Maxima K2 oil

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Maxima K2 oil

Post by oldmankdx69 » 04:29 pm Jul 02 2019

Don't want to start an "oil" thread, but need info on the proper gas/oil ratio mix. I have been running Golden Spectro premix oil and want to change to Maxima K2. The GS was 50 to 1, which was pretty easy to mix, put 1 12oz bottle for 5 gals of gas. What would the recommendation for the Maxima be. Surely not 32 to 1 as Kawasaki says. That seems like too much oil. I have a 2005 KDX 200. Thanks!!

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Post by KDXGarage » 06:45 pm Jul 02 2019

Generally, the faster you ride, the more oil the engine will need. What country / state are you in, desert, tight woods?

I have used Maxima K2 in my 2007 YZ250. It worked fine.
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Post by doakley » 07:10 pm Jul 02 2019

Usually people suggest finding out what the oil mfg recommends. Many (most?) oils are formulated with a specific ratio in mind I understand.

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Post by oldmankdx69 » 08:33 pm Jul 02 2019

I'm in north Texas. 3100 elevation, trail riding on river bed and some open 4wd roads. Not much single track in my area, but not far from the Rockies.I consider myself a C rider, not an A rider. KDXGarage, what ratio did you run?

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Post by oldmankdx69 » 08:47 pm Jul 02 2019

Should have looked before I ask, Maxima has an excellent website loaded with all kinds of information on 2 stroke oil. Thanks for all of the input guys!!

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Post by KDXGarage » 09:44 pm Jul 02 2019

yeah, that article on two-stroke oil and how long it stays in the engine is great!

40:1, I am pretty slow
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Post by oldmankdx69 » 05:26 am Jul 03 2019

The bottle of Maxima K2 is 16oz which makes it very easy to mix 40:1, putting 16oz into 5 gals of gas. This is good for a slow and old rider like me. Easy is always better. How do they say it, BRAAP!!

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Post by KDXGarage » 07:26 am Jul 03 2019

HA!

Check your jetting afterwards.
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