One more question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sailinstud420, Apr 20, 2004.

  1. sailinstud420

    sailinstud420 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 343

    What kind of gas do you guys burn through your mowers? i have an exmark with a 19 hp kawai on it. 87 octane do or would you reccommend 89? How often do you change the engine oil and what kind wieght do you use? How about Hydro fluid?
  2. rvsuper

    rvsuper Senior Member
    Posts: 930

    Read the manual.
  3. sailinstud420

    sailinstud420 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 343

    I dont have a manual or else i would, thanks for the help...
  4. laborador

    laborador LawnSite Member
    Posts: 148

    The manual says use 89 octane minimum. change the oil every 50 hrs of operation and change oil filter every 100 hrs of operation. The weight I use 10w 30, I am located in florida. Not sure on the Hydro oil. I have belt driven.
  5. BobR

    BobR LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 714

    fuel = HIGH TEST
    oil = 10W30 (spring & fall -- summer gets straight 30 weight)
    hydro = MOBIL 1 (Search for a label on the hydro tank - you have to use compatible hydro fluids)


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