Re: Air Compressor Oil
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Re: Air Compressor Oil



Ollie,
My last compressor lasted 40 years (still running) and it used 30W nondetergent oil. When you think about it detergents were added to motor oil because of combustion by-products getting into the crankcase and since compressing air is a clean operation why should you need detergent oil in the crankcase?
Mike LeFevre

On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 9:11 AM, Ollie <satellite1965@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I have a 5 hp, 3 piston, air compressor. What type of oil should I use? I would think 30w detergent?
Ollie

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