New ZD Kubota's

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by KUBOTADAN, Oct 13, 2006.

  1. KUBOTADAN

    KUBOTADAN LawnSite Member
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    I just saw a pamplet on the new Kubota's. Lot of new features.
    They have a new 26 & 31 hp diesel. Wider footprint(tires) new blades. Foot control for raising & lowering deck. Entire unit is shorter. I will have to try out the 31 hp diesel.
     
  2. tomo

    tomo LawnSite Senior Member
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    hello , main reason 4 not picking kub was tranny. New tranny? Also one of the slowest at 9.5 mph. New top speed? What size engines in litres or cu in
    thanks tomo
     
  3. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
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    Are either of the 2 engines turbos?
     
  4. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
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    .......plus, I hate hydraulic lift decks. Too slow compared to my foot while cutting at over 10 mph.:)
     
  5. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
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    Are they still very high
     
  6. beaver29

    beaver29 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Where did you see the pamphlet and can you post some pics?
     
  7. mag360

    mag360 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Sounds like they are addressing most of the issues. Better hydros (high volume low pressure system), faster speed, foot assist deck lift, deeper deck.
    Looks like a winner.
     
  8. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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    Note to self:
    Make a mental note of these 'real' improvements and keep them in mind.


    Seriously... It's good to see a MFG making a real attempt to make real improvements that matter to improve their product performance for the end user.
     
  9. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
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    The deck Is also re-designed...Should be Interesting.
    Our Trade show dosent come till Jan. Did no one see the Kubotas at the Expo?
     
  10. KUBOTADAN

    KUBOTADAN LawnSite Member
    Posts: 68

    I don't think the engines are turbo's. Yes, new tranny's. Shorter frame. New blade . I can't remember all the goodies.
     

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