Post your latest small engine oil change

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Gravely Pro Turn 148 with Kaw engine. Yearly oil change out Delo 15/40 , MC 910S filter in M1 HM 10/30 SL , MC 910S filter I do like the Delo 15/40 for this engine but I need to use up 2.5 gallons of M1 HM 10/30. next up changing transmission fluid in this unit. Might get it done next weekend.
 
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I think the last small engine I changed oil on was my push mower. 1977 Lawn Chief 20", 3.5HP B&S. Out Delo 400 SAE 30 In Delo 400 SAE 30. Used no oil between the twice yearly change. Started first pull after sitting all "winter" for the 10th year in a row. Ran like a champ.
 
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Lawnmower with Honda GCV160 Out: Drip oil, Honda Power Equipment 10W-30 & M1 10W-30 mix (~25hrs, 1yr) In: Same I had 1/2 jug of M1 10W-30 left over from a car I no longer own and a few half-quarts of Honda 10W-30 in the garage so I poured it together in the jug and shook it up. After oil changes in my family's vehicles, I let the empty bottles drain into a drip bottle. This is a mix of 0W-20, 5W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30 & 10W-40. I pour the drippings into the mower first, then top it up with the 10W-30 mix. Runs great. Clean & clear oil when I change it every the fall. Honda EU2000i Generator Out: Honda & Mobil 1 10W-30 mix (~20hrs, 2yr) In: Same
 
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Hustler zero turn, Kawasaki fr691v, drained peak 10-30 synthetic and put in M1 hm 10-30 synthetic. Bosch 3330 filter. Snapper walk behind, Kawasaki 6.5. Drained peak and put in M1 hm but left the filter. This mower maybe sees 12 hrs a year so I only change the filter every 2.
 
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Mississippi
Troy-Bilt Pony 15.5 hp Briggs and Stratton Out: O'Reilly HD 30 In: Mobil Super Synthetic 5w30 Craftsman push mower 6 hp Briggs and Stratton Out: O'Reilly HD 30 In: Mobil Super Synthetic 5w30
 
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Washington
Craftsman 46" riding mower with 21hp single cylinder Briggs and Stratton motor. Out: what ever it was very black and almost chunky In: new headgasket, OEM filter, Chevron 10W40 conventional.
 
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On the Lake, Ohio
2010 Toro 22" Personal Pace mower. Out: 5W-30 M1 synthetic Champion Spark Plug In: 5W-30 M1 synthetic New Autolite Spark Plug (started 1st pull after sitting in garage all winter).
 
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South Central MN
Honda HRR216VKA Last year, my former neighbors gave this to me as they were very desperate to to move out. It was literally the last minute of the last day they were in the house and had to be out for the new owners. This mower was all they had left to get rid of, so they just gave it to me. It had been used a few times for a couple years without any maintenance (that I know of). So I imagine it was the original 12oz of Honda oil that came with it and was never changed out after the break-in. I got it running smooth and decided to actually use it. I cleaned the obvious stuff, sharpened the blades, and filled with leftover Rotella 15w40; the old oil had a silvery filmy look to it. I used it all last year. This year, I changed it out with Rotella 5w40 to be closer to the spec stated in the manual of 5w30 or 10w30. This model has a fixed throttle, so I bent the arm to give it a slightly higher RPM.
 
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Briggs 22 HP : 2 qts. Pennzoil Platinum 5w-30 w/ J.D. filter Troy Bilt 22 " 5(?) H.P. snow blower : Pennzoil Platinum 5w-30
 
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Alabama
2017 John Deere D130 lawn tractor Out: factory full of 2qts John Deere 10w30 and JD branded screw on filter. In and on: same
 

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Honda HRC mower, Honda powered .pressure washer and B&s vanguard powered generator Rotella 5W-40. The extra Honda mower, what ever is left over from the vehicles .5W-30
 
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1980's Simplicity Regent 12 tractor w/Briggs 13.5hp OHV repower: Out: Rotella 15w40 In: SuperTech 15w40 2000 Scag STHM 3 wheel mower w/Kohler 22hp V-Twin: Out: Rotella T5 15w40, Wix 57035 In: SuperTech 15w40 , Fram PH8170
 
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Honda HS35 snow blower. Free after x years of sitting dead. [Linked Image] Out : unknown In : 0.75 qt of Formula Shell 5w30 Drained the aged gas. Cleaned the carb. New rattle can black paint. Fluid filmed here and there. Will need new paddles but I'll wait for an ebay promo. [Linked Image]
 
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Dec 20, 2011
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Illinois
Bush Hog M2560 zero turn w/ new Kohler 26hp (766 hours on machine).. Out: Rotella T4 10w30 w/ Hastings filter In: Amsoil Small Engine 10w30 w/ Kohler (black) filter This is the 3rd oil change in 46 hours on this new Kohler engine. Ran PYB 10w30 for a 4 hour break in.

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Illinois
John Deere 445 1100+ hrs Out: Unknown very black oil been run a few seasons and JD labeled filter In: Mobil 1 0w40 and Hastings filter

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