Yesterday's Tractor Co. Restoration Quality Tractor Parts
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Ford Tractors Discussion Forum
Show Parts for Model:

Re: What oil for old Ford

[Show Entire Topic]  

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
MarkB_MI

11-09-2013 04:20:37
75.241.122.73



Report to Moderator

I have a 12 volt system and I run 10W30 in mine. I tried 15W40, which was fine down to around -10F, but the tractor wouldn't crank at -20. I've never had any starting problems with 10W30.

Consider that the majority of your engine's wear occurs at start-up, and it makes a lot of sense to run a multi-viscosity oil.




[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
36 coupe

11-09-2013 06:13:40
66.231.194.184



Report to Moderator
 Re: What oil for old Ford in reply to MarkB_MI, 11-09-2013 04:20:37  
15/40 has a cold pour point like 30 oil.I cant use 15/40 in my Ford pickup.Erratic oil pressure readings and raps on startup made me drain the 15/40.10/ 30 stopped the noise.Owners manual says 15/40 is ok above 32 degrees.195,000 miles and a worn oil pump can make a difference.My wife had a high milage 89 Mercury that did the same thing with 15/40 when the weather turned cold.If you thing 15/40 is good put a sample in a jar into the freezer.Put a sample of 10/30 along side it and come back and tell us what you saw.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
GT65

11-10-2013 23:42:16
50.48.48.212



Report to Moderator
 Re: What oil for old Ford in reply to 36 coupe, 11-09-2013 06:13:40  
32 coupe, I d[d'nt know manufacturers,Ford or others, recommended 16/40 for there vehicles! Especially in the colder months you need to get the oil up to the valves and lifters. Most cars and trucks I've seen lately require 5/30 and some high performance cars today actually require 0/20 synthetic! GT65



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
36 coupe

11-11-2013 15:50:29
66.231.194.184



Report to Moderator
 Re: What oil for old Ford in reply to GT65, 11-10-2013 23:42:16  
My truck is a 96.I see a lot of recommendations for 15/40.I say beware.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
GT65

11-10-2013 23:57:51
50.48.48.212



Report to Moderator
 Re: What oil for old Ford in reply to GT65, 11-10-2013 23:42:16  
Sorry 36 COUPE, 32 was a typo!



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters