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Need a replacement engine Kawasaki FC-540 17 HP that

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Need a replacement engine for a Kawasaki FC-540 17 HP that is on my lawn tractor JD GT 262. Mine threw a rod it seems no compression, some air moves in and out from the spark plug but reads zero on the compression tester. Not sure why it happened but the engine was running really hot. Had oil as it was changed in the spring.
Saw JD has a short block but is 2400$.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answer. Did your oil have a gas smell?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Ebay has a engine for sale that will fit yours , here is the link
http://m.ebay.com/itm/111611408206
and you have the option to repower it with a briggs engine too
http://www.smallenginewarehouse.com/Repower-Old-Equipment/John-Deere-GT262-Category/
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Hi did you get the other option about a briggs engine from the link I sent you ?