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Well i used this in my 3.5hp before for a whole summer and it seemed fine. or will it tear it up badly?
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Old 02-09-2020, 11:01 AM
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That's a good boy. You brought the predator inside to keep it out of the cold.
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Nope its frozen just my briggs it needs to stay warm
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Well i used this in my 3.5hp before for a whole summer and it seemed fine. or will it tear it up badly?
I wouldn't risk it, unless it's an engine you REALLY don't care about!
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I mixed it with old nasty oil that i soak rusty things in it should be fine also i do sorta care about it its cool just no oil i am only running it once like this anyway
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Try the maple syrup instead of the oil. It's been done and it works*.
It even smells like pancakes.



* For a while, till it cools off.
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Yep it gets no compression as i suspected welp ol green engine is bein fixed then
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How are you checking compression?
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Considering air fuel spark are good it still wont start plus i put myh finger in the spark 0lug hole of both and this one wouldnt even push my finger a little and the green one pushed air on my finger fine
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Could be a valve stuck open.
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Go out and buy yourself a compression tester. It's much more accurate than the finger in the spark plug hole method. And HF has one for like $25 or $30.
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Addressing the original question... A quart of the cheapest 5w30 conventional oil you can find will cost like 3 bucks, and is guaranteed to be better than the wrong oil.
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The engine had a stuck valve and a blown head gasket and a gouge in the cyl wall i sorta gave up in that engine
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That thing's HUGE! What'd the PO do? Take a Swiss Army Knife to the bore????!!
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That thing's HUGE! What'd the PO do? Take a Swiss Army Knife to the bore????!!
Bb gun??? Idk
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Looks like the exhaust valve is bent too.
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That’ll buff out.
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I'd say it's time to have that thing bored .030 over. Or maybe .060. Have you checked to make sure the rings are still in one piece (except for the oil ring)?
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