Question about 2002 Honda VTR 1000 F Firestorm
I have just bought a 2002 model firestorm with the 19 ltr tank and the fuel economy is a joke!
Town riding, it managed 67 miles before the low fuel light came on and on a relatively gentle run around wales it managed 85 miles!?
surely it cant be that bad?... its only a 1 ltr engine... my crappy renault laguna is better on fuel :/
i worked out its doing around 22 mpg! this cant be right, there must be something wrong with it?
Can anyone help?
dont get me wrong as i love the bike.. its awesome, but i cant take it on a tour around spain if i need to stop for juice every hour :'(
You sound like you are UK based. Two suggestions for finding out whats wrong, 1 join the yahoo group VTR_List, wealth of user info from around the world but UK based. 2 Contact Roger Ditchfield at Revolution racing (also on the list).
Beyond that the usual things would be a), looking for a leak. b),checking stuck choke. c),plugs and filters.
You could get it Dynojetted, reports say increase response, performance and increase tank range to 125miles.
I have smaller tank model (16l in 1999) and managed to get 59 miles from the tank but only with extreme abuse of the throtle, usually get 95-100 befroe RLOD (Red Light Of Death!)
Have toured to Monaco 3 times and hope to go this year again - still only looking at 100 before starting to worry about finding a refill!
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 02, 2015 | 2000 Toyota Sienna
Mar 11, 2014 | Cars & Trucks
Jun 08, 2012 | 1992 Yamaha TDM 850
Jan 18, 2011 | 2000 Daewoo Nubira
Jan 21, 2010 | 1995 Dodge Intrepid
Dec 01, 2008 | 1999 Kia Sephia
383 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: