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Koehler engines

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Hogjaw, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Hogjaw

    Hogjaw LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 386

    What kind of life span do you see on these engines. Have two Toros w/23hp and am at 1200 plus hrs.
     
  2. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,427

    2,000 - 3,000 hr average
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  3. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Posts: 4,128

    if you took good care of them they should be getting just broke in. i bought a wright stander with a kohler on it. guys never took care of it. used a brush cutter blade for an air filter cover. had close to 2k hours on it when i sold it last year. its still running and is the guys main mower. i believe it has close to 3k on it now. i had all kohlers at one time but i have mostly deeres now which only have kawis on them
     
  4. nolanjim

    nolanjim LawnSite Member
    Posts: 192

    I've got some over 4000 and 5000hrs and still running.
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  5. orourke15

    orourke15 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    Kohler makes great engines. If maintained properly 4000hrs is reasonable.:usflag:
     
  6. Hogjaw

    Hogjaw LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 386

    Thanks all.

    Jimmy
     

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