Mowing grass in your lawn is a time-consuming activity. In the evenings, people tried to sit with their families to enjoy the soothing environment of the lawn but if you start mowing all your time is consumed. Therefore, everyone is asking the question, and curious about to know how to make a lawnmower go faster i.e. 30MPH?
To answer this question is quite difficult and tricky. Practically it is very difficult to achieve the 30MPH because the speed of a lawnmower is between 3 to 8 mph depending upon the type and manufacture of your mower.
There are two ways one is to do alterations in the engine and install the customized parts. This is a difficult task and you have to stop mowing for a month to do this. In this article, my aim is to give you the common solutions which give you the maximum speed for your lawnmower and you do all these steps on your own at your ease and do not need to consult with the manufacturer.
ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH YOUR LAWNMOWER PARTS?
Before discussing the steps to make your mower go faster. I would like to share the basic information which helps you in understanding the steps I will discuss in the ensuing paragraphs. A typical lawn mower consists of a combustion engine or electric engine. After this, a mower consists of tires. Tires size depends upon the company and mower type. Similarly, the mower contains an electric system, Air and oil filters that protect the engines. Moreover, it also contains a carburetor which is used to mix the fuel and air and give it to the combustion engine. Finally, all these parts play an essential role in your lawnmower speed.
STEPS TO MAKE YOUR LAWNMOWER GO FASTER (TIPS AND TRICKS)
TIP 1 AIR FILTER IS A GAME CHANGER
In the first step, the air filter in the lawnmower is the game changer. Similarly to the lungs in human beings, Air filters in the mower provide fresh air to the engine. If your filter is dirty and soiled ultimately, your lawnmower speed is decreased.
To increase the speed of your machine, always check and replace the air filter frequently, and immediately after replacing you notice that the speed is increased and the mower starts mowing without lagging.
TIP 2 OIL CONDITION IN YOUR MOWER
Secondly, people do not care about the oil quality and quantity which ultimately impact badly the engine and is responsible for the speed decrease in your mower. Check the oil level by the oil gauge and if found to be low, immediately refill the oil.
Similarly, many people do not care about the type of oil used in their machines which damages the engine slowly and the power of your lawnmower is decreased. Always refill the oil which is recommended by the manufacturer in the instruction manual.
TIP 3 LENGTH OF GOVERNOR SPRING
Thirdly, the governor length is a small spring that controls the flow of fuel in the engine. If you increase the length of the governor spring it will allow more fuel to flow inside the engine and ultimately speed is increased.
Changing the length of the spring keeps in mind that It increases the fuel flow. So, if you mow the whole lawn in one tank. Maybe after changing the length, you need some additional fuel to mow the whole lawn.
TIP 4 FUEL QUALITY
The fourth tip is also common we don’t care about the fuel quality. Of course, the quality of fuel matters a lot. So always use good quality fuel, it will not only increase the speed but also your engine performance is the same as the new one.
HOW TO MAKE YOUR RIDING AND ZERO-TURN LAWNMOWER FAST
The above-mentioned tips are essential for all types of mowers, but there are a few that are particularly helpful for riding and zero-turn mowers to help them work faster.
In bigger lawnmowers specifically riding and zero-turn blades conditions are very important. If blades are dull or blunt, the power lag occurs and speed is decreased. Additionally, dull blades damage the grass root and even leave the grass uncut during mowing. Therefore, always inspect the blades and if found deteriorated must sharpen them immediately.
BIGGER TIRES ALSO PLAY A VITAL ROLE
The company provides default-size tires which are best suited. However, if you buy additional bigger tires your speed is increased because the area cover time of the wheel per turn is increased. If you use the wrong size tires they get stocked and even jammed in the shaft and create another problem. Therefore, before doing this must read the instruction manual and buy accordingly which are best fitted in your lawnmower.
ADJUSTMENT OF CUTTING HEIGHT
In the last, adjustment of cutting height also creates a difference. If you are mowing on a flat surface, adjust the height to the higher setting it will make maneuverability easy. Finally, it will create a difference in the speed of mowing.
CHECKLIST WHILE DOING MAINTENANCE OF YOUR LAWNMOWER
Proper maintenance of your lawnmower is essential to ensure its optimal performance. I will provide you with a checklist which is mandatory while you are performing any maintenance task and also you will never face any speed issues if you can maintain your mower properly. By considering this checklist you can address the crucial issues of your lawnmower easily, like spark plug issues, surging, blade issues, and more. Regular maintenance will not only improve the efficiency of your mower but also reduce the risk of costly repair and also save your precision time.
In conclusion, it is difficult to achieve the top speed of 30 MPH with your lawnmower, but in this article, I share the most common tips and tricks which resultantly give you the maximum speed. You will save your precious time. Additionally, do not compromise on safety and do not try to alter the engine because it is a difficult task and causes serious injury to you.
By reading this article and putting little effort you are able to run your lawnmower at its maximum speed and its performance is the same as the new one. Comment below or email us if you have any confusion. We are happy to assist you with your gardening.
About Naveed A Hashmi
In my childhood, I used to see my parents while working in the land, for these reasons today I have been serving the same as our own tradition and culture. I thus love to stay in it, because I want to learn something advanced and new so that I may improve my farm’s contour and help others with my experience.