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LS Tractors Takes The Clutch Out Of Shifting

LS Tractors Takes The Clutch Out Of Shifting

New 16X16 gear box takes cues from joystick push button.

An automated mechanical transmission is the newest feature on LS Tractors USA's R-Series premium compact tractor line.

The 16 X 16 gearbox features electrical controls from a joystick and can be shifted with the flick of the thumb, or operated (with the thumb button) as a shuttle for forward and reverse loading and lifting operations. The new transmission is an option to the company's regular 16 X 16 synchro-shuttle or three-range hydrostat transmission.

The R-Series LS tractors are powered with a 4-cylinder Mitsubishi diesel engine rated 35 PTO horsepower with the mechanical transmissions and 33 hp. with the hydrostat.

An automated mechanical transmission is the newest feature on LS Tractors USA's R-Series premium compact tractor line.

The R-Series comes standard with power steering, a 540 rpm  rear PTO, and 9.5 gallons of fuel capacity.

Options include a 2000 rpm mid PTO, a variety of tire choices, and loaders and backhoes.

More information on the LS tractor line and the new transmission, visit, or call (252) 984-0700

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