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anybody ever made Their mower faster

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by X-mow, Jun 21, 2003.

  1. X-mow

    X-mow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    I use an exmark wb just wondered if anybody has ever made one faster
  2. Yup, speed the RPM's up
  3. Potchkins

    Potchkins LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    the lazer xp for 03' said 11mph
    the 04's show 12mph
    got me wandering?
    what about the regular lazer z?
  4. It use to be 9.5 mph
  5. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Messages: 4,899

    Had to tow a gravely once I think wa were going about 20 mph down the rd. LOL


    I did'nt see the part about exmark
  6. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    how do you turn up the RPMs
  7. What engine do you have?
  8. ProSeasons

    ProSeasons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 84

    Fabbing up a twin turbo system for my Dixie 50 hp diesel. After I get the two pipes to work I will turn up the 3 plunger fuel pump. SHOULD get about 68 horses out of it with the same EGT or better. Work for the Dodge. That thing (the pick up) dyno'ed 504 and over 1000 foot pounds of torque at Muncie last year, so we will see.
  9. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,469

    Simple. If it's belt drive change the pulley's. If it's a hydro just increase the pump throw. Most WB hydro's don't run full pump throw because with pistol grips, the throw is too far most guy's to span with their hands.
  10. Yard Perfect

    Yard Perfect LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    Just a thought. I tell my employees that speed is not realized by moving faster. Speed is realized by moving more efficiently

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