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03-25-2002, 10:47 PM
I need to increase the power on my 54 Hustler walkbehind. It has a 17hp Kaw on it. I've checked all the manufacturer's sites, and I can't seem to find where they offer size dimensions for Kaw, Honda, Briggs, or Kohler. Any helps would be appreciated.
For Pete's Sake
03-25-2002, 11:10 PM
1 word nitro :D
03-26-2002, 03:50 AM
The info you're looking for (bore and stroke) is usually available in the shop manual for each engine. If you are trying to make a 19 out of a 17 you would probably have to swap the crankshaft, cylinder liners, pistons, rods, carb jets and the camhaft. There is a 100 cc difference between the 2 engines and that is a lot in a Kawasaki engine.
This is just speculation and should not be taken as gospel. I am basing this on the differences between the single cylinder models which I do have a shop manual for.
03-26-2002, 07:08 AM
I'd like to put a new larger motor on it, and need to check mounting holes and clearance for the muffler.
03-26-2002, 07:23 AM
That info is real easy to get. I can even put you in touch with someone who is an expert on Hustlers. Just click here:
Kohler's information is on their web page. Click the link and then click on Performance & Diagrams near the top left of the page.
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