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Old 21 June 2011, 07:47   #1
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What 2 stroke oil do you use?

Seems to be a huge difference in price:

2l of Yamalube = £15
2l of Valvoline marine = £4

What do you guys use in your 2 strokes? Is there one that is considered to be the best?

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Old 21 June 2011, 08:00   #2
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That seems cheap - best price I could find online for a decent name brand was around £11 delivered for 1 litre.
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Old 21 June 2011, 09:49   #3
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Hi I use Quicksilver around £7.90 per ltr!! Is your Valvoline TCW3 ?
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Is your Valvoline TCW3 ?
It would appear so:

"Valvoline® 2-Cycle Outboard Marine Oil - NMMA(BIA) TC-W3 Certified
Fortified for maximum performance in outboard engines

Minimizes wear, combustion chamber deposits, ring sticking, piston burning, port blocking and spark plug fouling
Enhances engine performance
Prolongs engine life
Meets and exceeds warranty requirements of all leading engine manufacturer's (ie: Evinrude, Johnson, Mercury, Yamaha, Suzuki and others) where an NMMA/(BIA) certified TC-W3 or preceding specification is recommended"

Cheepity cheep, innit?

I for one (being a bit tight) would be tempted, were it not for the fact that I have a 1L can of Quicksilver on the shelf that I think I'm going to have trouble using this season.....
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Old 21 June 2011, 11:19   #5
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Ha... the cost of 2-stroke oil is so low in the scheme of things I just buy a decent brand off the shelf at the local marina.

With my Mariner on a 75:1 mix I can get a whole season out of 1 or 2 litres of oil.
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Old 21 June 2011, 13:43   #6
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valvoline oil

I'll gladly do a trial test with some of this if you can show me a link
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Old 21 June 2011, 13:56   #7
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I'll gladly do a trial test with some of this if you can show me a link
Got it from this Google search...

marine 2 stroke oil - Google Search
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Here?:

https://www.easupplies.com/product_p/LU12JE.htm

Minimum order 10 but darn cheap!
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Minimum order 10 but darn cheap!
Good luck with that website-damned if I can get it to work...
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