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What octane gas is best for my 1991 Goldwing? When idling my goldwing engine revs up and down. Would a higher octane gas stop this?

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Your problem is not octane related. It sounds like you have a vacuum leak, probably a hose. Check out this web site for info on how to diagnose your problem. www.hrot.org/martino/carb/index.htm

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