Originally Posted by Vecchio Lawn Care
You need 27hp for a 48"? I would think 23hp would be plenty
Yea and prob cheaper lol. Do you think it'd be hard to switch out the motors though? I just know the 17 is diff to small for the yards I mow. It just has no backup power I guess you could say. It does fine in short grass and flat yards but add thickness and a hill and forget about it.