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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-21-2002, 05:16 AM Thread Starter
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Octane choice?

What octane do you typically put in your bike?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-21-2002, 02:57 PM
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What the owner’s manual for your bike recommends. Higher is a waste of $ and can reduce hp slightly. Lower and you might get detonation, knocking, which can harm the engine.

My SV only needs 87, your R6 is something higher.
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