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Old 09-08-2007, 11:45 AM
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Changing oil on walker mower

I have a 13hp Kawasaki motor in my walker mower and i am going to change the oil in it Monday.And would like to know if i i use 10w-30 Amsoil in the motor if it would be good idea.i have heard that using synthetics oil in mower engines screws it up but i thought i would ask..


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Old 09-08-2007, 11:54 AM
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As long as you have about 300 - 500 hours on the engine, you can switch to synthetics, I would run straight 30wt oil amsoil should have that in a synthetic.
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