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We are changing our Kawasaki engine to a predator engine on

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we are changing our Kawasaki engine to a predator engine on our riding lawn mower what do we have to do to the wiring when we hook it up and put the cable on the bater it starts automaticaly
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes it has something to do with the ignition wireing
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: do we need a different wiring system or a remote solenoid to change over to the predator enginge
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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yo​u need an external starter solenoid for this. use a single pole starter solenoid if there is not one on the new engine

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
can I get this at the john deere house
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
will it have instructions on how to hook it up

yes, or any small engine shop. you will wire red wire from the battery to one side of the solenoid and the other side of the solenoid will take a power wire to the starter. grounds by bolting it to the frame of machine. will be a small wire from the ignition to small post of solenoid

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