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newt posted 09-01-2002 11:00 PM ET (US)   Profile for newt   Send Email to newt  
I ran 6 gal of pre-mixed in conjunction with the oil injection to break in a new Merc 2s.

Now I have 20+ gals of pre-mix that I want to use up. Other than snotting up a few plugs, will running another 20 gal of double oil hurt anything?

Gep posted 09-01-2002 11:16 PM ET (US)     Profile for Gep  Send Email to Gep     
Why not just add more gas?
whalerron posted 09-02-2002 04:19 PM ET (US)     Profile for whalerron  Send Email to whalerron     
It shouldn't hurt anything. My Johnson required double oil through its first 10 hours of running. That worked out to be about 8 6-gallon tanks of gas. I can't see why it would be a problem in the merc. If it concerns you, burn off about 5 gallons of the premix and then add straight gas to dilute it even more.

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