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engine diagrams

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Doc Pete, Mar 25, 2002.

  1. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
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    I need to increase the power on my 54 Hustler walkbehind. It has a 17hp Kaw on it. I've checked all the manufacturer's sites, and I can't seem to find where they offer size dimensions for Kaw, Honda, Briggs, or Kohler. Any helps would be appreciated.
    Pete
    For Pete's Sake
     
  2. randosh4

    randosh4 LawnSite Member
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    1 word nitro :D
     
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    The info you're looking for (bore and stroke) is usually available in the shop manual for each engine. If you are trying to make a 19 out of a 17 you would probably have to swap the crankshaft, cylinder liners, pistons, rods, carb jets and the camhaft. There is a 100 cc difference between the 2 engines and that is a lot in a Kawasaki engine.

    This is just speculation and should not be taken as gospel. I am basing this on the differences between the single cylinder models which I do have a shop manual for.
     
  4. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
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    I'd like to put a new larger motor on it, and need to check mounting holes and clearance for the muffler.
     
  5. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

  6. Jman

    Jman LawnSite Member
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