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So, what kind of fuel does everybody use?

Personally, I give my bike no less than the best. Despite the high prices, I always keep premium in my tank.

My car however.....

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Premium.

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I have seen some pretty big threads on this one. I use 87-89. It was explained to me once about why the higheer octane was not necessary (other than lower compression) and it made sense. Wish I could remember what that explanation was...

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I use the high octane(93). One advantage of the VTR's peanut-sized tank, it rarely costs me more than $5 to fill it.


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Saki<sp> or 93 octane premium which ever is closest. ;)

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i alternate btwn 87mid grade & what ever premium is in colorado.. 91 i think... i wanna try that new oxgentated race fuel that is like 25$ a gallon.. sportrider did a gas comparison & it showed to gain like 5hp.

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I use the cheap stuff, my 99 cent/qt. oil would get jealous if I used premium gas!

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Hey Speedphreak,
When you get some of that race gas,be sure to spill it on your tank. Then you get the opportunity to watch your paint bubble up. It is ok though, any bubbles will smear off when you wipe it with a rag. We use VP in the race bikes. It's good for about 5 hp with the bike jetted for it and nothing if it is not. We use the five buck a gallon stuff. It is not the most economical power adder but it is easy to get the ponies. On the street you would be better off spending the pesos on hard parts that don't evaporate.
I pump premium Amoco when I need it on the street.


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What ever is in my nabors car :D no kidding
he's a real a$$hole called the cops on me 4 times for working on my bike at 10:00pm

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Texaco 93 octane

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93 octane. Although I never use the Shell Brand, I have heard that it can gel when introduced to other fuels. Anybody heard that before??

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I use Amoco Premium.

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Wolfman:
93 octane. Although I never use the Shell Brand, I have heard that it can gel when introduced to other fuels. Anybody heard that before??

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Yes, this can happen, but only if the AIDS infected serum from the syringe, taped to the underside of the pump handle, gets mixed in with the gasoline. ;)



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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Pete:
Yes, this can happen, but only if the AIDS infected serum from the syringe, taped to the underside of the pump handle, gets mixed in with the gasoline. ;)

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Lol! So true Pete. J-E-LL-O! LOL!


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I have always used 89 octane "Plus" gasoline in my bikes and cars, except the BMW I had before I totaled it back in April. It required premium (93 octand).

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Am I the only one to use EXXON? 93 octane,or
Texaco 93 with a dose of Sta-Bil


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