scag fuel efficiency

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by Monroelawncare, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. Monroelawncare

    Monroelawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    Hope everyone had a good holiday season. I just got a new tiger cat 27hp Kohler engine. Just wondering how many hours you all are getting out of it with both tanks full till empty. Thanks ahead of time.
  2. spitfire3416

    spitfire3416 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 554

    how's it working out for you? i'm looking into buying a scag and curious of the fuel efficiency on them..
  3. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,725

    The 27 kohler is very good on fuel we had that on 2 of our lazers with vac systems. We got about 1.1 gallons per hour which for a mower is rather good. Now I got a taste this year of the worst motor iv ever used and it a Kawasaki on a scag cheetah which just like the briggs on that same mower we got 2 gallons of consumption per hour. We couldn't give that mower back to the dealer fast enough the ***** would drink and entire 7.5 gallon side tank in under 4 hours. We ended up going with kohler efi red tech 34-38 hp lazer Xs and we get the same consumption we got with the old 27 hps models about 1-1.1 gallons an hour.
  4. trooper8870

    trooper8870 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 241

    I have the FX850 on two super Z's and they are burning anywhere from 2.1 to 2.5 gallons per hour. They have eat my lunch on fuel this year.
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