Quote: Originally Posted by nmurph mc, i was checking the specs on the 16 honda vs the 17 kohler. Hustler list the honda as having 31.7 lbs/ft of maximum torque (i think this has changed from the older literature) and the kohler as having 27.9 lbs/ft of maximum torque. the honda site list the torque as 26.9 ft/lbs @ 2500 rpm for the gxv 530. at the kohler site the 17hp courage (sv 530) is spec'd at 30.8 lbs/ft @ 2200 rpm are these the motors that are on the mft? if so, who is right? I will look into this and find out. Pj any new info on this?