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I think 91/93 octane goes without saying, but do you guys have a specific brand you like? I've been putting nothing but Chevron premium in my bike lately and it feels like it runs so much better than when I used to use Sinclair gas.

It's probably just a psychological thing, but I'm curious if anyone else has a brand preference when it comes to pump gas, and why?
 

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I think 91/93 octane goes without saying, but do you guys have a specific brand you like? I've been putting nothing but Chevron premium in my bike lately and it feels like it runs so much better than when I used to use Sinclair gas.



It's probably just a psychological thing, but I'm curious if anyone else has a brand preference when it comes to pump gas, and why?

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I think 91/93 octane goes without saying, but do you guys have a specific brand you like? I've been putting nothing but Chevron premium in my bike lately and it feels like it runs so much better than when I used to use Sinclair gas.

It's probably just a psychological thing, but I'm curious if anyone else has a brand preference when it comes to pump gas, and why?
I used 91 for a while, then went to 95 as i noticed savings were next to nothing...

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91/93 no ethanol from either Shell or Kwik Trip (midwest gas station company)
 

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I put 91 from any brand. I'm not sure if that does any damage. I rarely see a station with 93 or higher here.
 

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87 that's all is needed....
 

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Chevron 91. california here too. thats as good as it gets here lol
 

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93 octane. And usually once a year I'll throw in 100 octane... heard it cleans the engine alittle but maybe that's a myth.

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Yep, its a myth, improved performance, cleaner combustion, higher fuel efficiency, better mpg, etc... all myths if the gas is to spec and its just a waste of money. Octane number is just a reference to how the that gas reacts to compression in comparison to two pure hydrocarbons with very different stabilities..and its merely to protect the engine from knock... If the engine wont knock at 87, then any higher is a waste...unless of course your mods affect max pressure & temp @ end of compression strokes.

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05-06 for sure (maybe 03-04 too) says 86 octane or higher in the owners manual
Oops my bad... 07 manual says 91 i think, i run 95 since we dont have anything between 91 and 95. I ran 91 for a while, then switched to 95 due to less queues and less stations having 91, but 95 is a given everywhere..nd the priced difference is about 0.30 USD per tank...

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I, once read on the RC51 rouge site about what fuel to put on, unless you have done engine work is a waste to put on 91 or higher octane. 87 octane make slightly more power on a stock engine.

That's all I have put on all my bikes; previous or current, never had a problem.
 

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91 octane only.
Chevron, Mobile, or Shell
 

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Do CBRs have knock sensors?
 
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