Engine Replacement hp Upgrade

Discussion in 'eXmark' started by Markf, Oct 8, 2007.

  1. Markf

    Markf LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 407

    Unfortunately, the 23 hp that we had on an 60" Ultra-cut XS blew. Why, I do not know. However, the thought crossed my mind, if I have to replace the engine, why not upgrade to a higher hp. It is been a bit underpowered during the Spring cuts. Any suggestions? The unit has 800 hrs on it and the rear tires need replacement.

    Buy a new mower, or repair? I am inclined to repair, but I do not have the estimate as of yet because of the holiday.

    Thanks.

    Mark
     
  2. fergman

    fergman LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Posts: 286

    800 hours? shouldnt that be under warranty?
     
  3. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,836

    I have a catalog give me the numbers off you blown motor and i will see if it can be cross refed... to a higher hp.
     
  4. Markf

    Markf LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 407

    The unit is 4 years old. The model number is LZ23KC604AS. Engine #?. Unfortunately at this time the unit is at a dealer who just became an eXmark dealer. 5 minutes away. Time will tell. Thanks.
    Mark
     

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