FYI 1stGen VEE is bump startedable - Stromtrooper Forum : Suzuki V-Strom Motorcycle Forums
DL1000A - 2014-2016 DL1000A - 2014-2016 (L4-L6)

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 04-18-2016, 02:23 PM Thread Starter
Stromthusiast!
Junior Trooper
 
snbdman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: MN
Posts: 7
FYI 1stGen VEE is bump startedable

Public service announcement.

If your battery is to week to turn the starter over but will prime the fuel pump the bike can still be bump started. Having a hill near by does help in the process.
snbdman is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 04-18-2016, 03:14 PM
FORUM GODFATHER.....R.I.P. PAT
 
greywolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Evanston IL USA
Posts: 38,049
Garage
Another FYI. The fuel pump sits in fuel. There is no way for it to go dry so priming is not what is happening when it makes noise. It has to get the fuel pressure up to 43psi. Then the pressure regulator valve opens to divert some fuel back into the tank so the pressure in the output pipe stays at 43psi. When that happens, the pump gets quieter.

As long as the pump has enough power to reach that 43psi, the engine can be bump started.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s
See https://www.stromtrooper.com/general...nicknames.html

Please vote in the poll on what Strom(s) you have at https://www.stromtrooper.com/informa...-you-have.html
greywolf is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Stromtrooper Forum : Suzuki V-Strom Motorcycle Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome