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Kubota L1501 Tractor

The Kubota L1501 is a 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive sub-compact utility tractor. This model was manufactured from 1975 to 1978. The tractor was designed in 2 versions: L1501F (2WD) and L1501DT (4WD).

The Kubota L1501 tractor is equipped with a 45.3 cubic inches (0.7L) Kubota Z751 4-cycle 2-cylinder liquid cooled diesel engine. The engine has a cylinder bore of 3.00" (76 mm), piston stroke of 3.22" (82 mm), and rated power of 15 hp (11.2 kW). The mechanical transmission includes a dry clutch and unsynchronized gearbox with 16 forward and 4 reverse gears.

The maximum forward speed - 10 mph (16 kph), maximum reverse speed - 5 mph (8 kph). The open center hydraulic system used a gear pump with a rated capacity of 4.8 gpm (18.3 lpm). The hydraulic pressure is 147 bar (2130 psi). The Kubota L1501 is equipped with a manual steering system, independent mechanical brakes, 4.00x12 front tires, and 8.30x22 rear tires. The wheelbase is 54.8 (1380).

Engine Model Kubota Z751
Engine Type 4-cycle 2-cylinder liquid cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders Two
Displacement, cu in (L) 45.3 (0.71)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.00 (76.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 3.22 (82.0)
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 15.0 (11.2)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2800
Low Idle Speed, rpm 800-850
High Idle Speed, rpm 2950
Firing Order 1-2
Cooling System Thermosyphon
Timing Mark Location Flywheel
Injection Timing (BTDC), deg 25
Valve Clearance (Intake), in (mm) 0.007-0.009 (0.18-0.22)
Valve Clearance (Exhaust), in (mm) 0.007-0.009 (0.18-0.22)
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 5.0 (19.0)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 4.0 (3.8)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 5.6 (5.3)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Transmission
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 15.5 (11.5)
PTO Shaft Type Standard
PTO Speeds, rpm 540

Transmission Type Unsynchronized gear
Gearbox Type 16F/4R
Number of Forward Gears 16
Number of Reverse Gears 4
Clutch Type Dry disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 10.0 (16.0)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 5.0 (8.0)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD 4x2
Steering Configuration Front steer
Steering System Manual
Brake Type Independent mechanical
Front Tire Size 4.00x12
Rear Tire Size 8.30x22
Front Tread, in (mm) 28.6 (720)
Rear Tread, in (mm) 26.9 (680)

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open Center
Hydraulic Pump Type Gear
Hydraulic Pressure, bar (psi) 147 (2130)
Hitch Type Rear
3-Point Hitch Category 1
Lift Position Control Feedback rod

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 54.8 (1380)
Length, in (mm) 91.3 (2300)
Height, in (mm) 50.4 (1270)
Overall Width, in (mm) 43.7 (1100)
Weight, lb (kg) 1540 (700)



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