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I NEED TO KNOW THE AMOUNT OF OIL TO ADD TO A 6 GALLON TANK FOR 1973 OUTBOARD EVINRUDE MOTOR

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! quart of 2-stroke pre mix oil would be fine for 6 gallons of gas.

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