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Old 08-03-2005, 10:58 PM
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Value of very used Lazer Z

I have a 6 year old lazer z with probably 3-4000 hours on it. Only has about 50 lbs of compression on each side of the engine and leaks about 2 quarts of oil a day. Wondering if it's worth spending 2 grand to replace engine and sell it for $3500 - $4000 or if I could get $1500 for it as it is. One of the hydros is new, everything else is in good working order except for bearings in one front wheel. It's a 60" cut with 25 hp kohler
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:09 PM
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2 qts a day? wow... i'll give ya $100 for it as is LOL... 2 qts a day seriously? thats past shot, too expensive to operate LOL.. thats what $4-5 a day wow... just in oil!! i'm surprised something hasn't blown...

If I were you, if the rest of the machine is decent, try to find a used motor cheap and sell it or keep running it even. If the rest of the machine is shot as well, sell as is on Ebay.. JMHO.
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:34 PM
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15 is steep. Just check into small engine warehouse or some place like that. It can be done for cheaper.
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:37 PM
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New ones are so nice.
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Old 08-03-2005, 11:40 PM
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Fix it up and run it or keep it for parts, it's not worth much else at this point, in my opinion, as it is...........
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Old 08-04-2005, 03:32 AM
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3500 to 4000 hours is a lot of hours. Even with a new engine an informed buyer would never give you $3500. If all you have replaced is one "hydro" then there are a whole lotta parts that are just itching to break down or currently need replacing and you just don't realize it.
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Old 08-04-2005, 11:28 PM
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New ones are so nice.

Of course. They couldn't sell the kind the guy is trying to sell.

I have a question though. Does it still cut good? Or is it just the engine that's bad.
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Old 08-04-2005, 11:33 PM
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Of course. They couldn't sell the kind the guy is trying to sell.

I have a question though. Does it still cut good? Or is it just the engine that's bad.
It still cuts good enough to use on 80% of our places, it was on a municipal account.
I think I've decided to just sell it, I have enough equip sitting around I don't use, need to start clearing out the shop. I have 5600 ft sq and no room for trucks.
I told a guy today I'd take $1200 for it.
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