exmark engine oil

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Finestlandscape, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. Finestlandscape

    Finestlandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    just wondering what kind of engine oil others use.. i currently run the honda 10-30 but its expensive what other kind should i run thanks
  2. newtostone

    newtostone LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 681

    buy the cheapest 10 30 you can get
  3. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,673

    FOR REAL! I do the same thing.
  4. BigFish

    BigFish LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,117

    When did Exmark start making engines ?

    And do you other two guys run Exmark engines???
  5. jetta

    jetta LawnSite Member
    Messages: 223

    since the epa started screwing with oil we have gone to all synthetic
  6. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    In an air-cooled small engine with often times less than 2 qts capacity, the best oil possible is cheap insurance. It's no only lubrication, but also a secondary cooling system.

    These engines run at full throttle for hours on end in some of the dirtiest conditions. Why would you no want the best motor oil possible.

    Synthetic is a must with the heat involved in these engines, a GOOD synthetic is an even better idea!

    Just putting this out there, I've had good results with Amsoil HD 30/10W-30 small engine oil.
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