Touch Control Fluid for a cub

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Touch Control Fluid for a cub

Postby bud29376 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:13 pm

I have been told you can use 30 weight oil in the hydraulic system on a cub? Has any one ever done this or can someone give me some advice about doing this.


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Re: Touch Control Fluid for a cub

Postby Barnyard » Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:18 pm

You want to use hydraulic oil such as hytran or hydraulic/transmission oils sold by TSC or like stores.
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Re: Touch Control Fluid for a cub

Postby Super A » Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:40 pm

Technically, you could, the very first touch controls called for plain ol' 10wt. oil. You'll get a million opinions but personally I wouldn't use anything less than caseIH Hy-Tran Ultra. Again will other oils work? Yes. Is Hy-Tran expensive? Youbetcha. But it's the best on the market and since you're buying a gallon and not a 55 gal. drum, the overall cost is really not that much in the grand scheme of things.

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