Gear To Hydro Change

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by branhamt, Jun 6, 2003.

  1. branhamt

    branhamt LawnSite Member
    Posts: 51

    I have a 36 pro line with a worn trans. I was wondering if it is possible to buy the hydro parts and convert it over instead of a belt/gear? Has anyone done this? Any ideas. Or am I just hopelessly dreaming again! LOL

    GREEN THUMB
    TOM
     
  2. $2500 + labor and other parts vrs $4000 for brand spanking new mower.

    Hydro wont fit on the same power frame as the belt drives.
     
  3. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Posts: 3,010

    LGF says not practical. eventhough I dunno the numbers, I'll bet he's right.

    a lesco 48-hydro, 15 KAW/electric start can be had for $3.5K.

    think about it.

    GEO
     
  4. branhamt

    branhamt LawnSite Member
    Posts: 51

    I new it was too easy. DREAMING again??? Ok back to reality thanks LGF, just what I needed to hear.

    GREEN THUMB
    TOM
     
  5. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,403

    Someone go get Bushogboy! We have a new project for him.

    Replacement Peerless Transmission $189
    Parts for Hydro transformation $2500
    Value of your Frankenmower after you're done $500
    Value of your mower properly repaired with a new transmission $1200

    Having the wisdom to just walk away PRICELESS!
     
  6. Good one Bruce.
     

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