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I bought a boat three weeks ago and do not know the oil/gas ratio. Does anyone know if it is a 50:1 or 32:1??
 

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I'd guess 50:1, but that is not something you want to guess about, is it?


You might try asking in one of the fishing forums too. I'm SURE someone there would know.
 

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QUOTE(Away Point @ Jun 25 2009, 09:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I'd guess 50:1, but that is not something you want to guess about, is it?


You might try asking in one of the fishing forums too. I'm SURE someone there would know.

I appreciate the try! I think it is a 50:1 as well???
 

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QUOTE(reelnauti @ Jun 25 2009, 10:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>QUOTE(Away Point @ Jun 25 2009, 09:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I'd guess 50:1, but that is not something you want to guess about, is it?


You might try asking in one of the fishing forums too. I'm SURE someone there would know.

I appreciate the try! I think it is a 50:1 as well???

No problem. Good luck!
 

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Just a note of caution.... too lean of a mix will seize your engine, whereas too rich of a mix will only foul plugs.

If it were me, I would start maybe 32:1 or 40:1, carry some extra plugs, wrench, and a gapper, and if you start fouling plugs, then try 50:1.

Just better safe than sorry IMOO.
 

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I am using 50:1 and have fouled 2 plugs so far. Should I go to 40:1 for a leaner mix?
 

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No, 50:1 is a leaner mix. 50 parts fuel to 1 part oil vs 40 parts fuel to 1 part oil....

You may have something else going on - maybe carb tune is in order....
 

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QUOTE(ShiverMeTimbers @ Jun 26 2009, 10:18 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I am using 50:1 and have fouled 2 plugs so far. Should I go to 40:1 for a leaner mix?
You might try a hotter spark plug.
 

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Looks like oil fouled, since they looked wet and not the dry brown that I am used to from my motocross days.
 
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