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1MajorTom
01-27-2001, 05:51 PM
We have an opportunity to purchase last year's model Exmark
TurfTracer HP 48, 15hp, Kohler Command engine, still in the crate for $3800.00.

My question is:

Could the machine's mechanical parts (example, hydro pumps)
be affected from the time it sat?

Not being familar with hydros, is the 15 hp Kohler powerful enough for that mower?


Thanks,

Jodi



[Edited by 1MajorTom on 01-27-2001 at 05:56 PM]

jaybee
01-27-2001, 06:45 PM
I have two 48" turf tracers. One 14 and one 15 hp Kawasaki. While you can never have enough power I am happy with both machines in conjunction with the 48" deck. I paid $4000 two years ago for the 14 and $4300 last summer for the 15. Dealer told me that the Kawi lists for $100 more than the Kohler. As for the hydro pumps, I doubt if there is any damage from sitting so long. afterall mowers sit all winter.

LWNMWRMN
01-27-2001, 10:56 PM
jaybee- Where in ny

1majortom- there should be no problem with buying a leftover hydro, and that is a good price.

65hoss
01-28-2001, 01:45 PM
Nothing should be wrong with the pumps. If it in the crate, then its definatly ok. Plus you have a warrenty. There is no telling how long the pumps sit at the factory. Sounds like a good deal to me.

lawman
01-28-2001, 03:48 PM
I went with the 17hp because the dealer told me that it would put alot less strain on the equipment when a sulky was attached. He was probley right, I love the thing.