engine oil for 1958 jd 440 ic

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sweeperman
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engine oil for 1958 jd 440 ic

Post by sweeperman » Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:38 pm

new here I just got a 1958 440ic dozer I got books from the owner of this site I would like to know what's the best engine oil to use in the engine .Oil has come a long way from when the dozer was made . I have lots of 15w40 kicking around :D Thanks

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Re: engine oil for 1958 jd 440 ic

Post by Jim B » Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:42 am

A quality 15W40 diesel engine oil is fine.

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Re: engine oil for 1958 jd 440 ic

Post by sweeperman » Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:53 am

Thanks I thought so

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Stan Disbrow
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Re: engine oil for 1958 jd 440 ic

Post by Stan Disbrow » Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:43 am

Hi,

I use 10w30 in my 2-cylinders. Easier cranking for the 6v systems. Especially in cold weather.

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Re: engine oil for 1958 jd 440 ic

Post by E.Huffman » Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:08 pm

I use 10w30 as well in my 1958 420c .

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