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Tiller won't start, incorrect fuel ratio?


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07-12-05, 09:38 AM   #1  
Tiller won't start, incorrect fuel ratio?

My tiller is currently filled with gas at 50:1 ratio, after reading the manual it should have been 20:1. Will this cause the tiller to be unable to start? What is correct 20:1 ratio, gas ounces to oil ounces?

 
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07-12-05, 08:48 PM   #2  
1 ounce of oil to 20 ounces of gas will make a 20:1 ratio.

or 1 gal of oil to 20 gal of gas

or 1 ml of oil to 20 ml of gas

or 1 barrel of oil to 20 barrels of gas

or 1 truckload---

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07-12-05, 10:30 PM   #3  
I guess this is why your Supertech, and I'm stumped...

It was a stupid question (yes there are stupid questions) now that I have read it a second time.

My point is will the incorrect ratio prevent the tiller from starting?

 
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07-13-05, 12:35 AM   #4  
No, it won't prevent the engine from starting... unless, perhaps, the engine was run with this ratio in it before and it caused damage to the engine.


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