Mobil 15W50 oil for Toro ZTR

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by DJL50, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. DJL50

    DJL50 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Had a hard time finding Mobil 15W50 oil for my Toro ZTR Hydro pumps. Dealer does not have it. wal-mart dos not stock it. Auto parts store I use to get it from no longer stocks it. Found it a K-mart but was on the clearance rack.
    Is Mobil in the process of discontinuing it, if so, what do you use in place of 15W50?
     
  2. DJL50

    DJL50 LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave LawnSite Member
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    I have always had luck finding it at NAPA.
     
  4. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I hope its not being discontinued. I know that the price of it has almost doubled in the last year. We are now paying close to $10 a quart in Tampa.
    Some stores may not want to stock it because the price markups are getting too slim.
    I would think any good synthetic 15w50 would do in a pinch...
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  5. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
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    I bought two quarts yesterday at NAPA, about $6.16/qt, 15W-50, Mobil 1 synthetic. They had lots of bottles on the shelf.

    I use it as hydro fluid in my Exmark Viking.
     
  6. DJL50

    DJL50 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thanks, I will keep NAPA on my list.
    Around here, a short time ago, even the Quick stop marts use to stock it.
     

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