What type of gas does a Stihl ms170 take?
STIHL MotoMix® is our patented premixed fuel, specially blended for ultimate performance. Like a sports drink for your engine, this 50:1 mixture is a combination of premium non-ethanol, high-octane motor fuel and our highest-quality STIHL HP Ultra Oil.
What is the correct fuel mixture for a Stihl FS55R trimmer?
Fuel Mix. To make fuel for the FS55R string trimmer, mix 2.6 U.S. fluid ounces of high-quality, two-cycle, air-cooled engine oil in 1 U.S. gallon of midgrade unleaded gasoline. Shake well before fueling. The gas should have an octane rating of at least 89, with not more than 10 percent ethanol.
Is premixed fuel better?
Compared to regular gasoline, pre-mixed fuel stores better, keeps the engine cleaner and lowers the need for maintenance. The improved storage properties make pre-mixed fuel well worth the extra cost with occasionally used tools, but in intensive use the benefits must be weighed against the added cost.
Is the Stihl MS 170 a non Strato engine?
The MS 170 also still sports the older non strato engine, and I do love the older engine style’s more “rumbly” sound. The MS 170 is an older design in the Stihl line-up, and, as such, it sports the older style gas and oil caps that are slotted for opening and tightening with a scrench.
What kind of oil does a Stihl Chainsaw use?
A lower octane can cause some issues, such as increased engine temperature, increased piston seizures, and engine damage. Stihl offers 2-cycle oils made especially for Stihl chainsaws. Premium quality 2-cycle fuels provide protection for your engine. All Stihl equipment operates on a 2:1 ratio.
How much petrol to mix with STIHL oil?
For a mixing ratio of 1 : 50 you need 5 litres of petrol and 0.10 litres (100cm³) of STIHL two-stroke oil.
What’s the correct ratio of gas to oil for a chainsaw?
In some cases, using the wrong fuel can even be damaging and dangerous. Using the right fuel mixed with the accurate ratio of components is essential for the safe and efficient operation of your chainsaw. Stihl gasoline-powered equipment uses a 50:1 ratio of gasoline and 2-cycle engine oil.