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Oil Fuel mixture on 1984 Johnson 90 HP

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  • Oil Fuel mixture on 1984 Johnson 90 HP

    I have a 1984 Johnson, 90HP that I have just purchased. I need to know what the Oil mixture is. It does have an oil port for a VRO Tank (I think this is what the tank is called) but I have read that the reliability isn't very good on the tanks. This is the first motor that I have owned that has an option for a oil reserve tank. Please tell me if the information that I have read is true or not and also what the fuel to oil ratio is. Thanks in advance.
    Tony

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    Re: Oil Fuel mixture on 1984 Johnson 90 HP

    ratio is 50-1 tcw 3 oil. the early mixers were some what unreliable, read the post in the faq section about them, 2 good post. http://forums.iboats.com/forumdispla...c&daysprune=-1
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      Re: Oil Fuel mixture on 1984 Johnson 90 HP

      The VRO in 84 wasnt the most reliable. They upgraded it in 85 or 86. Mine crapped out numerous years ago and I removed it and now pre-mix. 50:1 is the ratio. 1 pint of oil to 6 gal of gas I believe.
      1984 Cimmarron bassboat 16', with a E90TLCRD, 13.5 x 18 Raker SS prop, Minn Kota 55AT trolling motor.

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