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Kubota B6000 Tractor

The Kubota B6000 sub compact utility tractor was manufactured between 1973 and 1977. This model was designed in two versions: B6000E (2WD) and B6000D (4WD). The Kubota B6000 tractor is equipped with a 35.2 cu.in (577 cc) Kubota ZL600 vertical two-cylinder naturally aspirated water-cooled diesel engine with a rated power of 12.5 hp (9.3 kW) and 32.9 Nm (24.4 lb-ft) of maximum torque at 2000 rpm.

The manual shift transmission consists of a dry single plate clutch and unsynchronized gearbox with 6 forward and 2 reverse gears. Max. travel speed (forward and reverse): 7.7 mph (12.5 kph) / 4.2 mph (6.7 kph). The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with a rated capacity of 2.8 gpm (10.8 lpm).

The main relief pressure is 83 bar (1200 psi). The 2WD models are equipped with 4.00x9 front tires and 7.00x16 rear tires. The 6.00x12 or 20x8.00-10 front tires and 7.00x16 or 27x8.50-15 rear tires are used for 4WD tractors. The wheel base is 47.2" (1200 mm) for models with 2-wheel drive and 45.5" (1160 mm) for models with 4-wheel drive.

Engine
Engine Model Kubota ZL600
Engine Type Vertical two-cylinder water-cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 2
Displacement, cu.in (L) 35.2 (0.577)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 2.83 (72.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 2.76 (70.0)
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 12.5 (9.3)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2700
Maximum Torque, Nm (lb-ft) 32.9 (24.4)
Torque Speed, rpm 2000
Compression Ratio 22:1
Firing Order 1-2
Fuel System Injection pump
Injection Nozzle Throttle type
Lubrication System Forced lubrication by trochoidal pump
Cooling System Water with pressurized radiator
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 2.4 (9.0)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 2.1 (2.0)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 3.2 (3.0)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Transmission
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 10.5 (7.8)
PTO Speed, rpm 560/840/1350
PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 560/2700
PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 840/2700
PTO / Engine Speed, rpm 1350/2700

Transmission
Transmission Type Unsynchronized gear
Gearbox Type 6F/2R, gear shift
Number of Forward Gears 6
Number of Reverse Gears 2
Clutch Type Dry single plate
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 9.0 (8.5)
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 7.7 (12.5)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 4.2 (6.7)


Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD/4WD
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Manual, ball screw type
Brake Type Internal-expanding
Front Tire Size (2WD) 4.00x9
Rear Tire Size (2WD) 7.00x16
Front Tire Size (4WD) 6.00x12
Rear Tire Size (4WD) 7.00x16
Front Tire Size (Turf) 20x8.00-10
Rear Tire Size (Turf) 27x8.50-15
Front Tread (2WD), in (mm) 27-29 (690-760)
Front Tread (4WD), in (mm) 29-31 (760-800)
Rear Tread (2WD), in (mm) 24-35 (610-910)
Rear Tread (4WD), in (mm) 28-36 (710-920)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open center
Implement Pump Type Gear
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 2.8 (10.8)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 83 (1200)
3-Point Hitch Category 1
Standard Lift Capacity at pin, lb (kg) 795 (360)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase (2WD), in (mm) 47.2 (1200)
Wheelbase (4WD), in (mm) 45.5 (1160)
Length (2WD), in (mm) 70.4 (1800)
Length (4WD), in (mm) 71.5 (1820)
Height (2WD), in (mm) 42.7 (1090)
Height (4WD), in (mm) 43.6 (1110)
Overall Width, in (mm) 36.3 (920)
Ground Clearance (2WD), in (mm) 10.5 (270)
Ground Clearance (4WD), in (mm) 9.4 (240)
Turning Radius (2WD), in (mm) 65 (1660)
Turning Radius (4WD), in (mm) 70 (1780)
Weight (2WD), lb (kg) 770 (350)
Weight (4WD), lb (kg) 860 (390)

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