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Old 03-02-2010, 10:44 AM
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23hp or 26efi on my walker

hey guys so im geting a walker. but im having a hard time deciding between the 23hp or the 26efi. Guys that run these mowers can you give me some input
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Old 03-02-2010, 10:56 AM
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What size mower is it going on? Don’t forget, the bigger the engine the more fuel you will use. I went from 22 horse engines to a 27 and a 32. same size mower but a hell of a lot more fuel usage.

If you plan on mowing on a weekly basis I would recommend the smaller engine. If they are going to be monthly or something like that then go with a bigger engine so it cuts taller crap easier.
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Old 03-02-2010, 11:25 AM
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i will be mainly running the 48in ghs deck mainly and be useing a 62" deck
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2013 exmark turf tracer "s" series 52" 20hp
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1013 exmark commerical 30" wb
honda push mower
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Old 03-02-2010, 02:37 PM
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i got a 26efi....i like it because it uses less fuel than one with a carb and it has plenty of power...the only downside is they are very expensive if something goes wrong....but if it's new i'd go efi no ? asked.....you will have no problems and the fuel savings will pay dividends
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Old 03-02-2010, 05:48 PM
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I'd go for the 26EFI. It has more power and better fuel economy than the 23 carb motor. I's not always true that the bigger the motor the more fuel it's going to use. The 26EFI even uses less fuel than the Kohler 20hp. If you do end up getting the 23 it will have plenty of power to run the 48" deck and it can definately run the 62" deck as well. The difference will be when cutting tall thick grass with the 62" deck. It will cut just fine, you will just have to run a little slower.
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Old 03-02-2010, 08:42 PM
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thanks guys im going in tommrow to do the paper work
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2013 exmark turf tracer "s" series 52" 20hp
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honda push mower
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Old 03-02-2010, 10:24 PM
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i would get the efi, you never have to choke it. turn the key and go. i would think even though it has a higher horse power the fuel is more controlled so you would use about the same or maybe less.
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Old 03-02-2010, 10:26 PM
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hey guys, i made my decision im getting the 23hp. i think it will be plenty for what i need.
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2013 exmark lazer "s" series 60" 27hp
2013 exmark turf tracer "s" series 52" 20hp
2011 wright stander RH 52" 19hp
1013 exmark commerical 30" wb
honda push mower
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Old 03-02-2010, 11:38 PM
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I think you made the right decision in getting the 23hp. The EFI engines are nice, but replacement parts are much more expensive. The 23 is powerfull enough to power the GHS system. The Walker is a great mower for what it's designed to do, a beautiful cut and excellent bagging.
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Old 03-03-2010, 12:01 AM
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I think you made the right decision in getting the 23hp. The EFI engines are nice, but replacement parts are much more expensive. The 23 is powerfull enough to power the GHS system. The Walker is a great mower for what it's designed to do, a beautiful cut and excellent bagging.
yea im very excited about my purchase. i will be one of the only companies in my area that offer bagging so im hopeing to carv out a nich for myself. i did alot of research on the walker mower and other bagging mowers such as the exmark navagator. it came down to the versility of the walker and my walker dealer is very good. thanks for all the input guys
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2011 dodge ram 2500
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2010 exmark lazer "x" series 60" 34hp
2011 exmark lazer "x" series 60" 29hp
2013 exmark lazer "s" series 60" 27hp
2013 exmark turf tracer "s" series 52" 20hp
2011 wright stander RH 52" 19hp
1013 exmark commerical 30" wb
honda push mower
(4) weed wips shindiawa,redmax,echo
(2) stick edgers shindiawa,redmax
(3)redmax 7001
sthil br 340
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