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Old 04-23-2013, 12:23 AM   #98
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Originally Posted by craydds View Post
I bought some Klotz Super TechniPlate to run in my old snail. Their directions for air-cooled 2-strokes say to run 20:1 to 32:1. I am going to try it at 32:1. Sounds a little better than the 20:1 specs in the Yamaha manual. What say the smokers?
Why use a castor based oil in a low heat engine? In terms of oil technology the castor/synthetic oils are about 5 years out of date, and a full synthetic pre-mix only oil, will do a better job in any application other than alcohol fuel burning bikes, which require a castor based oil. If you have a play bike, try using full synthetic pre-mix only oil at 60-80:1 mix (depending on application), and I think you will be very surprised at how much better it runs.
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