Ocatane boosters?Valve Checking?

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  • 4:20six

Posted January 23, 2002 - 11:10 AM


Anybody ever try or hear any feedback regarding octane boosters sold at Auto parts stores?
Also how often should I check Valve clearances(realistically) in "hours of riding".

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  • mat

Posted January 23, 2002 - 07:57 PM


i use the octane booster found at auto zone, i think its truman research center or something, its a black can with a silver top, i only use it because out here they dropped the rating to 91octane, havent had any negative effects yet, hope this helped

  • Tommy_Gun

Posted January 24, 2002 - 06:17 AM


Be wary of octane boosters, since they will darken the plastic on your gas tank - turns white tanks to brown. Not sure how blue will turn out.

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