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    Weight of synthetic oil for Trailblazer 302 with Kohler Command 20 gas engine.
    Last edited by Pat; 01-18-2010, 06:12 AM.

  • #2
    10-30 same as regular

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Pat View Post
      Weight of synthetic oil for Trailblazer 302 with Kohler Command 20 gas engine.
      In my old welder , Lincoln 150 I always ran 100% synthetic.
      In my new Lincoln Outback 185, They say No Synthetic at all. I use Castrol 10W 30 & in the Winter 5W30 Regular Castrol Oil !

      .......... Norm
      - Arcair- K 4000 CAC.
      - LN - 25
      - Lincoln Ranger 8
      -DeWalt Compressor

      www.normsmobilewelding.blogspot.com

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      • #4
        I run Mobil One 10/30 in both my machines Bobcat 250 & 225. Over 2100 hrs on the 225 & 1500+ on the 250. I'm a believer in syns. Use it in my Harleys too. Wish I could afford it in my Powerstroke 15 qts...Ouch$$$$$$
        Mark
        Last edited by mmont; 01-20-2010, 04:01 PM.

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        • #5
          Royal Purple

          Royal Purple for me in anything that takes oil...........
          TB302 10W30 all year
          Dodge Cummins 13 quart motor, rear end, trans, transfer case
          lathe in the shop
          lawn mower
          snowblower
          small gear box on wire striper

          After seeing what a difference that stuff make in the gear boxes at work I switched all my stuff over to Purple........

          Its not cheap, But its cheap insurance.........

          Railmen
          2007 Trailblazer 302G
          2004 Invision 354MP
          1999 60 series feeder
          2005 Maxstar 200DX
          2007 CST280
          1999 HF 251-1
          older Hobart hefty wire feeder
          Hyperthrem 600
          Maxstar 150S(such a cute welder)
          had and sold........
          2003 XMT 304CC/CV
          1947 Lincoln SA200G short hood
          1963 Lincoln SA200G
          1975 Lincoln SA200G(best machine ever had )
          1970's Lincoln SAE400G
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          1 Maxstar 200SD
          CST 280
          2 CST 250
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          • #6
            Originally posted by nfinch86 View Post
            In my old welder , Lincoln 150 I always ran 100% synthetic.
            In my new Lincoln Outback 185, They say No Synthetic at all. I use Castrol 10W 30 & in the Winter 5W30 Regular Castrol Oil !

            .......... Norm
            I wonder why they say NO synthetics..... That is so strange as all of the other manufacturers highly recommend synthetics. HMMMMMMMMMM.........

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Rickochet55 View Post
              I wonder why they say NO synthetics..... That is so strange as all of the other manufacturers highly recommend synthetics. HMMMMMMMMMM.........
              Hi; I have no idea, that's what it said in the owners manual .
              No Synthetic Oil !
              I use only Castrol 10w30, regular oil .

              ............ Norm
              - Arcair- K 4000 CAC.
              - LN - 25
              - Lincoln Ranger 8
              -DeWalt Compressor

              www.normsmobilewelding.blogspot.com

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              • #8
                Synthetic oil

                I'd run Mobil1 or comparable quality synthetic oil and be done with it.And just to give you an idea on how good it is,after 400 000kms+ on my motorcycle,the honing pattern is still easilly seen in the cylinders.Plus we run 5w30 Mobil1in the race bike cause we get 5mph extra on top speed over 15w50 and never broke because of oil yet.
                Frank

                I dont even want to try to calculate how mamy hours of running time that was
                Last edited by Frank Motoweld; 03-06-2010, 07:22 PM.
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                • #9
                  i read somewhere that all mobil 1 is no longer FULLY synthetic. its like a 90/10 , blend.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by koreanbeefcake View Post
                    i read somewhere that all mobil 1 is no longer FULLY synthetic. its like a 90/10 , blend.
                    I suspect you are correct. I think I read where Mobil changed their base stock because of some loop hole that was opened when some consumer laws were changed that allow a "Synthetic Blend" to be called synthetic. I guess the word blend has to appear somewhere on the container. I wonder how many people get home and realize that "the bargain" they just got on synthetic oil is actually just a blend. I am curious as to how much synthetic has to be in it to call it a blend.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Pat View Post
                      I suspect you are correct. I think I read where Mobil changed their base stock because of some loop hole that was opened when some consumer laws were changed that allow a "Synthetic Blend" to be called synthetic. I guess the word blend has to appear somewhere on the container. I wonder how many people get home and realize that "the bargain" they just got on synthetic oil is actually just a blend. I am curious as to how much synthetic has to be in it to call it a blend.
                      I've read elsewhere that semi-syns are usually 80dino/20syn

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                      • #12
                        Go with Amsoil, If you need help finding it I can order. I am a dealer
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                        • #13
                          I agree with you JL. I have Amsoil in everything. Car, truck, bike, lawn tractor, Kubota ATV and Chainsaw. Even use it in my gas radio controlled helicopter. lol

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                          • #14
                            Amsoil


                            http://www.amsoil.com/
                            Fab Tech

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                            • #15
                              Mobil1 is 100% synthetic

                              http://http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-E...s/Mobil_1.aspx

                              Mobil does make synthetic blend oils but the Mobil1 line is fully synthetic 100%
                              Last edited by Frank Motoweld; 03-16-2010, 07:48 PM.
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