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661 Oil Test 32:1 vs 40:1 vs 50:1 ?

Trx250r180

Trx250r180

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After 430 pages we ran out of things to discuss?
Well to keep you up to date ,klotz is the oil of the month ,a lot of guys run bike oils in saws ,but not saw oil in bikes ,and a lot of bike oils do not have stabilizers so your fuel may go murky over the winter .

Hi Svk .
 

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Well to keep you up to date ,klotz is the oil of the month ,a lot of guys run bike oils in saws ,but not saw oil in bikes ,and a lot of bike oils do not have stabilizers so your fuel may go murky over the winter .

Hi Svk .
But does it smell good? Can I use it for milling in my ported, piped saw at 100:1? ;)

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OK.... here's a tangent...

Anyone got a super crap saw they don't care about? Two more tests: diesel and gas mixed, just wonder if it would work. not sure on what ratio to try though. Second is, we know you can use canola oil for the bar, how about for the mix as well? I am thinking that just might work, well mixed, really shaken up. Sure seems like it should work.
 

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So somewhere on the site someone mentioned if you take a 2.6 oz mix bottle and fill it full that's enough oil for a gallon of gas at 40:1.

In reality that bottle holds well over 4 ounces which makes this false. I'll just stick to measuring like I areas did.
 
Andyshine77

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Are you referring to what looks like wear or hot spots on the LHS ?....If so, well spotted !
I see quite a bit of scuffing on the bearing. The discolored areas look like heat may have been an issue as well.

It's not a surprise the largest coolest surfaces are covered in oil, that's not what to look for. The look of the bearing tells me the oil film strength may have failed under stress. Obviously numerous other things can cause similar results.

I also don't care for all the discoloration, and what almost look like carbon buildup on the lobes.

Let's just say I'm not going to be running Lucas oil anytime soon.
 
Big_Wood

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i don't take bearing cage color to seriously. if the big end of the rod was blue or where the pin goes through the counterweights i'd be concerned. guess what i'm gonna do? by the way, that saw was only run a lucas for a couple tanks before the pics. husky XP since new.
 
Bwildered

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Four cycles and diesels. Outdated at that.
I'd like to see you produce any of evidence that disproves the combustion engine engineering fundamental quoted, two stroke, four stroke, petrol, gas or diesel, however old it maybe, carbon is carbon.
Anything that happened the day before yesterday can be regarded as outdated, just not quite as much like 16:1, 25:1, 33:1 or such in working 2 stroke engines.
 
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