Cub Cadet 1250

Cub Cadet 1250The Cub Cadet 1250 is a lawn tractor model from the Quietline series, manufactured from 1974 to 1980 by Cub Cadet (a part of International Harvester) in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. It was available in a two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Cub Cadet 1250 is equipped with a 476 L (29.0 cu·in) single-cylinder gasoline engine with 85.7 mm (3.37 in) of the cylinder bore and 82.6 mm (3.25 in) of the piston stroke, and a hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Cub Cadet 1250 lawn tractor features:

  • The Kohler K301AQS gasoline engine which produces 12.1 PS (8.9 kW; 12.0 HP) at 3,400 rpm of horsepower
  • Manual steering
  • Dry disc brakes (before 1977) or Wet disc brakes (after 1977)
  • Open operator station
  • Sleeve hitch (optional)
  • Independent front PTO with electric clutch and 3,400 rpm

General specifications

General Specifications
Model Cub Cadet 1250
Tractor type Lawn tractor
Production years 1974-1980
Factory Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Dimensions and weight
Length 1,750 mm (68.9 in)
Width 930 mm (36.6 in)
Height 1,040 mm (40.9 in)
Wheel base 1,110 mm (43.7 in)
Ground clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
Weight
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity 7.5 liters (2 US gal.; 1.6 Imp. gal)

Engine

Engine Specifications
Engine model Kohler K301AQS
Engine type 4-stroke, L-head (side valve), single-cylinder
Displacement 476 cm3, (29.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 85.7 mm X 82.6 mm (3.37 in X 3.25 in)
Compression ratio 6.0:1
Max. horsepower 12.2 PS (9.0 kW; 12.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Cooling system Forced air
Lubricating system Splash type
Fuel system Carburetor
Starting system Electirc starter
Compression pressure
Normal: 7.7-8.4 kg/cm2 (7.6-8.3 bar, 110-120 psi) / 1,000 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance: 0.20-0.25 mm (0.0079-0.0098 in)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.43-0.48 mm (0.0169-0.0189 in)
Oil system
Lubrication system: Splash type
Oil type: API SF or SG
Recommended oil: Summer: SAE 30W
Winter: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
Oil capacity: 1.4 L (1.5 US. qt, 1.2 Imp. qt.)
Ignition system
Spark plug: Champion RH10
Spark plug gap: 0.65 mm (0.0256 in)
Spark plug torque: 27 N·m (2.8 kg·m, 19.9 ft·lb)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Dry disc (before 1977)
Wet disc (after 1977)
Transmission
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 12.9 kmh (8 mph)
Reverse: 6.4 kmh (4 mph)
Transmission oil capacity 6.6 L (1.7 US. gal, 1.5 Imp. gal.)

Tires

Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 4.80/4.00-8
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 23×8.50-12

Rear Hitch

Three-Point Hitch
Category Sleeve hitch (optional)

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

PTO
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed 3,400 rpm

Electrical system

Electrical system
Ground Negative
Charging system Flywheel alternator
Charging amps 15A
Battery 12V

Attachments

Wheel Horse 38A: 38″ mid-mount mower deck with 3-blade and manual or electric (optional) lift
Cutting width 960 mm (38 in)
Cut height 30-110 mm (1.5-4.5 in)
Wheel Horse 44A: 44″ mid-mount mower deck with 3-blade and manual or electric (optional) lift
Cutting width 1,110 mm (44 in)
Cut height 20-100 mm (1-4 in)
Wheel Horse 50A: 50″ mid-mount mower deck with 3-blade and manual or electric (optional) lift
Width 1,270 mm (50 in)
Cut height 20-100 mm (1-4 in)
Wheel Horse 42″ front-mount blade
Width 1,060 mm (42 in)
Wheel Horse QA-36A: 36″ front-mount snow blower with manual lift
Width 910 mm (36 in)
Wheel Horse QA-42A: 42″ front-mount snow blower with manual lift
Width 1,060 mm (42 in)