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Petrol Oil Ratio for Falcon 70

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Petrol Oil Ratio for Falcon 70

Post  Rex Stewart on Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:27 pm

Guys I have 2 handbooks with my new bike it is a Falcon 70 one book says 20 to 1 the other says 16 to 1, what do you recommend.

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Post  piston 197 on Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:56 pm

The 16 to 1 ratio was for running in, the 20 to 1 ratio was for after running in, but most people are now using a modern 2 stroke oil ( Silkolene being the favouite) at 25 or 30 to 1 with no problems, i personally use silkolene @ 30 to 1 in my Villiers with no ill effects
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Re: Petrol Oil Ratio for Falcon 70

Post  Rex Stewart on Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:20 pm

Thanks I must have miss read, so am I best to start at 20:1 and see how it goes?

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Post  piston 197 on Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:28 pm

It will do no harm, but may be a bit smokey, less of a problem in the 50's than now !
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Post  Rex Stewart on Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:28 pm

Got to be honest I love the smell of two stroke smoke. Thanks for the advice I will hopefully get oil and petrol tomorrow.

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Re: Petrol Oil Ratio for Falcon 70

Post  FBKev on Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:09 pm

Make sure you get pre mix oil and not injector, as the latter is thinner.
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