Vanguard™ 36.0 Gross HP*

Vanguard™ is the innovator and proven leader for BIG BLOCK™ V-Twin engine power,performance and reliability. For the most challenging applications—where downtime isnot an option—this BIG BLOCK V-Twin enginelineup has been expertly engineered to deliver the dependability hardworking people need toget a lot more done throughout the day.

Typical applications include: Concrete Trowels, Chippers/Shredders, Commercial Mowers and Mud Boats.

  • Advanced Debris Management

    Keeps engine clean and cool for enhanced durability and performance

  • Dura-Bore Cast Iron Cylinder Sleeve

    Withstands wear while providing improved oil control

  • Engine Warranty

    Three year commercial engine warranty for all applications

  • Lubrication
  • Full Pressure Lubrication w/ Spin-On Oil Filter

    Cleans oil and protects engine components to ensure maximum lubrication and long life

  • Centrally Located Oil Pump and Pickup

    Faster priming and allows for a higher angle of operation

  • Oil Cooler

    Reduces oil temperature, improves lubrication, and extends oil change intervals

  • Mechanical
  • Heavy-Duty Cylinder and Sump

    Engine block designed to provide superior durability

  • High Efficiency Head Design

    Angled ports optimizes tumble and mixture preparation for improved efficiency, smoother idle, lower emissions and more power

  • Light Weight Piston & Ring Package
    Lowers noise, vibration, oil consumption, emissions and wear
  • Dynamically Balanced Crankshaft

    Minimizes engine noise and vibration

  • Five-Inch Centrifugal Multi-Stage Air Cleaner

    Provides maximum engine protection, especially under dirty and dusty conditions

  • Industrial Grade Solenoid Shift Starter

    Quick reliable starts

  • Magnetron® Electronic Ignition

    Quick dependable starts with no maintenance required

  • Sound
  • Engineered Resin Blower Housing & Phase Modulated Flywheel Fan

    Lowers noise level and improves sound quality

  • Phase Modulated Flywheel Fan

    Lowers noise level and improves sound quality

  • Large Volume Super Lo-Tone Muffler

    Lowers noise level and improves sound quality

Length x Width x Height 23.66 in (601.0 mm) x 20.24 in (514.0 mm) x 24.65 in (626.0 mm)
Weight 125 lbs
Oil Capacity 82 oz.
Engine Displacement 993 cc (60.60 cubic in)
Gross Horsepower* Vanguard™ 36.0 Gross HP*
Engine Displacement 993 cc (60.60 cubic in)
Engine Configuration Vertical
Bore 3.37 in
Stroke 3.41 in
Compression Ratio 8.2:1
Ignition System Magnetron® Electronic Ignition
Lubrication System Full Pressure Lubrication System with Oil Cleaner

Customer Testimonials

  • "Best built mower I have ever had and the Vanguard engine will cut through anything."




    SCAG Owner

    Baton Rouge, LA

  • "Awesome productivity. My lawns look better than my competitors'. I want to buy a duplicate Turf Tiger next year! "



    SCAG Owner

    Clarkston, MI

  • "This is my 2nd Turf Tiger. The Vanguard 35hp is fantastic. I know power equipment. I also know that if you want the very best, ‘get a Scag’, period."

    Scag Owner
    Mount Vernon, OH

  • "I mow 50 acres per week. This is the 3rd Scag I have purchased and they are by far the best mowers I have ever used! "


    SCAG Owner

    Smithfield, KY

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