Kubota L Series

Kubota L3901 Tractor Information and Costs

The Kubota L3901 is a compact diesel tractor, that has proved to be one of the most versatile and popular tractors in the market. Kubota have a reputation for building tractors that are small, but also incredibly powerful and versatile.

The L3901 is cleverly designed to be both comfortable and practical, and places great emphasis on all-round visibility that both enhances job performance, and gives a greater sense of safety for the cab operator.

Kubota L3901 Specs

The Kubota L3901 series are powered by the latest Kubota engines, which have always had a strong reputation risk in terms of reliability and output. The latest engines have also been redesigned to be highly fuel-efficient, and has a direct fuel injection system that is electronically controlled.

The L3901 has a gear drive model, which is either two will drive or four-wheel-drive, and an HST model which is four-wheel-drive only. Both have an engine horsepower of 37.5.

It has a dual capacity of just over 11 gallons, or 42 L, it has a three-point hitch that had a rear left of just under 2000 lbs, a rear power takeoff (PTO) that has a dual stage drive disc clutch system and a rear RPM of 540.

The Kubota L3901 has a wheelbase of just over 60 inches, it weighs between 2600 to 2800 lbs,  and has a chassis that is 4×2 – 2WD. It has power steering, mechanical wet disc brakes and a two post folding ROPS cab.

Its hydraulics are of an open centre type, had a pressure of approximately 2500psi, has a pump flow of just over 6gpm, and a steering flow of just under 4 gpm.

Kubota L3901 price

The price for the Kubota L3901 will vary somewhat, depending upon where the person lives, what attachments they purchase and whether or not the tractor is a new or used one. The price for a new one will come out somewhere around US$22/23,000 depending upon discounts etc.

It should also be remembered that although the price is important, there are other factors to negotiate at the same time as the price, namely the issue of warranty, servicing and maintenance costs and offer may broaden the issue of transportation of the tractor to from the dealership for any repairs or upgrades that need doing.

Credit is often available for a new Kubota L3901, either through Kubota credit or some other type of finance house. A number of companies also rent the Kubota L3901, either on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. While this would work out more than buying it, for many people it is a short-term option that is more preferable.

Kubota L3901 reviews

Reviews of any tractor are a slightly tricky issue. There will be a number of reviews online, quite often videos made by enthusiastic owners, or dealerships or both. These can be very valuable, so long as it is realised that they are not likely to be particular critical of the tractor.

More impartial reviews can normally be found on discussion forums, such as tractor by net and other groups, as well as many Facebook pages. These tend to give a more realistic and objective view of the strengths and weaknesses of any tractor, and can focus on any specific problems that the L3901 may have had, and whether or not Kubota have dealt with these.

Kubota L3901 backhoe and other attachments

The Kubota L3901 has both a backhoe and a front loader that make it one of the most versatile tractors available. The frontloader type is a Kubota LA525, has a height of just over 90 inches, a clearance of the dumped bucket of 75 inches, a dumped reach of 25 inches and a dumped angle of 40°.

The Kubota backhoe is a Kubota BH77 type, but has a 2 foot flat deemed that of just under 90 inches, has a loading height of just over 60 inches and a bucket rotation of 180°.

Kubota L3901 manual

People often only refers to a manual when there is a problem the product they are bought, but with the Kubota L3 901 manual they could be missing out on important information. Whilst there is a lot of good general safety and usage advice, there is also a lot of practical advice about how the tractor should be serviced and maintained, as well as identifying ways in which the warranty could be breached if not serviced or maintained properly.

Most manuals can be found online and downloaded as PDF’s, either from a number of main Kubota websites, or specialist tractor websites as well.

Kubota L3 901 problems

As with all reviews, the difficulty often is getting objective views as to what are real problems and what are personal issues that someone might have had with a dealership, or with a specific tractor. Any individual tractor can have its problems, as can a car or a truck, when it is new or used.

What you are trying to find out is whether the Kubota L3901 has had or has any current manufacturing issues that would seriously impact on its usage or value.

The best place to find out these issues is on discussion forums and Facebook pages. If nothing readily is found, it is worth posting a question which should solicit a number of decent replies.

What is also important is to make sure that where possible, the tractor has some type of warranty, that will at least give you some protection in the event of any mechanical or electrical problems.

 

Kubota L2501 – Specs, Reviews and Accessories

The Kubota l2501 is one of the most popular and powerful tractors on the market today.Kubota combine a solid reputation for versatile machines with impressive specifications. This tractor has a number of special features designed to enhance it’s performance .

Kubota has always had fuel-efficient engines, and the l2501 is it cleanest engine yet, and makes maintenance easier with a gas strut hood opener .

Kubota have always placed great emphasis on the comfort of the operators cab, and in the l2501 there is a specific ergonomic design to make the interior more comfortable. given that the operator spends a lot of time in the cab. This is both a practical and a safety issue . The operative is likely to feel less tired, and is likely to perform their job better, with less risk of them making a mistake .

The deck has been specifically redesigned, so that it is almost flat. This means getting in and out of the cab is much easier and safer. The Kubota L2501 also has HST transmission with four-wheel-drive. This offers a simple process of being able to go forward and reverse with three range shifting making movement much easier. There is also an option to install cruise control if wanted.

Kubota L2501 Specs

The specifications of the L2501 are as follows. It has an overall length of approximately 110 inches, the width of the outside frame is approximately 4.6 feet. The height to the top of the card is 7.65 feet, it has a wheelbase of approximately 60 inches and its ground clearance is just over one foot.

The engine has three cylinders, and is a direct injection, vertical, water cooled 4 cycle diesel engine. It also has a PTO power of 20 hp.

It has a fuel capacity of just over 10 gallons, and a cooling system fluid capacity of 1 1/2 gallons. It has a category one three-point hitch type control, and a turning radius of just over 8 feet

The transmission consists of disk type bricks, an integral type power steering, a dry type single stage clutch and a gearshift manual transmission.

Kubota L2501 Reviews

When looking for reviews of any tractor, you should bear a few things in mind. Some of the reviews can be quite old, and may make reference to things like the specifications being hard to find. That may have been true at the time, but it’s less likely to be the case nowadays.

Most reviews tend to be put online by Kubota dealerships and these are quite often video reviews. These can be good in terms of giving you a good overall picture of the tractor and how it should work. Reviews on sites like Tractor by Net are more likely to be really practical.

They will not be specific reviews in the same way that sites like Amazon have reviews, but will be about practical issues, both good and bad, which will be flagged up by genuine users of these tractors.

Problems that people raise should get specific answers, and are most likely to either show a pattern regarding a particular issue, and often practical advice about how it can be dealt with.

Kubota L2501 Problems

When are talking about problems with the Kubota l2501, it is important to distinguish between problems that people have because the tractor did not meet their needs, and problems that are inherent in the mechanical or structural workings of the tractor.

Anyone buying a Kubota L2501 one is likely to have weighed up the benefits of the tractor against other models, and possibly other manufacturers as well, and made a decision that the L501 is the best tractor for them. This is a judgement call they make, and one that may or may not prove to be correct.

An example would be someone who buys a kubota L2501 and has a gear drive instead of a kubota l2501 HST.

Other people have reported problems with trying to start it up with the battery seemingly dead.

Kubota L2501 Accessories

When talking about accessories, it is important to distinguish between accessories and implements.

The Kubota L2501 has an available front loader, and backhoe. Other accessories tend to revolve around things like chemicals and cleaners, lubrication products, fuel products, electronics, track, hay and grain technology, radios, batteries, cargo nets, sprayers, tools storage, pressure washers, lifting equipment and, never forgetting toys.

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