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#2429702 - 11/09/11 09:37 AM cat 10 hydo oil equivalent...
daves66nova Offline


Registered: 04/11/04
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Loc: los angeles
i run a cat backhoe and it uses this oil. is there an equivalent that i can use?
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#2429711 - 11/09/11 09:42 AM Re: cat 10 hydo oil equivalent... [Re: daves66nova]
Donald Offline


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Originally Posted By: daves66nova
i run a cat backhoe and it uses this oil. is there an equivalent that i can use?


Its probably an ISO 46 hydraulic oil. Given that its outdoors that would span the right temp range. TSC should have it, maybe even Walymart.
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#2429783 - 11/09/11 10:56 AM Re: cat 10 hydo oil equivalent... [Re: daves66nova]
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so i just look for iso 46 spec?
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#2429994 - 11/09/11 02:23 PM Re: cat 10 hydo oil equivalent... [Re: daves66nova]
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Dave, I wrote to Amsoil via email and they responded very quickly.

Simply tell them what kind of pump and what oil you are using.

We have a BUNCH of Cats running Amsoil compressor oil and it works well.
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#2431970 - 11/11/11 03:22 PM Re: cat 10 hydo oil equivalent... [Re: daves66nova]
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ok,thanks
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#2436353 - 11/16/11 12:58 PM Re: cat 10 hydo oil equivalent... [Re: daves66nova]
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Registered: 11/24/03
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Loc: Middle of Iowa
Is it Cat Hydo or Cat Hydo Advance?
Either way, chose a premium (name brand) hydraulic oil, and feel safe.
I'm not sure I would use the compressor oil in my personal hydraulic system.

Ps. I work for a major hydraulic system manufacturer
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#2436405 - 11/16/11 01:32 PM Re: cat 10 hydo oil equivalent... [Re: daves66nova]
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These are Cat hi pressure water pumps.
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#2436849 - 11/16/11 10:00 PM Re: cat 10 hydo oil equivalent... [Re: daves66nova]
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found out we have an acct at the local cat place, so we ordered a few gallons. Thanks to all.
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#2442329 - 11/22/11 10:31 PM Re: cat 10 hydo oil equivalent... [Re: SteveSRT8]
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Registered: 05/26/03
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Originally Posted By: SteveSRT8
These are Cat hi pressure water pumps.


I think he was looking for Caterpillar oil not Cat pump oil.
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