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Old 06-05-2012, 05:54 PM
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what is the best brand of oil to use in a mower?
2011 John deere x320 48x
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Stihl Km90r with Trimmer and Edger Attachments
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Old 06-05-2012, 06:58 PM
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Is it a Ford or chevy?
It ain't rocket science! far.

'Course if yer house has more wheels than yer truck...
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Old 06-05-2012, 09:04 PM
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Mobil 1 is pretty popular. I dont run synthetic in my vehicles as a rule, but I feel more comfortable using it in an air cooled engine.
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Old 06-05-2012, 09:27 PM
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Lot of personal preference here. Mobil 1 full synthetic has served me very well for decades in a large assortment of engines.
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:00 PM
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I run Shell Rotella in everything I own. That way it's simple and foolproof if any engine needs oil. Got a Honda on one mower and Kawasaki on another with 2340 and 2650 hours on them that have had a Rotella diet since new.

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Old 06-06-2012, 02:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Z's Lawncare View Post
what is the best brand of oil to use in a mower?
I don't believe brand is as important as using the proper weight called for by the engine manufacturer and keep it CLEAN.
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