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#1 shre74 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 06:38 AM

Hello all,

New here and to lawn tractor restoration!!!

Can anyone tell me what type of oil would I use in my PTO gearbox for my mower deck?

Cannot find it anywhere in the manual I downloaded.

Thanks,
Shaun

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 06:55 AM

:welcometogttalk: Just wanted to say Hello! I'm sure the Bolens guys will be along in due time. Glad you found us!

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 07:11 AM

Welcome to GTT! :wave:

Bolens called for 90wt gear oil

What model Bolens do you have?

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 07:59 AM

Thanks Kennyp & Dr. Bolens

I have a G14 (1453)

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 08:38 AM

Shre74 Welcome to GTTalk.
Yes 80W-90 GL-5 gear oil should be just fine.

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 09:53 AM

Shre74,welcome to the forum.Glad to have you with us.

I'm also in agreement with 80w-90 gear oil.

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 10:01 AM

Welcome and good luck with the restoration. The Bolens guys here really know their stuff.

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 04:22 PM

Awesome....thanks everyone for the warm welcome....so far everyone appears to be friendly and ready to help!!!!

This is great!!!!

Shaun

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 05:01 PM

Shaun, thank you for joining this great forum. You'll find these last few posts are what GTtalk is all about. Everyone helping however they can. Good luck with the restoration, get a thread going on it. You get lots of help.

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Posted August 16, 2011 - 05:39 PM

Welcome shre74!!!! The bolens boys are great here! I also am a newbe and am restoring a tractor myself. I have had great feed back even on my greenhorn ?s. I am sure you will find the same to be true!! again welcome!




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