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Hyd. steering #13697948 09/11/20 11:02 PM
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Can ATF or power steering fluid be used in my new steering system?

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Seastar system?

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30W non detergent hydraulic oil.


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Re: Hyd. steering [Re: worm weight] #13698318 09/12/20 02:07 PM
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Mophorn system, didn't get oil with kit.

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I would use whatever they specify in the instructions and KEEP YOUR RECEIPT(S) while the unit is under warranty, just in case.

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I would not go cheap on this, you fill it once and rarely even have to top off after that. I would use the Seastar oil made for it....


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Use Aviation grade hydraulic oil. This has the same specs as Sea Star oil.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/phillips66XC5606H.php?clickkey=96374


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Sea star uses. Wait for it.
Mystik 30W non-detergent hydraulic oil. Same stuff you buy at NAPA. If you think it’s some special voodoo oil you’re easily influenced.


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Originally Posted by fordnut
Use Aviation grade hydraulic oil. This has the same specs as Sea Star oil.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/phillips66XC5606H.php?clickkey=96374



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Pat sounds just like Ahkmed.


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He’s way nicer.


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Re: Hyd. steering [Re: worm weight] #13701296 09/15/20 01:25 PM
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Sorry for hijacking this thread;
But while on this topic, how often should you change the fluid in the steering system?


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Re: Hyd. steering [Re: worm weight] #13701426 09/15/20 03:39 PM
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Only When leaking, and i only put sea star fluid in system


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