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Old 05-20-2013, 08:48 PM
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Default Re: noob to the motorized bicycle scene

If you follow the kit instructions and use 16:1, it will continue to be a pig. Change to a ratio of 32:1 for break in. 16:1 is simply too much oil for the engine to ever run right.
I have used 40:1 for many many years even during break-in and have never had any problems.
Just use a good quality two-stroke oil. (NOT MARINE)
If more is better, then too much is just enough.
If you can't afford it, build it yourself.
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