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Just got my new VStar 1300 Saturday.. And love it... Had a 750 for years... And this is really nice, having the extra muscle..
Question...the book says to run regular gas.. I've always run Premiun in my bikes in the past... What do you all think ?

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Welcome aboard. If the book says 87 use the cheap stuff and save money. You will gain nothing with the 91 other than a slim wallet.
 

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Oh ya, I forgot all about your gas question....
You should only use premium if your engine is pinging (pre-ignition) when useing regular gas. Premium is needed for the higher compression ratio engines which are more susceptible to pinging.
 

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Welcome from where ever i may be :)

Oh ya, I forgot all about your gas question....
You should only use premium if your engine is pinging (pre-ignition) when useing regular gas. Premium is needed for the higher compression ratio engines which are more susceptible to pinging.
I've never had an issue with 'pinging', occasionally i get a loud 'pong'. Should i change paddles :confused:
 
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