Recent Topics
Oil recommendation for a 2015 Mazda 6
by BrianPA
10 minutes 2 seconds ago
2015 Mazda 6 oil filter
by BrianPA
59 minutes 4 seconds ago
Any contractors being hired to fight ISIS yet?
by LoneRanger
Today at 08:10 AM
NC Trip
by Quattro Pete
Today at 07:57 AM
TGMO or MGMO which is more desirable?
by Koz1
Today at 06:57 AM
Could this be the Royals year?
by reemoe2
Today at 06:44 AM
Do not drink now, wait...
by CourierDriver
Today at 05:54 AM
Clean thick oil in throttle body?!
by 19jacobob93
Today at 12:57 AM
Auto Parts Store Selling More Oil Filters Now..
by crazyoildude
Yesterday at 11:27 PM
Sun facts
by oilboy123
Yesterday at 11:25 PM
Cooper Zeon RS3-A Long Term Impressions
by MCompact
Yesterday at 11:01 PM
Desulfator built into battery charger do they work
by Crankytank
Yesterday at 10:47 PM
Newest Members
ChevyTwo, BrianPA, JeepCommander, hevslark, Hox
51688 Registered Users
Who's Online
66 registered (67lemans, 29662, 147_Grain, aquariuscsm, AandPDan, 5 invisible), 1589 Guests and 221 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51688 Members
64 Forums
221180 Topics
3496996 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 2 of 4 < 1 2 3 4 >
Topic Options
#3372625 - 05/15/14 03:53 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
dave123 Offline


Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 1141
Loc: wi
I buy VPracing small engine OPE fuel by the 5gal pail mix my own 2stroke the way I want it and the oil I want to use and run straight four stroke in the rest of my small OPE never go back. Way better price by the 5gallon.

Top
#3372652 - 05/15/14 04:12 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
skyactiv Offline


Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 654
Loc: The Midwest
If you really want to, you can remove virtually all the ethanol from fuel yourself. You need to start out from higher octane since you'll be lowering it during the process. Not worth the hassle, but it can be done.

Top
#3372721 - 05/15/14 05:38 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
FXjohn Offline


Registered: 05/25/07
Posts: 1236
Loc: NE Indiana
totally worth it for your last tank of the season

Top
#3372737 - 05/15/14 06:08 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
Bandito440 Offline


Registered: 02/13/12
Posts: 1637
Loc: Northern NY
I have a small cultivator, chainsaw, and trimmer. I'll probably go through two bottles of Trufuel over the summer. I love that my chainsaw starts up flawlessly after sitting for the winter. Heck, even my [censored] Poulan Pro trimmer starts up right away.
_________________________
'13 Forester 2.5X 5MT - NAPA 0w-20 & Wix 57830
'97 R1100GS - RL 20w-50, KN-163, Shockproof Heavy

Top
#3372753 - 05/15/14 06:31 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
Panzerman Offline


Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 2501
Loc: Daytona, Florida
Real Men mix the oil. I could never bring myself to buy Pre-mixed gas for 5 times the price. Lazy takes a new meaning.

Top
#3372758 - 05/15/14 06:37 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Panzerman]
FXjohn Offline


Registered: 05/25/07
Posts: 1236
Loc: NE Indiana
Originally Posted By: Panzerman
Real Men mix the oil. I could never bring myself to buy Pre-mixed gas for 5 times the price. Lazy takes a new meaning.


you could buy 4 stroke true fuel and mix oil into it if that would make your weenie look bigger.


Edited by FXjohn (05/15/14 06:37 PM)

Top
#3372791 - 05/15/14 07:57 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
Joe_Power Offline


Registered: 04/18/13
Posts: 289
Loc: KANSAS
I bought a few cans. I have 4 pieces of Stihl equipment. I have a few if the 5 off 5 coupons from the Oreillys promotion, so they only cost me $1.61 a can(quart). I'll give it a try. $6.44 a gallon does seem high to me for gas, but since I don't use much, what the [censored]. I definately would NOT pay full price for it though.
_________________________
2011 Jeep Wrangler
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1993 Chevrolet Silverado
2011 Harley Davidson FLHX

Top
#3372808 - 05/15/14 08:32 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
Voltmaster Offline


Registered: 10/08/12
Posts: 820
Loc: California
Sounds like snake fuel to me...

you can always get fuel stabilizer on big bottles or bulk and run forever.

