Scag 28HP CAT

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  1. JShe8918

    JShe8918 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

    I have been tring to find out some information on these new CAT 28HP scags. No one has seemed to reviewed one. Does any one have any info on them..
  2. Ridin' Around

    Ridin' Around LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    What do you want to know?
    It is the Turf Tiger platform, shaft drive deck. 61" suggested sale price is $15449.99. 72" is $15964.99. My dealer hasn't got one yet, but they have all of the literature.
  3. JShe8918

    JShe8918 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

    everything... Is it going to be as good as the 25hp scag kubota and will it be worth the money. What kind of weight are we talking...
  4. bigclawn

    bigclawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    Go to your local dealer--find out for yourself---your own opinions can't be wrong!!
  5. tb8100

    tb8100 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from TX
    Messages: 1,625

    the 28hp CAT is an incredible engine. If you like the Turf Tiger, you'll definitely like the CAT. It's a 1.13L engine. :)
  6. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    I'd still like to see a light 900cc class 3cyl diesel with a turbo.

    30+hp and 60lb/ft

    Power when the going gets tough, economy when it's smooth sailing.
  7. cpel2004

    cpel2004 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    That price hurts me to even look at it!
  8. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 775

    from there website;
    The CAT 28hp 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled diesel engine is a perfect compliment to the Turf Tiger. This dependable unit delivers amazing power from an ultra-compact package size. Cutting-edge technology also ensures that the CAT diesel is clean and quiet running. Scag's proven rubber iso-mounting system minimizes vibration from the engine for maximum operator comfort. (CAT 28hp diesel engine projected to be available in Spring 2008.)

    oh yeah found this imfo also;
    Scag Turf Tiger - CAT® 28hp Diesel Engine

    The Scag Turf Tiger boasts a CAT® 28hp diesel engine option to provide you with the best quality engine with optimum performance and long life. This 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled powerhouse features tremendous torque (49.3 lb-ft) to power through the toughest jobs with ease.

    Manufactured to the highest standards, this engine provides the daily reliability professionals can count on, and many hours of productive life. Cutting-edge technology ensures that the CAT diesel is clean and quiet running. Noise levels are low thanks to the redesigned combustion system, and subjective harshness has been reduced to make the engine sound even quieter. Scag adds its proven iso-mount system to minimize vibration for maximum operator comfort. This engine delivers unprecedented power density, along with the traditional diesel advantages in fuel economy, durability, and reliability. Single-side servicing improves ease of maintenance and simplifies the servicing routine (500 hr. service intervals).

    In-line 3-cylinder design for maximum torque and longevity
    Cast-iron engine block and cylinder head
    Cast-iron exhaust manifold
    Glow plugs provide cold starting down to -4 degrees F (-20 C)
    Full pressure oil lubrication system with spin-on oil filter
    Base components designed for extended use
    Industrial grade air filtration system ensures maximum protection of interior engine components
    Commercial grade solenoid shift starter means quick, reliable starts
    Easy, low cost maintenance; 500 hr. recommended service intervals
    Compact size - maximum power in a small, easy-to-service package
    Engine Specifications CAT® 28hp Diesel Engine
    Number of cylinders: 3 in-line
    Bore x stroke [mm (in)]: 77 x 81 (3.03 x 3.19)
    Displacement [L (cu in)]: 1.13 (68.96)
    Horsepower: 28
    Torque Ft/lbs: 51.8
    Lubricating system: Pressure feed with spin-on oil filter
    Engine oil capacity [Ltr (qt)]: 4.9 (5.2)
    Cooling system: Liquid cooled water pump, radiator & fan
    Alternator: 12 Volt, 40 Amp
    Starter: 12 Volt, 1.0kw
  9. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    I saw the conflicting #'s earlier, anyone else wonder whats up with the torque differences?

    51.8 or 49.3 ???
  10. Ridin' Around

    Ridin' Around LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    no turbo, but you ought to go take a ride on a 31hp Kubota, that is a very powerful diesel. I was impressed with that machine on a leaf job last fall. It had a super deep deck and never bogged, even in wet deep leaves.

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