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#2047368 - 10/27/09 11:00 AM
Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question
JVAllstar14 Offline
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Registered: 10/06/09
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Loc: Leech Lake Area
Hi - My grandpa has an old Jiffy ice auger with a white powerhead. We are estimating it is 25-30 years old. I am unsure what oil/fuel mix ratio to use in it. I know the current augers use 40:1. I asked Jiffy Customer Support and they said regardless of age all Jiffy's have always used 40:1. Our family also has about an 8 year old yellow powerhead Jiffy and the gas cap says 24:1, so I question the advice I received from Jiffy Customer Service. Does anyone in the ice fishing community own and still use an old Jiffy that can help me out?
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#2047433 - 10/27/09 11:40 AM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: JVAllstar14]
lakevet Offline
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I have a Jiffy Model 30 white powerhead. Label on fuel tank says 24:1. Still runs like a top.

lakevet
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#2047440 - 10/27/09 11:48 AM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: lakevet]
Northlander Offline
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24:1 would be my bet. That what my old Jiffy ran at anyways.
I did have a Legend I believe that ran at 40:1.
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#2047461 - 10/27/09 12:03 PM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: Northlander]
Andy-LOTW_Rules Offline
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Even the 20 - 25 year old Jiffy 3HP is the same 3HP Tecumsah (bad spelling) sold like 3 years ago... Or even last year. I have a 4 year old 3HP STX and this is basically the same engine. The auger has the 24:1 and then the user manual had the 40:1. Some conflicting info.

If you don't want to worry about this... Get a little bottle of the Jiffy oil at Mill$ Fle-et Farm that you are to mix with a Gal. of gas... run that. I have every year.

I'm thinking of trying the Amsoil this year.
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#2047490 - 10/27/09 12:23 PM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: Andy-LOTW_Rules]
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Mine is at least 25 years old, white head, and it says 24:1.

Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right...
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#2047533 - 10/27/09 01:23 PM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: fivebucks]
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Loc: Lexington, MN USA
Tecumseh engines were originally 24:1 for the oil mixture.

A few years ago Tecumseh approved a oil mixture of 40:1 for all new and older engines.

You will have no issues with the 40:1, it will only run better; less smoke.
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#2047575 - 10/27/09 01:56 PM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: IcePro]
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I switched to 100:1 Amsoil Sabre last year. What a difference. I am a believer in this Amsoil stuff.
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#2048463 - 10/28/09 11:06 AM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: JVAllstar14]
JVAllstar14 Offline
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This helps a lot. Thank you!
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#2049457 - 10/29/09 09:09 AM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: JVAllstar14]
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just burn the amsoil at 80:1 or 100:1 and you wont have to worry about it

"60% of the time i catch fish eveytime"
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#2049951 - 10/29/09 03:36 PM
Re: Jiffy Ice Auger Fuel Mix Question [Re: crothmeier]
BoxMN Online   content
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Originally Posted By: crothmeier
just burn the amsoil at 80:1 or 100:1 and you wont have to worry about it


I went to 80:1 (just for ease of using the packets) Amsoil in my Model 30 last year, and I think it ran better and started better.

I wish I could find a way to lighten it up wink At least I have sleds last/this year smile

-Box
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