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Magneto oil Suggestions


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What are you guys using to oil your magnetos? I had an older gentleman tell me to use some Automatic Transmission fluid a few years ago so that is what I have been using. Is there anything better that I should be using?

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The only thing that I have used and that is only a drop is engine oil. I've had no problems in 8 years using it and because of the small amount no mess inside.
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I use 3 in 1 oil and use it sparingly. I was told engine oil gets gummy over time and can cause problems.
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What are you guys using to oil your magnetos?

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For the last forty-five plus years, the same oil that goes in the drip oilers. If it's my oil can, it's usually 10/40 Pennzoil. If it's someone else's oil can, it's whatever they put in it.
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