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Takeuchi TL8 Final Drive Motors

by Dr McCaslin | Apr 10, 2024 |

Reman Final Drives, Takeuchi


We’ve heard that some of our customers are having difficulty finding replacement Takeuchi TL8 final drive motors outside of the dealer. That’s why we’ve been remanufacturing so many lately. Learn more about the Takeuchi TL8 compact track loaders and the final drives we have in stock for them. 

Takeuchi TL8 Final Drive Motors

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Basic Specifications of the Takeuchi TL8

The Takeuchi TL8 is a powerful CTL with a radial lift boom design. The engine is a Kubota / V3307-CR-Turbo capable of generating 74.3 hp and a maximum torque of 192 ft-lb at 1,500 rpm. Its operating weight is 8,631 lbs with a 6,020 lbs tipping load. Its rated operating capacity is 2,105 lbs (or 2,323 lbs with optional counterweights).  The bucket breakout force is 6,856 lbs, with a lift arm breakout force of 6,709 lbs and a traction force of 9,127 lbs.

Image provided courtesy of Aktron / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 3.0. 

The track drive uses a final drive motor with a double reduction planetary system. This two-speed final drive travels at either 4.6 mph (low speed) or 6.8 mph (high speed).  The parking brake is spring-applied, hydraulically released, and uses multiple wet friction disks. The track ground pressure is 4.5 psi

Reman Takeuchi TL8 Final Drives

We take pride in finding solutions for our customers, including ensuring they have access to reman final drive options for their equipment. Our reman final drive motors are carefully restored by experienced technicians who know final drive like the back of their hand. When you buy a final drive motor from us, you can be assured that it will meet or exceed original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specifications. That’s why we have a one-year, hassle-free warranty on our reman final drives. 


At Texas Final Drive, we know that it's easy for quality compact equipment like the Takeuchi TL8 or Bobcat T180s to last longer than the easy availability of replacement final drive motors. We take pride in remanufacturing final drive cores to keep our customers supplied with the hydraulic motors they need for their equipment. If you need a TL8 reman final drive, call us, shoot us an email, or fill out one of our rapid response forms so we can find a solution for you.

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Topics: Reman Final Drives, Takeuchi

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