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2012 – Kubota’s 40th Anniversary Year

40 Years in the Making 2012 is drawing to a close and before it does we should take a moment to observe Kubota USA’s 40th anniversary year. Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) was formed on September 28, 1972 in Compton, California with a handful of corporate employees and a few hundred dealerships to sell equipment from [...]

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Kubota’s Online Illustrated Parts Catalog

Tools, Knowledge and Part Numbers As a proud and perhaps frugal Kubota equipment owner, you have decided to take some of the servicing, repair and maintenance of your orange equipment onto your own shoulders. The right tools, some like minded friends and correct part numbers go along way. The tools you can beg, borrow or [...]

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An Overview of Kubota’s L3800

The new L3800, which was officially announced December of 2010 along side its brother model the L3200, is Kubota’s attempt at introducing some premium features to the standard L-Series lineup. Features like an upgraded electronic dash panel, cruise control, power steering, suspension seat, a refresh of operator controls, larger fuel tank as well as body [...]

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Kubota Model Variants Explained

Ever wonder what those letters mean at the end of most Kubota model designations? For example, what is the difference between a L175F and a L175DT? What type of agricultural setting might you find a M8540DTNHC in use? Lettering to identify variants within each line is littered everywhere – Kubota’s brochures, service, parts and operators [...]

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An Overview of Kubota’s Grand L40 Series

Today we take a look at Kubota’s popular Grand L40 Series lineup and also share with you some snapshots sent in from OrangeTractorTalks readers. We want folks to know that we appreciate not just Kubota’s smaller compact tractors but also their larger offerings as well. In recent years Kubota has put serious effort into expanding [...]

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Looking for Aftermarket BX Series Attachments?

Here at OrangeTactorTalks we like to take time to raise awareness when we come across a vendor offering quality built aftermarket attachments and equipment for your Kubota. Own a Kubota BX Series? Our vendor in the spotlight today is Ai2 Products, a Minnesota-based fabricator of Kubota BX Series attachments. Ai2 Products offers quick-detach buckets, tie [...]

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Kubota Service Bulletin: Maintenance Intervals

Own any of these new Kubota models? B2320, B2620, B3200, B26 BX1860, BX2360, BX2660, BX25 Grand L 40 Series, L45 M59, MX5100, M100X, M110X, M126X, M135X RTV500, RTV900, RTV1100, RTV1140 T1880, T2080, T2380, ZG222, ZG227, ZG327, ZD321, ZD326, ZD331 Updated Maintenance Schedules Late last year Kubota Canada issued a service bulletin detailing that the above [...]

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RTVs and M Series in Original Packaging

A couple of shots we snapped of new RTVs still in their packaging! Even larger equipment is also stacked – B, L or M series included. The gents in the shipping department skip the wood frames in the case of larger equipment and stick to steel cages that better protect the orange paint. It is [...]

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Ok to Use Biodiesel in My Kubota?

Biodiesel. This is a topic that gets kicked around quite a bit these days as public awareness of this alternative fuel source increases. This article will focus on whether as a Kubota owner with equipment under warranty, is biodiesel okay to use without damaging your engine or voiding your warranty. This type of fuel is [...]

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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 Offers 0% Financing

KCC, Kubota Credit Corporation in the United States, announced last week a new 0% financing plan effective until the end of the year (December 31, 2008). Among other things, Kubota extends 0% financing on B, BX, F, G, GR, L, M, RTV, T, ZD and ZG series – pretty much their entire lineup! 0% Down [...]

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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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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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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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