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Old 12-27-2001, 08:51 PM
Bob Gipson Bob Gipson is offline
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Mobil 1 in dixie chopper hydro's?

I'm a mobil 1 fan, anyone tried it in dixie chopper hydro's. I know the company recomends schaffer synthetic, but I was thinking , why not mobil 1.
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Old 12-28-2001, 12:03 AM
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Depending on the year of the mower the use of Mobil 1 could make the hydro (steering) system harder to use. Any DC that is originally equipted with VTC oil has DC custom made valving in the hydro pumps that is optimzed for VTC oil.
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Old 12-29-2001, 08:57 AM
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I Guess I should have been a little more specific. The Chopper in question is a 1998 xw2500. It is a pre velvet touch control model. The sticker on the hyro tank spefcifies the use of 10w30 motor oil. I was just wondering if anyone had used mobil 1 specifically.
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Old 12-30-2001, 05:34 PM
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I don't know about the Choppers, but I use 15w-50 Mobile 1 in the engine and drive of my Bobcat Z and she's perfect. Been doing this about a yr. Russ
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Old 01-27-2002, 01:22 PM
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15 W-50 mOBIL ONE

THAT IS WHAT EXMARK USES ,THEY CLAINM IT ELIMINATES THE NEED FOR A COOLER.
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Old 01-27-2002, 10:08 PM
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Mobil one will work just fine. Any synthetic oil will make the machine last longer, work better and run cooler. I'm an Amsoil man myself.
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Old 01-27-2002, 11:23 PM
John DiMartino John DiMartino is offline
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I use shaeffers oil in a lot of our equipment,I wouldnt use Mobil1,the shaeffers has been excellent oil for us,it also provides a lot more startup protection than mobil 1,and costs less.
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