Ever wondered what the difference is between using a two-stroke machine and a four-stroke machine? There are many misconceptions about what the differences actually are and what type is best for you. Two-stroke engines require the fuel and oil (for lubrication) to be mixed together. This means that there will be no oil inlet on the machine and only one type of fuel is needed. In general, 2-stroke engines tend to be lighter, louder and less expensive. Four-stroke engines don’t need to have their fuel and oil mixed together, therefore you don’t need to be concerned with adding the correct fuel to oil ratio. Four-stroke engines are generally more expensive, more complex, and more powerful. Mixing your 2-stroke machine One of the many misconceptions of two-stroke machines is that it is different engines that require different ratios of oil and petrol. This is incorrect. The ratios depend on the quality of oil that you have chosen to use. It is recommended to use high quality petrol and oil to extend the running life of the engine. If you use unsuitable fuels or mix ratios which do not comply with the specifications suggested then this can cause serious damage to the engine. Here…
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