Complete 2 Stroke Engine Oil Guide

Everything you want to know about oil but were "afraid to ask"!

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Complete 2 Stroke Engine Oil Guide

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I compiled all the info I could and when there were conflicting opinions I asked the opinion of the reps at Motul and Maxima who were very helpful.
Here's the info page: http://www.dragonfly75.com/moto/oil.html
And I made my own gas/oil ratio calculator that tells you what ratio to use depending on the max RPM and type of cylinder (air or water cooled). It's talked about at http://www.dragonfly75.com/moto/oil2.html
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Always nice to post an introduction before anything else. Just a bit of who, where and previous biking experience.
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My "resume" is at my other post about the free 2 stroke calculators.
I am a bit detail oriented and got into the study of engine oil and the development of a gas/oil calculator as a result of realizing the oil manufacturers basically tell us nothing and leave it to us to guess how much oil to use. It doesn't take a genius to realize the more RPM there is the more friction and heat which needs to be countered with more oil. So my calculator goes by estimated oil viscosity (going by provided data) at upper cylinder temperature, max RPM, and type of engine cooling. With your details entered in you will see the ratios recommended for each oil. It's pretty nifty.
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