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Old 04-15-2014, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by cmo View Post
Since you have the experience....... I have read the manual I know what it says but I want to get your opinion. I have a 23 hp Kawasaki. How often do you think the oil should be changed, and would you use full synthetic? Is there any other maintenance besides cleaning the air filter that I should keep
In mind. Thanks for any advice.
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Ill weigh in on what I've seen over the years. Keeping cooling fins and blower housing clean is often overlooked. Cleaning any oily grass buildup off helps the cooling. 100 hours on oil changes. Personally I've always preferred synthetics for their better resistance to thermal breakdown. A few bucks more per change is worth adding longevity and a higher margin of protection if you ever do run hot.
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