Should I use unleaded gas or a higher grade to run my TaoTao 50cc scooter?

by Kyle
(Nashville, TN)

I actually have a simple questions to ask. I just purchased a new TaoTao 50 moped scooter and wanted to know if I should run it on unleaded gas or use a higher grade?


And will a higher grade improve the performance and longevity of the bike? Thank you for your time. P.S. It is a 49cc scooter.

Answer: My more mechanically inclined friends will probably weigh in here, Kyle, but I know premium grade gas is often recommended for scooters because of their relatively small engines, which can quickly become fouled by impurities in lesser grades.

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Nov 13, 2015
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Jun 13, 2015
AGGRAVATED NEW
by: Anonymous

I HAVE A TAO TAO 50 CC MOPED, AND TOLD USE ONLY NON ETHANOL GAS, BUT MY WHOLE TOWN HAS NO NON ETHANOL GAS ANYMORE. I AM HAVING TO USE SUPREME UNLEADED. IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO? I PRAY IT WILL BE OK BECAUSE I AM NOT LEAVING THE COUNTRY( LOL), TO FIND A PLACE THAT HAS IT. HARD TO FIND.

Jun 13, 2015
AGGRAVATED NEW
by: Anonymous

I HAVE A TAO TAO 50 CC MOPED, AND TOLD USE ONLY NON ETHANOL GAS, BUT MY WHOLE TOWN HAS NO NON ETHANOL GAS ANYMORE. I AM HAVING TO USE SUPREME UNLEADED. IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO? I PRAY IT WILL BE OK BECAUSE I AM NOT LEAVING THE COUNTRY( LOL), TO FIND A PLACE THAT HAS IT. HARD TO FIND.

Jun 13, 2015
AGGRAVATED NEW
by: Anonymous

I HAVE A TAO TAO 50 CC MOPED, AND TOLD USE ONLY NON ETHANOL GAS, BUT MY WHOLE TOWN HAS NO NON ETHANOL GAS ANYMORE. I AM HAVING TO USE SUPREME UNLEADED. IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO? I PRAY IT WILL BE OK BECAUSE I AM NOT LEAVING THE COUNTRY( LOL), TO FIND A PLACE THAT HAS IT. HARD TO FIND.

Aug 24, 2014
NO ETHENOL NEW
by: Anonymous

Its critical to the motor and carburetor that you DO NOT use any grade of gas that include ethenol!! It'll cause major gunking and damage. So again never use gas that contains ethenol .

Dec 06, 2013
"higher grade" gasoline NEW
by: Anonymous

higher grade gasoline does not mean it has fewer impurities. Higher octane does not mean more power, if you have a lower compression motor you do not need high octane

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