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kawi 15 vs kawi 12.5

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by LawnInOrder, Nov 3, 2006.

  1. LawnInOrder

    LawnInOrder LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 398

    does a 12.5hp carb froma a kawi fit on a 15hp kawi motor. Thansk LawnInOrder
  2. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,465

    you'll have to post all the numbers off both engines and if it does you'll have to exchange the main jet
  3. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,023

    You are partially right khouse, But along with the main jet the bleed pipe (jet holder) has a different bore along with the main nozzle.
    With all of these parts being different sizes even having the model numbers off both engines will not tell you if they will interchange because the complete carb. assembly part number will be different, About the only way to find out is see if it will physically bolt on then change all three parts listed above if possible.
  4. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,022

    Also it could be the same carb body, but the throttle and choke shafts may be different...
  5. MowerMedic77

    MowerMedic77 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,164

    I don't think it will the 12.5 was a single cylinder engine and the 15 is a twin.
    The linkage for a 12.5 hooks to the top of the carb(choke&throttle) the linkage for a 15 twin carb hooks to the side.
  6. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,465

    Things always seem simple on the outside.
    1 for 3 ain't too bad for me Restrorob. Talk to you later..
  7. LawnInOrder

    LawnInOrder LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 398

    thanks guys, i didn;t think it would fit either but i thought i asked anyways

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