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suzuki bandit

Post by delboy21 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:06 am

have just bought suzuki bandit 1200 mk 1 ,i am about to go into the red on fuel gauge can anyone tell me is the red bit the reserve or when it hits rock bottom of gaugeg is that reserve thanks in advance

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Re: suzuki bandit

Post by winston smith » Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:52 pm

In my experience when the gauge hits top of the red there's between 2 & 3litres left - enough to get to a petrol station.
However, on an older bike, just bought, without good knowledge of it's history/condition I wouldn't want to run it that low - who knows what crap n sludge is sitting at the bottom of the tank waiting to be sucked into the carbs.
Fill up ASAP is best advice

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Re: suzuki bandit

Post by Six30 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:33 pm

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Re: suzuki bandit

Post by delboy21 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:54 pm

just want to know if the red is the reserve or when it gets to bottom of gauge whats still in the tank is reserve

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Re: suzuki bandit

Post by Six30 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:28 pm

When it goes past the red and reaches the E which stands for empty it means ........





















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Re: suzuki bandit

Post by delboy21 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:32 pm

so the red is reserve thats what i was asking thanks

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Re: suzuki bandit

Post by skyrider » Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:54 pm

is there a reserve position on your petcock :?:
i dont know where im going but i will when i get there

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Re: suzuki bandit

Post by delboy21 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:54 pm

Yes

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