Cub Cadet 86

Cub Cadet 86The Cub Cadet 86 is a 2WD lawn and garden tractor from the 1X8/1X9 series. This tractor was manufactured by Cub Cadet (a part of International Harvester) in Louisville, Kentucky, USA from 1971 to 1974. The Cub Cadet 86 is equipped with a 0.3 L (18.6 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine and one of two transmissions: a gear type transmission with dry disc clutch (3 forward and 1 reverse gear) or a gear type transmission with creeper and dry disc clutch (6 forward and 2 reverse gears).

The Cub Cadet 86 garden tractor used the Kohler K181 engine. It is a 0.3 L, 305 cm2, (18.6 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 74.6 mm (2.94 in) of the cylinder bore and 69.8 mm (2.75 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8 HP) at 3,600 rpm of output power.

The Cub Cadet 86 is equipped with manual steering, mechanical disc brakes, an open operator station, and 7.6 liters (2 US gal.; 1.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

Following attachments are available for the Cub Cadet 86 garden tractor:

  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet 960 mm (38 in) mower deck
  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet 1,110 mm (44 in) mower deck
  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet 1,270 mm (50 in) mower deck

Cub Cadet 86 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Cub Cadet 86
Length 1,750 mm (68.9 in)
Width 830 mm (32.7 in)
Height (steering wheel) 1,040 mm (40.9 in)
Wheel base 1,110 mm (43.7 in)
Ground clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
Weight
Fuel tank capacity 7.6 liters (2 US gal.; 1.7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Kohler K181
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.3 L, 305 cm2, (18.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 74.6 mm X 69.8 mm (2.94 in X 2.75 in)
Horsepower 8.2 PS (6.0 kW; 8.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 30
Oil capacity: 1.2 L (1.3 US. qt, 1.1 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion J-8
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Mechanical disc
Transmission model
Transmission type 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 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 3.5 L (0.9 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 Sleeve hitch (optional)
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Front PTO type Independent with mechanical clutch
Front PTO speed – rpm
Rear PTO type Transmission (optional)
Rear PTO speed 515 rpm