Which engine is better.

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by ScagMe, Aug 12, 2003.

  1. ScagMe

    ScagMe LawnSite Member
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    Which engine is better. Is it Kawaski or kohler.
     
  2. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Run a search ,There was a poll a few weeks ago.I prefer kaw,but I had good luck with koh.once upon a time.All things being the same I'd take a 27koh over a 25kaw.:)
     
  3. ScagMe

    ScagMe LawnSite Member
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    What if you compare a 25ka. to a 25koh or ,27kalc to 27koh.
     
  4. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
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    I'd choose the kaw everytime!!:)
     
  5. Chief

    Chief LawnSite Member
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    Kawaski, definitely better. Especially the water cooled. I think they are still working the bugs out of the fuel injected models.
     
  6. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
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  7. NCSERVICE

    NCSERVICE LawnSite Member
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    Id definetly say Kohler. Kawasakis are hard starters when there cold, expensive parts and the company went direct rather than using distributers, i had a crank seal on back order for a month.
     
  8. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Kawaski, definitely better. Especially the water cooled.

    Do you guys with water cooled units find it hard to keep debris out of the radiator?

    Dealer steered me away fom one because of that.
     
  9. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    no,it has a removable screen infront of radiator.Blow it out at end of day with blower.Takes less than 30 seconds.

    Your Dealer must have had a bunch of air-cooled to move,they'll tell you anything,they will lie as bad as car salesmen..;)
     
  10. ScagMe

    ScagMe LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    What about 15, 17 kawaski or 15,18 kohlor for a smaller mowers.
     

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