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I picked up a mid 80s 860 and having to rebuild the auger differential I was wondering what kind of oil to use in it. The owners manual specifies "worm gear oil" but other than that it's pretty vague.
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use 80-90 weight non synthetic gear oil any brand will do. the seals WILL NOT HOLD THE SYN STUFF.:eek :

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I'm guessing I fill it to the hole.
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I'm guessing I fill it to the hole.
fill it till it runs out the old pie hole.

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It took me awhile, but I fot it together. Topped her off with some diffy oil and now I wait for snow....old man winter the gaunlet haas been thrown, do you yield

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ROCK ON there topher.

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