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Old 09-22-2013, 08:12 PM
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How to change oil on Hustler raptor???

I did a quick search on here and on youtube and found nothing on how to change the oil on my Hustler Raptor. I have the owners manual, but the pic in the manual obviously shows an engine NOT in the mower. From what I can tell oil is going to go everywhere when I pull the plug seeing as there is a piece of sheet metal directly below it. Please let me know if you need pics and I will take some. I'm hoping that I'm the ******ed one and not the engineers at Hustler as it looks. Thank you for any help.
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:14 PM
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Apparently, we're supposed to be politically correct on here, so what I said was "mentally challenged."
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:25 PM
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They most likely have an extension you can purchase and install to have it drain out further. You'll have to make a mess the first go around in order to drain it to install the extension.
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:44 PM
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If they don't, maybe you can find some fittings if needed and use something like this http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...ries-_-7011541
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Old 09-24-2013, 08:26 PM
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Adapter needed (for Kawi) when using Drainzit.

I had to find an adapter before I could use a Drainzit on my 26 ho Kawi. Adapter screws in the engine and then the "Drainzit".

I was really surprised at how many people (that sell and repair all kinds of engines) I had to talk to before I found someone that could tell me what I needed. He was also surprised when I told him how long it took me to find the answer to my problem.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:42 PM
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I had a 19HP on my last Toro 52" Z that had a terrible drain plug arrangement. I wanted to add a flexible (heavy hose) extension to drain the oil but had a lot of trouble transitioning from metric threads (engine) to standard pipe thread (cap on their plastic extension). A board member named "pugs" helped me find the part number in this thread. I believe it was a bushing but no longer have the mower and can't check.

If yours has a Kaw engine this may be the part you need.
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Old 09-26-2013, 01:06 AM
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Hey in your owners manual packet there is a clear hose. Just stick it on end of drain when you change your oil...
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Old 09-26-2013, 02:54 PM
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The results of a 10 second Google search ...


http://homeguides.sfgate.com/change-...wer-85104.html


NOTE : step #2 ...
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Old 09-26-2013, 09:38 PM
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I assume your Raptor has a Kawi FR691V? If so, the oil drain should be located on the right side of the motor as you look at the motor from the back...I have an Exmark Quest with the same engine. There should've been a clear flexible tube that came with the machine, which you simply put on the oil drain.

Sorry for the sorta bad picture, but it's the best I could do.
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