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Features & Specs

  • 23.12 kW (31 hp) Yanmar Diesel engine
  • 3.2 U.S. Gal. reservoir
  • Standard oil cooler
  • Ribbed cast aluminum spindle
Horsepower (gross)31 @ 3000 rpm
Displacement1,327.35 cu. cm (81 cu. in.)
LubricationFull pressure
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    997 ZTrak™ Mowers


    When you need brute power in a zero-turn mower

    Whether mowing with a side-discharge deck, a rear-discharge deck, or with a mulching deck, the 997 excels in the toughest mowing conditions. In short, the heavy-duty, large-capacity 997 gives you front-mower like power in a zero-turn mower while providing the productivity and dependability you value.

    Power is in ample supply, thanks to a 23.12 kW (31 hp) Yanmar diesel engine. This engine provides more displacement and peak torque than most competitive mowers, which allows you to maximize acres mowed per hour. Shaft-driven mower decks are available in 152.4 or 183 cm (60 or 72 in.) 7-Iron II™ side-discharge decks or a 152.4 cm (60 in.) rear-discharge deck.





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