Kubota L345

Kubota L345The Kubota L345 is a 2WD (L345) or 4WD (L345DT) compact utility tractor from the L series. This tractor was manufactured by the Kubota from 1978 to 1985. The Kubota L345 is equipped with a 1.5 L four-cylinder diesel engine and gear type transmission with dry disc clutch and 8 forward and 2 reverse gears.

The Kubota L345 compact utility tractor used the Kubota V1501 engine. It is a 1.5 L, 1,487 cm2, (90.7 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 76.0 mm (2.99 in) of the cylinder bore and 82.0 mm (3.23 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 21.0:1. This engine produced 34.5 PS (25.4 kW; 34.0 HP) at 2,800 rpm of gross output power.

The Kubota L345 is equipped with power assist steering, wet disc type brakes, open operator station with two-post ROPS and 35.0 liters (9.2 US gal.; 7.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank for 2WD model and 33.5 liters (8.8 US gal, 7.4 Imp. gal) for 4WD model. The Kubota L345 could be equipped with the Kubota L1720 loader.

Kubota L345 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Kubota L345
Length 3,370 mm (132.7 in)
Width 1,490 mm (58.7 in)
Height 2,070 mm (81.5 in)
Wheel base 1,940 mm (76.4 in)
Weight 1,496 kg (3,298 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 2WD: 35.0 liters (9.2 US gal.; 7.7 Imp. gal)
4WD: 33.5 liters (8.8 US gal, 7.4 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station with two-post ROPS
Engine
Engine model Kubota V1501
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 1.5 L, 1,487 cm2, (90.7 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 76.0 mm X 82.0 mm (2.99 in X 3.23 in)
Compression ratio 21.0:1
Horsepower 34.5 PS (25.4 kW; 34.0 HP) at 2,800 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 9.1 L (9.6 US. qt, 8 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 7.0 L (7.4 US. qt, 6.2 Imp. qt.)
Compression pressure 3,235 kPa (470 psi)
Injection timing 25 ° B.T.D.C.
Injection pressure 13,720-14,700 kPa (1,990-2,135 psi)
Intake / Exhaust valve clearance 0.18-0.22 mm (0.007-0.009 in)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD (L345) or 4×4 MFWD 4WD (L345DT)
Steering type 2WD: Booster type power steering
4WD: Integral type power steering
Brakes Wet disc type
Differential Bevel gear
Front axle differential case(4WD) 5.0 L (5.28 US qts, 4.4 Imp. qts.)
Front axle outer drive case(4WD) 0.7 L (0.74 US qts, 0.62 Imp. qts.)
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type with dry disc clutch
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 22.0 kmh (13.7 mph) Reverse: 10.8 (6.7 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 2WD: 30 L (7.9 US gal, 6.6 Imp. gal)
4WD: 31 L (8.2 US gal, 6.8 Imp. gal)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 13.6-28
Three-Point Hitch
Caterogy I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live
Rear PTO spped 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 22.0 L (23.25 US. qt, 19.36 Imp. qt.)
Pump flow 6.4 gpm (24.2 lpm)