Cub Cadet PRO Z 972 SDL

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Less down time, more cut time.
With the industry’s leading deck design and maintenance-free spindles, the Cub Cadet commercial zero-turn helps your work go quickly, consistently and smoothly.

Control your own way
Whether you prefer our custom lap bar designs or our innovative steering options, the PRO Z lineup of commercial mowers offers you greater control to match your crew’s needs.

Confidence in comfort
Experience a smooth ride all day long with the enhanced comfort features of the PRO Z Series, like our driver-designed air-ride seat.


Engine Brand Kawasaki®
Engine Model FX Series
Engine Model Number 1000V
Engine Displacement 999cc
Engine Output 35HP
Starter Type Electronic
Fuel Tank Capacity Dual 7.45 gal. US (28.2 L)
Cylinders Twin
Engine Start Ignition Key
Engine Oil Capacity 2.0 qt. US (1.89 L)
Lubrication Fully pressurized
Charging System 15 amp regulated
Fuel Gauge Electronic
Choke Separate Choke
Air Filter High Density
Oil Filter Yes
Fuel Delivery Carburetor
Battery 310CCA AGM battery; Relay/Fuse terminal block; 30 AMP voltage regulator
Drive System  
Transmission Parker® heavy duty HTG 16cc pump / 310cc wheel motor with oversized wheel bearings
Forward Speed 14 mph / 22.5 km/h
Reverse Speed 6 mph / 9.5 km/h
Cutting Deck  
Deck Cutting Width 72 in
Deck Material triple-7-gauge fabricated steel
Deck Engagement (PTO) Electronic with quick reset
Deck Construction Floating, fabricated 7 ga (0.187") steel and adjustable rear striping rollers
Spindle Construction Maintenance-free cast aluminum housing
Blade(s) 3 high-lift Marbain® blades / 18,500 fpm (approx.)
Deck Lift Electro-hydraulic assist quick-lift design
Cutting Height Range 1" to 5" in 1/4" increments
Anti-Scalping 4 front deck gauge wheels
Deck Positions 16
Frame Fully welded, full-length 3/8 x 5" laser cut steel
Front Axle 2" x 3" solid with Isolation dampening system, 1/2" thick steel
ROPS 2" x 2" foldable 3-position with low profile
Bumper 5/16" Thick Steel rear engine guard/pre-drilled mounting points for attachments with integrated rear hitch
Rear Tow Hitch Bolt-On hitch std.
Cruise Control NA
Brakes Hand-operated lever with integrated hydro pump release lever
Steering Control Quick-adjust steering column w/ power steering
Operator Control Low-Profile throttle lever
Rear Tires 25"x9"-12" HD Traction Tread
Front Tires 16"x6.5"-8" Kenda K505
Tire Tread Heavy-Duty traction tread
Dimensions L/W/H 88" / 74" / 85"
Weight (approx.) 1885 lbs.
Additional Specifications  
Hour Meter Crew Boss
Headlight(s) 6 LED Lights for 360 degrees of lighted visibility; Amber Beacon with three position adjustments
Cup Holder Intergrated into Side Pod
Model Number 53TILMUY050
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