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#2432693 - 11/12/11 01:37 PM What 2 stroke oil?
lars11 Offline


Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 707
Loc: Sweden
where I shop most often there are three house brand oils.
One is a dino jaso fb, one is a synthetic jaso fc, and one is a synthetic "snowmobile oil" rated jaso fd and api tc.

Why do you think it specifically says snowmobile? Can I use it in other air cooled engines?

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#2432758 - 11/12/11 03:10 PM Re: What 2 stroke oil? [Re: lars11]
Bluestream Offline


Registered: 09/13/03
Posts: 3893
Loc: Waterloo, ON
Yes, you can. There is nothing unique about Snowmobile oil. It is often just other 2-stroke oil that has been packages for a different market (the snowmobile market)
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#2432890 - 11/12/11 06:27 PM Re: What 2 stroke oil? [Re: lars11]
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Registered: 04/19/09
Posts: 2533
Loc: Canada
Can't see any reason for not using snowmobile oil other than it might cost more than a general purpose two cycle oil.

Generally when an oil bottle has a picture of a motorcycle, ATV, snowmobile, or other powers ports machine on it, the price usually goes up. I buy conventional general purpose two cycle oil for as little as $13.00 per 4 liter jug. I've been using it for decades in everything two cycle I have. Including chainsaws, grass trimmers, lawn mowers, power ice auger, leaf blower, off road enduro racing motorcycle, snowmobiles etc. Any decent TC-3 oil will work just fine and you don't need to pay a fortune for it either.

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#2433481 - 11/13/11 02:57 PM Re: What 2 stroke oil? [Re: lars11]
lars11 Offline


Registered: 12/16/06
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Loc: Sweden
ok, I was just thinking "jaso fd, that's top notch. Maybe I want that, I'm a BITOGER..."
It's not that expensive, but more expensive than those other two at ca $12 per liter. Mobil 1 Racing 2T is $28 per liter. Here, in Sweden.

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#2433680 - 11/13/11 07:12 PM Re: What 2 stroke oil? [Re: lars11]
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Registered: 02/15/03
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You guys can still get Mobil 1 racing 2t? I'm so envious. I have a small stash that's going away quickly.
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