[Healeys] Shock oil
peter at nosimport.com
Tue Aug 15 12:42:02 MDT 2017
Motor oils and hydraulic oils have different "scales". SAE(scale)20W
flows like ISO(scale) AW68 Actually closer to 25W AW68 is designed
as an hydraulic oil, and would be preferred to motor oil. Certainly
SAE20 can be used. A better choice would be the AW68..... available at
farm/tractor type stores eg. Tractor Supply.
You should only add oil to a shock if it shows signs of leaking. Be
careful that you do not fill it absolutely full.... there needs to be an
air space for expansion. Armstrong designed the filler plugs and
locations to make it difficult to overfill, but people have found ways.
On 8/15/2017 9:44 AM, Fred Wescoe wrote:
> The shocks on my 66 BJ8 need oil. What type should I use?
> 66 BJ8
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