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 04-04-2007, 05:21 Post: 141003
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What would be a fuel consuption difference between 26 and 31 HP tractor?
How much would Kubota 3130 type of compact tractor take? Are these info's available anywhere.
OR, what's your experience??
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Parah; Art likely can tell you pretty close from experience. Likely this info is on the Kubota website too, but seat of the pants experience from Art would be best. Frank.






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My experience is that a 22-24 horse diesel burns about 1/2 gallon(2 quarts)of fuel per hour.

If HP and fuel consumption are on the same curve, I would estimate that a 31 horse engine would use about 30 percent more or roughly 2.6 quarts per hour.






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It really does depend on the job! I think for most work you guys are about right but if you went out and ran a mower for the day you'd find you could get thru about a five gallon can after four or five hours.
For most applications I think a five gallon pail is about right for a good weekend day of work. So to keep the tractor full and an extra five gallon can should be fine most of the time.






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Thanks,
it sounds like a day on my ATV, 5 gallons. Now, I have an idea..

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