Go Back   LawnSite.comô - Lawn Care & Landscaping Business Forum, Discuss News & Reviews > Sponsor Forums - Discuss with Sponsors Directly > Lawn Mowing Equipment & Accessories * * * * SPONSOR FORUMS > Gravely
User Name
Password
Home Gravely.com Parts Find a Dealer About Us Contact Us Mark Forums Read


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-15-2002, 03:09 PM
bigred2106 bigred2106 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: North Central Ohio
Posts: 7
Changing RPM's

I have a Kohler M18S engine and was wandering how you up the rpm's from 3300 to 3600?
Thanks,Al
  #2  
Old 06-15-2002, 10:31 PM
John DiMartino John DiMartino is offline
LawnSite Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Walden,NY
Posts: 2,555
You shouldnt,the mag 18 is a side valve engine,and it doesnt like to rev that high,it will get real hot,and not make much more power.I can guarantee you the life will be reduced.If you had the command OHV you can spin those to 3750 easy,but with a Mag id leave it alone.
__________________
My Equipment Pictures
  #3  
Old 06-16-2002, 07:37 AM
bigred2106 bigred2106 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: North Central Ohio
Posts: 7
changing rpm's

Guess I'll leave it alone then. The book says it should be running at 3600 rpm's,why is that the stats on that engine then?
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:29 AM.

Forum Rules:

This Ariens/Gravely sponsored forum is administrator monitored. LawnSite.com does not allow any manufacturer competitor attacks and will strongly enforce this. If you want your discussion to be viewable by the public and responded to in a professional manner then please keep your discussions professional and to the point.

All discussions are viewed by the administration before being released to the public. Your post may not be made viewable for up to 48 hours. Please allow the manufacturer representative enough time to respond to your question or comment once made viewable.

LawnSite.com is not affiliated with the Ariens/Gravely company. This forum is provided by LawnSite.com to Ariens/Gravely in order to better server their customers


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
Lawnsite,  Plowsite, WeldingWeb, LawnCareSuccess, Everythinggreen, & Lawnbusiness.net are trademarks of Lawn Care Success, Inc

Page generated in 0.06218 seconds with 9 queries