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Old 09-07-2012, 10:08 AM
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Kaw for me.
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:12 PM
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Kawasaki or Briggs Vangaurd
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Old 10-19-2012, 02:11 AM
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I've always been a Kohler fan. I also have a Kaw. I've never had any problems with my Kohler on my Ferris but my 19hp Kaw on my Exmark, I did have to do a minor fix on the carb. Other than that they are both good engines. Kohler parts are easier to find and cheaper than Kaw I know for a fact. Briggs Vanguard has come quite a ways the last 2-3 years or so though. Have heard good things about Kubota gas engines too, but if your going to go Kubota and can afford it, go diesel.
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Old 10-19-2012, 02:17 AM
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All Kawi here with a 3cyl Kubota diesel thrown in the mix.
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:34 PM
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Engine

Kawasaki is great

The Kohler EFI has been awesome over the last year. I've noticed a difference in the fuel savings
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:58 AM
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The old FC Kawasaki motors were good. I am NEVER buying anything else with a Kawasaki motor on it. It is Kohler Command or I am not buying it from here on out. Kaw are way cheaper built than they used to be. I expect to get at least 3k out of my engines. Kohler will give me 5k. Kaw will give me about 1400 maybe.
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:18 PM
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I have zero complaints about the Kawasaki on my Exmark. I don't have enough experience with other manufactures to make a statement about them though.
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:42 PM
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I was a die hard Kawi guy until I purchased a Vanguard.....very impressive.
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:53 PM
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Kohler, Kawi, or Vanguard, you really cannot go wrong with a commercial engine if you keep up the maintenance. All in the HP, TQ, and $$$
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Old 05-15-2013, 07:04 AM
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, you really cannot go wrong with a commercial engine if you keep up the maintenance. $

Now THATS the truth.
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