Question about Boating

1 Answer

If the oil and gas mixture is not right what will happen to the motor? What is the right mixture? Evenrude 28 hp 1960's 2 stroke

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 77 Answers

You need to call a marine engine shop and ask them the proper mixture for that motor. To Much oil in the mix will only cause your motor to smoke excessively and may cause the plugs to foul quicker, but to little oil is when you start having problems. With to little oil you are not getting proper lubricarion, thats going to where all your mechanical parts like the piston, rings, cylinder walls, connecting rods, crankshaft, to wear really bad in a short period of time. Since there is so much friction from the parts wearing so fast thats going to generate heat, which is going to lead to locking up your motor. If no one can tell you the proper mixture just remember that it is safer to have to much oil in the mix than not enough, even though too much oil will make it look like your spraying for mosquitos with all the smoke. hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a 1998 model E25RMECA I NEED TO KNOW WHAT TYPE GAS TO USE IN IT. AND IF IT IS 2 CYCLE OR 4CYCLE.


I found a mixture of sites for the information
one owner of a 1998 25 hp evinrude says that it is a 2 stroke with a fuel mix ratio of 50:1 as 25:1 is a bit smokey
another site says that the recommended octane fuel rating is 87 although it might run better on 91
best advice is to find an evinrude service dealer and get the right information as the later 25 hp units are etec engine which will be 4 strokes

Oct 23, 2015 | Clymer Evinrude/Johnson 5-70 Hp...

2 Answers

49 CC STREET SCOOTER TWO STROKE NEED THE GAS TO OIL MIXTURE


the mixture ratio is 50 parts gas to 1 part oil. Use only a good quailty stroke oil, never use motor oil

Nov 01, 2011 | Quad 47 cc / 49 cc Pocket Mini Bike...

1 Answer

What kind of gasoline?


  1. Check your manual for the proper gas-and-oil mixture. For almost all modern two-stroke engines, a 50-to-1 mixture is recommended. That requires about 2 1/2 oz. oil for every gallon of gasoline.


  2. Use only two-cycle oil for your mixture. This oil is made especially for these engines and can be purchased at gas stations, hardware stores or any other place where you buy regular motor oil.


  3. Pour the proper amounts of gas and oil into a fuel can. Shake the can well to mix it.


  4. Label your gas can with the mixture ratio. You can use the same mixture for other two-stroke engines.


  5. Shake your fuel can thoroughly every time you refuel. After a while, the oil will settle out of the gas, and shaking it up ensures that the oil and gas are properly mixed again before you put the fuel into your chainsaw.

Mar 06, 2011 | Garden

1 Answer

Evinrude model 6402-C - Is this a 2 stroke with a 50:1 gas/oil mixture?


This is a 1974 6 hp motor. Regardless what its original oil mixture was. With current TCW3 oil mix it 50:1
this is 6 gal of gas and 1 pint of oil (16 oz.)
It is a two stroke

Oct 01, 2010 | Clymer EvinrudeJohnson Outboard Shop...

1 Answer

Confused a little


A 4 stroke motor does NOT have Oil in the Fuel. There is NO fuel mixture. Just use regular gas. The only place you need oil is in the sump, and regular 20/30 motor oil will be fine.This only needs to be replaced when low on dipstick in crankcase.

Mar 08, 2010 | Ryobi 30 Cubic Centimeter Curved Shaft Gas...

1 Answer

On the side of my 86 kx 80 2 stroke there is a hole with a pluge on it do i put tranny or motor oil in it and what fuel mixture should i use(would out board oil work


The plug on the side engine casing is for 10w40 motor oil. NEVER use synthetic lubricants or oil with 'special' additives. They can mess up your clutch. The 10w40 motor oil is shared by the gearbox and the engine because they are a single unit.

Use 4 ounces of two stroke engine oil for every gallon of gas. That will give you a 32 to 1 mixture which is the industry standard. If the outboard motor is a 2 stroke (most of them are), the engine oil is the same. Note the difference > Engine oil verses Motor oil. Motor oil in the gearbox, Engine oil in the gas.

Feb 07, 2010 | 2003 kawasaki KX 250

1 Answer

What is the oil mixture ratio for a 2005 kawasaki 250


Use TWO STROKE ENGINE OIL in the pump. If not using an automatic oil pump, then mix the gas and oil 32 to 1. That equals 4 ounces of TWO STROKE ENGINE OIL to one gallon of gas. NEVER use motor oil in the gas. Only two stroke engine oil.

Aug 31, 2009 | 2005 kawasaki KX 250

1 Answer

What type of oil do i use in my mcculloch electamac 2.5hp em250-14 chain saw


Normal 2-stroke oil,as long as the mixture of gas and oil, are correct.
If the mixture is not right, then the motor will tend to overheat and become powerless.
Good luck, and safe chopping:)

Jul 26, 2009 | Garden

3 Answers

Need to know gas to oil ratio jonsered 535 chainsaw


50:1 is the mixture for the Jonsered 535. I bought mine new around 1991 and it's been a great saw.

Apr 04, 2009 | Garden

Not finding what you are looking for?
Boating Logo

Related Topics:

123 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Boating Experts

Steve
Steve

Level 3 Expert

693 Answers

ray gallant

Level 3 Expert

43003 Answers

Andrew Taylor
Andrew Taylor

Level 3 Expert

14824 Answers

Are you a Boating Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...