## What is the proper gas oil mixture for a chainsaw?

Most modern chainsaws, string trimmers, leaf blowers and other small-engine two-stroke equipment recommend a **50:1** oil mix ratio, but some recommend 40:1 and older two-stroke equipment might even call for 32:1.

## What is a 50 to 1 ratio for gas and oil?

For a 50:1 ratio of gas to oil, use 2.6 fluid ounces of oil per gallon of gas. For a 40:1 mixture, use 3.2 fluid ounces of oil per gallon of gas.

## How do you mix 50 to 1 chainsaw fuel?

Mixing ratios

For a mixing ratio of 1 : 50 you need **5 litres of high-octane gas and 0.10 litres (100 ml) of STIHL two-stroke oil**.

**What is the oil ratio for a 2-stroke STIHL chainsaw? – 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.

## How do you calculate a 50 1 mix?

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

Step 2: Mix at 50:1 (**20mls oil per 1L fuel**) when you’re using STIHL 2-Stroke oil.

## What is 50 to 1 ratio in Litres?

Ratio |
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| 16:1 | 50:1 |
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**3L** | **188ml** | **60ml** |

4L | 250ml | 80ml |

5L | 313ml | 100ml |

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

Mixing Ratio (Gas:Oil) | Volume of Gasoline | Volume of 2-Cycle Oil |
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50:1 | 1 US gal. (128 oz) | 2.6 oz. |

32:1 | 1 liter | 31.25 ml |

40:1 | 1 liter | 25 ml |

50:1 | 1 liter | **20 ml** |

## How much oil do I need for a 50 to 1 ratio for 5 gallons?

For 5 gallons of gas, with a 50:1 ratio, the amount of oil required is **12.8 US ounces (100 ml)**. Experts agree that it is better to err toward the side of too much oil, rather than not enough.

## How do you know if you have too much oil in a 2 stroke?

**Excess oil can produce a smoky exhaust, oil leaking out of the muffler, and sometimes loss of power**. While not ideal, these issues can be fixed by simply replacing the fuel in the tank with properly mixed fuel.

## 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 many ounces is 50 to 1 ratio for 5 gallons?

This 2 cycle oil 50:1 is a **12.8-ounce** container. It is used for mixing with gasoline on many outdoor power tools. The 12.8 ounce mixes with 5 gallons of gasoline for a tool with a 50:1 ratio requirement.

## How much 2 stroke oil do I mix with 5 gallons of gas?

50:1 Ratio

Gasoline | 1 Gallon | 5 Gallons |
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2-Cycle Oil | **2.6 US Oz.** | 12.8 US Oz. |

## What is a 1 to 5 ratio per gallon?

To make a 5:1dilution ratio for a gallon, we add the ratio numbers together like this: **5+1=6**. Then we take 128oz and divide that by 6 and we get 21.3333333. So put 21.3oz of chemical in the container and fill the rest with water totaling 128oz to make a gallon of solution at a 5:1 dilution.

## What does 1 part to 5 parts mean?

For example, you want to make a quart bottle diluted at 1-to-5. Divide 32 ounces by 6 (**1 part product + 5 parts water**). The amount of chemical to put in the quart bottle is 5.3 ounces.

## How to do a 1 in 5 dilution?

Answer: 1:5 dilution = 1/5 dilution = **1 part sample and 4 parts diluent in a total of 5 parts**. If you need 10 ml, final volume, then you need 1/5 of 10 ml = 2 ml sample. To bring this 2 ml sample up to a total volume of 10 ml, you must add 10 ml – 2 ml = 8 ml diluent.

## What does 1 part to 5 parts mean in liquid?

For example, in a solution with a 1:5 dilution ratio, entails **combining 1 unit volume of solute (the material to be diluted) with 5 unit volumes of the solvent to give 6 total units of total volume**.

## How do you know if a ratio is part to part?

Ratios can compare parts to parts. An example of a part to a part ratio is where **the number of females in a class is compared to the number of males**. If there are 8 females in a class of 20 the ratio of females to males is 8:12.

## Does it matter what order you put ratio in?

**The order of numbers in a ratio is important**. The ratio 4:3 expresses a different relationship than the ratio 3:4 does. The units of measurement that each of the two numbers expresses is important too. The two numbers in a ratio do not have to have the same units.

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