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Old 27 May 2008, 14:38   #1
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Quicksilver Premium Plus 2-Cycle Oil

Is this the right oil for an Optimax?
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No, you need the DFI oil, much more expensive.
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No, you need the DFI oil, much more expensive.
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dfi is the way to go!!! dont be tempted to use anything else!!
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yeh, it's fine for the job! It was the oil reccomended by Mercury before they brought out the DFI oil.
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What's the problem. Was at West Marine yesterday and they had DFI oil on sale at $24.00 gal.
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Here we go again - if it's TCW3 oil then it's fine - oil is the biggest con going!!!
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Here we go again - if it's TCW3 oil then it's fine - oil is the biggest con going!!!
Do not listen to Codders, he is wrong.
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Bollocks.... IMO TCW3 is the standard. Since the internal comustion engine has not changed much over many years, neither will the oil that lubes it.. save for detergents, and anti corrosion agents etc.. and thats all the dealers are trying to sell you .. something more expensive... Any TCW3 oil is good enough for optimax
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