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Old 05-23-2002, 02:16 AM
Craig T Craig T is offline
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Two Cycle Oil

What kind of 2 cycle oil are you using if you are running different brands of equipment? say a echo trimmer a stihl backpack blower etc... Anyone using a syntheic oil?
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Old 05-23-2002, 03:02 AM
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Opti-2 Enviro Formula Smokless E-GD+

1.8 oz. (50 ml.) per gallon of fuel.

Works great!
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Old 05-23-2002, 06:51 AM
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I use the stihl oil at 40 to 1 good stuff.
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Old 05-23-2002, 07:43 AM
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Try searching 2cycle oil, or 50:1, etc. You will come up with MANY, MANY threads on this very subject.

I personally started using AMSOIL Synthetic 100:1 (=1 Bottle/6gal) but I mix it at like 80:1 (=1 Bottle/ 5 GAL) and all has been well. Power is up, smoke is totally gone!
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Old 05-23-2002, 08:10 AM
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i run echo 50-1 w 90 octane in poulan
ryobi,echo stihl,solo,craftsman[poulan].
to each his own ,but my 2cycle trouble stopped when i went with this combination. good mix.
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Old 05-23-2002, 10:48 AM
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Opti-2

Just like what TLS said, do some searching on it, there are many previous threads discussed about it.
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Old 05-23-2002, 01:50 PM
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Amsoil 80:1. There was a thread exactly like this about 2 weeks ago.
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Old 05-23-2002, 03:09 PM
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I use Echo oil, it runs on all brands of equipment
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Old 05-23-2002, 04:13 PM
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I'm with SLS....

Opti-2.
Been using it for years. Also tried the Amsoil mix. They are both good.
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Old 05-23-2002, 08:10 PM
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I use Penzoil synthetic that I buy at Walmart for 19.00 a gallon.I used this oil in all of boat outboard motors when I use to race boats an I never had a problem.Its really good stuff.
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