If you can get non ethanolated fuel why bother with products like this?

Unless its significantley cheaper, I dont see why this company even exists.


Edited by Voltmaster (05/15/14 08:33 PM)

Top
#3372841 - 05/15/14 09:08 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
andyd Offline


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 3800
Loc: Marshfield , MA
I mix an oily 32:1 and use it in 3 different 2 strokes. I mix a gallon at a time and use it until it runs out. About a year usually. 87 octane E10 and Valvoline universal dino. The oil acts as a preservative and I keep the jug out of direct sun. I also use the fuel shut off and add a little MMO at every fillup. My stuff starts easily and runs well. How much better is whatever you use?
_________________________
2 1988 BMW 528e 20w50 dino, STP filter

1994 Ranger ,600$ Rat, 5w30 dino, STP filter

Top
#3372842 - 05/15/14 09:11 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
tig1 Offline


Registered: 01/03/09
Posts: 9855
Loc: Illinois
At Lowe's Trufuel cost $6 a qt. No it's not worth it $24 a gal. I'll just use Ams Saber and a little StaBil for the weed wacher.
_________________________
2007 Ford Fusion 144,000 miles
M1 0-20
2007 Ford Focus 129,000 miles
M1 0-20
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF
M1 10-30 in all OPE

Top
#3372857 - 05/15/14 09:27 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: tig1]
FXjohn Offline


Registered: 05/25/07
Posts: 1236
Loc: NE Indiana
Originally Posted By: tig1
At Lowe's Trufuel cost $6 a qt. No it's not worth it $24 a gal. I'll just use Ams Saber and a little StaBil for the weed wacher.


AM saber isn't worth it. I'll stick to my Stihl oil


Edited by FXjohn (05/15/14 09:35 PM)

Top
#3372913 - 05/15/14 10:47 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Panzerman]
123Saab Offline


Registered: 10/27/10
Posts: 1315
Loc: PA
Originally Posted By: Panzerman
Real Men mix the oil. I could never bring myself to buy Pre-mixed gas for 5 times the price. Lazy takes a new meaning.


Hahahahahaaaaaaa

You are almost too funny to ignore, But not quite enough.

When was the last time your soft little hands held a chainsaw?


Edited by 123Saab (05/15/14 10:49 PM)
_________________________
Twenty-twenty-twenty four hours to go I wanna be sedated
Nothin' to do and no where to go-o-oh I wanna be sedated

Top
#3373044 - 05/16/14 07:26 AM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
Vikas Online   content


Registered: 07/22/05
Posts: 8244
Loc: NorthEast
real men don't use chainsaw; they break the wood with their bare hands.

Top
#3373055 - 05/16/14 07:47 AM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
hatt Offline


Registered: 01/03/12
Posts: 1111
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Joe_Power
I bought a few cans. I have 4 pieces of Stihl equipment. I have a few if the 5 off 5 coupons from the Oreillys promotion, so they only cost me $1.61 a can(quart). I'll give it a try. $6.44 a gallon does seem high to me for gas, but since I don't use much, what the [censored]. I definately would NOT pay full price for it though.
You can't beat that. That's about what it costs to mix up E0. $4.50ish/gal + $1.50-2.00 for a little bottle of oil.


Edited by hatt (05/16/14 07:48 AM)
_________________________
2013 F150 5.0, PU 10w-30, FL500s
2010 Camry 2.5, PP 5w-30, Wix 57047

Top
#3373057 - 05/16/14 07:48 AM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Vikas]
hatt Offline


Registered: 01/03/12
Posts: 1111
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Vikas
real men don't use chainsaw; they break the wood with their bare hands.
Ax FTW.
_________________________
2013 F150 5.0, PU 10w-30, FL500s
2010 Camry 2.5, PP 5w-30, Wix 57047

Top
Page 2 of 4 < 1 2 3 4 >