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by Pieter S
Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: two stroke oil
Replies: 4
Views: 3567

two stroke oil

There is a new two stroke oil on our market: Fuchs Titan TCW3 "Does not contribute to pre-ignition or spark plug fouling due to being ashless", the blurb on the container says. It is quite expensive (approx six pounds a litre). Is it worth using this in a Forty Plus? My one Forty Plus (SJP 330 K5) i...
by Pieter S
Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:22 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: gearbox oil
Replies: 7
Views: 7286

gearbox oil

I have acquired a "vast" amount of Shell Omala 460 gear oil. (20 litres is a vast amount if you have only two Seagull gearboxes to feed.) A not too expert sounding person at Shell says she "thinks the viscosity is SAE 460". The oil pours freely but is definitely "stickier" than SAE 90. Will this be ...
by Pieter S
Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:12 am
Forum: Help
Topic: spluttering 40 plus
Replies: 5
Views: 4247

spluttering 40 plus

(I tried submitting this last night but my computer started playing up and I doubt if it got through.) My Forty Plus (SJP 330 K5) has a healthy compression; the plug (Champion D16 or NGK A-6) has a 20 thou gap; points set at 20 thou; 1:10 fuel mix (unleaded 93 octane, TC - W3 oil). It seldom needs m...