Kubota offers two highly compact, agile and economical front-mount mowers: the GF1800 (4WD) and the GF1800E (2WD). The compact, lightweight design of these 18 horsepower diesels offers superb handling for tight turns around trees, hedges and flower beds in two or four wheel drive.
The Kubota 4WD system was developed specifically for the GF1800. It has the durability needed to satisfy the most demanding commerical users. The performance to finish jobs efficiently. And the simplicity of quick changes between 2WD and 4WD.
Reverse: 0 - 4.1 mph (0 - 6.5 km/h)
|The 18 hp diesel engine in each of these front tractors provides high torque rise to handle tough mowing jobs, even in thick grass. Fuel economy is superb with Kubota's Three Vorex Combustion System (TVCS). You get cleaner exhaust and quiet operation. Rubber engine mounts minimize vibration, and cooling air is discharged to the rear, away from the operator. Power travels by shaft drive from the PTO to the mower deck. The mowing blade's multi-belt drive system is very durable.|
|Hydraulic Wet-type Multiple-disc PTO Clutch:|
|The hydraulic wet-type multiple-disc PTO clutch is the first in this class. Very durable, it engages smoothly with reduced shock and needs less maintenance. No belts or pulleys needed.|
|Multi-Belt Drive System:|
|The multi-belt drive system provides outstanding durability with a Double-V belt, on the 48, 54, and 60 in. side-discharge mower decks.|
|The shaft-drive PTO delivers more cutting power to the mower with fewer problems than belt drive systems.|
|Hydrostatic Transmission (HST):|
|Hydrostatic transmission (HST) with cruise control makes mowing smooth and with an easy on-foot pedal operation.|
|So you can mow easily around trees, these front tractors turn a tight radius of just 12.2 in. Round shoulder wide rear tires ensure careful treading on your turf (GF 1800E (2WD) only). Mower decks lift easily and can remain in a raised position, even when the lift lever is released, because of the standard hydraulic lift.|
|The GF1800 with rear wheel steering allows for great maneuverability. This is especially useful in confined areas.|
|The key-operated ignition switch, headlight switch, accelerator levers and lift lever are located around the steering wheel. Located in front of the operator is the instrument panel with the hour meter, coolant temperature gauge and Easy Checker™ Panel, which monitors preheat, battery charge, oil pressure and low fuel level.|
|Tilt steering lets you select the more comfortable operating position. The semi-flat deck provides legroom comfort and simplifies mounting and dismounting of the front mower. Battery and radiator dust screen maintenance are simple.|
|The high-back seat slides back and forth, adjusting easily with one touch. It's fitted with coil spring for extra comfort.|
|With these front tractors, it's easy to mount and remove attachments to match your specific needs. The tractor's battery is within reach for quick servicing. The radiator dust screen is easy to remove for fats cleaning. Changing air and oil filters is fast and simple, since these service areas are easily accessible.|
|Many safety features are provided. The wet single-plate PTO brake automatically stops the mower blade quickly if the PTO clutch is disengaged. The operator presence control switch automatically stops the engine if the operator leaves the seat while the PTO clutch is engaged. The safety start switch assists safe engine starts. Mower deck safety is engaged as well. A headlight is a standard feature, permitting operation at dawn or dusk. ROPS and a seat belt are standard on the GF1800(4RM).|
|Foot-actuated 4WD provides either continuous or "on-demand" ground-hugging traction with the simple touch of your foot on-the-go.|
NOTE: Models with a price of "Request a Quote" are always included in a $0 search, regardless of actual value.