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Old 04-14-2015, 12:59 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by bmurph44 View Post
For my area temps range usage the book recommends straight 30 weight oil but you can't get that in synthetic...Any ideas or should I use regular oil?
Air cooled engines are hard on multi-viscosity oils. Forget about that with synthetics, because they are much more tolerant of heat. Plus with 150 hour change intervals over the standard 50 hours with conventional oil, you'll actually save money with synthetics if you have no leaks.

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If you have a O'reillys Auto parts close they carry WIX brand oil filters for the generator and use Mobile 1 you won't ever have a problem. I use both in a hard running Mercruiser marine engine that runs high RPM;s for hours still like new. Now also using in Motor home engine.

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