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New Kubota L45 Completes TLB Lineup

Rumors of the L45′s arrival have been circling since mid 2008 and earlier this month Kubota officially announced their new L45 tractor-loader-backhoe, part of their TLB series that includes the L39 and the new B26 and M59 models. Previous favorites of this lineup included the L35 and L48, discontinued in 2004 and 2008 respectively. The [...]

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Kubota’s Super Three Engine Series

An article the gives a quick overview of five engine models in Kubota’s Super Three series of engines. Kubota manufacturers these engines in their Tsukuba Japan facility and they are found on modern equipment. Super Three Engines – Where They Fit In Kubota’s Super Three engines are 3 and 4 cylinder engines that have an [...]

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A Look at Kubota’s Tsukuba Factory

Photo credit: Kubota Canada click here for larger view Big Facilities Kubota has three engine building facilities: Sakai, Sakai Rinkai and Tsukuba plants – named after the cities in which they reside. All are located in Japan on the eastern coast and all are of substantial size. The Sakai plant has been around since before [...]

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Kubota L Series Clutch Repair Pricing

Wondering how much that clutch job might be for your L series Kubota? OrangeTractorTalks reader Brian recently requested a quote for what we call a clutch overhaul kit for his L2350. This estimate is for a single disc dry clutch, and although for the L2350, other similar models like L2050, L2250, L2550, L2650 or L3250 [...]

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7 Must-See Kubota Videos

Ahhhh yes, YouTube, now the internet’s number 2 search engine behind Google. There is nothing you cannot find on it, including plenty of videos of Kubotas in action. Remember, watch these in high definition if available. Without further ado, I present to you 7 must-see Kubota videos: Snowblowing Action Video I like this video because [...]

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A Burned up Kubota from Australia

Southern Australia has been in the news lately because of their massive brush fires and the tragic loss of life and homes for those caught in the path of the fire. To date more than 200 people have died and 1800 homes destroyed. It is also upsetting to learn that the fires had been deliberately [...]

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ZEN-NOH and Kubota Part 1: A Partnership

Here is an article that attempts to clear some confusion surrounding ZEN-NOH tractors. Anyone familiar with direct import Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) Kubota tractors is familiar with the name ZEN-NOH, or sometimes written as Zennoh or Zen-Noh. Exact semantics aside, many have seen the name adorn the side panels and hoods of what look like [...]

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OrangeTractorTalks Forum Launched!

Hello, Mr. K here with a quick update. After some testing, we’ve launched our new OrangeTractorTalks forums! We want to open the door a bit and let our faithful viewers “meet up” and learn not just from us, but from each other as well. You can find the forums at this link: http://www.orangetractortalks.com/forums or by [...]

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Diagnosing and Preventing Steering Box Failure

In this post we are going to take a look at a very common service complaint that affects a wide variety of early Kubota B and L series tractors – steering box failure! In a follow up article, we will examine how to undertake a steering box repair and overhaul. Symptoms of Steering Box Failure [...]

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OrangeTractorTalks Discussion Forum

Hello again, Mr. K here, Just a quick update on some of the things we are working on behind the scenes here at OrangeTractorTalks. One of them is a new discussion forum built using a professional grade forum system. Up until now, the communication has been a bit one way – myself or Service Department [...]

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Trouble Starting your Kubota? Skip the Starting Fluid.

Here is a subject that is sure to ignite discussion amongst many Kubota tractor owners. If you shed park your Kubota in sub zero temperatures you might be tempted to use some other kind of starting fluid to get your Kubota tractor firing. Every now and then we hear the question, “Is it OK to [...]

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Watch our Kubota Videos in High Definition

Hello, Mr. K here with a quick tip that lets you watch your favorite Kubota YouTube videos in high definition. This is particularily handy if you want to see the finer details that we point out in our videos that harder to see with lower quality video. How to Enable High Quality Playback Simply start [...]

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