Cub Cadet 7260

Cub Cadet 7260 Compact Utility tractor Technical Specifications

Cub Cadet 7260 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1998 – 2003.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Cub Cadet 7260 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Cub Cadet 7260 Production

Manufacturer: Cub Cadet
Type: Compact Utility tractor
Original price: $14,600 (2003 )

Cub Cadet 7260 Electrical

Ground: negative
Charging system: alternator
Charging amps: 50
Charging volts: 12
Battery CCA: 500
Battery volts: 12

Cub Cadet 7260 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Differential lock: mechanical
Steering: hydrostatc power
Brakes: mechanical wet disc
Cab: Two-post foldable ROPS.
Transmission: 9-speed partially synchronized gear


Fuel: 7.9 gal
29.9 L
Front axle: 4.2 qts
4.0 L


Type: open center
Pressure: 2133 psi
147.1 bar
Valves: 1 or 2
Pump flow: 7.8 gpm
29.5 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 1
Control: position control with optional draft control
Rear lift (at 24″/610mm): 1,653 lbs
749 kg

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: live
Rear RPM: 540 (1.375)
Engine RPM: 540@2376
Mid PTO: live*Optional
Mid RPM: 2000
Engine RPM: 2000@2632

Title serial numbers

Location: Serial number plate on the right side of the tractor frame, just behind the front axle.

What year is my Cub Cadet 7260? Serial Number Decoder

The serial number list shows the first tractor built in each year. The other tractors for that year will have successively higher numbers. Your serial number should be between two of the stated numbers.

The list only includes the numbers of the first tractors produced in each year. Your serial should be somewhere between two numbers.Unless you happen to be the first person to own a tractor, your number will not appear on the list.

Cub Cadet 7260 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Displacement: 80.43 ci
1.3 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.071×3.622 inches
78 x 92 mm
Power (gross): 26 hp
19.4 kW
Air cleaner: dry
Pre-heating: glow plugs
Compression: 22:1
Rated RPM: 2600
Idle RPM: 950-2780
Firing order: 1-3-2
Starter volts: 12
Starter power: 2.15 hp
1.6 kW
Coolant capacity: 6.7 qts
6.3 L
Intake valve clearance: 0.010 inches
0.254 mm (cold)
Exhaust valve clearance: 0.010 inches
0.254 mm (cold)

Cub Cadet 7260 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: partially synchronized gear
Gears: 9 forward and 3 reverse
Clutch: two-stage 215mm dry disc
Oil capacity: 25.4 qts
24.0 L
Three gears, plus reverse, in three ranges. Gears are synchronized and can be shifted on the move with the clutch. Tractor must be stopped to shift range.

Cub Cadet 7260 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 65 inches
165 cm
Length: 115 inches
292 cm
Width: 51.8 inches
131 cm
Height (ROPS): 83.5 inches
212 cm
Ground clearance: 12 inches
30 cm

Cub Cadet 7260 Weight
  2,315 lbs
1050 kg
Max capacity: 4850 lbs
2199 kg
Max Drawbar: 837 lbs
379 kg
Max front axle: 2138 lbs
969 kg
Max rear axle: 2976 lbs
1349 kg


Is Cub Cadet 7260 a good tractor?

The Cub Cadet 7260 is one of the great tractors in the Cub Cadet stable, and it has earned Cub Cadet a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Cub Cadet 7260 take?

Check out the Cub Cadet 7260 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Cub Cadet made the 7260?

The Cub Cadet 7260 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1998 – 2003

Where is the serial number on a Cub Cadet 7260?

Lookup serial number plate on the right side of the tractor frame, just behind the front axle.

Leave a Comment