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Old 05-06-2010, 12:34 AM
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Engine Swap - Bobcat Walk behind

Hey I've got a Bobcat Walk Behind with a 48" deck and a Kawasaki FB460V (12.5 HP) The mower works and all but it has a sulky and doesnt really move to well because of the smaller motor ... I think it had a 14hp on it at one point I got it for free of a buddy no longer using it ... When I first started mowing I got a toro time cutter z and shortly there after got a commercial grade zero turn. My question is, Can I take the 19hp Kohler Courage of of my zero turn and put it on the walk behind?
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Hey I've got a Bobcat Walk Behind with a 48" deck and a Kawasaki FB460V (12.5 HP) The mower works and all but it has a sulky and doesnt really move to well because of the smaller motor ... I think it had a 14hp on it at one point I got it for free of a buddy no longer using it ... When I first started mowing I got a toro time cutter z and shortly there after got a commercial grade zero turn. My question is, Can I take the 19hp Kohler Courage of of my zero turn and put it on the walk behind?
Bump, how did this work out?
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Old 02-17-2011, 12:03 AM
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I've seen a 18hp Kohler Courage electric start on a 36" hydro.
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Old 02-17-2011, 01:54 AM
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if it came with a fb460 its probally a variable speed gear box.. if thats the case I dunno if I would throw a 19 hp on that.. if it had a 5 speed pearless id imagine you could get away with it... Im no expert though
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I guess he probably didn't do it. I iwas interested.
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Old 02-18-2011, 03:47 AM
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I haven't done it yet ... honestly the timecutter is a 42 so it got through gates fine ... what I plan on doing with the whole set up this yr is taking the hydros and engine and putting them all onto the walk behind ... ill start a picture thread to document the whole procedure ... honestly I've just been so busy that it wasnt something I had time to really tackle before
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