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RE: R1150RA Question No. 1: Gasoline Octane?

Peter Migli asked:

> Here's a simple question:  The owners manual for my '02 R1150RA
> recommends using 91(aki) octane gasoline, but the sticker on the fuel
> filler suggests that 89(aki) gasoline is okay.  Suggestions?  By the
> way, the bike is completely stock.

Unless ridden gently, my completely stock '02 R1150RA pings on the 91-octane
rubbish available locally.  I suppose I could run 89, but only if I were
very gentle with the throttle.

	- Martin
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Martin Lodahl of Auburn, CA
UNIX Pro, Motorcyclist, Musician, etc.