Well I think it is because bikes go much further than cars on gas, and as you know almost all bikes have a reserve. Most people just watch their mileage and know when it is time to get gas. Others wait until they need to flip their petcock to reserve, and lastly, people like me check how much gas they have often enough to never really worry about it. On a side note, some newer bikes have gas guages, but it is usually the more expensive ones.
My guess is two fold. I think the shape of the tank makes it difficult to put a measuring device in the tank as opposed to cars with relatively rectangular shaped tanks. The second is that bikes turn by leaning so the fuel gets sloshed around more making it difficult for a guage to measure accurately
my 87 has a gas gauge and is highly inaccurate. i lose about 1/8 of a tank when i acc. to highway speeds from surface streets. my gas guage varies from 1/2 to full for about the first 80 or so miles, then it just sits on E for the next 70 or so when i get paranoid and just fill up. as far as i know my bike has no reserve and i wish i had one.
I need only the left side carb body for a 2003 zr-7s. I'll take a whole set if you have one but if you have a partial set or a set you can't use that has a good left carb body, that's all I really need.
Looking at bringing back my wife to rider status (she is a qualified rider) and beginning research to find a nice smaller, lighter ride for her.
Presently thinking of a GPZ550 OR a KZ550 OR a Zephyr 550.
Would the forum members be kind enough to share their opinions based on experience with...
Vilken typ av motor har jag och undrar på vilka motorcykel den sitter. Motornumret är F107-101202 125 cc vattenkyld
Vilken typ av motor har jag och undrar på vilken motorcykel den sitter. Motornummer är F107-101202 125 cc vattenkyld
I have a 2001 ZR-7S and would like to know where the center stand rests so it does not contact the chain. I have it rigged up with a stand-off so it does not do this but it rests on the swing arm now. I have a rubber peice mounted on the swing arm to protect it from damage but I don't feel this...
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