Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by BSA, Oct 29, 2008.

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  1. BSA

    BSA Guest

    I put some redex into my 2 stroke oil in my bike
    A. smokes less
    B. has more power/ 4 strokes less.

    I put in quite a lot, perhaps its leaned the mixture slightly, as I'm running far to rich (haven't got new jet yet)


  2. terrence

    terrence Member

    Hi BSA. Is this a test/experiment? or is this a proven tip? How much would you guess is quite a lot. (Mixture ratio.) Thanks.
  3. BSA

    BSA Guest

    Both really, still testing. Going for a long ride today with a cold start so should have more info later on. 10:30 am here in England.

  4. BoltsMissing

    BoltsMissing Active Member

    I think Redex is a Toulene or Xylene mixture if I remember rightly.
    Anyway point is, check your rubber fuel lines after a while though.
  5. BSA

    BSA Guest

    Update: engine does indeed seem to run better with redex with far less smoke and coke on the cylinder head, piston and exhaust. However if the engien idles for more than about 5 miniuts it starts to smoke in a bad way. Anyone know why?