Cub Cadet LT1018

Cub Cadet LT1018The Cub Cadet LT1018 is a 2WD lawn tractor from the LT1000 series. This tractor was manufactured by the Cub Cadet (a part of MTD) since 2004. The Cub Cadet LT 1018 is equipped with a 0.5 L single-cylinder gasoline engine and belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Cub Cadet LT1018 lawn tractor used the Briggs & Stratton 31Q777 engine. It is a 0.5 L, 501 cm2, (30.6 cu·in) single-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 90.0 mm (3.54 in) of the cylinder bore and 78.0 mm (3.07 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 8.5:1. This engine produced 18.8 PS (13.8 kW; 18.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum output power and 35.0 N·m (3.6 kg·m, 25.8 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of peak torque.

The Cub Cadet LT1018 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 Cub Cadet LT 1018 lawn tractor:

  • Mid-mount Cub Cadet mower deck with 2-blades
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 190-674 – 46 in (1,160 mm) blade
  • Front-mount Cub Cadet 190-673 – 42 in (1,060 mm) two-stage snowblower

Cub Cadet LT1018 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Cub Cadet LT1018
Length 1,720 mm (67.7 in)
Width 1,140 mm (44.9 in)
Height 1,090 mm (42.9 in)
Wheel base 1,190 mm (46.9 in)
Weight 227 kg (500 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V, CCA: 190A
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Briggs & Stratton 31Q777
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, inline
Cylinders 1
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 0.5 L, 501 cm2, (30.6 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 90.0 mm X 78.0 mm (3.54 in X 3.07 in)
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Horsepower 18.8 PS (13.8 kW; 18.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Torque 35.0 N·m (3.6 kg·m, 25.8 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil type SAE 10W-30
Oil capacity: 1.4 L (1.48 US. qt, 1.23 Imp. qt.)
Spark plug Champion RC12YC
Spark plug gap 0.76 mm (0.030 in)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Dry disc
Transmission model Hydro-Gear 311-0510
Transmission type Belt-driven hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 8.4 kmh (5.2 mph) Reverse: 3.7 (2.3 mph)
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 spped – rpm