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Cub Cadet* ZT1 50* Oil Type

When looking to upgrade from a standard Cub Cadet* ZT1 50* oil type to a higher quality engine oil, AMSOIL’s 10W-40 Synthetic Small Engine Oil that was designed by AMSOIL should be seriously considered by owners of zero-turn lawn mowers.

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AMSOIL 10W-40 Synthetic Small Engine Oil

A Kawasaki* FR691V* two cylinder, over head valve (OHV) engine provides the Cub Cadet* ZT1 50* with its 23 horsepower. This engine has a capacity of 726cc.

AMSOIL’s 10W-40 Synthetic Small Engine Oil is the recommended engine oil for the majority of operating conditions. When the oil filter is not removed, the capacity of the engine oil reservoir is 1.9 US Quarts, however when the oil filter is removed, the capacity increases to 2.2 US Quarts.

AMSOIL’s 10W-40 Synthetic Small-Engine Oil is made with a unique combination of the highest quality 100% synthetic base stock oils. This engine oil was designed to be used specifically in small engines, such as the one found in your zero turn lawn mower. The exceptional resilience to intense heat is a result of the molecules’ unusually polar, homogenous structure.

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To further protect against the destructive effects of heat, AMSOIL scientists added powerful antioxidant compounds to the engine oil. With its strong detergent ingredients, it prevents varnish, sludge, and carbon from shortening the life of your engine.

The naturally high viscosity index of the engine oil and the absence of paraffins (waxes) guarantee that it flows rapidly and stays fluid even at very cold temperatures. This results in simpler cold weather starts and faster starting lubrication, both of which contribute to decreased wear.

AMSOIL’s 10W-40 Synthetic Small-Engine Oil is a high-film-strength, shear-stable composition that is reinforced with a substantial dosage of anti-wear chemicals.

This high performance engine oil was specially formulated by AMSOIL to prevent mechanical shear from thinning it down and guarantee a thick lubricating coating. This cutting-edge motor oil provides long-lasting protection from damaging metal-on-metal contact by forming a protective barrier.

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Engine power may be diminished by a number of factors, including carbon deposits, engine wear, seized piston rings, and stuck valves. The 10W-40 Synthetic Small-Engine Oil from AMSOIL prevents carbon deposits from forming and aids in preventing ring and valve sticking.

As a consequence, you can get more done with your time thanks to the consistent output of maximum power from zero-turn engines.

AMSOIL’s 10W-40 100% Synthetic Small-Engine Oil has high oxidation resistance, low volatility, and great viscosity stability since it is formulated with the highest quality synthetic base oils that can withstand high temperatures. You can go longer between oil changes without worrying about your Cub Cadet* ZT1 50* engine breaking down from lack of lubrication, and you can count on it to keep running smoothly no matter how rough the going gets.

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Our Cub Cadet* ZT1 50* Oil Type post set out to show readers something they may not have thought of before: that switching to a 100% synthetic engine oil that is expressly formulated for small engines will provide numerous practical and significant advantages over a regular motor oil.

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