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Old 21 April 2015, 05:30   #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, 08:23   #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

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Old 21 April 2015, 08:40   #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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Thanks all, will give the small name stuff a go this time.
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