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B&S 15 8.15%
Kohler 32 17.39%
Honda 54 29.35%
Kawasaki 74 40.22%
Other 9 4.89%
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Old 12-06-2008, 06:00 PM
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Favorite Small Engine

What is your favorite (lawn mower size) small engine?
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Old 12-06-2008, 06:25 PM
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Kohler is my sentimental favorite, but for reliability, power, weight, noise, efficiency, etc, I have to go with Honda.
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Old 12-06-2008, 09:44 PM
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Kubota 3 cylinder diesel 16.5hp built for Jacobsen mowers. Those engines are tough as nails.
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Old 12-06-2008, 10:02 PM
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I choose the Kohler air cooled V-twin 20 hp specifically. That motor while underpowered in some applications, but is a real work horse, and virtually bulletproof. Since day one Kohler has been there powering my ZTR's, helping me to grow my business. I am now getting out of gasoline powered equipment where ever possible, going diesel.
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I love my Kawasaki engines.
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Old 12-07-2008, 10:13 AM
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I Kawasaki engines on my three mowers, however the Honda's on my Little Wonder and Billy Goat are awesome. Effortless to start, quiet and little to no vibration.
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The best small engine IMHO is any of the GX Series-Single Cylinder Engines.
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The best small engine IMHO is any of the GX Series-Single Cylinder Engines.
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How many of those do you have to run together to power a ZTR. Those are great engines for running pumps not ZTR's
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Old 12-07-2008, 03:51 PM
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Honda for almost everything i have.
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Old 12-07-2008, 03:55 PM
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How many of those do you have to run together to power a ZTR. Those are great engines for running pumps not ZTR's
The poll is for favorite small engine, so Honda is still my answer and since they make the GX up to a 13Hp in theory you could run 2 together and make 26hp and it would be stronger, more fuel efficient and definitely more trouble free with the two engines then any other manufacturers single engine.
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