Thread: Gas Oil Ratio
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:24 PM
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Default Re: gas oil ratio

Originally Posted by unior View Post
Ok something I don't understand. Why can I run a chainsaw or weedwacker all day long wide open at 50:1 yet this engine requires insane amounts of oil? Can't I mix the gas leaner and adjust the carb richer?
I would imagine your chain saw, or for that matter almost any small 2 stroke engine was built to a little higher specs. than these Chinese Bike Motors. There is NO quality control.
Although I am going to go to 50:1 with Amsoil Saber oil and see what happens. Worst case, buy a new disposable motor.

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