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19hp Kawi...20Hp Kohler??

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Palmer'sLS, Apr 8, 2006.

  1. Palmer'sLS

    Palmer'sLS LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 535

    I am gonna ask the expert here....between a 19hp Kawasaki..and a Kohler 20Hp...on a Scag TC...which would you choose if there was no price diference?? which one and why??? thanks

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    19 kaw, we went with 4 kaw last season no problems go japanese.
  3. lakewood2

    lakewood2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    You likely won't go wrong with either as both are very good. I believe a thread search will result in the similar answer. One difference the Kohler has hydraulic lifters which eliminates the need for valve adjustment. I do understand they work best with 10W30 but some do not like to carry a second weight of oil. Do some home work and if you feel they are similar - buy American.
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,023

    Ditto, What he said.

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