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Old 03-16-2010, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by smithkustoms
Do air compressor pumps use a special oil, Or normal motor oil?
If motor oil, Would their be any benefits or issues with the use of synthetics such as Mobil-1? And What weight is best to use?
My Sanborn compressor manual specifically said to use synthetic 10 W 30 oil in the pump. I just bought a generic synthetic, and it has worked fine.

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