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    Re: Which one to buy?

    [QUOTE=daveandlo;3031329]I am looking to purchase an utility vehicle for my farm.

    What you are going to get here, for the most part, are folks justifying their personal choices.There are some...
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    Re: Ideas for a new UTV

    Re: Kioti Mechron 2200...
    Plenty of discussiion in Tractorbynet about the Kioti and the gerneral requirements questioned in this thread. There is one forum for UTV's and one each about owning or...
  3. Re: Kioti MECHRON 2200 ... any owners out there ?

    Just do a search of this site. There's plenty here.
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    Re: A simple oil change.....Negative

    FWIW...
    It seems to me that a simple answer would be to make the drain plug out of a softer material than the pan, then the plug would strip not the pan.
    Another solution may be to make the plug...
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    Re: RTV500 First Impressions

    Misfire,
    I almost forgot.
    Your Kubota is a much better unit than the Kioti not for what it has but for what it doesn't... CONNIE!!!
    You're a lucky guy!
    Enjoy!
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    Re: RTV500 First Impressions

    Hi Misfire,
    It's a shame that you're 'not in love with it" with your new machine. I believe Kubota makes an excellent product, probably the best UTVs currently made. I hope that as the newness wears...
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    Re: A simple oil change.....Negative

    It will get worse.
    Many cars today use plastic oil pans. I imagaine they will work down to farm equipment before too long.
  8. Re: One Call To Kioti USA Was All It Took To Convince Me Not To Buy The Mechron

    Misfire,
    Good choice.
    Customer service is, atleast IMHO, as important as the product.
    I have followed your search with interest as you have been doing your homework with care. I wondered where...
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    Re: Mechron's CVT? Who Makes It Now?

    Misfire,
    Man! you're getting way into this. Post what you find.
    Paul
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    Re: Kioti UTV question

    Best value in a UTV out there.
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    Re: Kioti Mechron Owners, Some Questions

    Misfire,
    If you are set on a diesel and budget minded the Mechron is a no-brained. I purchased mine with hydraulic dump bed, all the little skid plate bits, the front winch mount (very hefty) and a...
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    Re: Kioti Mechron Owners, Some Questions

    Hi Misfire,
    I have a Mechron. It replaces a Kubota B7100D w/ an HST. All-in-all I'm very satisfied with the Mechron. It is much more flexible than the tractor as I don't farm. The Mechron isn't the...
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    Re: Kioti UTV question

    Depends on what you want.
    You want to work buy a Daedong (Kioti in the US).
    You want to play, buy something else.
    You want to work and have an extra 4 grand, buy a Kubota but it ain't that much...
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    Re: Kioti parts...

    Nicely done DrRick!
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    Re: Kioti parts...

    Hi DrRick,
    I don't need much, a couple of oil filters, bed rails for the dump bed and the rear screen for the roll cage. I can get them from my dealer for $400 or so but I was thinking about down...
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    Kioti parts...

    Hi Folks,
    Where is the best (cheapest) place to order good quality parts on-line for a Mechron? I prefer factroy parts.
    Thanks
  17. Thread: Parts...

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    Parts...

    Where's a good place to buy Kioti Mechron parts on-line?
    Thanx
  18. Re: help with utv selection for some one with physicalissues

    Also worth a look is the Kioti Mechron. Easy in and out, bench seats (seats 3), diesel and a hydraulic dump bed for about 11 grand. Beat that!
  19. Re: reviews and pricing comparisons for current diesel UTV's?

    Trailmaker asked... " If anyone has purchased or received quotes on diesel machines let's hear about it."

    I purchased a Kioti Mechron last Nvember equipped with front receiver (rear is standard),...
  20. Re: reviews and pricing comparisons for current diesel UTV's?

    Oldtractorfixer said on CVTs...

    "It is hard to start a load gently, the down hill is all brakes unless you get it throttled up to engage the CVT. But I don't want to go down that fast."

    While I...
  21. Re: reviews and pricing comparisons for current diesel UTV's?

    I guess I'm fortunate to live so close to 2 Koiti dealers.
    I have to say the Kubota dealer is closer but his reputation leaves much to be desired. Being the top dog has made him arrogant I think....
  22. Re: reviews and pricing comparisons for current diesel UTV's?

    Check out the Kioti Mechron. It's new to the market and, IMHO, the best value out there for about $10,500 out the door. That'll save you several $1000s over the Kobota.:thumbsup:
    My bet is that the...
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    Re: Four Wheeler Advice

    The base is around $10,000. Hydraulic dump is about $1000. more.
    I have one and so far I'm very pleased with it. It's a new model so there isn't much discussion on it as yet but I don't think you...
  24. Thread: UTV Help

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    Re: UTV Help

    You're right to think that I have owned a Mechron for only 2 months or so. It has a grand total of 16 hours... I haven't yet had to add fuel. It's brand new as is my experience with UTVs. It has only...
  25. Thread: UTV Help

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    Re: UTV Help

    NYBOB said...

    "Right now, the 825I,Kioti Mechron and Ranger are all still in play."

    I'm not sure why I care what you buy but my guess is that I want validation that I was smarter that everyone...
  26. Thread: UTV Help

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    Re: UTV Help

    NYBOB said...
    "I keep going back to the Kioti Mechron. It is such a great value, under $9500 if you don't take their financing for a diesel UTV. Much cheaper than other manufacturers."...

