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How to Sharpen Mower Deck Blades

Summer is nearing an end. Depending on where you live, another month or two will mean you have swapped out the mower deck for a snow blade. If you are a fan of preventative maintenance like we are at OrangeTractorTalks you will check over and service anything your mower deck might need. Part of mower [...]

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5 Videos of Kubotas that Pull Their Weight

It is time for another installment of KubotaTube, where we scour YouTube to surface some interesting videos featuring our favorite orange tractor in action. Instructional videos are handy but sometimes its more fun to watch others do the heavy lifting, or pulling, in minus 30 degree weather. Without further delay… 2 Engines, 8 Tires and [...]

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Kubota Battery Basics

Ahhh yes, the battery. Really handy when it comes to starting your Kubota but after that just seems like its along for the ride. Still, it is important that we think about the battery every now and then to avoid a situation where we are 5 miles away, sun going down, wolves starting to come [...]

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Kubota Steering Wheel Restoration Tip

If you own an older L or B Series Kubota tractor chances are pretty good that the steering wheel on it looks like it has seen better days. It is probably chalky, scratchy, white and coarse. Seems like most Kubota steering wheels end up like this after a couple of years in the sun. Why [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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How to Use your Kubota’s Differential Lock

Credit goes to Bill from www.dieseltraders.com.au who helped us clarify some of the technical details in this article. The Role of the Differential This is a quick article that discusses how to engage your Kubota’s differential lock and why you might want to do so. But first, we must understand what the role of your [...]

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Cold Weather Starting Tips

The arrival of winter. Subzero temperatures across Canada and the United States. Time for a refresher course on how to get your Kubota tractor starting in cold weather. We will assume that you are already using the appropriate cold weather diesel (or the correct additives) to prevent your fuel from gelling. Prevention There are a [...]

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Rattle Can Paint Job: Part 2 – Frame, Engine, Transmission & Wheels

This is the second article in a series where we discuss how to restore the paint on your favorite orange tractor. If you have not already done so, have a look at Part 1 which covers off tractor prep work and the proper technique when using a spray can. Painting the Chassis You will not [...]

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How to Bleed Kubota Fuel Injector Lines

Sooner or Later… It’s not a matter of if you’ll ever have to bleed the injector lines on your Kubota, it’s quite simply when. Throughout the course of regular maintenance this procedure will come up a few times and you’ll be prepared to pull this basic service job off with these tips. Why is Bleeding [...]

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 3 – Cooling System [Video]

This is a video follow up to our earlier article on maintaining your cooling system.

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 2 – Fuel Filter [Video]

Here is another video in our Kubota Servicing 101 series that covers off maintenance of your fuel filter and the different types of filters you might find on your tractor.

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Kubota Servicing 101: Part 1 – Air Filter [Video]

We’ve posted a new video on YouTube that describes some of the things we cover off in our Kubota Servicing 101 articles. This video touches on Part 1 – Air Filter.

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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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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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