We refer to this fuel as 2-cycle oil, or 2-Stroke oil, which is formulated to mix with gasoline at a prescribed ratio. If a large amount of gasoline does get into the engine oil; change the oil immediately upon fixing the problem that has allowed this to happen. The first thing you will observe is that oil and water will not stay mixed together, no matter how hard you shake the jar. Yes, you may pour the unused fuel mixture into your car, provided you don't fill the tank with the stuff. Using anything higher than your manual recommends probably won't help … Put the correct oil/fuel mix in and see what happens. Observe what happens to the oil and the water now that the dish soap has been added to the mix. Then, as the liquid finally burns off, the powder will finally burn, though usually much more slowly than when lit dry. one gallon of gasoline has the explosive capability of 6 sticks of dynamite by burning in air, by itself. Running a 2-stroke without lubrication is not good. "pool chlorine" and gasoline is an UNCONTROLLABLE mixture that may burn, explode, fizzle ond produce an asphyxiating amount of chlorine gas. A couple gallons, if diluted by a tank-full of gas, will do no harm. Gas getting into oil becomes a cause for concern when the volume of gas exceeds 2.5 percent. If your engine will still turn over, it isn't seized, and you may have dodged a bullet. Fuel dilution within an oil system happens slowly. there's literally no way to predict what'll happen. So, when some oil becomes contaminated with a small amount of fuel, the effects are very minimal and won’t affect the performance of the oil (or the engine in general). How Does the Experiment Work? These engines require lubrication to be added to the fuel. the basic chemistry is what follows: Using the proper oil-to-gas ratio is important, but if you’re off, it’s better to mix too much oil into your engine than mixing too little oil. The fuel oil is not precisely CH2, but this is sufficiently accurate to characterize the reaction. Instead, the oil slowly rises to the top of the water. In short, there's little sense in this combination. If you ignite it, it will burn first like gasoline on a wick. Back in the 1990s, Ryobi lawn equipment was sold with 2-cycle oil with a ratio of 32:1. If you notice gas mixed in with your engine oil, follow these instructions to address a potential leak. Ammonium Nitrate/Fuel Oil (ANFO) mixtures provide a stable and powerful explosive that you can easily make in your garage: The most widely used dry blasting agent is a mixture of ammonium nitrate prills (porous grains) and fuel oil. Q. Or Not Enough? If the mixed fuel has sat unused for a while, be sure to swirl the mixture in the container before fueling. Poulan/WeedEater brand equipment was supplied with 40:1 oil for their mix. Mixing the grades to get 91 or so shouldn't hurt, but it probably isn't saving you much money. 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