Swapping out Bobcat hydro fluid for 10w30

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by swanny, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. swanny

    swanny LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 661

    Anyone ever had any real experience with swapping out Bobcat's hydro in a T250 for 10w30?

    A local guy told me he was going to do the swap because his dad often uses his attachments with a NH Ls180 and doesn't want to contaminate either system.

    I'm not sure what to think.
  2. ParkWelding

    ParkWelding LawnSite Member
    Messages: 182

    I have done it in two Bobcat excavators. In each respective service manual, the recommended substitute for the Bobcat brand oil was 10W30. No problems.

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