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Old 01-13-2009, 03:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how much 2 stroke oil do i mix in a galion of gas for our 1975 lynx with a spiret engine .i have been told 3 different things thank you
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40:1 is a safe mix.
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Old 01-14-2009, 08:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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40:1 is probably the ultimate safe mix. I use it because my wankle Panther wants 40:1. While my Tigre wants 50:1 it'll still be happy with the extra oil and its only a little hard on plugs.

50:1 was recommended by Arctic Cat for ALL Spirit motors. Use a good quality oil (like Arctic Cat oil) and feel secure. The best way to make sure you're getting your ratio correct is to use a ratio rite cup. They're cheap and last forever...
Otherwise put about half a quart of oil into 5 gallons of gas. 5 gallons = 20 quarts. 1/2 quart of oil : 20 quarts of gas = 40:1 mixture.
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