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Specifications


Engine

Z225

Make Briggs and Stratton

Model Number Intek - 31P707

Bore 90.68 mm (3.57 in.)

Stroke 77.72 mm (3.06 in.)

Displacement 502 cm3 (30.63 cu in.)

Cylinders Single

Cycle Four

Magneto Air Gap 0.25 - 0.35 mm (0.010 - 0.014 in.)

Valve Clearance - Intake 0.08 - 0.13 mm (0.003 - 0.005 in.)

Valve Clearance - Exhaust 0.13 - 0.18 mm (0.005 - 0.007 in.)

Spark Plug Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in.)

Spark Plug Torque 20 N•m (180 lb-in.)

Z245

Make Briggs and Stratton

Model Number Intek - 445577

Bore 79.25 mm (3.120 in.)

Stroke 73.40 mm (2.890 in.)

Displacement 725 cm3 (44.2 cu in.)

Cylinders V-Twin

Cycle Four

Armature Air Gap 0.20 - 0.30 mm (0.008 - 0.012 in.)

Valve Clearance (Cold) 0.10 - 0.15 mm (0.004 - 0.006 in.)

Spark Plug Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in.)

Spark Plug Torque 20 N•m (180 lb-in.)

Z425

Make Briggs and Stratton

Model Number Intek - 445577

Bore 79.25 mm (3.120 in.)

Stroke 73.40 mm (2.890 in.)

Displacement 725 cm3 (44.2 cu in.)

Cylinders V-Twin

Cycle Four

Armature Air Gap 0.20 - 0.30 mm (0.008 - 0.012 in.)

Valve Clearance (Cold) 0.10 - 0.15 mm (0.004 - 0.006 in.)

Spark Plug Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in.)

Spark Plug Torque 20 N•m (180 lb-in.)

Z445

Make Torque™ Power System - Kawasaki

Model Number FH721V

Bore 75.2 mm (2.96 in.)

Stroke 76 mm (2.99 in.)

Displacement 675 cm3 (41.2 cu in.)

Cylinders V-Twin

Cycle Four

Ignition Coil Air Gap 0.25 - 0.40 mm (0.010 - 0.016 in.)

Valve Clearance (Intake and Exhaust) (Cold) 0.075- 0.125 mm (0.003 - 0.005 in.)

Spark Plug Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in.)

Spark Plug Torque 20 N•m (180 lb-in.)

Z465

Make Torque™ Power System - Kawasaki

Model Number FH721V

Bore 75.2 mm (2.96 in.)

Stroke 76 mm (2.99 in.)

Displacement 675 cm3 (41.2 cu in.)

Cylinders V-Twin

Cycle Four

Ignition Coil Air Gap 0.25 - 0.40 mm (0.010 - 0.016 in.)

Valve Clearance (Intake and Exhaust) (Cold) 0.075- 0.125 mm (0.003 - 0.005 in.)

Spark Plug Gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in.)

Spark Plug Torque 20 N•m (180 lb-in.)

Drivetrain

Pump (Z425, Z445, Z465) Kanzaki DUP-10

Transaxle Motors (Z225, Z245) Hydro-Gear EZT

Wheel Motors (Z425, Z445, Z465) Parker TE0195

Number of Speeds Hydrostatic, Variable Speed

Fuel System

Fuel Types (Recommended):

Regular Grade 87 Octane Unleaded Fuel

Ethanol Blended Fuel (Up to 10%)

MTBE Reformulated Fuel (Up to 15%)

Fuel Filter Replaceable - paper element

Fuel Pump Pulse

Fuel Delivery Carburetor

Electrical System

Battery Type 12 Volt

Cold Cranking Capacity 235 Amps

Tires

Front 13x5.00-6 (Ribbed)

Rear (Z225) 18x8.50-8 (Turf)

Rear (Z245) 18x9.50-8 (Turf)

Rear (Z425 and Z445) 22x9.5-10 (Turf)

Rear (Z465) 23x10.5-12 (Turf)

Inflation - Front 69 kPa (10 psi)

Inflation - Rear 69 kPa (10 psi)

Capacities

Crankcase:

Single cylinder Briggs and Stratton 1.2 L (1.25 q t)

Twin cylinder Briggs and Stratton 1.6 L (1.75 q t)

Twin cylinder Kawasaki 1.5 L (1.6 q t)

Fuel Tank 13.2 L (3.5 gal)

Transaxle Reservoir (Z425, Z445 and Z465) 7.57 L (2.0 gal)

Travel Speeds at Full Engine RPM

Z225 and Z245

Forward 0-11.3 km/h (0-7.0 mph)

Reverse 0-5.6 km/h (0-3.5 mph)

Z425 and Z445

Forward 0-13.7 km/h (0-8.5 mph)

Reverse 0-5.6 km/h (0-3.5 mph)

Z465

Forward 0-14.5 km/h (0-9.0 mph)

Reverse 0-5.6 km/h (0-3.5 mph)

Dimensions

Z225

Height 980 mm (38-9/16 in.)

Width 1320 mm (52 in.)

Length 1878 mm (73-15/16 in.)

Weight 247 kg (545 lb)

Z245

Height 980 mm (38-9/16 in.)

Width 1545 mm (60-13/16 in.)

Length 1878 mm (73-15/16 in.)

Weight 267.6 kg (590 lb)

Z425

Height 980 mm (38-9/16 in.)

Width (48 in. Deck) 1592 mm (62-11/16 in.)

Width (54 in. Deck) 1750 mm (68-7/8 in.)

Length 1897 mm (74-11/16 in.)

Weight (48 in. Deck) 293 kg (645 lb)

Weight (54 in. Deck) 299 kg (660 lb)

Z445

Height 1080 mm (42-1/2 in.)

Width (48 in. Deck) 1592 mm (62-11/16 in.)

Width (54 in. Deck) 1750 mm (68-7/8 in.)

Length 1897 mm (74-11/16 in.)

Weight (48 in. Deck) 302 kg (665 lb)

Weight (54 in. Deck) 308 kg (680 lb)

Z465

Height 1150 mm (45-3/10 in.)

Width 1920 mm (75-9/16 in.)

Length 1928 (75-7/8 in.)

Weight 340.2 kg (750 lb)

Mower Decks

42 Edge™ Mower

Cutting Width 1.07 m (42 in.)

Blades-Rotary .2

Blade Nut Torque 68 N•m (50 lb-ft)

Cutting Height (Approximately) 25 - 102 mm (1 - 4 in.)

48 Edge™ Mower

Cutting Width 1.22 m (48 in.)

Blades-Rotary .3

Blade Bolt Torque 68 N•m (50 lb-ft)

Cutting Height (Approximately) 25 - 102 mm (1 - 4 in.)

54 Edge™ Mower

Cutting Width 1.37 m (54 in.)

Blades-Rotary .3

Blade Bolt Torque 68 N•m (50 lb-ft)

Cutting Height (Approximately) 25 - 102 mm (1 - 4 in.)

62 Edge™ Mower

Cutting Width 1.57 m (62 in.)

Blades-Rotary .3

Blade Bolt Torque 68 N•m (50 lb-ft)

Cutting Height (Approximately) 25 - 102 mm (1 - 4 in.)

Recommended Lubricants

Engine Oil TURF-GARD® OR PLUS-4®

Grease:

John Deere MOLY HIGH TEMPERATURE EP GREASE

John Deere Multi-Purpose SD Polyurea Grease

John Deere Multi-Purpose HD Lithium Complex Grease

Transmission Oil (Z425, Z445, Z465):

Low Viscosity Hy-Gard (J20D)

(Specifications and design subject to change without notice.)