# What is a 50 to 1 mixture?

Oil mix ratios explained

If your manufacturer recommends a 50:1 fuel/oil mix, it means you need 50 parts of gas to one part two-stroke oil. To mix one gallon of fuel at 50:1, add 2.6 ounces of two-stroke oil to one gallon of gas, as shown in the chart below.

## What is the correct fuel mixture for STIHL?

Mixing ratios

For a mixing ratio of 1 : 50 you need 5 litres of petrol and 0.10 litres (100cm³) of STIHL two-stroke oil.

## What is a 50 to 1 mix in Litres?

For example to mix 50:1 you use 50 parts fuel to 1 part oil, which equals one litre of fuel to 20 millilitres of oil or 1 gallon of fuel to 2.56 fluid ounces of oil.

What is a 50 to 1 mixture? – Related Questions

## Does STIHL use 50 to 1?

All STIHL gasoline-powered equipment uses a 50:1 gas and oil mixture. The 50 to 1 mix chart below can help you figure out the correct measurements to use.

## What is the best 2 stroke mix ratio?

Use a 40:1 two-cycle oil mix ratio. One gallon of gasoline combined with 3.2 oz of two-cycle engine oil. Unsure of the age of your equipment? Use the 40:1 mixture.

## How much oil per litre for 50 to 1?

1:50 = 1 part oil + 50 parts petrol, or 20 ml oil per litre of petrol when using STIHL 2-Stroke Engine Oil.

## How much oil do I add to 5 Litres of petrol?

If you can’t find the specific ratio for your mix, 40:1 is accepted as an average ratio for two-stroke engines. This is 125mls of two stroke oil to 5L of fuel.

## How many ml of oil for 50 to 1?

Mixing Ratio (Gas:Oil)Volume of GasolineVolume of 2-Cycle Oil
50:11 US gal. (128 oz)2.6 oz.
32:11 liter31.25 ml
40:11 liter25 ml
50:11 liter20 ml

## How do you mix a STIHL 2 stroke fuel?

You’ll need STIHL 2-Stroke oil, an empty and clean fuel can and fresh unleaded fuel. We recommend a 50:1 mix ratio (20mls oil per 1 litre fuel) when using STIHL 2-Stroke oil. If you’re using a different brand of 2-Stroke oil, you’ll need to mix at 25:1 (40mls oil per 1 litre fuel).

## What happens if you put too much 2 stroke oil?

What happens if the mixing ratios in a 2 stroke engine are incorrect? If you put too much oil, it can generate additional carbon build-up, making it difficult to start the engine, blow excessive smoke which is particularly bad for the environment and may (with time) cause the engine to stop operating correctly.

## How much 2 stroke oil do you add to 1 litre of petrol?

If you are using a different brand of two-stroke oil, the standard ratio mix is usually 25:1 (40ml of oil per 1 litre of fuel).

## How do you mix 100 to 1 ratio?

100:1 – Mix 50ml of oil per 5ltrs of fuel.

Recommended by Yamaha and Suzuki for most of their small two stroke engines up to about 30hp, this ratio requires the least amount of TCW3 two stroke oil. The result of using this ratio (less oil) is reduced spark plug fouling and less smoke.

## How do you measure 2 stroke oil to petrol?

It’s simply 40 parts of fresh, unleaded fuel with 1 part of semi-synthetic 2 stroke oil.

## Can you use motor oil for 2 stroke mix?

Can I Use Engine Oil for 2-Stroke Mix? Engine oil and motor oil don’t lubricate as much when they’re exposed to gasoline. You can use engine oil temporarily, but it will cause the parts to grind together with constant use. Engine oil also creates more pollution than 2-stroke oil, which burns clean.