New mods to beat the heat

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cccmachine, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. cccmachine

    cccmachine LawnSite Member
    from memphis
    Messages: 38

    Coolers and larger oil filters I added








  2. JosephLawnCare

    JosephLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 809

    Nice job man. That should work well
  3. Jusmowin

    Jusmowin LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 727

    Now thats the way all Zs should be setup. That oil cooler and dual filter set up is the way they shoud come from the factory that way for as much as we all pay for our equipment. Great idea and nice clean work.
  4. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,778

    Very nice work...How do you like the BushHog?
  5. gmlcinc

    gmlcinc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    Where did you get the oil cooler?
  6. Downunder Bob

    Downunder Bob LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    I've wanted to do the same on a Hustler mini-z.
    I'm having trouble following the hoses in the pics. I can see its a dual cooler and you used another filter, (isolating the two circuits) but can only see one tank.
    Also I like the type of cooler you used (solid aluminium). Do you think they are as efficient as the radiator type?
  7. cccmachine

    cccmachine LawnSite Member
    from memphis
    Messages: 38

    I bought the 2 coolers off ebay.Similar to these but 20" long

    Sorry bout the pics but there are 2 coolers on top of the motor.One for hydro and one for motor.The design of the cooler is really rugged and perfect for the Zs.

    30 degree oil temp drop from engine on the cooler and dual filter setup.

    Wet here so haven't checked the hydro yet,but with the cooler and 3 quarts more oil filter capacity,it should run a lot cooler.

    Need any more pics just holler
  8. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    Nice setup.
  9. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    Thats awesome!..And Nice mower!.
  10. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    You sure set it up right. Very well thought out.

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