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I'm just wondering what the Gen4 owners are gettin out of a tank mileage wise. My fuel light comes on at about 105 miles. Is this right? I ride around at a moderate to spirited pace but I have a hard time believing the Gen4's fuel economy sucks this bad.
 

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I'm just wondering what the Gen4 owners are gettin out of a tank mileage wise. My fuel light comes on at about 105 miles. Is this right? I ride around at a moderate to spirited pace but I have a hard time believing the Gen4's fuel economy sucks this bad.
I get about 40ish when cruising.. Yours has a mpg tracker on it.
 

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Yeah, that's about right. Let me ask you this...you bought a ZX-10 expecting good empeegees??? :lol: They make a Vespa for that sort of thing.

It's gets 32mpg cruising at 90mph. It's got a 4 gal tank. The best you'll ever really see is in the 100-120 mile range per tank. The light comes on early so 105 on the odo is about right. Forget about it and twist the throttle!
 

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Had a 2010 and now a 2015 zx-10 and they both get about 100-120 a tank. And that's with -1+2. I sure didn't buy them for the mileage.
 

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Damn, big change frim my Gen3's and Gen1's. Oh well.......It is what it is.
 

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Fuel light comes on early, so still have more than a gallon left. I fill mine to the very top, to the lip.
 

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Damn, big change frim my Gen3's and Gen1's. Oh well.......It is what it is.
My son and I rode this weekend, filled up same time and he ran out of gas about a mile and a half before the gas station on his Gen 3 and my Gen 4 made it no problems. Pace was moderate to fast.
 

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My last Gen3 was tuned to the hilt, so i imagine that played a big part.
 

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I'm running 16/42 gearing gen4, love to gas it, no idea what gas milage Im getting. However it's better than my ex pickup truck, and way more fun. Dont put riflemans throttle insert on it tho, he now owes me gas money lol. (because it works to well)
 

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True story. One time I forgot to bring my hat which normally gets stored in the tail section. Big improvement, the bike felt so nimble and I could flick it way easier. Now I just walk around with helmet hair but it's worth it. :badteeth:
Just add 1/5th of a turn of preload, that'll make a huge improvement.
 

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I have a gen 3 so I can't really comment. I just know I was off my game today running my circle. I was able to figure out though that when I put on my chain lube I had added one extra revolution more than normal. Once I was able to wipe a little off I was back to groovin it.
 

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Ok soo something weird about the gas mileage thing..
I get about 100-110 per tank before the light comes on and the average mpg I am getting says 34 but on a recent trip from san francisco to sacramento I made it using 2.3 gallons. And I may or may not have been going triple digits.. Expected to use way more more gas than that lmao
 
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