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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-26-2017, 07:06 AM Thread Starter
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Brutus in the uk

Hi guys,
The Brutus didn't really sell very well in the uk for several reasons, however it is the perfect machine for my business and I was lucky enough to get one last year as Polaris uk had one still in the crate from 2013.
It was a Brutus HD with the Yanmar engine, and I had the pto fitted afterwards. I use it with the Polaris rotary mower, front forks and a bucket.
I found this forum last week as I need to service it and I could get all the parts except for the hydraulic oil, so I need to know what you would use if you don't buy the Polaris hydraulic oil, as I couldn't find a spec anywhere?
Also are there any upgrades I need to know about? I've read a bit about the HT Spring and my dealer has ordered me the newer version, but is there anything else?
Also what is the top speed and rpm should I be looking at when idling? It's a bit sluggish, which I expect from a hydrostatic, but just want to make sure its operating where it needs to be.
Anything you can tell me to look out for would be greatly appreciated as I need to keep it for a long time!
Many thanks,
Tony
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-26-2017, 03:38 PM
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Hi Tony, Pls check my posts for several answers.

SuperTech heavy duty R&O anti-wear hydraulic oil from Walmart is just fine.

Per spec 1250rpm is min and 3800rpm is Max, high range speed on level suface should be 30mph per spec.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-26-2017, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for your reply.
We don't have a Walmart, but is there an iso number that's recommended?
I can only get to 24mph, but hopefully the upgrade on the HT Spring will sort this out
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