What is the best Oil to use in a Rotary Engine?

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Re: What is the best Oil to use in a Rotary Engine?

Post by ian65 » Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:03 am

I think most of these petrol power tool manufacturers will go over to a system similar to the Husqvarna oil guard system which needs a dye in the oil to work ..... don't know if the quantities we'd need to premix would result in any excess smoke from the dye? Any thoughts?
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Re: What is the best Oil to use in a Rotary Engine?

Post by myatt1972 » Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:31 am

Why are we comparing hedgecutters to a rotary engine ?
I use silkolene t2 comp as my friend runs a bike shop and raves about it but mine is injected. I just make sure its useing too much, doesn't seem to have any adverse effects at 7k :D
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Re: What is the best Oil to use in a Rotary Engine?

Post by spoddy » Sun Apr 17, 2016 6:06 pm

For my rx8, I use castrol 2T scooter stuff, then when it finished, I bought comma 2 stroke oil as it was in my local car shop.

Idemitsu oils was used for the 4 rotor Le Mans car and read their Idemitsu Rotary Fuel Lube is the best to use. I haven't tried it yet though.

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Re: What is the best Oil to use in a Rotary Engine?

Post by DKWW2000 » Sun Apr 17, 2016 6:41 pm

myatt1972 wrote:Why are we comparing hedgecutters to a rotary engine ?
:D
Not quite Keith, but would a Chainsaw do :?: :lol:

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Re: What is the best Oil to use in a Rotary Engine?

Post by myatt1972 » Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:37 pm

Thats more like it !
Where can I get one :lol:
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