Need Kawi FB 460 info

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by GLM, Feb 20, 2002.

  1. GLM

    GLM LawnSite Member
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    Any body have a Kawi manual handy all I have is Kohler manuals with in reach. I need two things for the following engine
    Kawasaki FB460V-A531
    E/NO FB460V341696

    1. What year was this engine built?

    2. Max no load RPM's?

    I picked up this mower (older ransomes 48)with the above engine for FREE great back up/sand lot mower, runs great just been out in the weather. :D
     
  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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    I can't tell you anything about this engine. There should be a "S" code on the engine ID sticker. That will tell you which one it is. If you can't find any info on this older engine then a safe bet for RPMs would be 3350 no load.
     
  3. Scott182

    Scott182 LawnSite Member
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    I think if you recheck the spec it should reads Fb460VAS31. The engine was set from the factory at 3350. This may not be the original engine thogh, this engine is capable of turning 3600 all day.
     
  4. 65hoss

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  5. GLM

    GLM LawnSite Member
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    Thanks guys it was running at 2990 wich is way to low took it up the 3600 no load and goes much better.
     

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