Cub Cadet 72

Cub Cadet 72The Cub Cadet 72 is a 2WD garden tractor from the 1X4/1X5 series. This tractor was manufactured by Cub Cadet (a part of International Harvester) in Louisville, Kentucky, USA from 1967 to 1969. The Cub Cadet 72 is equipped with a 0.3 L (16.2 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and one of two transmissions: a gear type transmission with 3 forward and 1 reverse gears and dry disc clutch or a creeper transmission with 6 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Cub Cadet 72 garden tractor used the Kohler K161 engine. It is a 0.3 L, 266 cm2, (16.25 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 73.0 mm (2.87 in) of the cylinder bore and 63.5 mm (2.52 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 6.2:1. This engine produced 7.1 PS (5.2 kW; 7.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of output power.

The Cub Cadet 72 is equipped with manual steering, dry disc brakes, an open operator station, and 4.7 liters (1.2 US gal.; 1 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Cub Cadet 72 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet 38QA 960 mm (38 in) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet 42QA 1,060 mm (42 in) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet 48QA 1,210 mm (48 in) mower deck with 3-blades and manual lift
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 1,060 mm (42 in) blade with manual-lift and manual-angle
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 910 mm (36 in) snowblower with manual-lift
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 1,060 mm (42 in) snowblower with manual-lift

Cub Cadet 72 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Cub Cadet 72
Length 1,620 mm (63.8 in)
Width 840 mm (33.1 in)
Height 1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheel base 1,090 mm (42.9 in)
Ground clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
Weight 251 kg (553 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 4.7 liters (1.2 US gal.; 1 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kohler K161
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.3 L, 266 cm2, (16.25 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 73.0 mm X 63.5 mm (2.87 in X 2.52 in)
Compression ratio 6.2:1
Horsepower 7.1 PS (5.2 kW; 7.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 1.1 L (1.2 US. qt, 1 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion J-8
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Dry disc
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type with dry disc clutch
Gears 3 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 11.1 kmh (6.9 mph) Reverse: 4.0 (2.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 3.3 L (0.9 US. gal, 0.7 Imp. gal.)
Transmission model
Transmission type Creeper
Gears 6 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 10.9 kmh (6.8 mph) Reverse: 4.0 (2.5 mph)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 4.80×8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 6×12
Three-Point Hitch
Category Cub Cadet three-point
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with mechanical clutch
Front PTO speed 3,600 rpm
Rear PTO type Transmission with dry disc clutch
Rear PTO speed 525 rpm