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Why ? It seems to run okay, but at $7.19 a gallon, not sure it will be any better, or will it, I was a sucker and went for it, since there wasn't any 91.

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holy crap ,no way in hell ,our premium down here is 93 octane ,at about 2.40 a gallon now .

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Hell I think that is higher than the last AV gas I bought. Get the AV gas from a little airport in another town.

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We have plenty of stations that offer pure gas ,(alcohol free) in 93 oct.,around here local,and I try to time out my fill up's on the Chief around them. ,But there's 1 near by that offers 110 oct. usually @ 9 bucks a gal.When it gets close to Dec. and I'm getting my old 52 Allis Chalmers tractor ready 4 the local Christmas paraids,,I'll go and get some and put in it. That stuff makes grandpa feel like a young man :rauch08: .

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That mill was not designed to run on 100 octane, I might have put a 1/2-3/4gal of 100 & rest with 89.

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Why ? It seems to run okay, but at $7.19 a gallon, not sure it will be any better, or will it, I was a sucker and went for it, since there wasn't any 91.

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Didja notice a boost?

 

We got Turbo Blue 110 octane at a few spots around here,

 

the drag strip is a few miles south of here in Milan.

 

The exhaust bouquet is different ~ kinda earthy ~ smells like raceday.

 

http://theshopmag.com/features/here-come-ramchargers

 

 

Maybe some like-minded Indian MC individuals will put their $$ & talent together

 

and do for Indian like the Ramchargers did for Chrysler.

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Waste of money putting higher then 93 octane fuel in the Indians.

Use it in the old high compression Triumphs or 60-70's muscle cars. They love it, and no "PING". :grin:

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Our bikes are designed to run at the normal octane for high-test gasoline... going above or below that you won't get the best results. Just my opinion though.

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In Cali they sell us-- diluted Rat Piss with ethonal at twice the national average $$$$$$$---I PISS more Octane the next morning after a night of--- JACK :nod:

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May as well threw that money on the ground. Or...gave it to the guy pretending to be destitute and homeless at the exit ramp...

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Anyone will feel the octane boost on a real fire breathin' carbureted motorcycle like say an S&S 88 Indian.

 

EFI ain't for everyone. :no:

 

Think I'll go over yonder & pump a few gallons of 110 today in fact.

 

Maybe I'll get the leaded stuff. :oh:

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If it ain't pinging, give it to your favorite stripper. Money much better spent. Here is a good article. Please read....

 

 

http://www.nicoclub.com/archives/gasoline-octane-myths.html

I knew this, my reasoning had nothing to do with more horse power, never said it did, sorry if my initial explanation was a bit vague. What I was concerned with, was running to low an octane rated fuel and causing motor damage, so given the choices presented, I figured higher was better.

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I knew this, my reasoning had nothing to do with more horse power, never said it did, sorry if my initial explanation was a bit vague. What I was concerned with, was running to low an octane rated fuel and causing motor damage, so given the choices presented, I figured higher was better.

Only if it it is pinging badly. It's all marketing.

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Technically, there is no such thing as an octane number above 100...

 

Turbo 110, for example, is a hypothetical performance number & not an octane number.

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There have been times when I've put regular gas (85 octane) in my Harley's and Indians. I did this because I was in a remote area and needed gas, and there was no alternative. My bike ran fine.

 

I wouldn't make a habit out of using non premium gas, but in limited situations it shouldn't cause any harm to your engine.

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Again, octane is simply a measurement of resistance to pre-ignition.

 

It does not have more power that any other fuel just because it is higher octane.

 

It may be purer, or have other additives that give you a bit more power, but its not the octane rating.

 

Good call on going higher, pinging is bad.

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