TL8R2 Compact Track Loader

The TL8R2 is the latest addition to Takeuchi’s fully redesigned track loader lineup setting yet another standard for performance, durability, serviceability, and operator comfort.  The 74.3 hp TL8R2 features a radial lift loader design offering greater bucket breakout and lift arm forces. The TL8R2’s new undercarriage design features repositioned travel motors with internally routed drive lines, double and triple flange track rollers, as well as a quiet ride track design that greatly improves ride quality. This track loader come standard with many new features including a completely upgraded operator’s station with a redesigned overhead door, 5.7” color multi-informational display with rearview camera, LED lighting package, and high-torque spin turn. In addition to these standard features, optional features available on the TL8R2 include creep mode, load sensing auto shift, and high flow auxiliary hydraulics. With all these new features, the TL8R2 is sure to prove itself as one of Takeuchi’s most versatile and capable track loaders to date.

Product Details


EPA Tier 4 Final Compliant
High Pressure Common Rail Fuel Injection System
DOC+DPF Exhaust After Treatment
Automatic Fuel Priming System
Active Power Control Power, Power Management System
Working Modes - Standard and ECO Mode
Dual Element Air Cleaner
Hand and Foot Throttle Control
High Capacity Radiator and Hydraulic Oil Cooler Mounted Side-by-Side on Swing Out Frame
5.7" Multifunctional Color Display
Sealed Rocker Switches
12 volt System with 60 amp Alternator
LED Work Lights: Two Front and Two Rear
Heavy Duty, Easy Access Battery
Engine Preheat System
Hour Meter
Back-up Alarm
Double Reduction Planetary Drives
Permanently Sealed Track Rollers with Metal Face Seals
Fully Welded Frame with Integrated Cross Members
2 Speed Travel
15.7" Rubber Track
Grease Type Track Adjuster
Front and Rear Tie-Down Points
Rear Bumper Integrated into Frame
Creep Mode and 2 Speed Travel with Automatic Shift (Optional - High Flow Only)
Tilt-up Operator's Station
Deluxe High Back Adjustable Suspension Seat
Rear View Camera
Rear Pivoting Lap Bar with Integrated Arm Rest
ROPS / FOPS Level 1 Structure
Retractable 2" Seat Belt
Pressurized Cab with Roll-up Door, A/C, Heat, Defrost and Front Wiper (optional)
AM/FM/MP3 Radio with NOAA Weatherband (optional)
Retractable 3" Seat Belt (optional)
3 Point Retractable Seat Belt (optional)
Polycarbonate Door (High Flow Only)
FOPS Level II Roof Guard Kit (optional)
Radial Lift Design
Hydraulic Pilot Controls
Arm Float
Cushioned Boom Cylinders
Hydraulic Self Leveling System (Lift Only)
Proportional Auxiliary Controls with Detent
Pressure Relieving Flat Faced Coupler Body
14-Pin Connector with Push Button Control
High Capacity Steel Hydraulic Tank
Mechanical Quick Coupler
Hydraulic Quick Coupler - Cab - Standard Equipment
Hydraulic Quick Coupler - Canopy - Field Kit Available
High Flow Auxiliary Hydraulics 33.8 gpm (optional)
Manual Parking Brake (optional)


Operating Weight - Canopy8,807 lb(3,995 kg)
Operating Weight - Cab9,182 lb(4,165 kg)
Tipping Load6,041 lb(2,740 kg)
Rated Operating Capacity, SAE J818*2,116 lb(960 kg)
Operating Load at 50% of Tipping Load3,020 lb(1,370 kg)
Bucket Breakout Force6,204 lb(2,814 kg)
Lift Arm Breakout Force5,957 lb(2,702 kg)
Traction Force9,733 lb(4,415 kg)
Ground Pressure - Canopy4.5 psi(31.0 kPa)
Ground Pressure - Cab4.6 psi(32.0 kPa)
Travel Speed - Low4.7 mph(7.5 km/hr)
Travel Speed - High7.0 mph(11.2 km/hr)
Creep Mode Low Range - (High Flow Only).09 mph(0.15 km/hr)
Creep Mode High Range - (High Flow Only)3.1 mph(5.0 km/hr)
*Rated operating capacity of track loaders is rated according to SAE J818 at no more than 35% of the tipping load.
Auxiliary Flow - Primary Circuit19.1 gpm(72.3 Lpm)
Auxiliary Flow - High Flow (optional)33.8 gpm(128.0 Lpm)
Hydraulic System Pressure3,045 psi(21.0 MPa)
Make / ModelKubota V3307-CR-TE5B
Engine Displacement203.2 cu in(3,331 ml)
Horsepower @ 2,600 rpm74.3 hp(55.4 kW)
Maximum Torque @ 1,500 rpm192.6 ft-lb(261.1 Nm)
Engine Lubrication11.8 qt(11.2 L)
Cooling System15.9 qt(15.0 L)
Fuel Tank Capacity28.3 gal(107.0 L)
Fuel Consumption (65% of Full Load)2.8 gal/hr(10.6 L /hr)
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity9.6 gal(36.5 L)
Hydraulic System Capacity15.9 gal(60.0 L)


