The engine that Kubota fitted into their L39 loader/backhoe tractor features a 111.4-cubic-inch piston displacement. This three-cylinder engine offers 39 gross horsepower output and 37.4 net horsepower output. The maximum power takeoff offered by this loader/backhoe tractor is 30.5 horsepower.
The standard backhoe attachment on this Kubota is a model-BT1000 backhoe. Using the bucket cylinder, this backhoe offers 5,825 pounds of digging force. Using the dipperstick cylinder, this backhoe offers 3,779 pounds of digging force. This backhoe employs a two-cylinder trunnion-type boom swing mechanism. The hydraulic system that Kubota designed to operate the backhoe attachment can pump its supply of hydraulic fluid at 6.2 gallons per minute.
Backhoe Operating Dimensions
The BT1000 backhoe folds up to a 106.3-inch transport height. Fully raised, this backhoe has a 157.2-inch operating height. This backhoe's maximum digging depth is 121 inches. The maximum reach of the BT1000 backhoe is 160.9 inches. The bucket attached to this backhoe can rotate a maximum 180 degrees.