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anybody running opti in a 3000 redmax

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by s and s mowing, Aug 6, 2005.

  1. s and s mowing

    s and s mowing LawnSite Member
    from ky
    Messages: 241

    i have a new one and it runs like junk,dealer has changed coil and carb and still runs like it is out of fuel.i know they are cold collared but my 225 will smoke it hands down.so i pulled plug out today and she is white as snow,looks very lean.my opti is mixed about 75 to 1 and i have had good luck but thought maybe strato cant handle lean mixture.anybody know
  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,289

    I would assume it is logical to run whatever Redmax suggests since you are having problems? What is opti?
  3. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,459

    Ever see a package of "Max Oil"? It was Opti-2 labeled for Redmax. I don't know how long Redmax sold it but it was for a few years.


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