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How to Ballast your Kubota’s Tires

Ok, you are convinced you want to ballast your tires, chosen a type of ballast and now, need to get your water, CaCl2, antifreeze or beet juice mixture into drive tires in the appropriate quantities. Liquid Ballasting Guide How Much Ballast Firestone AG has a handy table that relates tire size to gallons of water, [...]

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The L1-R Series: Kubota’s Reverse Tractors

We recently received a comment from Ian King, an OrangeTractorTalks reader from British Columbia, Canada (map), asking for some information on his recently acquired Kubota L1-R26 tractor. Unable to find much, if any information on it, Mr. K and I decided to answer some of Ian’s questions with a feature story on his unique Kubota! [...]

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Kubota L2201 Kept Busy on Organic Farm

From time to time we like to showcase what readers of OrangeTractorTalks get up to with their favorite piece of orange equipment. Today, we take a look at Antoine and his organic vegetable farm, Ferme de la Coulee douce located in St-Antoine-de-Tilly, Quebec Canada, a mile away from the banks of the famous St. Lawrence [...]

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Comparing Types of Liquid Tire Ballast

So after thinking about it and considering the reasons to ballast your Kubota’s tires, you might find yourself wondering what liquid makes the best ballast. There are a few options available and depending on your climate, budget and access to some of these liquids in bulk quantities. Liquid Ballast Comparison Table Type Cost Freeze Resist [...]

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6 Reasons to Liquid Ballast your Kubota’s Tires

Background on Tire Ballasting Ballasting, or liquid-filling, tractor tires is nothing new. It has been around the farm for many decades. Ballasting has its roots as an economical way to increase the traction and ultimately the drawbar pull of a given tractor. Less slippage at the rear wheels saves on fuel and the same tractor [...]

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Poll: What Implements are you Using to Clear Snow?

Snow removal. One of the handy things to do with your Kubota in the winter time! We’d like to know what equipment you are using to clear that driveway, sidewalk, parking lot or where ever there is snow that you would rather there not be. Check off the pieces of equipment you use below, and [...]

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How to Install Tire Chains on your Kubota

Why Chains? If you are operating your Kubota compact tractor equipped with turf tires and you would like to get the most utility from your equipment, then that means being able to use your Kubota year round. The problem is, turf tires are good for the lawn in July but are not as handy on [...]

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10 Tips to Save Wear on your Kubota’s Clutch

10 ways you can save wear and tear on your Kubota’s clutch and prolong its life: Do not ride the clutch! Keep your foot off the clutch pedal whn not using it. The extra weight from your foot will cause the clutch disc to slip and the clutch to burn. Bad! Periodically adjust the clutch [...]

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How to Clear Snow with a Snow Blade

Your Kubota’s snow blade – an implement that is earning its keep this winter! Record snow falls all across North America has meant a lot of seat time for Kubota tractor owners as they push, pile, blade and bucket their way through winter! Even if your Kubota tractor is equipped with a front end loader, [...]

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Getting to Know your Kubota’s Clutch

If you are old enough to drive then you know the basic idea behind a clutch – it is a component of transmission that is designed to allow the engagement or disengagement of the engine to the gearbox. Without a method of temporarily disconnecting these two assemblies you would not be able to shift gears [...]

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Kubota Toilet Seat

While crusing eBay today looking for all sorts of Kubota-related goodies, we came across this Kubota-branded toilet seat. Although it does not look to be an officially licensed Kubota toilet seat, perhaps the higher ups in Kubota will take notice and release their own, official, toilet seats. Expect models available in glide shift and hydrostatic [...]

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