MTD Gold 17AF2ACP004

The MTD Gold 17AF2ACP004 zero turn lawn mower is powered by an Intek engine that is designed and built by the famous Briggs and Stratton company. This engine provides the lawn mower with 22 hp from a total displacement of 0.7 liters. The 2 cylinder engine is a 4 stroke. The fuel tank that supplies this engine with gasoline can hold up to 11.4 liters (3 US gallons). The engine is electronically started using a 12 volt battery. For individuals purchasing the 12AF2 ACP004 for residential use, the engine comes with a 2 year limited warranty. As well as making zero turn lawnmowers like this one, MTD also make garden tractor lawnmowers like the MTD Gold 13AA625P004.

mtd gold 17af2acp004The MTD Gold 17AF2ACP004 lawn mower uses a dual hydrostatic transmission so that the operator can control how much power each rear wheel receives independent of the other. It is this ability to control how much power each rear wheel receives that allows it to execute zero radius turns. The dual hydrostatic transmission gives the 17AF2AC P004 a top speed of 9.7 kph (6 mph) going forward, while in reverse it has a top speed of 4.8 kph (3 mph). The rear wheels through which power is transferred measure 18×9.5 (18 inch diameter, 9.5 inch width) while the front wheels which only act to keep the mower deck raised above the ground measure 13×5 (13 inch diameter, 5 inch width).

The mower deck itself on the MTD Gold 17AF2ACP004 has a cutting width of 50 inches. This mower deck consists of 3 blades as opposed to one large one. The mower deck is made from stamped steel, which means that it has less potential stress points when compared to welded or bolted decks. The mower deck has 6 different operating heights that each differ by o.5 inches.The weight of the zero turn mower comes to 308.5 kg (680 lbs). Click Here to buy the MTD Gold 13AF2ACP004.

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