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#487241 - 11/24/05 12:38 AM simplicity snowblower oil
sxg6 Offline


Registered: 05/23/04
Posts: 2366
Loc: CT
I live in ct. I have a simplicity 7hp. 2 stage snow blower. 2 years old. What oil is recommended ? 5-30 or 30?

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#487242 - 11/24/05 01:23 AM Re: simplicity snowblower oil
80caprice Offline


Registered: 08/09/05
Posts: 194
Loc: N.C.
if its a snow blower, its gonna see some cold weather......do not use straight 30. 5w-30 would be good. or 0w-30 would myself prefer syn.

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#487243 - 11/24/05 03:13 AM Re: simplicity snowblower oil
Slick17601 Offline


Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 1307
Loc: Pennsylvania
A good, synthetic 5W-30 or 0W-30 is what you want. Straight 30 will be like molasses.

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#487244 - 11/24/05 04:32 AM Re: simplicity snowblower oil
pbm Offline


Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 6355
Loc: New York
I have a 7hp Simplicity snowthrower that I bought new in 1988 and the manual calls for 5w30. I have used 5w30 dino exclusively with no problems and no oil usage.

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#487245 - 11/25/05 08:12 AM Re: simplicity snowblower oil
Bror Jace Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 5056
Loc: Saratoga, NY
any of the 30 weight multi-viscosity oils are probably a fine choice ... but I'd change the oil often as the newer oils thin so quickly.

Change it at least once per season (in the spring, before you put it away) or twice if you work it hard in a year we get a lot of snow.

--- Bror Jace

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