Kubota Z750

Kubota Z750The Kubota Z750 is a 743 cc (45.3 cu·in) natural aspirated two-cylinders four-stroke liquid-cooled internal combustion vertical diesel engine, manufactured by Kubota Corporation for general-purpose applications.

The cylinder bore and piston stroke are 76.0 mm (2.99 in) and 82.0 mm (3.23 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating is 21.0:1.

This engine produced 17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) at 2,800 rpm of horsepower.

The Kubota Z750 features:

  • Fuel injection pump
  • Centrifugal ball mechanical governor
  • Forced lubrication by pump
  • Liquid cooling system
  • Electric starter
  • Charging alternator

General information

Engine Specifications
Engine modelZ750A
Engine type4-stroke, vertical, two-cylinders
Displacement743 cm3, (45.3 cu·in)
Max. horsepower17.3 PS (12.7 kW; 17.0 HP) at 2,800 rpm
Max. torque
Cooling systemLiquid-cooled
Lubricating systemForced lubrication by pump
Combustion chamber
Fuel systemFuel injection pump
Injection typeIndirect injection
Fuel usedDiesel fuel No.2-D
Starting systemElectric starter
GovernorCentrifugal ball mechanical governor
PTO shaft rotationCounterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Dimensions (L x W X H)393 x 435 x 540 mm (15.5 x 17.1 x 21.3 in)
Dry weight71.0 kg (156.5 lbs)

Cylinder Block and Head

Cylinder block
Compression ratio:21.0:1
Cylinder bore:76.0 mm (2.99 in)
Piston stroke:82.0 mm (3.23 in)
Cylinder internal diameter (standard):75.946-76.100 mm (2.990-2.996 in)
Piston skirt diameter (standard):75.844-75.921 mm (2.986-2.989 in)
Number of piston rings (compression / oil):2/1
Piston pin diameter:23.100 mm (0.9094 in)
Side clearance (Second):0.065-0.090 mm (0.0026-0.0035 in)
Side clearance (Oil):0.020-0.060 mm (0.0008-0.0024 in)
Ring end gap (Top):0.300-0.450 mm (0.0118-0.0177 in)
Ring end gap (Second):0.300-0.450 mm (0.0118-0.0177 in)
Ring end gap (Oil):0.250-0.400 mm (0.0098-0.0157 in)
Number of main bearings:3
Crankshaft main journal diameter:51.990-52.010 mm (2.0468-2.0476 in)
Crankpin journal diameter:43.880-43.900 mm (1.7276-1.7283 in)
Cylinder head
Valves:2, (4 valves in total)
Valve seat width (INTAKE):1.500 mm (0.060 in)
Valve seat width (EXHAUST):1.500 mm (0.060 in)
Value seat angle (INTAKE):45°
Value seat angle (EXHAUST):45°
Valveface angle (INTAKE):45°
Valveface angle (EXHAUST):45°
Valve steam diameter (INTAKE):7.950-7.975 mm (0.313-0.314 in)
Valve steam diameter (EXHAUST):7.950-7.975 mm (0.313-0.314 in)
Valve spring free length (INTAKE):42.0 mm (1.6535 in)
Valve spring free length (EXHAUST):42.0 mm (1.6535 in)
Cam height (INTAKE):36.870 mm (1.4516 in)
Cam height (EXHAUST):36.870 mm (1.4516 in)
Camshaft journal diameter :39.935-39.950 mm (1.5722-1.5728 in)

Tightening torque

Tightening torque specs
Cylinder head screw:75.0-82.0 Nm (7.65-8.40 kgf·m, 55.3-60.5 lb·ft)
Connecting rod screw:37.0-41.0 Nm (3.8-4.2 kgf·m; 27.3-30.3 lb·ft)
Flywheel screw:54.0-58.0 Nm (5.5-5.9 kgf·m; 39.9-42.8 lb·ft)
Idle gear shaft screws:32.4-37.3 Nm (3.3-3.8 kgf·m; 23.9-27.5 lb·ft)
Bearing case cover mounting screw:49.0-68.4 Nm (5.0-7.0 kgf·m; 36.2-50.5 lb·ft)

Service Data

Maximum speed:2,950 rpm
Idle speed:600-650 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance:0.18-0.22 mm (0.0071-0.0087 in)
Exhaust valve clearance:0.18-0.22 mm (0.0071-0.0087 in)
Oil system
Lubrication system:Forced lubrication
Oil type:DS or DM
Recommended oil:SAE 80
Oil capacity:3.5 L (3.7 US. qt, 3.08 Imp. qt.)
Fuel system
Injection timing:25° B.T.D.C.
Fuel injection pressure13.73-14.71 MPa (140-150 kgf/cm2, 1991-2133 psi)
Cooling system
Type:Pressurized radiator, forced circulation with water pump
Coolant capacity:5.3 liters (5.6 US.qts, 4.7 Imp. qts)
Electrical system
Battery:12V, 65AH or equivalent


Manufacturer or BrandModels
KubotaL175, L1500
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