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Amsoil 100 1 mix Test
« on: April 08, 2004, 07:52:40 PM »
Well,
         I bit the bullet and went and did it. I mixed up a batch of Amsoil at 100-1.My 041 loves it. I have only ran about half a tank thru it however, I had to lower the idle and lean it out just a tad.This saw ran great prior to this however the acceleration is most impressive.
         This old saw has 165 lbs of compression. I will put it to some hard use this weekend and really let it rip.The saw starts easier when hot.Sort of acts like a Harley wanting to run.The final exam will be this weekend,
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Re: Amsoil 100 1 mix Test
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2004, 05:11:10 AM »
  that saws got a good rep.. i believe id go 80-1 anyway..
u saw has lasted a long time..personally ive tried that an it ran fine.
but i wouldnt put one of my good saws thru one full day of heavy cutting,,at 100-1.not to mention trimmers etc..
 now i know theres some thats gonna take exception to this.
so have at it. its just my opinion anyway.

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Re: Amsoil 100 1 mix Test
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2004, 05:13:52 AM »
I run a lot of my stuff on Opti-2 at 75:1. The bottle calls 100:1.
More power and almost no smoke. Have not run into a problem yet.
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Re: Amsoil 100 1 mix Test
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2004, 02:48:58 PM »
Well I have to try that, I'm nervous about running anything less than 50:1 in my saws, I usually run a 40:1 ratio.
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Re: Amsoil 100 1 mix Test
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2004, 07:37:31 PM »
I run the Amsoil series 2000 full synthetic at 40:1 and will probably try it at 50:1.
I run my modeed saws alot and just want the best lubrication I can get. I like this stuff and have had no problems.
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Re: Amsoil 100 1 mix Test
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2004, 08:20:57 PM »
That is the best way for me to find out about the quality of an oil. I'll have to get some Amsoil soon and try the 75:1 ratio in my jonsered. If all goes well, I may try it in my DM50 later, then the 075. Its already proving to be agreat oil so I'm not worried about that too much.
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