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hockeytown


Joined: Nov 3, 2006
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Toro S-200 Snow Blower gas/oil ratio?
Original Message   Nov 3, 2006 11:25 am
I just bought a used Toro s-200 from and garage sale and I was wondering if anyone knew the correct gas to oil ratio.

The person that I purchased it from said they think it was 35:1  Please send me a email if you know

Thanks

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bbwb


Less is more...more or less

Location: NE Minnesota
Joined: Feb 23, 2004
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Re: Toro S-200 Snow Blower gas/oil ratio?
Reply #1   Nov 3, 2006 5:26 pm
The mix is 32:1.  You can type the model number and serial number in the Toro website and get the owner's manual.  Had one up until this year and it worked good.

bbwb

lmachask


Joined: Feb 19, 2007
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Re: Toro S-200 Snow Blower gas/oil ratio?
Reply #2   Feb 19, 2007 6:28 pm
It's supposed to be 4oz of oil for every gallon of gasoline, but I would be careful with that. I've been running that mixture in mine, and all it does is blow smoke and muck up the sparkplug. Now it won't start at all. Similar problem as yours -- it started once yesterday in the beginning with no problem -- I had to turn it off about 10 minutes later and it never restarted again. My fear is that the oil has either clogged something up or has flooded out some other part. There was a lot of oil and gas on the garage floor when I left it there overnight. Usually a new sparkplug and some starting fluid does the trick, but not this time..
mech12


Joined: Feb 20, 2006
Points: 273

Re: Toro S-200 Snow Blower gas/oil ratio?
Reply #3   Feb 20, 2007 9:35 am
  no no  with those units,  im trying to be nice,  they suck.    run them at 50:1  once you get it running slowly tip unit back toward yourself.  unit will bog down and smoke.  this is all the residue from mix of 32:1 that didnt get burned sitting in bottom of unit.  we run all our units at 100:1.  we run the opti-2 mix.  on pouch runs everything fron 24:1  -  100:1.  you will see less smoke more rpms.
hirschallan


If it aint broke don't fix it !!


Location: Northern Hills of NY
Joined: Aug 25, 2005
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Re: Toro S-200 Snow Blower gas/oil ratio?
Reply #4   Feb 22, 2007 10:58 am
mech12 wrote:
  no no  with those units,  im trying to be nice,  they suck.    run them at 50:1  once you get it running slowly tip unit back toward yourself.  unit will bog down and smoke.  this is all the residue from mix of 32:1 that didnt get burned sitting in bottom of unit.  we run all our units at 100:1.  we run the opti-2 mix.  on pouch runs everything fron 24:1  -  100:1.  you will see less smoke more rpms.
mech12
Would you say the same thing for a single stage craftsman 3-4 hp which I use with 50:1??

mech12


Joined: Feb 20, 2006
Points: 273

Re: Toro S-200 Snow Blower gas/oil ratio?
Reply #5   Feb 22, 2007 12:05 pm
yes   since we started to carry opti-2, opti-4  we have been using the opti-2  2cycle fuel mix in all the equipment that comes thru the shop.   this stuff chemnically rebuilds the cylinder walls, which increases compression which increases the rpms.  little to no smoke.  we run it in snowblowers, chainsaws, trimmers, ice augers, 
hirschallan


If it aint broke don't fix it !!


Location: Northern Hills of NY
Joined: Aug 25, 2005
Points: 309

Re: Toro S-200 Snow Blower gas/oil ratio?
Reply #6   Feb 22, 2007 4:20 pm
mech12 wrote:
yes   since we started to carry opti-2, opti-4  we have been using the opti-2  2cycle fuel mix in all the equipment that comes thru the shop.   this stuff chemnically rebuilds the cylinder walls, which increases compression which increases the rpms.  little to no smoke.  we run it in snowblowers, chainsaws, trimmers, ice augers, 

Now I can throw away all my small specail mixtures (32:1,40:1,50:1) and just make one batch of 100:1 with the opti-2 and I'll be good all over.Thanx MECH12

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