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Old 21 December 2009, 13:38   #1
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2 stroke Oil for Mariner 150

recently I bought a mariner 150 from '96 with seperate oil tank.

for my optimax 200 I use DFI oil from quicksilver but I suppose it's for the mariner another 2 stroke oil.

What can you suggest me to use?

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Old 21 December 2009, 16:09   #2
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Hi barflyrib I also have a Mariner 150 2 st and I use Quicksilver 2 cycle as they call it know but use when stuck any oil that states TCW_3 on the label.
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Old 21 December 2009, 16:11   #3
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Dont use opti oil!. Just use normal TCW-3 Oil.
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Old 27 December 2009, 13:28   #4
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Use marine 2 stroke oil (as oppose to bike or lawn mower).

It is totally different and considerably cheaper than opti oil.

No need to buy quicksilver, there are plenty of other perfectly good alternatives
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Old 04 January 2010, 13:13   #5
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