    I have...
  27. Thread: UTV Help

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    Re: UTV Help

    Check out a Kioti Mechron before you buy.
    I believe they represent the best value available today for a non-hotrod, working machine. I'm 6'2" and find it very comfortable, capable as well as a...
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    Re: Mechron Differential Vent

    I just checked my machine and I have the same issue. Do you know if the new covers will be replaced under warranty?
    Thanks!
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    Re: New mechron... dragging brake

    BSLVY,
    In the post above this one I quoted your response to curtisfarmer. Upon reflection I can see how you may have interpreted my comments as being directed at you instead of curtisfarmer. If that...
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    Re: New mechron... dragging brake

    BSVL said... "I have one. Not Junk. Good machine. No issues. Good dealer.
    I find you comments inappropriate."

    Don't worry about him. He's just upset that he too much paid for an over engineered...
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    Re: mechron rear differential concerns

    Keep us posted.
    If you are doing the work yourself let me know. I have the service manual and I'll scan the pertinent pages and email them to you if you like.
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    Re: New mechron... dragging brake

    SKIDOZER; said;
    "You think maybe the dealer left that stuff in there? I doubt they use Mac tools overseas.
    I think maybe a bit more attention to detail may be required by...
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    Re: New mechron... dragging brake

    Fixed!!!

    The emergency brake on the Mechron is a typical design.

    One pad is stationary and the other pad is pulled onto the disk which in turn pushes the disk into the stationary pad. If that...
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    Re: New mechron... dragging brake

    DT86 wrote;
    "Are you certain it's not just the newness of the machine being broke in? My RTV had a few odd smells ie paint burning off exhaust parts ect for a few days when new. Just a thought."...
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    New mechron... dragging brake

    Good Evening All,
    Today I took delivery of a new Mechron.
    I have to say I'm pleased with the build quality and will give a more complete impression once I have time to form one.
    I do have one...
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    New mechron... dragging brake

    Good Evening All,
    Today I took delivery of a new Mechron.
    I have to say I'm pleased with the build quality and will give a more complete impression once I have time to form one.
    I do have one...
  37. Thread: winch

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    Re: winch

    I'm interested in this myself.

    Is there a "right" size winch? Is 2000lbs. enough for general use like cutting wood? Is there an optimum capacity for a utv winch?
  38. Thread: Mechron...

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    Re: Mechron...

    DT86 said..."As for no roof or windshield, I'd bet you'll change your mind about not needing them."

    I don't doubt you are right.
    Most of my time will be spent in the woods at very low speeds so...
  39. Thread: Mechron...

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    Mechron...

    I just placed a deposit on a new Mechron. I didn't have a coupon and configured it thusly (thusly?!?...really!); hydraulic bed lift, skid plates, CVC boot protectors, work site tires (I hope that's...
  40. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    I just placed a deposit on a new Mechron. I didn't have a coupon and configured it thusly (thusly?!?...really!); hydraulic bed lift, skid plates, CVC boot protectors, work site tires (I hope that's...
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    Re: Does anyone own a Kioti Mechron?

    I went up to Fredrick this morning.
    $11,300 out the door with hydraulic bed, all the skid plates and a front receiver hitch, no wind screen or top.
    I have to say that I was impressed by the build...
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    Re: Does anyone own a Kioti Mechron?

    I'm just south of Annapolis, MD. I often tell out-of-town friends that Maryland was a beautiful place until they paved it. I have a bit of the unpaved portion.
    Sometimes you're just Lucky.
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    Re: Does anyone own a Kioti Mechron?

    DrRick,
    As I suspected the pricing bandied about on the intertubes was indeed too good to be true. The price you paid is about as low as I've been able to get anyone to commit to. With an hydraulic...
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    Re: Does anyone own a Kioti Mechron?

    DrRick,
    Thanks for you help.
    I am of the opinion that if something seems too good to be true it generally is. This may be the exception.
    If the price is anything like I'm hearing I'll order one...
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    Re: Does anyone own a Kioti Mechron?

    Thanks,
    What is your general impression of the overall construction? Would you say it is heavily constructed along the lines of a Kubota or more like some of the lighter duty units? Is the general...
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    Does anyone own a Kioti Mechron?

    They are new to the market and seem to be a great value. Does anyone here have any experience with one that they woulld like to share.
    I need soemthing to work. I was leaning toward a Mule but a 3...
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    Re: Buying a side by side

    Before you buy take a look at the new Koiti Merchron. It is standeard with a 3 cylinder deisel, and rugged construction.
    I understand that they are going out the door, with an hydralic dump bed,...
  48. Re: Sorry folks... another newbie wanting to buy

    Thanks to all for your input. Really, it was better than I anticipated.

    Given what I read I intend to give the Mule a hard look. I might miss the sportiness of the Rhino but a locked rear axle is...
  49. Sorry folks... another newbie wanting to buy

    Good evening,
    I' sure you folks have seen way too many of these posts but...
    I'm a prospective buyer of a side-by-side utv. I am currently leaning toward a Yamaha Rhino but I could be easily swayed...
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