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    Testing the waters: L245DT with Loader

    One of my family members is considering selling his L245DT. Specifications: Kubota loader mid 80's model 3 speed PTO Power steering turf tires Stored outside, so the loader and sheet metal look rough. Mechanically everything works on the tractor. Tractor runs and comes with a 5' brush hog.
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    M series loader frame (L1002A) (NH)

    If anyone is interested: This is not my ad. kubota loader frame L1002A kubota loader frame like new condition, needs bucket. 603-588-2572 -Design
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    Adding remote hydraulics to FEL

    I would like to have an extra circuit on the FEL. What are the possible ways to do this? Is it possible to plumb the rear remotes to the loader frame? Has any one done this? How do you set up the system to allow for FEL removal? What are the other ways to add one additional hydraulic...
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    LA 1001/LA 1002 loaders

    There is a 2nd set of 1/2"x2"x24" steel brackets attached to the frame. The 1st set is used to keep the loader upright when it is not installed on the machine. What is the 2nd set used for? One end has a 1/2" diameter pin and the other end has a slot. -Design
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    PTO pumps and using the transmission as the reservoir???

    Has any on considered attempting the following? During a transmission fluid change, drill and tap the transmission drain plug for a 1/2" npt tread. Add a 1/2" nipple (coming straight down), an elbow and a short piece of 1/2" pipe (heading straight back to the rear of the tractor) to a quick...
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    Buying a used tractor that was financed through Kubota Credit

    Has anyone purchased a used tractor from someone who financed the tractor? I am looking for advice. What steps should be taken to make sure the tractor is free and clear? -design
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    How to sell 50Hp tractors

    I am looking for suggestions on how to sell a M series tractor. Although I was told by Bradco that I can mount the bradco 609 backhoe to M4700 on a subframe. I purchased the correct subframe ($1800) and the subfame does not fit on the tractor with out modifications. Ebay, Tractorbynet...
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    meteor snowblowers on a Kubota

    Does anyone have a meteor snow blower? Any issues? How much was it to buy? -design
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    14.9x 28 tires

    I am looking for used rims and tires: any suggestions on where to look? 14.9x28 or 16.9x28 rear 9.5x22 or 8.3x24 front Thanks
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    Front Axle leak, M4700

    Has anybody fixed an M series front axle? The right front axle is leaking at the lower kingpin joint which allows the wheel to pivot to steer the tractor. Is this an easy repair? Where do I get the parts and what tools are needed? I can email photos, I do not know how to post them. Thanks in...
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    Checking front axle fuild level

    How does one check the oil level on the front axle on a M series (M4700 in this case)? There is evidence of a oil on the rim, I just can not find a leak. There may be a leak, i just can not find it. -Design
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    245DT 3 pt. hitch won't raise

    My dads tractor is not working. Any thoughts on why the 3pt hitch will not raise?
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    Flail Mower Flail Boom Mower

    I have a flail boom mower that needs some work. Although I love the idea of having this, I can maintain my property with a 6ft brush hog. The repairs include: The main cylinder is bent and the "dipper-stick" cylinder is broken. The arms have some welds that have cracked and the hydraulic pump...
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    Brush Hog mower brands

    I just purchased a tractor with a Agritech 6' (Model number IM602) mower. Does anyone know about this brand? Design
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    LA1001/LA1002 Loaders on M series.

    I just put a deposit on a M series (M4700). I noticed that the loader does not have a subframe member running from the loader mount at the tractor mid point to the rear axle. I have never seen a loader that did not have a subframe chassis member for the loader. Does anyone have this set up...