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  1. DL650A - 2012-2016
    Hi guys, Got the bike about a month and half ago, private owner. 2012 white dl650, with 5,500 miles on it. She drives great! not a single problem. I have just reached the 6,000 mile mark today. But I have noticed on the three gas fill up I have done so far, than the MPG for each period have...
  2. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    HI Guys. Before I explain the issue I want to apologize in advance IF this is the wrong thread, the wrong way to post or anything related. I know the subject has been discussed in the past and there is probably a huge amount of material posted. That is my first issue. I am currently so tight...
  3. Pulstar Spark Plugs
    Thanks for the welcomes everyone! For those who have not heard of Pulstar with PlasmaCore spark plugs before, Pulstar incorporates pulsed power technology into a spark plug to produce quicker throttle response and higher average horsepower and torque. Pulstar spark plugs prepare your fuel for...
  4. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    yesterday on a ride to WV and back, 298.4 miles total, i set a new for me all time high 54.3 mpg record. :thumbup: and i got 54.0 mpg on the way home. so, i know it wasnt a math error. using regular automotive grade fuel (93 octane) with sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment. see...
  5. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    i recently did a 900+ mile 87 vs 93 octane mpg compar-o.. i averaged 2.9 more mpg with the 93 octane. works for me. :yesnod: i didnt include the mpg of the transition tank of fuel in the compar-o. so i accually rode a total of 1100 miles for this experiment...
  6. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    I need better fuel economy! I bought a 2003 dl1000 a month ago, and im averaging about 40mpg, driving it very lightly.. in other words not exceeding 4000 rpm. Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to raise that? I cleaned the air filter so far, and that got me from 37 to 41 mpg. The...
  7. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hello, all! I am new to the site; forgive me if this has been discussed before. I am seriously considering buying a DL650 for my 45 mile interstate commute. Speed will be constant 75mph while on the road, and the area I live in is prone to 15-20mph winds a couple months out of the year...
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