Walk behind - Oil

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mikewhit1010, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. mikewhit1010

    mikewhit1010 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 394

    What would you guys recommend for the longest lasting in a Wright 36" walk behind that is used every day.
  2. jkason

    jkason LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 548

    No such thing as "longest lasting". Change the oil at reccomended intervals.

    If you meant "most durable", go for a synthetic (break it in on regular oil first).
  3. mikewhit1010

    mikewhit1010 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 394

    It has been broken in. I bought it used. You say synthetic. What type would you recommend.
  4. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,148

    Penzoil platinum
    Mobil 1

    All of these are good.

    Here this is VERY good oil.

  5. Groh's Mows

    Groh's Mows LawnSite Member
    Posts: 155

    I use Mobil 1 10-30 in the kawi engine on my Scag. Looks almost as clean at the change interval as new oil. Search synthetic oils on this site and the web in general for some good info.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    i use penzoil in my bobcat and husqvarna and have never had a problem

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