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What gas are you using? I just purchased an 02 Vulcan 500 used. Someone told me it has a high performance engine so I should use premium gas. Is this correct?
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What gas are you using? I just purchased an 02 Vulcan 500 used. Someone told me it has a high performance engine so I should use premium gas. Is this correct?
Just burn the cheap stuff (if there is any anymore) an you'll be fine.
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Yeah, start with the cheap stuff. Don't waste your money.

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RB is your new avatar a pic of you figuring out how to add a pic to your post?(LOL)
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RB is your new avatar a pic of you figuring out how to add a pic to your post?(LOL)
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bump for the cheap stuff!

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I've got an '04 500 LTD and I can tell zero difference in performance between regular and premium gas
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Iwould like to know if anyone has drilled the vent hole bigger in the gas cap to prevent the vapor lock problem the 800 are famous for.I don't know if it would work but tempted to try it.Also has anyone had a problem with running the 10% ethonal gas?The manual says it's fine but the dealer told me not to.I haven't had a problem so far.
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