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post #11 of 33 (permalink) Old 04-24-2011, 09:09 PM Thread Starter
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Good post MY5SONS!!! thanks for the info..

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Good post MY5SONS!!! thanks for the info..
lol, the website that I got it from...motto is "Fighting Ignorance since 1973...(it's taking longer than we thought)" lmao

I must add though, that your owner's manual on a quad should be the deciding factor, not this article, and you should throw the manual recommendations out the window if you are running a high compression motor. There are guidelines to follow for those engines...


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I run a 50/50 mix of purple 110 and 93 in my 450r and straight up 93 in my 420

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post #14 of 33 (permalink) Old 04-25-2011, 03:27 PM
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dr.rob im the same way I run 93 in everything i own besides the cars and trucks
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Regular 87 octane works fine, believe my manuals call for 86 minimum. Honda's are sold worldwide so they need to perform with substandard fuels. I add a little injector cleaner from time to time in the EFIs, little gas stabilizer in the carbed ones. Since the carb ones don't see a lot of use I recently started shutting off the petcock and running the bowls dry before putting away. For winter storage I siphon all tanks dry, I think this Ethanol crap they're jamming down our throats is messing everything up particularily for older machines that were made for plain old gasoline.
yes they are.at work we sent a guy to Honda warranty school in OKC,OK and the first thing they talked about was ethanol damaging small engines including motorcycle/quad engines.

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Regular 87 octane works fine, believe my manuals call for 86 minimum. Honda's are sold worldwide so they need to perform with substandard fuels. I add a little injector cleaner from time to time in the EFIs, little gas stabilizer in the carbed ones. Since the carb ones don't see a lot of use I recently started shutting off the petcock and running the bowls dry before putting away. For winter storage I siphon all tanks dry, I think this Ethanol crap they're jamming down our throats is messing everything up particularily for older machines that were made for plain old gasoline.
yes they are.at work we sent a guy to Honda warranty school in OKC,OK and the first thing they talked about was ethanol damaging small engines including motorcycle/quad engines.
Yeah, and the other "myth" about Ethanol like E85 is that it is cheaper. When compared to Gasoline, it's cheaper at the pump, but it's actually more expensive (by almost 70 cents per gallon) because E85 cars get less mpg than their 90/10 gasoline equivalent. They have us by the balls!

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On my atv i only use 93 octane i just follow the octane rating suggested by the manufacture.
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87 only, dont want her getting spoiled with the good stuff

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I run VP C112 fuel in my quad and I run 93 in my wife's polaris and my son's TRX90, I do occasionally run 93 in mine but the performace difference is noticable, I have a snappier throttle better response with the VP race fuel.

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ive heard of someone running 100 LL aviation gas in theres and it runs like scolded dog

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