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I don't know what oil type to use for a Tecumseh 8.0 hp engine

I recently bought a Troy-bilt snow thrower model 42010 and I want to change the oil since it has not been used for several years. I do not have the engine manual and don't know the required engine oil type. Also, is the gas that has been sitting in the gas tank still ok or do I need to drain it and if so how do I do that?

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    I'm trying to help my neighbor change the oil on his Ariens 520 snow blower with a Tecumseh Snow King engine. He can't find his manual, so I need to know what type of oil to use, and where the drain plug is located.

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