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Buying new stihl ms462 Best oil to use

Jared31

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So I’m going to purchase a brand new stihl ms462 this coming week and was wanting input for best 2 cycle oil to use at 50:1. I have motul 800 2t off road and Amsoil Saber professional sitting at my house. Recommendations??
 
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So I’m going to purchase a brand new stihl ms462 this coming week and was wanting input for best 2 cycle oil to use at 50:1. I have motul 800 2t off road and Amsoil Saber professional sitting at my house. Recommendations??
I'm running the stihl ultra @around 45:1 in my 462. Just started running non-ethanol fuel as it just became available close by. It will take a few tanks for the saw to wake up. Sorry can't comment on the oil you have but i have seen it mentioned before here.
 
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50:1 is the Stihl recommendation and 40:1 is the AS recommendation :innocent: so I split the difference.:laugh: Here is a calculator I use. It comes to about .90 gal. of gas for the 1 gallon bottle of the stihl mix.
http://www.csgnetwork.com/oilfuelcalc.html
I do the same thing, split the difference figuring if the gas pump is ever off a bit I won’t go too lean on the oil. I mix 1 Stihl Ultra 2.5 gal mix and pump 2.3 gallons of highest octane fuel I can buy. Fortunately do not have to worry about ethanol as it is not sold here in Alaska.
 
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Either your HP Ultra or Saber between 40:1 & 50:1 should work just fine. Stihl says 50:1, they designed the product, before any modification, so for a stocker I’d probably just do 50:1.
 
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