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    fuel question.......

    im curious does running different octane gas affect performance or power? i currently and have been running 93 octane and wondering what would happen if i used 100 octane.... anyone have some light on this situation?


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    Quote Originally Posted by rdirtytoo View Post
    im curious does running different octane gas affect performance or power? i currently and have been running 93 octane and wondering what would happen if i used 100 octane.... anyone have some light on this situation?

    Assuming your ski is stock, the only thing 93 is probably doing for you is preventing carbon deposits and a little extra detonation prevention. Running higher octane on a stock ski might actually hurt performance.

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    Yes, running higher octane than needed actually hurts performance on a two-stroke. So if you are running stock compression, 87 is the best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 96XPSS View Post
    Yes, running higher octane than needed actually hurts performance on a two-stroke. So if you are running stock compression, 87 is the best.
    so u saying that it doesnt have any advantage? i figured the better gas would keep things internally cleaner and get better fuel economy, so ur saying to use the cheap stuff? how bout 89 cause ive never used cheap gas on any motor not even my lawn mower used anything less then 93......

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    It was designed to run 87, you are wasting your money spending more, and actually reducing performance, by doing so.

    So how many ways do you want me to tell you to run 87?

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    no matter what you own, run the octane that is recommended. there is always a reason for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 96XPSS View Post
    It was designed to run 87, you are wasting your money spending more, and actually reducing performance, by doing so.

    So how many ways do you want me to tell you to run 87?
    just wanna make sure i dont hurt the motor thats all , when i bought it i didnt get a manual so i figured good gas wouldnt hurt, thats why i need u all experienced guys to help me, which u guys have, thanks ill put cheap gas in from now on.....

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    Yes, you won't hurt it at all. I was like you too when I first started with skis. You bump the compression, and then you will need more octane.

    Happy riding!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 96XPSS View Post
    Yes, you won't hurt it at all. I was like you too when I first started with skis. You bump the compression, and then you will need more octane.

    Happy riding!
    grassy ass (english version of gracias...)

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