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BarnacleNZ 12-01-2008 09:52 PM

Klotz benol castor oil
is this ok to use as the only oil to mix with the petrol? for a brand new zenoah. Thanks

MrMikeG 12-02-2008 02:45 AM

RE: Klotz benol castor oil
Get a good synthetic 2 stroke oil for water cooled engines. I used Klotz KL 200 and it works great but I think straight Benol castor will gum up the ring and make it really hard to start. I'm not positive on all the Klotz blends but I think that one is an additive to be used with some synthetic oil in a nitro mix.

MrMikeG 12-02-2008 02:52 AM

RE: Klotz benol castor oil
Just read the Klotz site, they say it is "Degummed" should be good, never tried it! [8D]

BarnacleNZ 12-02-2008 05:00 AM

RE: Klotz benol castor oil
ok, well aslong as its not unsafe to use :)

OLD_SLOW and in the WAY 12-03-2008 09:36 AM

RE: Klotz benol castor oil
castor oil has a unique property it will run to a hot spot as regular oil will flow away from hot spots. i ran castor exclusively in my engines with gas and camp fuel. i had a reciever fail once and the engine sat there screaming in the bushes till we got to it with the chase boat and no water flowing through it. that darn thing was hot as heck but showed no signs of cylinder galling

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