waiting for me).

but thats what happens when you switch up from a little 4 banger to a monster twin, right?

canal rat
07-04-2010, 04:11 PM
i ran OUT at 97.5 miles. 16/42 with akras. the light comes on at 70 miles then it is a crap shoot from there. The local dealer agreed to diagnose the issue with the new gen navigator machine to see if something can be fixed. if the bike is "normal" i will accept it but it seems to have a mind of its own with fuel consumption these days.

erspamer
07-04-2010, 04:30 PM
My light comes on in 85-95 miles, depending on riding style. 15/41, Akra's.

spencer
07-04-2010, 10:16 PM
fuel light on between 95-105 miles. Map2, Leo slipons, 15t sprocket. So far Im figuring 20 miles once light is on...havent gone anyfurther than that and it took 3.9 gallons to fill. Someone on here ran out of fuel and said 4.1 gallons with a bone dry tank. (I dont want to test that data unless I have some extra fuel along)

RoteEddie
07-05-2010, 04:46 AM
My Factory is using ca 7l/100 km with Akra's and map2. My 06' R used 6,5l/100km with map2 + PC3 and Arrows.

It will be very interesting to see what can be achieved using the modified PCV with Autotune. I will set it up with a full Smaltmoto system and have at least 2 different mappings available. One for performance and one for fuel economy.

GreaseSnake
07-06-2010, 05:59 PM
+ 35MPG (US). Map2 and Evo6. At a variety of speeds form slow town crusing to 120Mph+ with an avarage of 66Mph. 15/43 gearing

APRILIABILL
07-06-2010, 10:39 PM
My bike is continuing a strange phenom, over the last few weeks the m.p.g. has been picking up. I ride the same route on the weekends, trying to get the jist of what the bike can do, and improving my control.

When I first brought the bike home, this route was taking about six gallons, over the last couple weeks, It's dropped to a best of 3.1 gallons. to be clear, last weekend the fog was really heavy, to the point of it being almost rain. I think they like heavy air, on this trip, it actually dropped to just under 3 gallons. I don't think this trip was on, because of the extra moisture and the drop in speed to stay on the road, but the 3.1 trip was in a little warmer temps and faster speeds....

i-Zapp
07-07-2010, 02:05 PM
here's the solution - when i first bought my tuono in the spring i was getting around 27 mpg and having fun at it, then about a month ago i crashed my mx bike and seperated my shoulder. now i get 35 mpg.

svmtbman
07-07-2010, 08:38 PM
fuel light on between 95-105 miles. Map2, Leo slipons, 15t sprocket. So far Im figuring 20 miles once light is on...havent gone anyfurther than that and it took 3.9 gallons to fill. Someone on here ran out of fuel and said 4.1 gallons with a bone dry tank. (I dont want to test that data unless I have some extra fuel along)

I have the exact same setup with the same results.

hope0001
07-08-2010, 09:22 AM
The first time I rode the bike after putting the Akros and Power Comm on, I managed to get the fuel light on after 60 miles............ whoops

amajew
07-08-2010, 10:10 AM
if you putt putt keeping the rpm's down under 5K you will of course get better gas mileage, but if you use the bike for what it was intended for and not ride like a poooossssaaaayyyy... expect 30mpg or less :)

my light comes on between 75 and 95 miles depending on my mood :)

mbandit14
07-08-2010, 10:15 AM
Pretty much 100 is my magic number most of the time. But I have seen the light as low as 80.

aa1sb
07-08-2010, 08:05 PM
Pretty much 100 is my magic number most of the time. But I have seen the light as low as 80.

Same here. I push it 20 miles past when the light comes on.

DjRa
07-11-2010, 08:30 PM
I just filled my bike up for the first time, i only got 65 miles out of the tank which is about 25mpg, I only really got on it a few times. I have 15 tooth front sprocket and different exhaust, I too am a little sad i only got 65 miles..

i-Zapp
07-12-2010, 09:54 AM
using the "when the light comes on" criteria for fuel mileage is a bit unscientific since when the filler clicks off and how much additional fuel you coax into the tank during fillup are huge variables. having said that i get about 90 miles before the light comes on and i usually top off the tank to nearly the top.