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2 cycle oil

I want to try some 2 cycle oil, is there a specific brand I should get? Do I use 2 cycle out board oil? Also how much per ggallon?

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More important than the brand is the type. DO NOT use outboard oil. Use a 2-cycle oil that is ashless. Usually it is marked as TCW-3. Walmart has their TECH something oil (blue bottles) that is TCW-3 ashless. But there are other brands that are also TCW-3.

The general rule is 1oz 2-cycle oil to 1 gallon fuel. Ex 30 gals fuel, 30 oz oil.


EDIT: I said above not to use outboard oil. Well - I stand corrected. The Super Tech TCW-3 oil from Walmart is outboard oil. I apologize - My mistake.


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well i bought the blue bottle but it says outboard. can i still use this? whats the differece? it says ashless on the back

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I thought that is what I had used before.

The new diesel power mag used Super Tech Outboard 2-Cycle TC-W 3 Engine oil in their test vehicle.

The best thing they found however was not the super tech but the was the FPPF 8+ Cetane Improver.

Another close competitor was the Opti-Lube XPD


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Here is what their bottle looked like...


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yes i have the quart bottle, guess i bought the right stuff

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Thats the stuff I used to...just as long as its ashless

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Wally has the 2-stroke for like $11 a gallon.


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I been usin 2 cyl oil for awhile I use the stuff from Wally world in the blue bottle

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