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Donaldson filter

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 1stclasslawns, Jan 9, 2001.

  1. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    I would like to put a donaldson filter on my great dane but noone around here can find out the part #s it is of course a 25 hp kohler.
    Thanks Jim
     
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    Is that a horizontal or veriticle shaft engine? I'm not sure if this will help, but Dixie Chopper sells the Donaldson filter and turbo air cleaner for the 25 Kohler.
     
  3. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    Vert shaft. I am also pleased to announce we now have a Dixie Chopper dealer inmy town now.
     
  4. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    Go ahead and trade for one that already has it on there. You'll be glad you did!

    :D
     
  5. tlcgrounds

    tlcgrounds LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    Exmark also offer the Donaldson upgrade for about $150.00
     
  6. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    My toro dealer has the upgrade but its around 231 dollars. Kinda steep.
     
  7. lawman

    lawman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 199

    Does these filtes realy help for all that extra cash spent.
     
  8. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 922

    Yes they are! The time saved on washing the foam pre filter alone was worth it. If you wash it out 2 to 3 times per week that equals a couple hours per month.
    The outer filter last about 200-300 hours and the inner filter all season 500+.
     
  9. Stonewall

    Stonewall LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    I wouldn't crank my mower without a Donaldson on it. Buy it! You'll be glad you did.
     
  10. Yes they are worth the extra money and well worth it. My inner filter still looks like new. I clean the first filter out on a regular basis.
     

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