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Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2000 09:37:24
Subject: Re: gearbox oil
From: Kiroja
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> Well, I'm still scooting around on my 1961 War Wagon from Hercules, and they
> tell me to use 90 weight in the gearbox (3-speed manual), but this stuff is
> like tar in the winter. But lovely thick stuff in the summer. No problems
> yet. (The thing ran for 40 years, why should it stop now ?)

I believe hercules uses sachs engines. If so, for sachs engines 20W40 is
advised.
Pretty good engines, a friend of mine rode a sparta with sachs engine
for over a year befor noticing there wasn't any oil in it. No damage
whatsoever luckily. :)

Robbert

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