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Old 05-12-2015, 07:58 AM   #1
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2860 generator oil change

what type of oil are you using synthetic or regular and brand
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Old 05-12-2015, 06:42 PM   #2
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I use 10w 40 regular as I start my generator all winter long.
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Old 05-13-2015, 08:44 AM   #3
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Use the factory Onan oil. There new stuff is a synthetic.
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Old 05-13-2015, 11:03 PM   #4
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Did first change at 20 hrs with valvoline sae 30 conventional. Live in FL where it is brutally hot most of the time
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Old 06-23-2015, 05:18 PM   #5
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Any tips on how to change the generator oil on a 2003 Sunseeker 2890 and the best online place to order filters and other related generator parts would be helpful. Thanks
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Old 06-23-2015, 05:53 PM   #6
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I used Shell Rotella T 15w40. It is a diesel oil and the Onan manual actually recommends a diesel oil.
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Old 06-23-2015, 07:44 PM   #7
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Mobile one high mileage 10_40 syn from wally world. Higher degree of anti wear agents. While not good for catalytic converters it does offer better protection for the genset....
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