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#3372625 - 05/15/14 03:53 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
dave123 Offline


Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 1680
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.

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

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


Registered: 02/13/12
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Loc: NYS
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.
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#3372753 - 05/15/14 06:31 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
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Registered: 12/16/06
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Loc: Port Orange, 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.
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#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)

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


Registered: 04/18/13
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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.
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#3372808 - 05/15/14 08:32 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
Voltmaster Offline


Registered: 10/08/12
Posts: 923
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)

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


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 5027
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?
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#3372842 - 05/15/14 09:11 PM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
tig1 Offline


Registered: 01/03/09
Posts: 11679
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.
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#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)

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


Registered: 10/27/10
Posts: 1376
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)
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#3373044 - 05/16/14 07:26 AM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Joe_Power]
Vikas Offline


Registered: 07/22/05
Posts: 10602
Loc: NorthEast
real men don't use chainsaw; they break the wood with their bare hands.

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


Registered: 01/03/12
Posts: 3547
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)
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#3373057 - 05/16/14 07:48 AM Re: TruFuel - is it worth it? [Re: Vikas]
hatt Offline


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Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Vikas
real men don't use chainsaw; they break the wood with their bare hands.
Ax FTW.
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