SWG powervent oil requirements

SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: av8r On: Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:42 pm

A buddy has the SWG powervent and is asking me what oil he should use to lubricate it. Apparently they suggest a synthetic oil that is very expensive? What say you SWG users?
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Re: SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: av8r On: Mon Jan 28, 2008 3:19 pm

No one has any thoughts on this?

I find that hard to believe with this crowd!!! :)
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Re: SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: LsFarm On: Mon Jan 28, 2008 3:25 pm

Give Jerry at LL a call, he sells them. I'd try Mobile ! 0w-5wt, but that's me. It may not be thin enough.

Greg
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Re: SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: Flyer5 On: Mon Jan 28, 2008 10:28 pm

Use the correct recomended oil . Cheaper in the long run . Dave
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Re: SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: av8r On: Mon Jan 28, 2008 10:58 pm

Flyer5 wrote:Use the correct recomended oil . Cheaper in the long run . Dave


I agree, but someone makes that oil for SWG. It's a commonly spec'd oil that doesn't have to cost $20 for a few ounces. Just trying to save a buddy some $$ that he doesn't have.

BRP sells their semi-synthetic oil for my fuel injected snowmobile at $28 a gallon. Castrol makes it for them and you can buy it with the Castrol name on it for $6 a gallon. Which would you buy?
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Re: SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: Flyer5 On: Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:44 pm

av8r wrote:
Flyer5 wrote:Use the correct recomended oil . Cheaper in the long run . Dave


I agree, but someone makes that oil for SWG. It's a commonly spec'd oil that doesn't have to cost $20 for a few ounces. Just trying to save a buddy some $$ that he doesn't have.

BRP sells their semi-synthetic oil for my fuel injected snowmobile at $28 a gallon. Castrol makes it for them and you can buy it with the Castrol name on it for $6 a gallon. Which would you buy?




I understand that but that few ounces of oil will last a long time . If you use the incorrect type it will cost hundreds for a new motor . I would maybe call a motor repair shop or someone who services high temp motor applications at least it would be an educated guess . Dave
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Re: SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Tue Jan 29, 2008 11:46 pm

I think Matt has the secret formula, he posted it in another thread. It was a synthetic.
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Re: SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: av8r On: Wed Jan 30, 2008 10:09 am

coaledsweat wrote:I think Matt has the secret formula, he posted it in another thread. It was a synthetic.


I figured someone must have. Creative bunch here. I PM'd Matt, but he had said he was going to be very busy late Jan/early Feb.

Thanks
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Re: SWG powervent oil requirements

PostBy: Matthaus On: Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:31 am

Wish I did have the secret formula, would definitely bottle it and make a few bucks. :lol:

If you look up the Dow FS1265 Fluorosilcone lube it has properties that are very well suited to porous bronze bearings at temps up to 400*F and in extreme and corrosive environments.


http://www.neelyindustries.com/pdf/fs1265.pdf
This link is broken, either the page no longer exists or there is some other issue like a typo.


I finally broke down and bought the real stuff from SWG (along with a spare replacement motor just in case), guess I got scared and didn't want to push my luck. :P
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