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Why Kukje Diesel Tractor Engines Are In a Class All Their Own

We want to help you understand everything you need to know about Kukje diesel tractor engines and what puts them in a class all their own.

And as a quick aside --- we are here to help you purchase a new tractor, parts and implements when the time is right.

Let’s get started.

Kukje Introduced

The Kukje engine is the best diesel engine available in any tractor from any manufacturer. And you likely never heard of them.

Right now this engine is featured in the TYM Tractor T474, T494 and T574 models.

When we say it is the best diesel of all --- we mean it and will back that statement up.

To get started --- let’s dive in and discuss emission systems and modern diesel engines. (This review only applies to diesel tractors in the 40-59hp range.)

Fuel Injection

Various manufacturers have had lots of ideas on how to inject diesel fuel into a combustion chamber.

There are two common methods in modern tractors.

Most mechanically fuel injected diesel engines have one high pressure fuel injection pump. It compresses the fuel and sends it to each of the cylinders individually. This is the most common way of making diesel engines work.

To meet emissions criteria --- tractor manufacturers use High Pressure Common Rail Fuel Injection. A single high pressure pump pressurizes the whole system. Each injector is tied to this “common rail.” Electronically-controlled injectors release the high pressure fuel into the cylinders. It is a great technology and offers many benefits.

Compared to mechanical systems, it falls severely short.

To make common rail work --- you need an ECM, a high pressure fuel pump, multiple sensors, electronic injectors, and a wire harness that ties it all together. If one of the systems fails --- the engine will be severely hindered or may not run.