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what engine to get

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jukenut, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. jukenut

    jukenut LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Hello Fellas,
    I am looking at purchasign a new scag cheetah, proably with 72 inch deck, question is what motor to go with.
    Kawasaki I think 34 hp
    Kohler 34hp
    Van Guard 36hp

    does any one about any problems with any of them ?

  2. lawns Etc

    lawns Etc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,277

    They all drink fuel about the same. Id go Vangard I had a 32 and it was a monster.. I have had Kohlers and Kawis and they are all good but the Briggs Vangard is a very nice engine
  3. dieselss

    dieselss LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,065

    Go with the briggs. No coolant to worry about
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  4. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,529

    Briggs. Simple and powerful. Mine gets 1.2g/hr. pretty damn good for a 32hp.

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