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#1460083 - 05/10/09 07:41 PM Kohler M20S and Shell Rolella 5W-40 Synthetic
Gravely20G Offline


Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 38
Loc: Ohio, U.S.A.
The Kohler M20S engine I have has been using about 1/2 pint in 30 hrs on Oil Change with Shell 5W-40 synthetic.

I bought this GT used last summer-do not know if there was any prior oil usage or not.

I am wondering if I should use a streight 30W but want to use synthetic.

Your thoughts

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#1460085 - 05/10/09 07:47 PM Re: Kohler M20S and Shell Rolella 5W-40 Synthetic [Re: Gravely20G]
simple_gifts Offline


Registered: 07/26/04
Posts: 11543
Loc: Middlesex County CT
 Quote:

am wondering if I should use a streight 30W but want to use synthetic


You could use a straight 30W synthetic like Amsoil's ACD.
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#1460519 - 05/11/09 07:00 AM Re: Kohler M20S and Shell Rolella 5W-40 Synthetic [Re: simple_gifts]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
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Loc: Bad Axe, MI
 Originally Posted By: simple_gifts
 Quote:

am wondering if I should use a streight 30W but want to use synthetic


You could use a straight 30W synthetic like Amsoil's ACD.

+1 on the ACD,have 110hrs on my B$S 18.5hp and no usage thus far.
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