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Re: Using Rotella 15-40 in 2N/8N tractors

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G6 at Snook, TX

12-21-2012 11:46:18

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Here is the thread I referred to earlier. Where you live, I would think hard about the oil you use. I am not sure that 15w-40 is what you want when you need to plow snow when you are in a bad weather situation. To me, you would want that tractor to work, and not incur any extra wear on the motor due to too thick oil.

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12-21-2012 12:46:14

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 Re: Using Rotella 15-40 in 2N/8N tractors in reply to G6 at Snook, TX, 12-21-2012 11:46:18  
That 10W-30 is starting to look pretty good again. The high temp viscosity for all those oils is similiar anway.

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12-21-2012 13:05:22

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 Re: Using Rotella 15-40 in 2N/8N tractors in reply to tracman, 12-21-2012 12:46:14  
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There is little if any benefit to grade 40 oil in an N-series. Ideally the oil should have an operating viscosity sufficient to produce an oil film thick enough to support the crankshaft loads and no thicker. Thicker simply wastes power and provides zero additional lubrication.


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