Engine will not operate off choke.
scapco at ecentral.com
Thu Oct 4 09:39:18 PDT 2012
I'm guessing the problem is because Jim is mixing American oil into a
Canadian outboard. It s sort of like what happens when you put metric air
into a pounds tire, for example, 36lb = 16kg 329.32400g, it just doesn't
work right. Then, Marilyn throws Wal-Mart oil into the equation instead of
purchasing Canadian Tire oil and there is no way it's going to run right.
On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 12:05 PM, <masonjs at nrtco.net> wrote:
> This has nothing to do with the GPz.
> I don't know how many of you still run 2 stroke outboard motors.
> Marilyn picked me up a liter of 2 stroke oil from WalMart. After
> mixing it I found both my Mercury 20 and my Johnson 9.9 ran like shit.
> I assumed bad gas and mixed up another 5 gallons/25 liters with
> Kendal oil. The Mercury cleared up and is running great. I took the
> remainder of the Kendal oil and poured it into the Walmart
> bottle--mistake. In very small print on the back of the Walmart
> bottle it claims the oil is good for all 2 strokes except outboard
> motors. I've never seem this before. Now I have 9 gallons of fuel
> for my weed wacker and chain saws plus a liter of combined oil that
> will only be good to mix another 10 gallons of weedwacker/chainsaw
> fuel. This should last me for about 6 years.
More information about the GPZList