Yup, I'm aware. That's why I wrote octane. 91 RON and 91 octane are different. Luckily, I have no issues with 93 octane. I've only seen a few stations around with 91 octane - so 93 octane is more widely available. Otherwise I'd use the lower grade.Don't forget, you guys use AKI for fuel octane ratings and we use RON.
Your 93 is our 98 here... your 91 is our 95, and your 87 is our 91.... ROUGHLY speaking
If it's tuned for a higher octane, definitely don't use a lower one unless you want to get that new 1200cc piston kit real soon, lol.I found when i was originally on 95 after the tune, it did run rougher than it is now. I'll give it one last go just incase it was something else.
You are referring to AKI (anti knock index) which is not synonymous with octane. It's just an everage between the RON and MON ratings. Octane by itself is somewhat ambiguous because it depends how you test it.Yup, I'm aware. That's why I wrote octane. 91 RON and 91 octane are different.
When i put the bike in for a dyno tune, it had 95 in it.If it's tuned for a higher octane, definitely don't use a lower one unless you want to get that new 1200cc piston kit real soon, lol.
I've being running 95 for the last 2 tank fill's in place of 98, and yes it does feel that little bit better on 95 Octane, but you really don't know what the octane level is as they could cheat us, as the man in the street has to take their word for it.Funny you should say that. i'm getting 230km till last bar/fuel bar flashes on 98.
95 it's getting 190km till last bar/fuel bar flashes.
The price difference is like $3 at the pump. I've wasted more money typing out this message @ my going rate for work!
I actually don't ride a lot harder than anyone!I've being running 95 for the last 2 tank fill's in place of 98, and yes it does feel that little bit better on 95 Octane, but you really don't know what the octane level is as they could cheat us, as the man in the street has to take their word for it.
A new servo opened near me, so I filled the diesel car with it as they had a special price. It was sh*t fuel, the engine rattled like **** on acceleration, perhaps petrol tainted.
Next tank came from the regular Mobil, was back to normal smooth operation again.
The VFR1200F on their cheap 95 ran with no difference to the 7/11 servo 98 stuff.
Anyway, the GSXS on 95 started winking low fuel at 280 KM and when refilled, it said the range was 290 km.
The reserve indicated distance said 80, in 5 km it was showing 50, so I wouldn't like to rely on it down to the last drop, if it's like the speed the main tank level drops so fast below the half way indication.
So M0neg3 you ride a lot harder than the Old Man me - take a bow, Son.
Your previous post was pretty rude before you edited it out.I alwayz byz 101 octanez. My bike runz great and it luvz octanez heapz. Da more octanez I can jamz in da tank, da betta.
They generally react better as they have knock sensors. They are able to retard/advance timing depending on knock values.I have the choice between 95 and 97... only reason I ever use 97 is for the extra cleaning additives it has.... never noticed any extra power on any bike except when a power commander was involved and mapped to the new fuel and have even had bikes that simply hated 97 and ran terribly.
Locally 97 is close to 10% more expensive so doesn't make sense using it all the time.
If it were almost the same price I'd use it all the time.
Cars do seem to react better to higher octane fuel.