Cub Cadet 1517

Cub Cadet 1517The Cub Cadet 1517 is a 2WD garden tractor from the 1500 series. This tractor was manufactured by Cub Cadet (a part of MTD) during 2002. The Cub Cadet 1517 is equipped with a 0.5 L (29.9 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and a hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Cub Cadet 1517 garden tractor used the Kohler CV490 engine. It is a 0.5 L, 490 cm2, (29.9 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 90.0 mm (3.54 in) of the cylinder bore and 77.0 mm (3.03 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 8.4:1. This engine produced 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum output power and 37.6 N·m (3.8 kg·m, 27.7 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.

The Cub Cadet 1517 is equipped with manual steering, dry disc brakes, Open operator station and 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Cub Cadet 1517 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet 42 in (1,060 mm) mower deck with manual lift
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 46 in (1,160 mm) blade
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 42 in (1,060 mm) two-stage snowblower

Cub Cadet 1517 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Cub Cadet 1517
Length 1,727 mm (68 in)
Width 1,140 mm (44.9 in)
Height 1,090 mm (42.9 in)
Wheel base 1,194 mm (47 in)
Ground clearance 152 mm (6 in)
Weight 227 kg (500 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA 270A
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kohler CV490
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 490 cm2, (29.9 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 90.0 mm X 77.0 mm (3.54 in X 3.03 in)
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Horsepower 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Torque 37.6 N·m (3.8 kg·m, 27.7 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 1.9 L (2 US. qt, 1.7 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Dry disc
Transmission model Hydro-Gear 311-0710
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 8.4 kmh (5.2 mph) Reverse: 3.7 (2.3 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 2.3 L (0.6 US. gal, 0.5 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15x6x6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 20x9x8
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed