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Old 11-06-2008, 08:20 PM
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i have some 18:1 (8 oz oil) mixed for my rio, but will i hurt a homelite that calls for 50:1 (2.6 oz oil)?
Old 11-06-2008, 08:39 PM
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It wont hurt it to run that much oil. Might foul the plug.
Old 11-06-2008, 08:44 PM
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thanks cool that's what i thought. it's that time of year now. gotta fire up the leaf blower, and don't want to mix anymore fuel especially since i'll only need a tank or 2.
Old 11-07-2008, 02:50 AM
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More oil = more power, helps seal the rings better without added friction.
Old 11-07-2008, 11:55 AM
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Hmmmmmmmmmm diesel?

i got a homie to run on Ether and kerosene, a tad smoky though
Old 11-07-2008, 12:04 PM
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your motors will last a lot longer by using more oil.i wouldn't ever use 2.6 oz.per gallon of gas.that is very risky.you might end up with scored pistons and cylinder walls6-8 oz.per gallon of gas is very safe to use in any 2 stroke motor
Old 11-07-2008, 12:07 PM
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well if i remember correct the manual for the blower called for 50:1/2.6 oz. i'll have to look for the manual, and check. i'll use the 18:1/8 oz i have mixed.
Old 11-07-2008, 01:09 PM
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your right most weedy motors use 50/1 mix,mine did but when i put it in a boat i ran 20/1 just to be safe.
Mart
Old 11-07-2008, 03:08 PM
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martno, holy sh, we agree on something.how can that be.
Old 11-07-2008, 04:36 PM
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man was it a bear to start, and keep running till she got to running temps. when warm she ran great.
Old 11-07-2008, 05:21 PM
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32-1 for weed eater motors
Old 11-07-2008, 06:49 PM
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More oil more power and longer life .
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:46 PM
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More oil more power and longer life .
Mart
Could you explain how more oil is going to make more power.
Old 11-07-2008, 07:49 PM
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I already did!
Dyno proven too, these are not high compression engines!
Old 11-07-2008, 07:57 PM
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Adding more oil is not going to increase compression.
Old 11-07-2008, 08:02 PM
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Does anyone use Yahmalube? I buy it in by the gallon for my yahama 2 stroke outboard. It is said to be the best for outboards, would it be ok to use this on a unmodded zen 260?
Old 11-07-2008, 08:08 PM
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ORIGINAL: yamahate

Could you explain how more oil is going to make more power.
If you had a height rpm and hp mod engine, the best oil ratio is 10 ounces per one gallon gas fuel, some of the engine could reach 20000-21000rpm or even more on the speed test running, you will need the good enough oil to protect the whole thing that includes its power, rpm and the engine.
Old 11-07-2008, 08:22 PM
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We are talking about a leaf blower here.
Old 11-07-2008, 08:40 PM
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Adding more oil is not going to increase compression.
So I suppose when your doing a compression test at work you do it with a dry cylinder?
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ORIGINAL: yamahatech

We are talking about a leaf blower here.
LOL...sorry man but I actually use the same oil ratio on my 2 year old 2 stroke leaf blower and it ran pretty strong like it was new and seems to blow more air out.
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ORIGINAL: MrMikeG

Adding more oil is not going to increase compression.
So I suppose when your doing a compression test at work you do it with a dry cylinder?
Pretty much yes. There is enough residual oil in the motor so technically its not really dry. But now we are talking about static compression.
Old 11-07-2008, 09:52 PM
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if you want to hear stodgy and dusty, "i've been told oil does not produce power"
Old 11-07-2008, 11:11 PM
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you are right oil does not make power but it frees up enough friction so the engine can make all the power it is supose to and not run to hot ,i run a toxic full mod and allen at toxic recomends 8 ozs per gallon amsoil 10 of most others and his engines turn 19000rpm and produce [email protected]
Old 11-08-2008, 02:32 AM
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I'm not sure about more oil making more power?i do know that not enough oil is real bad news,if you like your motor ,give it some lubrication,it will last a long time.i never had a motor freeze up yet.i just like being on the safe side on the oil thing
Old 11-08-2008, 02:56 AM
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more oil makes more power, i have seen dynographs for a gas cmb35 and more oil made more power, like Mike said more oil helps to seal up the single ring pistons better and reduce blowby and increase compression while giving more lubrication letting things move more freely

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