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Randocammando
04-26-2010, 07:28 PM
I tried to mix a 40-1 mix for my weedeater and got it all off messed up. I want to start over cause now i can do it (research)

How do i get rid of it or where can i take it to since it is mixed (burn it)

Punton3rdDown
04-26-2010, 07:32 PM
I tried to mix a 40-1 mix for my weedeater and got it all off messed up. I want to start over cause now i can do it (research)

How do i get rid of it or where can i take it to since it is mixed (burn it)

If you have a gas truck, pour it in the tank. Fill it up if it makes you feel better. This is a one or two gallon mix right? Truck will be fine burning that little bit of oil if it is.

Randocammando
04-26-2010, 07:40 PM
Its a 1 gallon mix no truck though

JB1
04-26-2010, 07:41 PM
Its a 1 gallon mix no truck though



PUT it in your car then.

Randocammando
04-26-2010, 07:44 PM
2 paronoid lol any other ways

JB1
04-26-2010, 07:53 PM
put it in your neighbors then.

Punton3rdDown
04-26-2010, 07:55 PM
2 paronoid lol any other ways

its only a few ounces of oil...lol. Dont be paranoid..worst thing that can happen is your car might smoke a little tiny bit. if you dont feel comfortable mail it to me I can use it, gas is expensive enough.

betmr
04-27-2010, 12:05 AM
Yeah, "Burn it"..... in your lawn mower, or anything else that runs on Gasoline. The worst it will do is Lube it up good.

Jaybo700R
04-27-2010, 01:38 AM
Used to ride 2 stroke bikes - Always dumped any leftover mix in the car or truck or riding mower - doesn't hurt it a bit :)

Nosmo
04-27-2010, 06:31 AM
What do you mean "I messed it up"? If you added too much oil to the gas add more gas in proportion to the ratio. If you added too much gas then add more oil.

But if you're still uncomforable with this mixture use it in your vehicle .

Nosmo

Randocammando
04-27-2010, 10:47 AM
What do you mean "I messed it up"?

Well i made the mix to weak i guess the first time the weedeater i got from a friend that couldnt get it working it started but got really hot and died so i left it alone. So i added some more oil and tried again and nothing so i want to start over i do no where the ratio is now. its a mac 2816 i had another thread about it

RugerRedhawk
04-29-2010, 03:25 PM
Throw it on the bonfire, that's usually how I dispose of it.

FuturePilot4u
04-29-2010, 04:05 PM
poor it in gravel

Randocammando
04-29-2010, 04:13 PM
I do have a lot of concrete that has weeds i could use it for but wouldnt it catch fire

nmurph
04-29-2010, 04:22 PM
What do you mean "I messed it up"?

Well i made the mix to weak i guess the first time the weedeater i got from a friend that couldnt get it working it started but got really hot and died so i left it alone. So i added some more oil and tried again and nothing so i want to start over i do no where the ratio is now. its a mac 2816 i had another thread about it

i think you may have bigger issues than how to dispose of the mix. it sounds like your friend may have damaged the cylinder. he likely did not have enough oil in the mix to properly lube things, and it got too hot and aluminum transferred from the piston to the cylinder wall. this will usually score the piston and often the cylinder as well. sometimes you can get lucky and run it forever after it an incident like this, but more often it will run ok for a while and ultimately end when the motor loses enough compression so that it won't run. you can pull the muffler and have a look at the piston and far cylinder wall. they should look shiney and smooth. if you see streaks or grooves, it is probably too late.

btw, the answer is to put the mix in your vehicle. it will not hurt it.

Randocammando
04-29-2010, 04:25 PM
Ill pull the muffler tonight and see what i got if it is i can always sell it for 50 bucks lol

RugerRedhawk
04-29-2010, 04:28 PM
I do have a lot of concrete that has weeds i could use it for but wouldnt it catch fire

Yeah, that's definitely horrible for the groundwater. Hope you have city water if you do that, otherwise you're dumping the carcinogens right into your and your neighbors' wells.

Randocammando
04-29-2010, 04:35 PM
Im not going to do that im going to use it in the mower this weekend and let it run and burn it up as fast as possible

FuturePilot4u
04-30-2010, 12:43 AM
I do have a lot of concrete that has weeds i could use it for but wouldnt it catch fire
speaking of that i saw some guy with a torch burning his weeds!

MDTRD
04-30-2010, 02:08 AM
I put a 9 month old 1/2 gallon mix in my car with no problems. Got gas afterwards to make sure. No problems.

tomas21
05-03-2010, 04:35 PM
Can you dispose of it at a recycling center?

Randocammando
06-10-2010, 07:58 PM
I f anyone cares I gave it my friend and he dumped it in his car now im free of bad mix. His cars a pos anyway so

Punton3rdDown
07-18-2010, 09:23 AM
How did you make out with your trimmer