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Old 06-25-2013, 11:16 AM   #51
SourKraut
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Originally Posted by Tripped1 View Post
Perhaps.

The mechanic at my dealer noted that he could load a map to run a Triumph 675 on Brazilian ethanol, apparently its a requirement to export to Brazil.

That being said the manual specifically states that you aren't supposed to run E15 or greater in the bike.....it also states that the rear shock is "non-user adjustable " so I take all of that shit with a grain of salt.
I should have said at maximum efficiency. Clearly you can make them limp along getting poor fuel mileage, for a while, but the fuel system components are not designed to deal with the chemical properties and impurities of a fuel that is so hydrophilic.
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