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Old 09-01-2006, 08:28 PM
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I Was Told Hustler Is Testing 34 Hp Kawie

Sign me up for a 72 come spring if it all tests out ok !
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Old 09-02-2006, 11:38 AM
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Liquid cooled I'm assuming?
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Old 09-02-2006, 04:16 PM
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Where'd you hear that? Dealer tell you? I assume its a horizontal shaft.
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Old 09-02-2006, 04:22 PM
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No Kawasaki has got a new monster vertical shaft air cooled motor coming out and Hustler is testing it in a super Z.
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Old 09-02-2006, 07:38 PM
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PLEASE tell me this is true and not just some rumor. I sent PJ a thread in the Hustler forum a couple weeks ago on this very topic. He had no idea if Hustler was doing anything with it.

Yes, it is a 999cc vertical shaft, air-cooled, carburated engine. The only real drawback with Hustler is lack of 30+ hp engines. If this big Kawasaki gets the nod, I WILL get at least a 66" if not the 72".
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Old 09-02-2006, 08:13 PM
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PLEASE tell me this is true and not just some rumor. I sent PJ a thread in the Hustler forum a couple weeks ago on this very topic. He had no idea if Hustler was doing anything with it.

Yes, it is a 999cc vertical shaft, air-cooled, carburated engine. The only real drawback with Hustler is lack of 30+ hp engines. If this big Kawasaki gets the nod, I WILL get at least a 66" if not the 72".
You should buy a Z2 or a Cub tank.
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Old 09-02-2006, 10:46 PM
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I was told Hustler is testing a 34hp Kawie
Sign me up for a 72 come spring if it all tests out ok !
I figured that engine would chart in at 37hp or so... guess not.

I know a 34hp will be a hit with Super Z owners, as all of them say the power is needed.
But personally, I think they need to stay focused on DECK testing/R&D.

I say who cares if it's 34hp?... Wake me up when they build one that CUTS GRASS
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Old 09-03-2006, 06:59 AM
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I figured that engine would chart in at 37hp or so... guess not.

I know a 34hp will be a hit with Super Z owners, as all of them say the power is needed.
But personally, I think they need to stay focused on DECK testing/R&D.

I say who cares if it's 34hp?... Wake me up when they build one that CUTS GRASS

Funny, I was think'in the same thing......
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Old 09-03-2006, 08:10 AM
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I figured that engine would chart in at 37hp or so... guess not.

I know a 34hp will be a hit with Super Z owners, as all of them say the power is needed.
But personally, I think they need to stay focused on DECK testing/R&D.

I say who cares if it's 34hp?... Wake me up when they build one that CUTS GRASS
They cut grass beautiful if you use the deck for what it was designed to do. They designed it for FLorida so I am real happy but I will more than likely be swicthing to the Z2 because of that top notch fertilizer salesmen support!
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Old 09-03-2006, 07:49 AM
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I really never thought Kawi would be the one building this 1L A/C engine.

I hope the rumor IS true, but I just purchased, so unless other items are improved (maybe a new northern deck, etc), I'll likely have to stay with what I got for at least another 3 seasons.
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