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10 Myths about Kubota Gray Market Tractors

If you have ever done some shopping for a new-to-you compact utility tractor, there is a good chance that you have come across a few gray market tractors in your search. A little extra research will turn up stern warnings detailing the grave dangers of gray market equipment ownership. This article is going to dispel [...]

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ZEN-NOH and Kubota Part 5: Fallout

This article is the final in a series of five that examines how ZEN-NOH and other gray market tractors came to be in such great numbers in North America and other countries. Look for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 as well. Last we left off, Gamut Trading had registered the ZEN-NOH [...]

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ZEN-NOH and Kubota Part 4: Loopholes

This is the fourth of five installments that examine the history of ZEN-NOH equipment in North America and how these tractors came to be found in such great numbers. If you are just jumping into this series now, please review Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 to give yourself some background information. We last [...]

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ZEN-NOH and Kubota Part 3: Lawsuits

We continue our series that explains why there are so many orange tractors labeled as ZEN-NOH to be found in the United States and places outside of Japan. If you have not read Part 1 or Part 2 that reading is recommended to bring a reader up to speed. We last left off where Wallace [...]

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ZEN-NOH and Kubota Part 2: Importation

In ZEN-NOH and Kubota Part 1 we learned that ZEN-NOH (or Zennoh as it is sometimes written), is not a tractor brand. It is the name of the largest agricultural cooperative in the world and in the past, they have partnered with Kubota to have equipment built for them. In this article we begin to [...]

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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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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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Gray Market Kubota Fuel Filter Part Numbers

This is the last table of this kind that cross-references air, fuel or oil filters from several manufactuerers. With this chart, if the original Kubota part is not available, or is priced more than you would like to spend, you can find the comparable filter from NAPA, Baldwin, Wix or Fram. Other Charts of Interest [...]

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Gray Market Kubota Air Filter Part Numbers

Here is a quick table that cross-references the gray market Kubota air filter part numbers from several major manufacturers. With this chart, if the original Kubota part is not available, or is priced more than you would like to spend, you can find the comparable filter from NAPA, Baldwin, Wix or Fram – handy when [...]

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Gray Market Kubota Oil Filter Part Numbers

Hello, Mr. K here. We have created a handy table that cross-references the gray market Kubota oil filter part numbers from several major manufacturers. With this chart, if the original Kubota part is not available, or is priced more than you would like to spend, you can find the comparable filter from NAPA, Baldwin, Wix [...]

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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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