Re: 1955 Gale 12 HP dumps alot of oil
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Posted by Spike (126.96.36.199) on July 08, 2005 at 05:01:21:
In Reply to: 1955 Gale 12 HP dumps alot of oil posted by Andrew on July 07, 2005 at 22:45:23:
These older motors do run a little dirty.And it was normal to run SAE 30 oil.But you can run TCW3 rated oil at 1/2 pint to a gallon 1Qt.to 5 gallons the TCW3 will clean it up a little.As far as a rebuild it sounds like the old guy took care with it but check the compression.
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