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BRP E-Tech X100 oil ... who makes it ?

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  • BRP E-Tech X100 oil ... who makes it ?

    E-Tech OB's use either X50 or X100 2 cycle oil and are ajusted for one or the other. I suspect the X100 is a 100:1 ratio type oil something like the Amsoil Saber. Anybody knows who bottles the X100 for BRP ? Just curious .. TX
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    Re: BRP E-Tech X100 oil ... who makes it ?

    XD-100 is a proprietary oil designed by Evinrude. It is not an off-the-shelf oil with a different label on it.

    It is blended and bottled to Evinrude specs by companies that specialize in that business, just like other outboard manufacturer's oils are.

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      Re: BRP E-Tech X100 oil ... who makes it ?

      Agreed, Nevertheless Evinrude is not an oil mfg. My basic question was "which company would bottles it for them" ?
      As for the difference between the WD-50 and the WD-100 that requires a different oil pump ajustement on the motor that is permanent enough for Evinrude to specify there should be no switch for one to the other unless the ajustement is re-done, I can only guess the name of the oil would give a clue on the 50:1 or 100:1 oil lubrification capacity in order to require such a mandatory ajustement on the motor. Still curious to know who bottles it for them.
      Tx for sharing.
      a bad day fishing is better than a good day at work ..

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        Re: BRP E-Tech X100 oil ... who makes it ?

        The E-TEC is the only motor that has the optional reduced-oil setting on certain models. XD-100 is the only oil that can be used with the optional reduced-oil setting and in addition, XD-100 can be used in or premixed in any other Johnson or Evinrude at the factory recommended ratio which is usually 50:1.

        From the factory the E-TECs are set for any TC-W3 oils and you can use the XD-100 without changing the setting if you wish.

        Some folks think that you can only use the XD-100 with an E-TEC at the reduced rate. The truth is that you can use the XD-100 at the regular rate if you wish. It also works very well in FICHT, "VRO" or premix J-E engines.

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          Re: BRP E-Tech X100 oil ... who makes it ?

          Originally posted by seahorse5 View Post
          The E-TEC is the only motor that has the optional reduced-oil setting on certain models. XD-100 is the only oil that can be used with the optional reduced-oil setting and in addition, XD-100 can be used in or premixed in any other Johnson or Evinrude at the factory recommended ratio which is usually 50:1.

          From the factory the E-TECs are set for any TC-W3 oils and you can use the XD-100 without changing the setting if you wish.

          Some folks think that you can only use the XD-100 with an E-TEC at the reduced rate. The truth is that you can use the XD-100 at the regular rate if you wish. It also works very well in FICHT, "VRO" or premix J-E engines.
          This.

          BTW, BRP makes three oils, not two. You run XD30, XD50 and if you want to spend a lot of money, XD100 at the higher mix ratio (higher oil, not #). If you want to run the motor at the "leaner" oil ratio, you must reset the motor to do that and run XD100 only.



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