hustler ztr

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by grassdaddy, Jan 5, 2003.

  1. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    wonder why hustler doesn't offer kubota diesel in super z??they've been using them for years in outfront mowers!what would be wrong with a super z with a 28hpkubota diesel for about 11000??:confused:
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,764

    We would need to redesign the rear of the current machine.
    We use vertical shaft engines, the Kubotas are all horizontal, and of course the Kubota is a rather large engine to put in the rear of that unit.
    As we are adding engines to the current line up, we are expanding your options, a diesel is in the future I would think....;)

    On a side note,
    How many here use diesels in there mid mount Z's and what mfg and deck size, and what did you pay for them ?

  3. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4,679

    If you want a kubota in a midmount ZTR, then go look at the Grasshopper midmounts. You can get them with either the 21hp Kubota diesel, or the 28hp Kubota diesel. Both are great machines. I own one of each. Grasshopper has a long histery of using Kubota diesels in their mowers.
  4. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    I have,i like the outfront hop also.our dealer is a super good guy too.i've been lookin at the kubota zd28f with fab. deck.kubota is offering 0%apr.--i rode a super z at nashville its fast,rides great,awesome built deck,reps were very nice.if they come out with a oilburner i'll probably get one.;)

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