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Thread: Use for old Stihl two stroke oil?

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    Default Use for old Stihl two stroke oil?

    I have at least 30 cans of old two stroke mix oil I recently found in my dad's garage. This oil is probably from the early to mid 1980's. Do you guys think this should still be used? Does it go bad? Is the newer oil that much better that using the old oil is a poor choice? If using it is still an option, should I stick with the suggested ratio on the can? Please don't confuse using this old oil with being cheap, but I would hate to go recycle all of it. Thanks?

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    Sorry, I don't know how to rotate the photos.

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    Possibly a collectors item? Sell, bank money, buy modern equivalent as needed?

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    I wouldn't think once , Oil is fine for use. Same stuff as today's. Was once given a Gallon of same by a Customer , measured mixed and used w no problems.

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    Welcome! Neat item. Seems like a collector's item. Might be a PITA making good on it.
    Peter

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    Well , truth be told ... there are alot of weirdo Sthil people out there. Could be worth $50,000 Shekels.

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    Welcome tinkertot. Magnus who posts here will have an idea of its collectibles draw. And then between he and acresinternet.com you would be around all the collector type people you would need if you went that route. Magnus should check in soon.

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    If you do use it, I'd like to get the empty can for a display if your just gonna toss it
    It's just more fun to test a theory than theoretically test a solution

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    I would buy a can.
    Winter is coming.

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    +1 ✋

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