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Oil and Fuel mix

Post  Peter236uk on Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:09 pm

Hi having aquired my FB Falcon 52/53 I was wondering about fuel mix  33/1 ? Is unleaded Petrol ok

Also what would be the best gearbox and clutch oil to use

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Post  piston 197 on Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:14 pm

Using a good modern 2 stroke oil ( the favourite is silkolene) at around 30 to 1 is fine ( 3 measures of the tank cap instead of 4 per gallon as it states on the cap.)
Straight 30 or a modern 10/40 is fine in the gearbox
Automatic transmission fluid ( TQF or ATF) in the clutch case is the favourite, the recommended straight thick oil makes for a sticky clutch
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Post  Peter236uk on Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:19 pm

Many thanks for your help

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Post  david swerdlow on Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:10 pm

for the fuel tank , is that -Api -TC -Jaso FB sae 30 or is it 40 ?? ta .

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Post  piston 197 on Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:03 am

Wul use neither of those would use a good modern 2 stroke oil, silkolene is my preferred
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