Recommendations needed (oil and Striping)

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Zingnut, Apr 5, 2007.

  1. Zingnut

    Zingnut LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    I am wondering if some of you can give me your best recommendations for oil for a Command Pro 25 Kohler. Its on a Exmark LazerZ 60".

    Also I am making my own version of a striping kit for my personal use. I am debating between the mudflap version or the chains version of the homemade striping kit. I have a sloping yard not sure if that matters.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. Gruneich Lawn Care Inc.

    Gruneich Lawn Care Inc. LawnSite Senior Member
    from SD
    Posts: 295

    Chains will usually leave a better stripe, I always ran mobil 10w-30 in my 25 kohlers
  3. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,711

    i switched to mobil 1 10-30 in my kohler and it stoped the lifter noise
  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    I got a lot of noise with Mobil 1 10w30 so I switched to Pennzoil 10w30 and I haven't had a problem since.
  5. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,711

    i had a problem with lifter noise in hot mowing conditions here in fla. the noise stoped after i changed to mobil 1 . there are 1700 hrs on my kolher which could have something to do with it

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