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kohler engine switch help????

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by milo, Jun 19, 2006.

  1. milo

    milo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,240

    i have a 25hp kohler with a 1 1/8th shaft and my engine to replace is 1750.00 but i found a guy on internet with a kohler engine 25hp new with 1 1/8 shaft but it is a little longer shaft.. by like 1 inch.. could i use it??? and if yes would i shim under engine when mounting or put washers on the shaft??? if anyone did or knows or has a good opinon please respond.. this engine shipped to me would only be $900.00. thanks
     
  2. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    I just put a new 25 Kohler on a mower . I ordered the engine from J Thomas, gave them all the engine family and spec codes and the replacement engine had a longer shaft. I just added washers under the bolt for the clutch and everything works fine.
     
  3. Brianslawn

    Brianslawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,004

    un bolt the shaft from old engine and put it on new one (ch engines with shaft on intake side).
     
  4. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,654

    Is it this one: CV25S-69519 25 HP Command Twin Vertical 1-1/8"x3-5/32" Shaft, ES, OHV, 15 amp alt, Muffler,
    DROP SHIP ITEM $1,587.00

    If so, it is listed here:
    The Small Engine Warehouse - Kohler section

    Scroll down and look for it, it helps to have the Product number from your old engine (that number stamped on the metal plaque).
     

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