Two stoke oil, whats your preference?

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  1. Cafe Racer

    Cafe Racer New Member

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    Ive been riding motorcycles for over 20 years. I have always used either RedLine or a YamaLube product for my dirtbikes.

    What do you guys like to use? I havn't installed the motor yet. Still working on a "special" first build. Keeping the motor stock for now. Not looking to do any high performance mods.

    Should I just use what I have in the garage? What ratio do you guys like to use?

    Miguel
     
  2. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    I use Penzoil for air cooled engines, also called Penzoil outdoor.

    Non synthetic, smokes just a tiny bit at 40:1.
     
  3. Drewd

    Drewd New Member

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    Maxima 927 when I'm lazy, degumed virgin pressed castor oil blended with synthetic oil when I need to blend my own. 32:1
     
  4. Kevlarr

    Kevlarr New Member

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    Opti-2, 100:1 and not a single puff of smoke. Nearly 1000 hard miles on my motor.
     
  5. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    I use Maxima 927 castor blend for breaking in and then switch to Maxima K2 a full synthetic oil designed fo high revving 2-strokes. Depending on the engine, I run 25:1 thru 50:1. On the china girls it's 25:1 then 32:1 with the full syn. Works for me.
     
  6. BarelyAWake

    BarelyAWake New Member

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    Teh Amsoil... because it makes my fuel a cool blue color :D
     
  7. Patr1ck

    Patr1ck New Member

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    Motul, 32:1
     
  8. FreeWheeler

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    Homelite exact-mix, cus that was in the garage. I dont know what I will get tomorrow. I'm still breaking in and it smokes bad at idle. I shot for 24:1 on the homelite but who knows what I really got.
     
  9. miyamoto

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    I know that several of us changed from Yamalube to Penn 100% and at this point I have not heard of anyone changing to anything else. On my 250HPDI, I like it better because of 2 things......(1) although I have NEVER fouled plugs to the point of a performance problem, the plugs now are visibly cleaner.....and that has got to be better in the long run, and (2) I like the absence of the oil smell around the transom when I have been trolling with a following breeze. I think most all of us made the change by running the main tank down low and then refilling with the Penn.
     
  10. happyvalley

    happyvalley New Member

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    Yes, me too. My brother-in-law and his buds swear by it in their uiltralight aircraft so I kinda figured if they use it to go airborne.............
     
  11. MatCauthon137

    MatCauthon137 New Member

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    yep, this opti-2 stuff is awesome...i had my doubts at first, but then i tried it...the performance of my bike improved greatly, and there is no smoke...she runs cleaner, there is no crud on the spark plug, i am sold...of course my bike only has 2 tanks of gas behind her, but i already noticed a remarkable improvement from the first tank of fuel that had penzoil....shft.
     
  12. Mac

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    I run Amsoil Sabre, full synthetic, designed for 100:1, I ran 32:1 for break in and then went to 50:1. No issues so far, no smoke, no smell, no foul.

    Mac
     
  13. grinNbarritt

    grinNbarritt New Member

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    I got a question for the Opti guys... I scored a sweet lil all orig suzuki moped last nite for 25 bucks! its oil injected, does the Opti bottle say anything about oil injection? I'd ditch the injection if this thing wasnt so nice, plus I'm thinkin of giving it to my daughter. thanks Jim
     
  14. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    You should run an oil made for the ratio your injector pump runs at. It could be 40:1 or 50:1, but you'll need to do some research to find out.
     
  15. grinNbarritt

    grinNbarritt New Member

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    Ya I hear ya, if I keep it, injector will hit the shelf. didnt get book n havent looked but injector makes a pretty gooie mix from looks of tailpipe...lol
     

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