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eBay Tractor of the Week: L2800

Like some of you, we cruise eBay from time to time. Today we came across a clean and very low hour Kubota L2800. The L2800 is a 30 hp tractor and this one comes with a LA463 loader already installed, 4WD, a ROPS and only 206 hours on the clock. Another nice thing about this [...]

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Kubota Parts, Service and Operator’s Manuals – Get Them

Okay, so we’ve seen some articles that touch on basic Kubota servicing and maintenance. Things that every Kubota equipment owner should get in the habit of doing and performing themselves. So what happens if you do notice that the water pump needs replacement or that the brake shoes are looking a little thin? Essentially there [...]

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How to Change Rototiller Tines

Here’s a fairly straight forward service job that comes up from time to time. We were on a service call to a local tree farm and one of the tasks to perform on this ‘out of shop’ service call was the replacement of the tines on this 60″ Kubota tiller. Our client saved us a [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 3 – Cooling System

This article is the third in a series that covers off some basic servicing procedures for your Kubota. Earlier articles covered air and fuel systems. In this article we touch on your Kubota’s cooling system: radiator cap cleanable mesh screen hoses (top, bottom and bypass) radiator fins, body, shroud and fan blade overflow tank and [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 2 – Fuel Filter

We continue our multi-article overview of basic Kubota maintenance by taking a look at the fuel system. In Part 1 of this series, we covered off air filter servicing, so have a look if you have not already. 2 Styles Depending on your model of Kubota, your tractor will be equipped either with a spin-on [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 1 – Air Filter

First day of fall. The shelter belts are thinning, leaves yellow and the air is a bit crisp in the morning. Winter is on the horizon! With that in mind, let’s take a look at a couple of important fall service requirements for our Kubota tractor, and let’s do it today before there is a [...]

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The “other” Orange Tractor. Kioti.

The web is littered with Kubota versus Kioti discussions where various owners hem and haw trying to weigh the benefits and advantages of each. This post is going to step back from the fray and instead provide a bit of Kioti’s history and how it relates to Kubota because the two companies do have some [...]

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Kubota in Action at Tiny Farm

Tiny Farm Blog is a comprehsive account of what a few folks with a couple acres of land, some basic tools and a Kubota can do. Tiny Farm is located in Ontario, Canada and is in its sixth season of harvest this year. The author of the articles takes its readers through the various challenges [...]

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2 Kubotas Stuck in the Mud

Remember folks, things could always be worse:

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Discovered it’s a Gray Market Kubota? Relax.

So, you’ve just discovered that you now own a gray market Kubota tractor. You may or not have known that before you plunked down good dollars for what you felt was a reasonably priced orange tractor! You thought it looked a little weird what with all the decals and instructions printed in Japanese. You did [...]

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Are you “gellin’”? A Tip for Cold Climate Kubotas

Know your Diesel Now that the cooler weather is here it’s a good time to look into the fuel requirements of your Kubota tractor. Often the cooler weather lands and we forget that there is a distinct difference between winter blended diesel fuels and traditional summer blends. If your Kubota tractor operates is in a [...]

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Common Kubota Terms Explained

Some common terms and abbreviations related to Kubota, or for tractors in general for that matter, include: CUT – Compact Utility Tractor Next to their trademark orange color scheme, CUTs are perhaps what Kubota is most famous for. A CUT is a tractor that is smaller than a small farm tractor but still larger than [...]

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OrangeTractorTalks launched!

The first post on OrangeTracorTalks, a site dedicated to that orange tractor sitting in your shed – your Kubota! We are two authors that combined have more than 25 years experience helping people with their Kubota tractors and equipment. We have bought, sold, rebuilt, maintained and serviced dozens of tractors and have helped hundreds of [...]

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