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Repowering - Need engine feedback

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I am looking to repower a custom vehicle I made and am seeking some opinions on engines. Planning on a 25-30 hp engine. The engine will drive two alternators (300 amps) requiring approximately about 12hp (1hp per 25 amps)and also on demand a hydrostatic drive. Looking for something that runs smoothly and quiet. Planning on running at a fixed rpm of 2000-3000 rpm. Total loaded weight can be up to 3,500 lbs and needs to have a maximum speed of around 12mph. Driven on mostly flat ground on grass and gravel/paved roads. Opinions?

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Something to keep in mind, whatever alternators you use, control needs to come from a single regulator. If not the loads will flip-flop around letting one unit do the work. Double check with alternator builder.

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