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Scag Hydrualic Oil

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by DreamtheGreen, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. DreamtheGreen

    DreamtheGreen LawnSite Member
    Posts: 141

    I have a Scag hydro walk behind, no hydro oil cooler. Was wondering what weight oil to use, I'm changing fluid and filters. I've seen 10w-30 and 20w-50 listed, wondering what would be best.

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,565

    castrol 20-50,you don't need synthetic, you need to change it often,water is the enemy and heat + dirt.
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,953

    Don't know.....I went with synthetic on my Scag that had pump go after 960 hours.
  4. rclopez1118

    rclopez1118 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    20w-50 is what is recommended.
  5. DreamtheGreen

    DreamtheGreen LawnSite Member
    Posts: 141

    thanks guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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