Originally Posted by JCLawn and more
don't think it would be hard to put a 17 hp on the thing. lol! Its made by MTD. Its simple. The decks are weak. The carb is either easy or a pain. It could just be weak spark. Most people say carb when its spark. You can tell its sat out in the rain. It will work, just don't expect to much. I would take that over a push mower any day though.
Plus I will be keeping the ferris so when I get a call to cut a yard with foot high grass I will not have to use that.