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exmark 52'' 23 hp kohler

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Phelps_lawncare, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. Phelps_lawncare

    Phelps_lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    iv been looking for another mower. i found a 52'' exmark with a 23hp kohler. i know its a lazer series but thats all i know. it has 1500 hrs on it and its had deck bearings, electric clutch and both hydraulic pumps replaced recently. do you think it would be worth $2600?? iv never bought used equipment so the reason im posting on here. thanks in advance!!!
  2. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,329

    Used eqpt is ALWAYS a gamble...
    Having both pumps recently replaced...there is more than likely some damage to the wheel motors..
    Debris from the damaged pumps surely got chewed up by the wheel motors..
    Put a magnet in the hydro tank and give it a hard test drive before you hand over the money..
  3. EARTH5

    EARTH5 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    always look toward kawasaki engine before kohler im speaking for my entire area of mechanics
  4. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,329

    There are a bunch of mechanics that can't diagnose an engine with hydralic lifters...:waving:
  5. DR J

    DR J LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    Sorry, would skip the kawi for a KOHLER any day

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