The Cub Cadet LT1045 garden tractor is smaller than it’s similar brothers, the Cub Cadet LT1050 and the Cub Cadet LT1046 tractor mowers. The engine powering the LT 1045 is a SV690 Courage model from Kohler. This engine is a single cylinder model that produces 20hp. The engine has a total displacement of 0.597 liters. The compression ratio on the ZV 690 is 8.5:1. The wheels on the lawn mower are powered by this engine through a Hydro-Gear transmission system that makes the lawn mower an automatic with no gear changing required when you want to speed up or slow down. The speed of the lawnmower is controlled via a foot pedal, along with the brakes.
The engine on the Cub Cadet LT1045 also powers the mower deck which is 45 inches wide. The mower deck is belt powered using a Kevlar reinforced belt that has a massively long lifespan. The deck is raised and lowered using a hand lever to the right hand side of the driver. It can operate as low as 1 inch above the ground and as high as 4 inches above the ground. The operator can raise and lower the deck in 0.5 inch increments.
There are a number of very attractive features on the Cub Cadet LT1045 tractor lawn mower that will make it appealing to most. It comes with cruise control as standard which means that if you are cutting a long straight stretch of grass, you don’t have to constantly worry about actively controlling your speed. The LT 1045 lawn mower also has a very comfortable operator’s seat that is comfortable enough that you shouldn’t get a sore back, even if you are using it for many continuous hours. Please leave a review below if you have ever previously used or operated this tractor lawn mower.
Have Your Say! Leave A Review Do you love or hate this tractor? You can have your say below by leaving review.