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What Weight Oil Do You Use?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LedgedaleLawn, Sep 9, 2009.


Oil Weight

  1. 5w-30

  2. 10w-30

  3. 30 Weight

  4. 15w-40

  5. Thicker

Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. LedgedaleLawn

    LedgedaleLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 377

    What weight oil do you use in your mowing equipment? I don't want this to be a dino vs. synthetic thread, just weight.
  2. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,273

    The dixie chopper gets 15w-40 since that is also the same oil that is used in the hydrolics. But the bob-cat and 21" get SAE30.
  3. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,723

    All the air cooled get Moble1 10/30
  4. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,513

    All my air-cooled get 5W-30 in winter, 10W-30 in summer.

    I only use synthetic, also.
  5. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,102

    I use the Amsoil Formula 4 stroke 10w30/Sae 30 wt for small engines.

    And wix/Napa gold oil filters.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    i use 10W30
  7. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,805

    10/30 Syn Here
  8. Razorblades

    Razorblades LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 867

    15w-40 syn in engine and hydraulic system.
  9. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    Pennzoil 10w30 in my engines and 15w50 Mobil 1 in my Dixie's hydros.

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