Stihl Weedeater


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Old 03-06-09, 09:14 AM
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Stihl Weedeater

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I inherited a stihl weedeater and need to find out what portion of gas and oil it needs and the right kind of oil
it requires. Thanks very much for your help!
 
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Old 03-06-09, 10:19 AM
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Try here...about 1/2 way down the page...you will need your model number.

STIHL Incorporated USA -- Information -- Manufacturing the World's Number One Selling Brand of Chain Saws
 
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Old 03-06-09, 10:53 AM
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If the unit is not overly old then it's 50 to 1.Stihl branded oil is based on that ratio and that ratio has been used for all Stihl products for many years.
 
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Old 03-06-09, 01:31 PM
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I recomend using a quality 50:1 oil. Today's 2-cycle oil is formulated so much better than it was 15 years ago.
50:1 will smoke less, foul plugs less, and start easier. Even if you chainsaw is old enough to recomend using 16:1, I would still use the 50:1 mix.
 
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Old 03-06-09, 08:39 PM
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I agree...50:1 with a quality oil. It's better for the engine and the environment.
 
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Old 03-12-09, 04:54 PM
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50:1

stihls are mandatory 50:1 now a days
 
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Old 05-15-09, 02:32 PM
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Cool

I would use 40:1 its slightly more than 50:1 but not much different.
 
 

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