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Does anyone else hear a difference in sound from the R3 when it has low fuel vs a lot of fuel? I can definitely hear a difference from mine. I was riding around, and it was sounding good as usual, but when i got down to 1 bar, or a bit after that, the sound is a bit different, very hard to describe, not so deep.

And after i fueled it up to full tank, it was gone immediately! This has happened several times, I don't think its anything wrong with my bike, because its not that much of a difference, just wanting to know if this is normal for all bikes?

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Yeah the bike seems to be a little more sluggish when on a near empty tank. Might just be the computer reducing fuel consumption when low to squeeze out that extra range?
 

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Yeah the bike seems to be a little more sluggish when on a near empty tank. Might just be the computer reducing fuel consumption when low to squeeze out that extra range?
Yeah, that might make sense?

Anyone who can confirm?
 

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Yeah the bike seems to be a little more sluggish when on a near empty tank. Might just be the computer reducing fuel consumption when low to squeeze out that extra range?
That's never happened to mine when i've run the tank real low a couple of times and it still gives full power.


The difference in sounds you hear is probably noises from the bike echoing in an empty tank.
 

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Track users would be seriously upset if it reduced power to save gas when not a lot of fuel was in the tank. I think you can forget about that tin foil idea haha.
 

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Does anyone else hear a difference in sound from the R3 when it has low fuel vs a lot of fuel? I can definitely hear a difference from mine. I was riding around, and it was sounding good as usual, but when i got down to 1 bar, or a bit after that, the sound is a bit different, very hard to describe, not so deep.

And after i fueled it up to full tank, it was gone immediately! This has happened several times, I don't think its anything wrong with my bike, because its not that much of a difference, just wanting to know if this is normal for all bikes?

Thanks.
Omg, I thought I was the only one! Was wondering the same thing on my commute to work today, it sounds a lot quieter and feels like it has a bit of a "lag" in it. Not sure if it's normal but my guess is that it's due to the low fuel.
 
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