1. Thank you for visiting HeavyEquipmentForums.com! Our objective is to provide industry professionals a place to gather to exchange questions, answers and ideas. We welcome you to register using the "Register" icon at the top of the page. We'd appreciate any help you can offer in spreading the word of our new site. The more members that join, the bigger resource for all to enjoy. Thank you!
  2. ALL NEW MEMBERS READ THIS FIRST!! Thank you for joining Heavy Equipment Forums! If you are new to forums we communicate with "Threads", please search our threads to see if your topic may have already been answered and if not then click "Post New Thread" in the appropriate forum. This will allow all of our members to see your question and give you the best chance to be answered. After you've made a number of posts you will graduate to Full Member status where you'll see a few more privileges. Following these guidelines will help make this the best resource for heavy equipment on the net. Thanks for joining us and I hope you enjoy your stay!!

IS Waste motor oil ok for Cat D4H Dozer 1991

Discussion in 'Dozers' started by Thor, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Thor

    Thor Member

    Apr 20, 2009
    Hi does anyone or do you now of any that uses WMO in his Cat Dozer. I am planing to get used motoroil from a local oil service station. Filter it with a centerfuge that will clean down to 1/2 micron. Blend it 20% diesel / 80% WMO. Since I am in Iceland I will get a heater in the fuel tank, a heated hose from the tank to the engine and a heater around the diesel filters.

    Do you think this will work ?

    Kind Regards

  2. wrenchbender

    wrenchbender Senior Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Belton SC
    IMHO I think it'll be hard to start on cold mornings/days but should run fine once it warms up a little. I could be very wrong, and I'm really interested in what others have to say about this. And I'm sure you'll get lots of replys.
  3. joispoi

    joispoi Senior Member

    Mar 1, 2008
    Sæll Þor,

    This will work. You can play around with the diesel/wmo blend to get where the engine is happy.

    Kveðja- Jói