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Old 07-28-2012, 12:34 PM
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Octane & oil

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Originally Posted by memphis.landscape View Post
All the small engine places here recommend 89 so that is what we use.
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The book(s) call for 89 octane fuel in my Stihl, Husqvarna & Kawasaki handhelds, so that is what I use. Everyone has an opinion, but the folks that make the equipment should know what is required. I only use the mid-grade (89 octane) Sinclair (no ethanol) gasoline and Stihl HP Ultra synthetic oil. All the equipment runs excellent with very few problems, and none related to gas or oil.
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2009 Nissan Titan pullling a 18 ft PJ Trailer
2011 Kubota ZD326S (60") - 26HP Kubota Diesel
2010 Bob-Cat FastCat Pro 48" w/Accelerator (20HP Kawa)
Non-commercial 21" walk-behind
Blowers (Stihl BG85/Husqvarna 170BT)
Trimmers (Stihl KM110 & FS90, Kawa Multi-Tool)
Chainsaws (Stihl MS180 & MS362 w/20 & 24" bars)
& misc hand tools & equipment
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