Originally Posted by willowick
Here's a question for the gallery - I've always been told that running hydro pumps at less than full throttle (no blades engaged, just driving) is hard on them. Any truth to that? My Kubota G1800 never seemed to care but that thing was ridiculously overbuilt and I've got a feeling the trans was a little different than my Exmark.
I find that hard to believe, I mean how do the hydro's know when the blades are on?? But really, how far is anyone really driving on their ZTR without the blades on?