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Owner: dcb
pimp mobile: 1981 suzuki gs 250 t
Displacement: 0.25 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 320 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 50
Frontal area: 10 sq.ft.
Description: 6 speed, disk front brake, electric start.

I have a big old honda fairing I'm thinking about putting on it.

Installed 4.8 gallon tank off a 78 gs750. Now if I can get 105mpg I'll have a 500 mile range

Strapped a soft stanley toolbox on the back seat, Now I have trunk!!

Build Thread:
Current Mods: 03/21/08 vacuum gauge installed, bounces a lot at idle (needs restriction in line), doesn't break 5 inches unless engine braking. Haven't been able to make good use of it yet.

03/24 installed 37 tooth sprocket (was 47!), I like it a lot better as the gears are more useful. Can't imagine it doesn't help economy.

4/21/08 Mounted seat lower on frame and put rear springs on lowest setting.

4/23/08 put some paint marks on the throttle for a throttle position sensor

Planned Mods: additional neutral detents between 6/5 and 4/3

Maybe the fairing will help, maybe not.

Develop fuel consumption instrumentation.

Eventually hope to make it electric.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 50 mpg(US)
EPA highway 70 mpg(US)
EPA combined 60 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 92.92 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 94.96 mpg(US)
90 days 96.29 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Jul 31, 2008

(Created: 2008-02-26 19:19:17 / Modified: 2008-07-31 18:36:35)

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