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I found a 58 Wizard this weekend and got it cleaned up and tuned today, it runs great a bit loud because of a crack in the muffler. Anyway the engine is stamped POWER PRODUCTS and is 2 cycle I found out these were only sold at western auto stores. It also says to mix 1 gallon of gas with 1/2 pint of 30 weight, should I stick to this or use 2 cycle oil? As you can see it has a bit of paint loss, should I repaint? Let me know what you guys think.
 

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I'm with you es bob. I enjoy Lawnboys a lot but I have to say that I have a weak spot for vintage mowers of any brand, and vintage things in general. Not so much for their value but I really like seeing how things were made and what materials they were made of.

Nice machine, thanks for the pictures!
 

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I believe its basically an "A" series lawnboy engine.

Run 16:1 quality two cycle oil in it, do not use 30 weight anymore.

Neat mower.:congrats:
 

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Thanks guys, I also have a craftsman like this but it has a junkemseh on it, its neat to look at though.
 

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wow thats cool!
 

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I would stick with 16/1 straight weight 30....This engine might not have chrome rings..like the newer engines do..and its got bronze crank bushings..but its your engine..B,:trink40:
 

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Chrome rings and bronze bushings don't have anything to do with what oil you burn in an engine. The reason they recommended regular oil back then is simple: 2 stroke oil didn't exist.

You CAN use regular 30 wt oil in it, but there's no reason to unless you like SMOKE and cleaning out your exhaust ports once a month...
 
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