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Changing Oil tomorrow.

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by rob_cook2001, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,192

    Changing the oil for the first time in our Boss tomorrow. Can I just use bobcat or John Deere fluid or does it have to be boss?
  2. Turkey

    Turkey Member
    Messages: 77

    You can use any MIL-5606 hydraulic oil, that's What Boss oil is. The label by the fill port on the plow also lists this spec

  3. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    I know some worry about the spec's on the hyd oil they use in their plow, I use SAM'S plow hyd fluid in my boss
    and use to run it in my meyers plow, worked great and was easy to find all the auto part stores carry it,
    just my 2cents, good luck
  4. Ultra Duty

    Ultra Duty Member
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 65

    I know the boss dealer in my area sell's Rice's avaition hydraulic fluid by the gallon and I have been using that.