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I have a Goulds New Pyramid 4x5 water pump. I need to know what weght oil to use in the gear case? I have put 30wt in it now. and it has a slight gear noise. Is this normal.
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Dennis,
I think I'd use 85-90 wt gear oil used in automotive rear end differentials. If you want to splurge or worried about use in cold weather try Mobil 1 synthetic gear oil.... good stuff.
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