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Offline peterob

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« on: January 18, 2014, 09:05:44 PM »
just a question what is everyone running for oil i have a 25hp  kohler  on a lt28  thanks peter


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Re: oil
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2014, 10:59:44 PM »
I run Full synthetic Castrol  in My Kohler 27 & Napa Filters
Check the Kohler site for weight requirement and spec/rating if you don't have your book(s)

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Re: oil
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2014, 07:12:11 AM »
I use 15W40!

Seems to work well, I also shut down when the weather starts to turn cold and start up again in the Spring!
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Re: oil
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2014, 07:50:35 AM »
Once A new engine is broken in on dino oil theirs no reason not to go synthetic, on this sized engine cost is a little factor. Aircooled engines run hot and the extra protection, not to mention cold starts, makes it worthwile. A little 2cyc. synthetic mix added to the gas will help the valves and the engine top end. Good engine management will extend the life of your engine. Frank C.
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Re: oil
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2014, 09:16:06 AM »
10w-30 wal mart synthetic. Use this in all my engines except diesels. bg

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Re: oil
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2014, 09:42:47 AM »
I run Mobil One 10-30 Napa Filter I have over 6500 hrs on this motor


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