do you stay on your bike while filling up w/ gas?

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do you stay on your bike while filling up w/ gas?

#1 Unread post by jaclynspradling » Sat May 04, 2019 1:19 am

will the tank not fill up right if it's tilted on the sidestand? maybe this is why im getting early warnings from my low gas warning.

BTW, i found out that my lights blinks if there's only 1.2 gallons left and then it becomes a solid light when there's only .4 gallons.

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Re: do you stay on your bike while filling up w/ gas?

#2 Unread post by JackoftheGreen » Sat May 04, 2019 11:14 pm

Good question.
I've always believed you can't quite get the tank full when it's resting on its sidestand, but it certainly isn't causing any problems or doing any harm. I like to fill up from the seat when I can.

And good on you for paying such close attention to your bike, having good knowledge about stuff like that makes it easier to plan.

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Re: do you stay on your bike while filling up w/ gas?

#3 Unread post by brajon » Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:05 am

Not sure if it makes any difference but I usually fill my bike straight up.

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Re: do you stay on your bike while filling up w/ gas?

#4 Unread post by jstark47 » Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:54 pm

brajon wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:05 am
Not sure if it makes any difference but I usually fill my bike straight up.
Me too. Can get more gas in that way.
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