Cub Cadet 73

Cub Cadet 73The Cub Cadet 73 is a 2WD lawn tractor from the 1X2/1X3 series. This tractor was manufactured by Cub Cadet (a part of International Harvester) in Louisville, Kentucky, USA from 1969 to 1971. The Cub Cadet 73 is equipped with a 0.3 L (15.9 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and one of two transmissions: a shaft-driven gear type transmission with dry disc clutch (3 forward and 1 reverse gear) or a shaft-driven gear type transmission with creeper and dry disc clutch (6 forward and 2 reverse gears).

The Cub Cadet 73 lawn 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 73 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 73 lawn tractor:

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

Cub Cadet 73 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Cub Cadet 73
Length 1,620 mm (63.8 in)
Width 840 mm (33.1 in)
Height (steering wheel) 1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheel base 1,090 mm (42.9 in)
Ground clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
Weight 258 kg (569 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 K161S
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
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Dry disc
Transmission model
Transmission type Shaft-driven gear type with dry disc clutch
Gears 3 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 10.9 kmh (6.8 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 Shaft-driven gear type with creeper and dry disc clutch
Gears 6 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 10.9 kmh (6.8 mph) Reverse: 4.0 (2.5 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 3.8 L (1 US. gal, 0.8 Imp. gal.)
Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 4.80×4.00-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 6-12
Three-Point Hitch
Category Cub Cadet three-point (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent
Front PTO speed 3.600 rpm
Rear PTO type Transmission with mechanical dry disc
Rear PTO speed 515 rpm