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Simplifying Two-Stroke Oil Mix Ratios

Depending on two-stroke equipment age, brand and owner preferences, monitoring blend proportions of two-stroke oil mix ratios can be complicated. Professional lawn and landscape companies in particular experience challenges with regard to ensuring employees are using the correct pre-mix ratio.

Why not one oil for all your 2-cycle equipment

AMSOIL SABER® Professional Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil provides a solution by providing excellent protection against performance-robbing carbon and wear at any mix ratio up to 100:1. That's correct, designed, tested and proven at a pre-mix ration up to 100:1.
Two-stroke mix ratios apply to two-stroke hardware that requires oil and gas to be pre-blended. This is as opposed to two-stroke motors that inject oil into the motor, for example, many snowmobiles and more current outboard engines. The blend proportion is the extent of gas to oil, expressed as a proportion or a mix ratio. For example, 50:1 means 50 parts gas to 1 part oil.
The chart below shows the proportions and container sizes for the most common mix ratios. (e.g. 32:1, 40:1 and 50:1) and includes the AMSOIL SABER® mix ratio of 80:1 and 100:1.

proportions and container sizes for the most common mix ratios

Excellent performance at any mix ratio

Some operators prefer utilizing the mix ratio prescribed in their owner’s manuals, and that is prefectly acceptable. SABER Professional offers outstanding protection at conventional ratios. Check out the study to see how it performed at 50:1 in ECHO® string trimmers. Its ability to battle carbon and reduce wear help you get the greatest power and operability out of your equipment. SABER Professional also contains fuel stabilizer.

proportions and container sizes for the most common mix ratios

Use the SABER Ratio to cut costs

In any case, some people want the ability of using one blend proportion in all their equipment. They also want to spend less on oil to cut costs. AMSOIL SABER Professional’s top-grade synthetic bases oils and advanced additives help prevent wear across all ratios, providing the ultimate in convenience, protection and value.
Its ability to cut costs while delivering rock-solid protection helps lawn and landscape professionals simultaneously boost their bottom line and build their reputation for reliably producing professional-looking lawns and grounds. Mixing AMSOIL SABER Professional at the SABER Ratio reduces oil costs up to 50 percent compared to using a 50:1 ratio.

The differences in effects between AMSOIL SABER Professional and ECHO® Power Blend®

piston after 300 hours of use with AMSOIL Saber Professional piston after 300 hours of use with Echo Power Blend
exhaust port after 300 hours of use with AMSOIL Saber Professional exhaust port after 300 hours of use with Echo Power Blend

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