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Re: [Shop-talk] hydraulic oil filters

To: john niolon <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] hydraulic oil filters
From: Jeff Scarbrough <>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:57:59 -0500
Cc: shop-talk <>
References: <3AD7517CCF7045F793FAFC8BC8CC355A@UserPC>
Putting on my engineering hat:  What's the expected cost of a
substitute filter?  Looks like the correct filter is available for $15
or less, including shipping.  Is your anticipated savings worth taking
a chance of the incorrect filter spec?

Jeff Scarbrough
Corrosion Acres, Ga.

On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 3:06 PM, john niolon <> wrote:
> well itb s time to change hydraulic fluid on my ZTR...  Gravely zt hd52.
> Ib m planning on going full synthetic .   itb s what Gravely recommends...
> of course they recommend THEIR filters, but Ib m partial to Wix or Napa gold
> or platinum for all my oil filters... but Ib m not up on hydraulic stuff
> (itb s all oil but itb s different, isnb t it ??)
> any recommendations on brands ...   they spec a 25 micron filter on theirs.
> Itb s a 5K lawnmower and I donb t want to cheap out on a filter...  not
> looking for a FRAM or  Walmart substitute...
> tia
> john
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