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What kind of gas do you put in your RV,s and Blizzard just notice in Bombardier Specs Booklet some sleds use Super ex.. RV,oly, elan, and Blizzard 9500 reg ??? I always ran super in my Blizzard but wondering if Reg. would run as good !!! $$$
 

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Same here, non oxygenated 91. The regular oxygenated with ethanol only last 30 days before it starts to go bad.
 

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I run vp110 in my sleds. I have also run Turbo Blue and Citgo race fuel. It doesn't varnish and doesn't go bad sitting for long periods. I'm on the 2nd season in the 2 sleds I have and they run well, start easily etc after sitting. I know many say it doesn't do any good and may produce less power, but my sleds run great and for the little serious use, it has proven to work well. I have run race fuel for over 15 years in all my vintage and small 2 cycle equipment and it rewards me with nothing but reliability.
 

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You have to take in consideration the manual and specifications were written when the sled was new, I wouldn't run anything but super in the old sleds.they were not designed to run on ethanol gas.
 

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I run 110 cam2, but my motor specialist(sarcasm) said 50/50 w 93 is best for my 72, straight 110 in my modded 583, suggest the highest octane you can afford, 91-93 in my trail sled if I rode the trails.
 

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I run premium as the lower quality gasolines contain ethanol, which will eventually dry rot and dissolve the rubber components that come into contact with fuel or fuel vapour such as the grommets on the fuel tank, primer seals, fuel pump seals, carb components. If you want high performance run race leave octane stuff. You want longevity of motor, run as low of a quality as you can that has no ethanol unless you want tonreplace 13$ grommets every few years as well as numerous other components. Just my 2 cents. I run shell premuim, the nitrogen enriched stuff with no ethanol.
 

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Also lower quality fuels with ethanol dont last as long. About 90 days before it will go really bad. Try to use it in 30-40 days. Usually you can tell by smell wether its bad or not. I heard about this and decided to fill a plastic water bottle with a cup of gas and leave it for four months and compare the odour to a fresh tank. Big difference.
 

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I run premium as the ethanol in lower quality gasolines has ethanol in it, which will eventually.dry rot and dissolve the rubber components that come into contact with fuel.or fuel vapour such as the grommets on the fuel tank, primer seals, fuel pump seals, carb components. If you want high performance run race leave octane stuff. You want longevity of motor, run as low of a quality as you can that has no ethanol unless you want tonreplace 13$ grommets every few years as well as numerous other components. Just my 2 cents. I run shell premuim, the nitrogen enriched stuff with no ethanol.
Shell Premuim is very good octane!!
 

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Yes in the states they are haveing issues with the ethenol in 2 strokes, here in Canada not as much in our regular as of yet, Shell is the best primo for our sleds, vintage riders still get reg midrange, I like that they post the etnenol conetnt on the pumps, gives you a heads up
 

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Most gas stations here around me here in MT are non ethanol. Maybe its the elevation or just cuz its MT. I have been told to run the 85 or 87 in my elan singles because the 91 could actually hinder me at higher elevations depending on my spark plug? Any truth to any of that or was that old boy just too cheap to spend the little extra money. For reference I live at 5600 and usually ride at anywhere from 5500 to 8500.
 

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So what you are saying that if you have a show/street car that is always stored winters with gas in it/ mixed with stable and sits a minimum of 6 or 7 months, the gas starts to go bad after 3 months? Huuum, that would mean that thousands of gallons of gas would be wasted every summer when the cars were pulled out of storage. My sleds sit with the pre-mixed gas and stable for 6 months at a time, I pull them 3 times come winter time and they fire, never had a stale gas issue, ever. Maybe just lucky I guess...
 

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I Doo have a Camaro I only drive in the summer. All summer I put regular gas in and the last tank before I park it for the winter I put 91 non ethanol gas in it. had it now 5 years and in the spring i don't have an issue it starts and runs just fine.
 

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a least 10 years back ther was a few Sunoco stations left in Quebec an was the highest octane 94 this would work great in Harley Shovelheads an Sportsters an great in High Rev snowmobiles now it is changed to Petro Canada but only Ontario an Alberta has 94 too bad engines would burn cleaner!!!
 
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