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purrrrr

i find it absolutely fascinating that whilst i sit quietly in the lounge and read, and all is quiet, i can hear the mv make a purrrrrrrrrrrr sound, a very sweet one at that, yet the bike is an absolute beast, aggressive, powerhouse.
what the hell is the purrr sound

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maybe air evaporating from the emissions ?

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Yeah....fuel tank venting.

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Anyone know if the 2005 F4S' have the evap system in the tank? I would love to get ride of it and gain some more room for fuel.

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Joe;
mine '05 did, while you're in there put a new fuel filter in

reroute the vent and drain lines and make them ~12" 30cm longer....that way, the next filter change will be a snap, it'll allow you to remove the pump without removing the vent and drain lines.

once you get in there you'll see why

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