Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Tim1075, Jul 22, 2001.

  1. Tim1075

    Tim1075 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    What should i pay for a Walker that is in pretty good condition with a blown engine?
  2. pcs

    pcs LawnSite Member
    Messages: 198

    That would all depend on year, deck size, engine size etc. More info is needed.
  3. Tim1075

    Tim1075 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    I dont have a year but its 48" deck and a 25 hp kohler
  4. carl28

    carl28 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    I wouldn't buy a used walker w/ a bown 25 kohler unless you intend to replace the engine with the 26 kohler efi otherwise it won't climb hills of ut worth a damn. the 25 kohler is plagued with oil leaks and innsufficent power problems
  5. Tim1075

    Tim1075 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    can I put a diesel on there or is that not possible
  6. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,555

    What a surprise-a blown 25 Kohler on a clean mower.i think we'll be seeing a lot more of these clean machines,mine included with bad 25hp kohlers.Id buy it if the price was right-I would not put another 25 in though,for obvious reasons.Id deduct about 2000 -2700 bucks from what its worth for the blown engine.
  7. LJ lawn

    LJ lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 356

    what are they asking for it??
  8. Tim1075

    Tim1075 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    I dont know yet i'm second in line for it
  9. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    Tim 1075:

    In reguards to a motor swap on a Walker. You can swap the 20 and 25 HP motors with out much trouble but thats all. My 20HP 48" GHS unit has plenty of power.

    Tim, I wouldn't want to give any more than $2000.00 for the Walker with a blown 25HP. You can buy a brand new Walker power unit with a 20 HP for $6025.00...

  10. Indiana

    Indiana LawnSite Member
    Messages: 246

    I can't get a new Walker power unit for $6025.

    With the 48"GHS deck, 20 hp, Walker would run close to $9900.

    We have one dealer in 45 miles. He is sorry too. So I don't buy anything from him, He's got that "you need me attitude, so I can run you over the coals."

    Wish we had a better dealer but everybody has turned the dealership down. They say a $10,000 mower will never sell here.

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