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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TNT LawnCare Inc., Nov 17, 2006.
What motor you guys using on the Hustler Z 60 or super Z ,Kohler or Kaw and Why??
If your going with a SuperZ, go as big as you can.
Or wait until next year and see if they're offering bigger options.
i have a hustler super z with a 28 EFI and it has tons of power.very pleased with it. go with the 28 hp EFI
WOW...same mower here. Wouldn't rate it's power in "tons" though. The SuperZ needs 30+hp and 50lb/ft of torque for sure.
What powered your previous mowers that makes you feel the 28/60 is more than adequate?
I have a 27 60 real happy with it. I want a 72 34. one of the things I like about the 27 is I can buy a new one on ebay alot of times for less than a 1000$ I have no complaints over all as far as power goes but would like a bigger motor on a bigger deck.
Exactly, with those big pumps and motors you could definately use 30+. Hard to keep the rpm's up going up long inclines.
So how do the kohler engines do , which do you prefer the Kaw or the Kohler. Which do you think is better ??
I don't think Kawasaki makes a vertical engine bigg enough to do justice to the Super Z. So the 28 efi and the 30 Kohler are the only options I would consider except on flat ground. Test drive one with the biggest engine, dump the sticks or go up a long or steep hill and you'll see what we mean. You need all the power you can get. I like Kaw just fine, I just don't think they would be as good in this application.
I have a Super Z with a 25 HP Kawasaki on it,does a good job for me!It has more torque than the Kholer (so I've been told)!I run a Bac-Vac in the fall to get my leaves up-still plenty of power for me!I have a 60'' deck on the Z.
I've owned a Super Z w/27hp Kohler and a 52" mulching deck and currently own a Super Z w/28hp Kohler EFI and a 60" mulching deck. Even though the 27hp Z only had a 52" deck on it the 60" Z with the 28hp EFI BLOWS IT AWAY!!!! Definately get the 28 EFI. The fuel savings alone will more than pay for it. With the 27hp I had to fill up every 1 1/2 days. With the 28EFI I can usually go 3 - 3 1/2 days without filling up. The 28EFI is much smoother and the response is instantanious, also starts quicker in the cold.