Air compressor oil

Old 07-19-11, 08:53 PM
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Air compressor oil

I have a Ingersoll-Rand Air Compressor Model No. T102520P-1, 10.4 CFM, 120/1SA/2.5HP. It was made 06/04/1996 and I was wanting to know what is the best oil to use. Also the blower has stoped working and water builds up in it.
Old 07-20-11, 03:43 AM
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Non-detergent motor oil, available at most auto supply stores is what to use in air compressors.
It is usually quite a bit less money that the same oil marked for air compressor use and comes in 20 or 30 weight of which either would be fine.
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We just use 30 weight non-detergent oil around here
Old 07-20-11, 08:11 AM
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What does "the blower has stoped working and water builds up in it" mean?

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