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I saw this on our local kijiji and want to know what everyone thought,
I know its old and I know I will need a new motor but I was thinking of offering $100.00
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I saw this on our local kijiji and want to know what everyone thought,
I know its old and I know I will need a new motor but I was thinking of offering $100.00
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27 hp is a exspensive motor
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How much more does he want for the new engine? have you looked around and priced out an engine ? I wouldnt make any offer untill I knew what doing the bare minimum to have it running would be ,but I also dont think an offer of $100.00 would be a loser for you ,you can part it for more than that .
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I sent him an e-mail to see what he wants for the motor,
But I think I can get a nice reconditioned motor for cheap from a guy I know that rebuilds them.
I will let you know what I find out.
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is that B&S the OEM motor for that mower?
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is that B&S the OEM motor for that mower?
Yes the mower came with a 16 hp B/S motor
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Also he returned my e-mail and the motor is already sold.
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I am pretty sure princess auto had some of those vanguards cheap in the surplus area ,and bumping the unit from 16 to 27 hp doesnt seem too smart to me ,probably a good thing he already sold it .
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Well I made him an offer of $100.00 for the non-working mower.
I looked around the net and they seem to be selling for around $350.00 working
so I think $100.00 for it is a good offer.
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it looked decent in the pic from what little you could see.
100 bucks would be a sweet deal even just for parts.
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