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How do i get under a Toro 325

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Stuttering Stan, Mar 26, 2006.

  1. Stuttering Stan

    Stuttering Stan LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    Those that are not familiar with this, it is Toro's version of the Walker. Since it sits low to the ground I cannot get a oilpan under it to catch the old oil. So I tried jacking it up, but it hinges in the middle. Is there an easier way to lift the mower so I can get under it or is it just a PIA.
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    I'm not familiar with this unit but can you jack it up from the side in the center ? Of course with the drain plug on the lower side. The Gravely PM300 was like this and it worked for me.
  3. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    Maybe try some ramps?
  4. smokey

    smokey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I took a 2.5 gal oil jug(actually it was a chenical jug) and cut it in about a 1/3.Then it slides right under,just make sure it is big enough to hold the oil in the pan.I work at a golf course so we have several machines that this works for.Anything under four quarts in the pan.I think the 325 holds about 3 or 3 1/2 quarts of oil so it should be no problem.

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