Syn oil or regular?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Dixie Bluegrass, Mar 13, 2007.

  1. Dixie Bluegrass

    Dixie Bluegrass LawnSite Member
    Messages: 64

    Hey guys, I have been reading yalls post about the synthetic oil versus the 50:1 ratio. I have always used the regular oil because I haven't seen anything else on the shelf. I pay $40 for 1 gallon of Stihl oil. Is there a competetive synthetic oil out there for the same price and if so where do you get it? By the way, all of my engines use 50:1 and I do use my 4mix engines most of the time. Is synthetic good for these engines too? Thanks
  2. mini14

    mini14 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 236

    stay away from synthetics for 2 cycle engines. sorry i cant remember why but read a few articles saying not too use it. been using dino oil for 20 years now with no probs. and i aint gonna switch to that high cost stuff now .

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