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WESTERN Hydro fluid in BOSS

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by millsaps118, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. millsaps118

    millsaps118 Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    I need to top off my hydro fluid and can't find my Boss fluid anywhere in the shop!!!!! I have a new Qt of Western fluid and was wondering if I could use it. I only need about 50oz's and my nearest Boss dealer is about 20mi. away and really don't want to make a special trip out there just for some hydro fluid.
     
  2. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    oil

    its best to use the same brand of oil ,but just a small amount should not hurt .
     
  3. Runner

    Runner Senior Member
    Messages: 957

    It probably wouldn't hurt, but the Boss fluid IS a better fluid, as it has a much lower freezing temperature. If it was up to me, I would make the drive and pick up about a case. That way, you know you will always have it.
     
  4. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    50 oz? Is that a typo?

    50 oz is about 80% of the systems total capacity. :eek:

    Either way, don't mix them.
     
  5. millsaps118

    millsaps118 Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    Oops...5.0oz
     
  6. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    If it only needs 5 oz then don't add anything to it until you get the correct fluid. 5 oz isn't nothing..