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What kind of gas do you put in the 1300s reg. or hi test?? What is best for the bike? Does it make a difference? Thanks
 

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If it doesnt ping/knock, run 87....the bike is designed to run on 87.

Anything more is a waste IMHO.
 

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my owners manual recomends not to use prem. i use 87 and 89
 

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Higher altitudes require less octane. So if you get 87 here in the flatland of Illinois, you get 85 octane in Denver and higher and the bike runs great on it
 

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Just remember that higher octane gas is harder to ignite. When it gets colder, you will have a tougher time starting the bike, and it probably will not burn it completely. This can lead to carbon build-up. NOT GOOD. Unless the motor is designed for higher octane gas, your wasting your money. You will not get any better performance.

Stick to the lower octane, unless the bike pings!
 
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