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Old 06-29-2013, 09:09 PM
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Soupy Soupy is offline
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Repowering older WB?

I picked up a older Hustler WB that has a blown engine. Model no. 925651 Serial no. 00070006. The blown engine is 17HP Kawasaki FH500V-AS02-01.

Can you give me ideas on what engines I should be looking for. I want something that will bolt right up and use the same wire harness. possibly even a 19HP. It has to be pull start. I don't care if it is Kawasaki or Kohler. I have never replaced an engine before so I prefer a direct fit replacement.


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Old 07-01-2013, 11:13 AM
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I would go directly to your Kawasaki dealer with the numbers you have on the engine and they can match it up with a bolt on engine. I would stick with the Kawasaki, there might be wiring issues with another brand.

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