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Old 21 April 2015, 04:30   #1
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2 stroke oil online supplier?

Anyone have any suggestions for good prices mail order for typical small amounts? My local chandlers are a bunch of barstewards and most people I can find want silly carriage charges to suplly a small bottle or two.
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Old 21 April 2015, 07:23   #2
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To broarden this, probably an old chestnut but any issues with going non-big-branded, ie the following as long as it meets TC W3?:

MARINE TWO 2 STROKE OUTBOARD OIL TC-W3 API TD 5 LTR PROVEN RELIABILITY | eBay

TC - W3 Two 2 Stroke Marine Oil Outboard Engine 5 ltr | eBay
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Old 21 April 2015, 07:40   #3
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How about this deal with free post from Pacer Marine who were good on service with my carb kit.

2 L Two 2 Stroke Marine Oil Outboard Engine Quicksilver TCW 3 Suzuki Outboard | eBay

That's enough oil (at the 80:1 I use) to add to almost £180 of unleaded so for £17.09 good value to me. By chance I had it in watch to order in a day or two.

What are your chandlers charging? I think my local guys want about £10.50 per litre for Quicksilver.
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To broarden this, probably an old chestnut but any issues with going non-big-branded, ie the following as long as it meets TC W3?
As long as it says TC-W3, you're good to go.

That said, when it comes to two stroke oil I've always gone with the engine manufacturer's oil, since you can usually find it for a price that's not much more than the no name/off brand stuff. IMO, it's cheap insurance for otherwise expensive motors.
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I remember a communication from a bloke who worked for ELF. He made oil. He could make XD100, or it's equivalent. Apparently it's all smoke and mirrors - if the numbers match up it's all the same.

Obviously, I don't know if this is b@ll@cks or not.
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Rock oil. You can get direct from them 25 litres approx £100 👍


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To broarden this, probably an old chestnut but any issues with going non-big-branded, ie the following as long as it meets TC W3?:

MARINE TWO 2 STROKE OUTBOARD OIL TC-W3 API TD 5 LTR PROVEN RELIABILITY | eBay

TC - W3 Two 2 Stroke Marine Oil Outboard Engine 5 ltr | eBay
Well I've been using this stuff for about three years now on a pair of Mariner two-strokes and they've been fine so far. And when I got it first time I rang the manufacturer, they sent me a copy of the TC-W3 certification.. Not that I'm suspicious or anything....
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Keep an eye out for offers Engine Oil, Motor Oil and Car Engine Oils from the largest UK independent online supplier of Performance Oils

Delivery on 5l is £4.99 so not bad at all

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Old 22 April 2015, 04:25   #9
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Thanks all, will give the small name stuff a go this time.
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