Toro LX500

Toro LX500The Toro LX500 is a lawn tractor model from the LX series, manufactured from 2006 to 2007 by MTD for Toro. It was available in a two-wheel drive (2WD) version.

The Toro LX500 is equipped with a 0.7 L (44.2 cu·in) two-cylinder gasoline engine with 83.0 mm (3.27 in) of the cylinder bore and 67.0 mm (2.64 in) of the piston stroke, and a mechanical CVT transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The Toro LX500 lawn tractor features:

  • The Kohler Courage SV720 gasoline engine which produces 23.4 PS (17.2 kW; 23.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower.
  • Manual steering
  • Dry disc brakes
  • Open operator station
  • Independent front PTO with electric clutch<

General specifications

General Specifications
Model Toro LX500
Tractor type Lawn tractor
Production years 2006-2007
Factory
Dimensions and weight
Length 1,727 mm (68 in)
Width 1,370 mm (53.9 in)
Height 1,090 mm (42.9 in)
Wheel base 1,168 mm (46 in)
Ground clearance 114 mm (4.5 in)
Weight 238 kg (525 lbs)
Fuel capacity
Fuel tank capacity 11.4 liters (3 US gal.; 2.5 Imp. gal)

Engine

Engine
Engine model Kohler SV720
Engine type Four-stroke, air-cooled, V-twin
Cylinders 2
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 725 cm3, (44.2 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 83.0 mm X 67.0 mm (3.27 in X 2.64 in)
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Horsepower 23.4 PS (17.2 KW; 23.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil system
Lubrication system: Full pressurized
Oil type: API SJ or higher
Recommended oil: SAE 10W-30
Oil capacity (with filter): 1.7 L (1.8 US. qt, 1.5 Imp. qt.)
Ignition system
Spark plug: Champion RC12YC
Spark plug gap: 0.76 mm (0.0299 in)
Spark plug torque: 27 N·m (2.8 kg·m, 19.9 ft·lb)
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance: 0.101-0.152 mm (0.004-0.006 in)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.101-0.152 mm (0.004-0.006 in)

Transmission and chassis

Chassis, steering and brakes
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual
Brakes Dry disc
Transmission
Transmission manufacturer or model
Transmission type Mechanical CVT
Gears Infinite forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 8.2 kmh (5.1 mph)
Reverse: 3.7 kmh (2.3 mph)

Tires

Tires
Front tires Lawn/turf: 15x6x6
Rear tires Lawn/turf: 20x10x8

PTO (Power take-off shaft)

PTO
Front PTO type Independent with electric clutch
Front PTO speed

Electrical system

Electrical system
Ground Negative
Charging system
Charging amps
Battery 12V, CCA 235A

Attachments

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Cutting width 1,270 mm (50 in)
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Cutting width 1,160 mm (46 in)
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