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Bought used MTD 5hp chipper... kinda oil?

Posted by Etrsi_645 5 (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 3, 13 at 21:31

The chipper manual with it was dated 1990 and no engine manual was available. It's a 4 stroke B&S engine. Would the oil type be SAE30 (small engine oil)?

And how many ounces of oil will it take?


This post was edited by Etrsi_645 on Tue, Sep 3, 13 at 21:32

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RE: Bought used MTD 5hp chipper... kinda oil?

  • Posted by baymee LehighValleyPA (My Page) on
    Wed, Sep 4, 13 at 5:24

I would use 30W in the Summer and all the other warm months, or 10W-30 in the Winter. Start with 16oz. and check. Most small engines don't use more than 20oz.

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