What kind of gasoline should I be using?

by Anonymous

I was told by the sales man to use premium 93 gasoline in my scooter. I have a VIP 45cc scooter. Is that the right gasoline to be using on such a small engine?

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May 06, 2010
by: Anonymous

I pay for 92 octane when I fill up. Keep in mind that your fuel tank is only a 1.something gallon, so you might be filling it with mostly the 87 octane that stayed in the hose the last time a car was filled up. Someone else behind you is probably getting your nice 92 octane! You might be okay with any octane grades in US fuel tanks.
I never thought about it until one of my friends on Scooter Diva mentioned it.

May 06, 2010
by: Jim Zeiser

The Chinese use a different scale than we do to measure octane. The simple answer to this question is to try different grades of gas and see what works best for you. I use 87, unleaded regular, in my 150cc scooter and it works just fine.

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