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speedfiend




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Fri May 20, 2011 5:33 pm

Huron52 wrote:
The Post office guy delievered my tank today.... wings

I'll trade you postal clerks.

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Status: Missent

Your item was misrouted. The error has been corrected and every effort is being made to deliver it as soon as possible.

Apparently even leaving my packages at the neighbors is getting too difficult for the morons at my post office.
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Huron52




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Fri May 20, 2011 7:36 pm

SheWolf wrote:
POST PICS!!! cheers

Not sure what you want pics of.... the postman? the brown box or the tank?




P.S. Sorry I don't have any pics of bicycle guys....
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SheWolf
Alpha Rider



PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Fri May 20, 2011 9:23 pm

Very happy That's ok. I was referring to the pics of the tank on the bike when you get em. thumb

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bsheet2




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Sat May 21, 2011 8:29 am

Muddyrabbit wrote:
The last 5 who paid through GPS shipped out today. Meredith's white tank arrived today also. Had to squeeze my hand inside because none of the lines were hooked up. :hmmm:

Rabbit, I did not receive any sort of shipping notice and have not received a tank yet. Can you confirm mine is one of those shipped?
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Huron52




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Sat May 21, 2011 11:16 am

SheWolf wrote:
Very happy That's ok. I was referring to the pics of the tank on the bike when you get em. thumb

I'll see what I can do when the time comes... Today I am working on my lowering kit.
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Muddyrabbit




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Mon May 23, 2011 10:38 am

Has anyone had problems with fuel delivery once the fuel level is low enough that you are relying on the secondary lift pump?
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SheWolf
Alpha Rider



PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Mon May 23, 2011 10:55 am

lurk

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trav72




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Mon May 23, 2011 10:56 am

Muddyrabbit wrote:
Has anyone had problems with fuel delivery once the fuel level is low enough that you are relying on the secondary lift pump?

I ran mine really low this past Saturday. I opened the tank and the pump was no longer submerged in gas and the bike was still running. That being said, I'm not sure how much farther I could have gone. That secondary pump splashes gas all over the place inside the tank. I do wonder how effective that is as most seems to splash away from the pump itself. Is it possible that the vacuum pump is to powerful? I'm not exactly sure since this is my first after market tank with a secondary vacuum pump.
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Scharcon




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Mon May 23, 2011 11:03 am

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Has anyone had problems with fuel delivery once the fuel level is low enough that you are relying on the secondary lift pump?

I DON'T have a problem.

But i was wondering the same thing. How do you know the secondary pump is working (before its to late). I ended up just putting one gallon in the first time and when i turned the key i heard two pumps with stock pump running dry and then the change in tone to its' normal tone of pumping fuel. Hit the starter and it started right up. Drove around for 10 minutes and then headed to a gas station to fill it up. OK so far.
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Muddyrabbit




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Mon May 23, 2011 11:13 am

We had some issues with fuel supply Friday night, and when we topped off the tank it went away. It may have been a kink in the vacuum line that runs the pump but we wont know for sure until the fuel level goes down.
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bsheet2




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Mon May 23, 2011 7:10 pm

I am confused. I thought the vacume pump would not see any vacume till the engine was running???
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Scharcon




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Mon May 23, 2011 8:59 pm

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I am confused. I thought the vacume pump would not see any vacume till the engine was running???

Yeh, thought about that as soon as i hit the send key to post and been wiating all day for somebody to say something. I must just have heard the different sounds of a dry and then primed stock pump. Sounded very different because its usually submerged in fuel.

So how did the fuel get to the stock pump? Did i just get lucky and get some fuel in the bowl when i dumped in my one gallon?

What happens if you try to start the bike and that stock fuel pump bowl is dry but you still have fuel lower in the wings for the secondary pump but it can't pull the fuel up because the bike isn't running yet? It would be nice to be able to trouble shoot this on a ride if i have a problem.

Thanks,
Bruce
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bsheet2




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Mon May 23, 2011 11:43 pm

Scharcon wrote:
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I am confused. I thought the vacume pump would not see any vacume till the engine was running???

Yeh, thought about that as soon as i hit the send key to post and been wiating all day for somebody to say something. I must just have heard the different sounds of a dry and then primed stock pump. Sounded very different because its usually submerged in fuel.

So how did the fuel get to the stock pump? Did i just get lucky and get some fuel in the bowl when i dumped in my one gallon?

What happens if you try to start the bike and that stock fuel pump bowl is dry but you still have fuel lower in the wings for the secondary pump but it can't pull the fuel up because the bike isn't running yet? It would be nice to be able to trouble shoot this on a ride if i have a problem.

Thanks,
Bruce

I have wondered that very thing. Could be that reserve is fine if when you run low you are moving. But may not want to kill the engine or take a spill.

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Muddyrabbit




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Thu May 26, 2011 1:44 pm

I think there should still be enough fuel in the lines and the injection system to get the engine running until the vacuum pump kicks in.

I have been offline for a few days and out of touch, Alex had a 104 fever and I couldn't get to the shop.

Bsheet2 your tank was indeed in the last batch shipped out, did you get it yet?
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bsheet2




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Thu May 26, 2011 3:34 pm

Thanks Rabbit. I received my tank. Will try to put her on this weekend.


Thinking a bit more. Even if you kill the engine when vacume pump is needed, there still should be fuel in that depression area where the main pump is??? As long as you don't take a dirt nap, it may be ok.
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Muddyrabbit




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Fri May 27, 2011 3:07 pm

Everyone who appreciates what She Wolf did to make this tank happen, CLICK THIS! A bunch of you knew this was coming now go check out the final result.
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SheWolf
Alpha Rider



PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Fri May 27, 2011 4:15 pm

Thanks Rabbit...thanks all of you! Shog

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Subaru297




PostSubject: Bump   Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:05 pm

Now that everyone has all their tanks installed are there anymore good pictures? I am interested in getting a black one and haven't seen any good pictures yet. Any black tanks installed with any graphic kit would be great!

My wishlist is now;

4.7 gallon IMS tank in black
Lynx fairing in black
Luggage rack
Shinko 244's
Get rid of handlebar vibration.
Go on a long ADV ride!
needpics
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Scharcon




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:05 pm

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Subaru297




PostSubject: Re: IMS 4.5 Gallon Tally!   Sun Aug 07, 2011 7:31 pm

That one does look nice. I think I will have to get one and see how it looks with a graphics kit on. I am still debating between the 3.1 and the 4.7 though......

Thanks
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