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Old 01-21-2015, 04:31 PM
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What is the name of some good oil to mix with gas for a 30cc gas engine
Old 01-21-2015, 05:27 PM
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You are going to get a recommendation for just about every brand of oil available. It's a very personal thing among modellers.
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As long as you are running 30:1 just about any air cooled oil will work. Stay away from anything ashless.
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Or better yet 'type in oil' under search and read it for yourself.
I still say if its gas you need boost tabs. Dennis
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Originally Posted by DadsToysBG View Post
Or better yet 'type in oil' under search and read it for yourself.
I still say if its gas you need boost tabs. Dennis
I'm sure boost tabs will make his engine run much better.
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Agreed you'll get 20 different opinions. I use Stihl HP Ultra. Relatively easy to find in a HW store and sold in small convenient containers.
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red line, or stihl is used almost exclusively at my field. I use red line at 40:1
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Mention was made to "boost tabs", can you elaborate on what they are. I haven't heard of them before...
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Please don't go there with the boost tabs.

+1 on Stihl HP Ultra or Redline Racing oil.

DA reccomends 40:1 RedLine for their motors
Old 01-22-2015, 01:23 PM
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agree on all points!

Originally Posted by BarracudaHockey View Post
Please don't go there with the boost tabs.

+1 on Stihl HP Ultra or Redline Racing oil.

DA reccomends 40:1 RedLine for their motors
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St IHL HP ultra
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I have used mercury outboard oil with great results and those boys been running 2 strokes since dirt was young. Quicksilver I think it's called.

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Old 01-22-2015, 04:25 PM
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Stihl HP Ultra in my OS 15cc, 33cc and 55cc.

Yup
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Originally Posted by speedracerntrixie View Post
As long as you are running 30:1 just about any air cooled oil will work. Stay away from anything ashless.
Why would you say to keep away from "ashless". Virtually all 2 stroke oil is ashless or low ash. Reduces carbon build-up.
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Originally Posted by Neverlost1 View Post
Why would you say to keep away from "ashless". Virtually all 2 stroke oil is ashless or low ash. Reduces carbon build-up.
I really ment to say Lawnboy ashless. Years ago it was common to use it as break in oil to get the rings to seat quickly. Found out we were greatly reducing the engine life and found it was better to just pick a quality oil and stick with it through the life of the engine.
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Amsoil SABER. Never had a problem with it.
http://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-produc...?code=ATPPK-EA
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Klotz or red line but I agaree, most any two stroke oil works well.
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Marine oils are designed to be run in a water cooled engine. It's not suitable for our application. While you won't notice anything for a while, engine wear will be accelerated.

Ken
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Hi, i use motul 800 40:1 wonderfull oil¡!
Old 01-28-2015, 08:18 AM
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As others have said, if you choose a decent brand and follow the manufacturer's recommendations, it's hard to go wrong. Even the cheaper non-synthetic oils will cool and lubricate your engine just fine. The only downside is that they will build up carbon in your head and exhaust port over time which you'll eventually have to scrape off.

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