i have a mower that needs greasing

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by luke125, Feb 23, 2004.

  1. luke125

    luke125 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 65

    its about time to grease up my mower and i was wondering what kind of grease do you use

    because ive heard if you don't put on the right grease the parts on the mower will wear out faster

    in case you use different grease for different mowers i have a toro gear drive
  2. butler L&S

    butler L&S LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    Use a high temp grease for the spindles or they will wear out fast. I use synthetic high temp grease on all of my equipment (Toro,Exmark,Bobcat,Wright).
  3. lawnchopper

    lawnchopper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    use a good quality sythetic grease Amsoil makes a good one.
    My co buys grease from Fleet Farm and that stuff only works for about a week and then it dries and cakes up they buy it cause its cheap and they think grease is grease and thats not the case.
  4. Doster's L & L

    Doster's L & L LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 616

    Stay away from Walmart grease!! I use Texaco Starplex2 lithium complex grease.
  5. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    I use Valvoline blend.
  6. dobehap

    dobehap LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 292

    My exmark spindles are non-greaseable, for everything else I use wall-mart grease.
  7. PLI1

    PLI1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    Hi-temp grease.
  8. P&C Lawn Care

    P&C Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    Have you looked in your mower book for the grease specification or contacted your dealer?

    Remember grease is good but too much grease will blow out the seals.

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