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What is the proper fuel to oil mixtire?

January 21, 2009 by  
Filed under F.A.Qs

This is a controversial topic. Depending on who you ask, you will get several different answers. HPI recommends a fuel to oil ratio of:
  • 25:1 (25 units of fuel to 1 unit of oil.)
This is a great place to start. Using the HPI oil that comes with your Baja mixed at 25:1 will keep you safe. It’s recommended that you use this for the first gallon of fuel during the engine break-in process. After the first gallon, if you’re confident in your tuning skills you should be fine by leaning out your oil and running 32:1. If you decide to use synthetic oil after the break-in period, 32:1 seems to be a good mixture. If you would like more information or to ask question about this topic, please visit our forum. www.HPIBajaTurorials.com

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