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Old 01-05-2001, 05:00 PM
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Has any body used the Amsoil 2 cycle oil? From what I have read, (correct me if I am wrong) is that you mix a can of 100-1 and use this for all of the 2 cycle engines. If I am reading this correctly, this is grate! Thanks.
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Old 01-05-2001, 05:14 PM
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Great Oil

You can get away with mixing errors, better than most. We usually throw in 8 ounces with 5 gallons of gasoline for an 80:1 ratio. A little richer or leaner isn't going to hurt at that point. We've been using it for about 8 years, no failures
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Old 01-05-2001, 06:28 PM
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I recently went to amsoil from stihl 50-1.
I also recommend 80-1.At 100-1 motors sounded
like they might be turning a little to much rpm.
Also i did have to replace plugs in some of my
2cycles.Im not sure why.THE STUFF DOES RUN CLEAN
aw marks
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Old 01-05-2001, 09:25 PM
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100-1 is what I've been mixing in all 2 cycles for 4 years now with no problems at all. If you are currently using petroleum based oil you may have to change plugs because of the carbon buildup.
I use it in a Husky blower, Lawn Boy 4.5 hp and string trimmers. No problems, after a lot of hours. Good Luck.
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Old 01-05-2001, 09:36 PM
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Do a search on amsoil. You will find a lot of past discussions on this topic.

Chuck Keough
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Old 01-06-2001, 03:29 AM
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If you want lots of smoke, are into decarbonizing, enjoy replacing spark plugs and don't mind premature breakdowns then use anything but Amsoil 100:1. As for me its mow, blow,doe,go.
Been using Amsoil since 1979. No problems, just LESS SMOKE!
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