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What oil is best? and what ratio?

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  1. mdavlee

    mdavlee Hillbilly grinder

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    In a cylinder they won’t melt that quick normally. Aluminum pistons in diesels will hold up to 1800 degrees for short bursts. The piston isn’t that hot just the exhaust gas. Highest I ever seen was 1999 on a digital gauge.
     
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    Deets066 AKA Deetsey

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    Different engines entirely, I burnt the exhaust side off of 7 different pistons on my sled. They’d never make it to 1400
     
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    mdavlee Hillbilly grinder

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    With no cooling surrounding the cylinder no doubt. Wonder what the exhaust side of the piston on methanol was when I melted it?
     
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    Where you mount the probe matters too.
     
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    bwalker Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Flash point isnt important at all unless you need the information for shipping or storage purposes.
     
  6. Wood Chopper

    Wood Chopper So sleepy...

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    Ok thanks. I’ll just stick to what’s working


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    danimal Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Stick wiff da saber @ 40-1..
    I run dominator and Maxima K2,
    both at 32-1. NO CARBON buildup, no smoke after warmup. Doubt bearing failure will ever be an issue.
     
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    danimal Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Exhaust plugging, muffler goo dripping CHIT. If yer into that sort of thang.
     
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    Deets066 AKA Deetsey

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    Not with a proper tune, I haven’t had any issues
     
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  10. jakethesnake

    jakethesnake I Am The Snake

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    How small of saws you use man?
     
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    Deets066 AKA Deetsey

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    Usually 200T - 2100
     
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    jakethesnake I Am The Snake

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    The bigger ones seem to dig it. Seems it’s working for you. I had some trouble in the cold weather with it on 50cc saws
     
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    Deets066 AKA Deetsey

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    I never had issues, doesn’t mean somebody else won’t.
     
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    It does well noodling or cutting stumps in a ported 372 and 660 (inside mufflers dry). Bucking I agree that's why I switched to 710.
     
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    Deets066 AKA Deetsey

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    It wasn’t aweful, but it never made any carbon. Thus the not burning
     
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    I just saw that this thread was still running. I thought I'd get in a post before the page count hit 700.
     
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    And we are still back at square one.

    So what is the best oil to run in my saws?

    Good to go for another 700 pages now. lol
    Dong, ding.......
     
  18. Cat 525

    Cat 525 Here For The Long Haul!

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    I think I will keep using the silver bottle husky oil!
     
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    Is it not a good thing i run oil made for a chainsaw in my chainsaw ?
     
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    Good idea Ryan! I don't care what they say bout chu.
    You're OK in my book.
     
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