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Getting rid of bad mix

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Randocammando, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. Randocammando

    Randocammando LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    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)
     
  2. Punton3rdDown

    Punton3rdDown LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    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.
     
  3. Randocammando

    Randocammando LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    Its a 1 gallon mix no truck though
     
  4. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904



    PUT it in your car then.
     
  5. Randocammando

    Randocammando LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    2 paronoid lol any other ways
     
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2010
  6. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    put it in your neighbors then.
     
  7. Punton3rdDown

    Punton3rdDown LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    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.
     
  8. betmr

    betmr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,663

    Yeah, "Burn it"..... in your lawn mower, or anything else that runs on Gasoline. The worst it will do is Lube it up good.
     
  9. Jaybo700R

    Jaybo700R LawnSite Member
    from Oregon
    Messages: 21

    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 :)
     
  10. Nosmo

    Nosmo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,216

    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
     

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