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ZTR Speed

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by snowjeep, Oct 8, 2007.

  1. snowjeep

    snowjeep LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 463

    I am looking to get more speed out of my ztr, just for traveling not cutting. Is there a govenor or adjustment on the hydros?
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    I have never ran across a adjustment, They are set/ported to the OEM's requested specifications at the factory.
  3. JimQ

    JimQ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,139

    Only a few ways to get there:

    Bigger pumps
    Smaller wheel motors
    Larger tires
    Overdrive your pumps (smaller pump pulleys or larger crankshaft pulley.- Not a good idea
  4. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Agreed, I'm not even so sure if larger tires is such a great one but it might do, still if you're all about doing this you'd be best off along the lines of bigger pumps and/or smaller wheel motors.

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