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Old 07-25-2011, 08:11 PM
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Scag ZTR Questions!!!

I'm in the market for a new Scag zero-turn. Looking at the newer models I would probably say I am interested in a Wildcat or Tiger Cat either 48" or 52" deck. Is there a difference between the two and as far as pricing goes what should I be looking at to get a fair deal on either of them. Obviously I need a great commercial mower and from reviews I can tell the Tiger Cub or Freedom Z aren't built to be a long-lasting commercial mower? Is that a correct assumption? Any input on pricing or experience with these mowers would be great, thanks.
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Old 07-25-2011, 08:29 PM
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Freedom Z = no comm, Tiger Cub = Comm. Velo + is a great deck. Cuts & stripes nice here is Ohio. Good luck with your purchase.
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Old 07-25-2011, 08:57 PM
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Freedom Z = no comm, Tiger Cub = Comm. Velo + is a great deck. Cuts & stripes nice here is Ohio. Good luck with your purchase.
What do you mean when you say no comm? Do you mean not commercial? I'm looking mainly at the Wildcat vs. TigerCat and the only difference I can tell between the 2 is that the Wildcat requires oil cooler and the other doesn't.
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Old 07-25-2011, 09:45 PM
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Tiger Cub and Tiger Cat is same mower. Just renamed to Tiger Cat. Wildcat has a few more bells and whistles but pretty much same machine as Tiger Cat.

Great Mower!!
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Old 07-25-2011, 11:34 PM
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Tiger Cub and Tiger Cat is same mower. Just renamed to Tiger Cat. Wildcat has a few more bells and whistles but pretty much same machine as Tiger Cat.

Great Mower!!
How much did your TC cost you and how much should I be looking to pay for a 48" TC? Also, is there a big difference between getting the 19HP engine and 26HP engine?
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Old 07-25-2011, 10:40 PM
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I put a 50 dollar B&M oil cooler on my TC. And a suspension seat. Good little mower.
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:53 PM
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I put a 50 dollar B&M oil cooler on my TC. And a suspension seat. Good little mower.
I have been thinking of doing this also. Could you show a pic and/or explain how you installed it? Thanks
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Old 07-27-2011, 10:36 PM
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I have been thinking of doing this also. Could you show a pic and/or explain how you installed it? Thanks
I got the cooler from Jegs or Summit. Put it over the air fan on the Kohler at a 45 degree angle. Looped the hoses so it stays full and doesnt drain back to the tank. This requires a little more fluid than stock. I shot it with a heat gun before and after installation. Big difference in temps. And I would post a picture but dont know how. Trying to find out just dont have the time.
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Old 07-28-2011, 06:48 AM
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I got the cooler from Jegs or Summit. Put it over the air fan on the Kohler at a 45 degree angle. Looped the hoses so it stays full and doesnt drain back to the tank. This requires a little more fluid than stock. I shot it with a heat gun before and after installation. Big difference in temps. And I would post a picture but dont know how. Trying to find out just dont have the time.
Thanks for the info. I'm going to try it.
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:58 AM
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If you go to the Scag website it will answer all your questions.
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