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Old 04-17-2010, 11:40 PM
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Kawasaki Engine Series

I have been doing a little research in helping a family member buy a new mower. I am trying to tell the difference between the series of Kawasaki motors. Their website is fairly ambiguous. Here is the best that I have come up with:

FR - Homeowner series
FH- Standard Commercial Series
FH-KAI - Same as FH, but with heavier duty air filtration
FX- Top of the line Commercial Series with heavy duty air filtration and an larger oil cooler.
FS - ???

Any additional information or corrections would be most helpful.
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Old 04-18-2010, 09:40 AM
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I wish I knew. I have been trying to decipher that same thing and information is sketchy at best.

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Old 04-18-2010, 10:43 AM
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My FH-KAI engines dont have heavy duty air filters??? What about FC, as in FC 420V
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Old 04-18-2010, 11:02 AM
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Kasawookis are a good product that yet manages to be overrated and is still overpriced.
Honda is another that's just ridiculous.

They are good engines, but wth...

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Old 04-18-2010, 11:07 AM
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Kasawookis are overrated and thus overpriced.

And I stopped JUST short of saying it Kawasoo...
Overrated and overpriced, YES, but Im curious if my FH KAI engines shouldve come with the heavy duty air filter, and somewhere along the line, they got fitted with the regular air filters instead?
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Old 04-18-2010, 11:10 AM
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Overrated and overpriced, YES, but Im curious if my FH KAI engines shouldve come with the heavy duty air filter, and somewhere along the line, they got fitted with the regular air filters instead?
Have you tried contacting Kawasaki about this?
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Old 04-18-2010, 11:30 AM
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Mike, does your engine look like this http://www.kawpowr.com/engines/detai...id=27&cat_id=6 ?
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Old 04-18-2010, 12:05 PM
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Yeah, that is it, Is that considered the heavy duty air filter? I thought that was the standard one?
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Old 04-18-2010, 12:15 PM
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Mike, I don't know if the info that I have is correct. This is my interpretation of the ambiguous info on Kawasaki's site. It does not say "heavy duty" air filtration, it says "redesigned air cleaner and blower housings." Here is a link to Kawasaki's webpage on the FH-KAI engines:

http://www.kawpowr.com/engines/series.aspx?id=6
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Old 04-18-2010, 12:17 PM
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Also, Kawasaki does not refer to their air filtration system as heavy duty. Ie, the FX series info says "dual stage canister air filter", which in my opinion, is heavy duty.
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