Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Nuts4Fishin

2 stroke oil

12 posts in this topic

I know that the oil for my ice auger has gone smokeless but does anybody sell smokeless oil for my outboard in a gallon size jug? Sure would make it nice without the smoke blowing back in when trolling with the wind.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You need to check out the Amsoil products. Just do a quick search on the web, find a local dealer, many sell from their house and are very knowledgeable about the synthetic oil products.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Check out Amsoil is right. I now use it in everything but my truck. I would use it in my truck but it had a ton of miles on it before I realized how good the Amsoil really was. My next vehicle will run Amsoil.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Put my first tank full of Amsoil premix (saber outboard) in my 2 stroke 1998 75hp outboard. So far so good, but only been out once. To chicken to jump directly to the 100:1 ratio, starting out with 80:1 for now.

I run 100:1 Amsoil Saber Pro in my auger since almost new the past two seasons. Runs cleaner, stronger, and starts easier.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Is yours a pre-mix or an oil-injected engine?

If oil injected use the AMSOIL HP Injector. It is available in quarts and gallons.

If pre-mix use the Saber Outboard. It is available in 8-oz bottles that will mix 5 gallons at 80-1 or 6 gallons at 100-1; and quarts that will mix 20 gallons at 80-1 or 25 gallons at 100-1. (NOTE: this is a different product from the Saber Professional for your auger, string cutter, chain saw and other air cooled 2-cycle pre-mix engines.)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My motor uses 50:1 premix. So would I mix Amsoil at the same ratio? Someone told me once that if Amsoil is used it can be mixed at 100:1, is this true?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

At work we run amsoil in all 2 strokes. We mix 8 ounces to 2 1/2 gallons. I believe that would be 100:1. It works unbelievabe. We were going through 6 to 8 saws a month and when we switched to amsoil it went down to 1 every 2 months. And that's because of not mixing the gas. Granted we are not using this in marine equipment. But I would assume it would work there also.

Andy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks OilMan I should have clarified. It is a Merc Opti. It has been absolutely bullet proof for 6 years and being a creature of habit I am nervous to change to something new. I don't want to screw up a good thing even if it smokes a little. How many others out there are running the HP injector and have you had any problems? Would I have to completely clean out the reservoir or can you add the Amsoil to what is in there if I go that route?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This question seems to come up several times every season - loads of people using it.

Changing over - AMSOIL is compatable to mix with petroleum and the other synthetics being used, but it is better to minimize the mixing. At best it is a sloppy job to try to drain the oil reservoir, and some are nearly impossible to drain. Just run your current oil down to the warning level then top off with the AMSOIL HP Injector.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Russell - the Saber Outboard is designed to be used as lean as 100-1 (8oz to 6 gal) and AMSOIL gives safe lubrication this lean, but there are many who are unconfortable so lean - you won't hurt it at 50-1 (16 oz to 6 gal). Even at 50-1 you will rarely see smoke with AMSOIL.

My suggestion, start with the leanest you are comfortable with, they go leaner toward 100-1 as you see it performing in your engine.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oilman, thanks for the info. I have heard great things about Amsoil and would like to try it in my motor.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    •     ........if you are member of the LIVs. My 2nd graders think I am really smart at math as well. 
    •   No, but they wouldn't send them all to Belle Plaine where all the bleedies will take care of them, so what are we going to do? Man your pulling everything out of the old Libertarian hang book tonight.
    • Manafort was dumped quicker than a cheap date.   #pence2018
    •   No and no, I read it closely, but down here I shoot first then ask questions.                          
    •   Nice try.   You want me to rip apart your beloved Portugal?  There are hole everywhere.   First thing is first. This is a government policy, so this comes into play faster then a bullet..   " ...many of the problems stemmed not necessarily from a disagreement over the facts but a disagreement over which facts matter when it comes to interpreting the effects of decriminalisation."   Just like you Dave, only using the facts that fit your narrative.     HIV - down yes.   Due to eradicating drug dens, availability of needles, health awareness.   Deaths, over dose - yes (arguably)   Due to access of real drugs, not designer, dangerous synthetic weeds.     Homicides - yes/no Also there is no data collected for drug related homicides.       Drug users are not deemed criminals but as sick. Which immediately becomes a public expense.       -"" Goulão himself is skeptical of some aspects of marijuana reform in places like the United States, which he says can conflate medical use with recreational markets. "Sometimes I feel the promoters of this discussion are mixing things together using a lack of intellectual seriousness (Big Dave & Purple)," he said.""     This is just in 5 minutes, I'll go on doing this all day long. Leave you laying on the floor.   By the way, you just cut and paste articles. In no way way have you presented an intelligent reason why decriminalization would curb drug use.   Keep pasting,       

    • Come on Del like any good law we have to pass it to find out what is in it.
    • If you guys (Dave et al) are so "end the war on drugs" you ought to be able to say what that means.  How can you advocate something that you can't, or won't, define?    
    • You dont care about his statements on the 2nd amendment or his ties with radical mooslims as you put it?  
    •   I don't reside in his district and have no power to vote for or against him so I don't spend much of my free time thinking about him.
    •   But your OK with paying for people to sit in prison?   The reason you want to keep drugs criminalized is because they are dangerous, is it not?
  • Our Sponsors