Powered by 11.6-kW (15.5-hp)*, 675-cc (41.2-cu in.), air-cooled, V-twin, four-cycle gas engine
The Gator™ TH 6X4 Utility Vehicle is powered by an 11.6-kW (15.5-hp)*, 675-cc (41.2-cu in.), air-cooled, V-twin, four-cycle gas engine.
*The engine horsepower information is provided by the engine manufacturer to be used for comparison purposes only. The actual operating horsepower will be less.
This engine has several performance and reliability features:
Precision-engineered drive system optimizes hauling, towing, and hill-climbing capabilities
The Gator™ TH 6X4's power is transmitted from the transaxle to the center axle. The rear axle is driven by roller chains from the center axle.
Key elements of the drive system are as follows:
The variable-speed drive consists of two clutches connected by a drive belt:
Here is how the variable-speed drive works:
The transaxle is fully enclosed and runs in oil for reliability.
Helical gears are used for quiet operation.
The differential design reduces scuffing of the turf during turns because the inside wheels turn slower than the outside wheels (vehicles that have a solid axle shaft must skid the inside wheel when making a turn).
Traction assist (differential lock) is built into the transaxle:
The neutral start safety interlock is provided for the engine ignition system.
Bolt-on cast-aluminum rear axle housings provide an extremely strong supporting structure.
Features operating conveniences such as high-back cushioned seats, glove box, and automotive-style controls
Many of the Gator™ TE's standard features offer the operator and passenger a smooth, comfortable ride.
The Gator TE's controls and improved walk-through platform provide easy entry/exit for both operator and passenger.
Durable deluxe cargo box is spacious and allows for easy loading and unloading
The deluxe cargo box consists of a 15 percent glass-filled polypropylene composite material that eliminates rust and dents and reduces noise.
DELUXE CARGO BOX TAILGATE
The tailgate can be opened or removed for easier cleanout and to carry longer items. The tailgate has been improved, features truck-like performance, and can be operated with one hand.
The standard installed lanyards can also be removed to lower the tailgate to 150 degrees for convenient loading and unloading tasks.
DELUXE CARGO BOX TILT
The deluxe cargo box is easier to latch, unlatch, raise, and lower with the integrated handle design and gas assist (A). Optional factory- or dealer-installed cargo box power lift is also available.
A prop rod (B) is provided to hold the box in the upright position for operator convenience, as well as limit box pivot travel.
INTEGRATED TIE-DOWN POINTS
The deluxe cargo box offers integrated tie-down points for increased versatility. Tie-down points are located in the following areas:
CONVERTING DELUXE CARGO BOX TO A FLAT BED
The deluxe cargo box easily converts to a flat bed. The flatbed configuration allows loading larger cargo.
Optional accessories for the deluxe cargo box include: