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Old 08-03-2011, 04:44 PM   #1
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Default What is the difference between the M, L, B, & BX?

So, I have had my B7100D for a while (10 months) and pretty much understand the B's as CUTs (compact utility tractors). I thought after a while I would understand the others better, but even after following the forum this year I am not picking up on the basic differences, primarily the L. I sense the M's are what I would call the full size tractors, ie, what I was used to on the farm. The BX's are the sub-compacts. What are the L's? Most that I see are 2WD and 2 cylinder, but higher horspower than some of the earlier 3 cylinder B's.
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Old 08-03-2011, 05:03 PM   #2
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Default Re: What is the difference between the M, L, B, & BX?

BX series are sub compact 18 - 25hp

B series are compact 18 - 32hp

L series are mid-size 30 - 59hp

M series are full size 43 - 135hp

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Old 08-03-2011, 06:24 PM   #3
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Default Re: What is the difference between the M, L, B, & BX?

Now I get it, thanks Eric!
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Old 08-04-2011, 03:54 AM   #4
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Default Re: What is the difference between the M, L, B, & BX?

I think the letter designation is more related to actual tractor physical size and not horsepower ratings as there are many of the earlier L series tractors that are under 30 horsepower rating.
I also think that at some point the line got blurred even more as there are some Newer B series machines that are bigger than some early L series machines.

Many of the New BX machines are heavier and have substantially more power than some of the early B series machines and even some of the early L series machines.

So while it is logical that the series letter designation started as a way of dividing the machines by size and horsepower as newer and improved models were designed and built the overlap between newer and older models of different letter series increased.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:40 AM   #5
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Default Re: What is the difference between the M, L, B, & BX?

Are most L's 2 wheel drive and 2 cylinder? Why did Kubota put more horsepower in the 2 cylinder L's than in the 3 cylinder B's?
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Default Re: What is the difference between the M, L, B, & BX?

Back in the day most commonly L series were 2wd from the factor and 4wd was an option, but these days 4wd comes standard on just about every model from BX to M
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Old 08-28-2011, 06:35 PM   #7
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Question Re: What is the difference between the M, L, B, & BX?

I own a Kubotal2950 ....but have a hard time finding cross reference numbers for filters and also I rarely can find any thing about l2950 tractors are they very rare ?
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Default Re: What is the difference between the M, L, B, & BX?

Mr. K aint just another pretty face hangin' around the showroom waiting for his "up' and the chance to close a deal on a used B Series or sell a new three point hitch mower to an acreage/estate owner!

He compiles some damn good resource material for the benefit of us here at OTT, including this little dilly from February 2011 entitled "Kubota Model Variants Explained".

Check out all of our articles, features, videos and postings and don't be afraid to use the 'search' feature!

There is a ton of information on this site so I hope everyone gets a chance to take a new look at what we offer here, starting right from the home page.

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