Max. Lift Height to Bucket Pin10' 1.2"(3,080 mm)
Dump Height Fully Raised7' 11.3"(2,420 mm)
Dump Reach Fully Raised2' 4.3"(720 mm)
Dump Angle38°
Rollback Angle28°
Track Ground Contact Length4' 7.9"(1,420 mm)
Machine Length9' 1.8"(2,790 mm)
Transport Length11' 5.2"(3,485 mm)
Transport Height7' 3.8"(2,230 mm)
Transport Height with Top Guard7' 6.1"(2,290 mm)
Departure Angle30°
Clearance Circle with Bucket7' 2.3"(2,190 mm)
Clearance Circle without Bucket4' 10.4"(1,485 mm)
Clearance Circle Rear5' 4.8"(1,645 mm)
Track Width15.7"(400 mm)
Ground Clearance11.4"(290 mm)
Overall Width without Bucket5' 5.4"(1,660 mm)
Bucket Width5' 6.0"(1,675 mm)

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Minimize Downtime
Remote Diagnostics
Utilization Tracking
Proactive Maintenance
Control Costs

TFM Brochure

Four Pillars

Loader Arm Design

  • Radial Lift Loader Arm Design
  • Greater Bucket Breakout and Lift Arm Forces
  • Better Mid-Height Reach
  • Arm Float
  • Hydraulic Self Leveling Up Only

Hydraulic Performance

  • Standard and High Flow Auxiliary Options
  • Flat Face Pressure Relieving Coupler Blocks
  • 14 Pin Electrical Connector
  • Adjustable Hydraulic Flow Through the Monitor
  • High Capacity Steel Hydraulic Tank

Quiet Ride Undercarriage Design

  • Reduced Noise and Vibration
  • Double/Triple Flange Track Rollers
  • Internal Drive Lines for Better Protection
  • Permanently Sealed Rollers with Metal Face Seals

Power Train

  • 74 Hp Turbocharged Diesel Engine
  • U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Compliant
  • DOC/DPF Exhaust Aftertreatment
  • Working Modes, Standard and ECO

Attachment Control

  • Multiple Attachment Presets for Quick Change Applications
  • Creep Mode Feature on High Flow Models
  • Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulic Controls
  • One-Way Flow and Detent Modes

Unparalleled Tractive Force

  • 2-Speed Travel
  • Load Sensing Step Down Travel Motors on High Flow models
  • Spin Turn Assist in High Speed


  • Double / Triple Flange Track Rollers
  • Rear Entry Drive Lines for Better Protection
  • Permanently Sealed Rollers with Metal Face Seals
  • Completely Welded to Frame

All Steel Construction

  • Heavy Gauge Steel Construction
  • Integrated Steel Bumpers
  • Lockable Service Hoods
  • Built in Tie Down Points

Heavy Duty Cooling

  • Side-By-Side Radiator and Hydraulic Oil Cooler
  • Clean Air is Pulled From Sides Ensuring Cool Air Reaches Each Component
  • High Capacity Steel Hydraulic Tank

Reduced Shock

  • Cushioned Arm Cylinders
  • Protects Cylinders and Steel Lines for Longer Life
  • Padded Style Track Design Provides Smooth Quiet Ride

Purpose Built Frame

  • Fully Welded One-Piece Frame
  • Multiple Integrated Cross Members
  • Heavy Gauge Steel Tub

Machine Data

  • 5.7” Multifunctional Monitor
  • Rear View Camera
  • Real Time Machine Vitals

Spacious Operator Station

  • Largest Cabins in The Industry
  • Flat Floor Boards
  • Wide Entry Point Through Roll Up Door
  • 6 Way Adjustable High Back Suspension Seat
  • Well Placed Rocker Switch Layout
  • Foot Throttle and Foot Rest
  • Adjustable Lap Bar

Pilot Joystick Controls

  • Low Effort, Smooth and Precise
  • Reduced Operator Fatigue
  • Proportional Auxiliary Hydraulic Controls
  • 14 Pin Electrical Connection Controls

Well Protected

  • Overhead Roll Up Door
  • ROPS/FOPS Protected
  • ½” Lexan Glass Door W/ Additional Top Guard (Optional)
  • Large Rear Window for Easy Egress Point

Outstanding Visibility

  • Lowered Cross Members
  • See Through Steps
  • Sloped Rear Deck
  • Multiple Seat Height Adjustments
  • Rear View Camera

Tilt Up Operators’ Station

  • Access to Front Half of Engine and DPF
  • Access to Pump Group and Control Valve
  • Easy Hydraulic Pilot and Fuel Filter Access
  • Removable Belly Pans

Swing Out Dual Cooling Module (RADHOC)

  • Easy Access to Radiator Fan and Belt
  • Dual Element Air Cleaner
  • Easy Access to Engine Oil Filter and Fuel/Water Separator

Protection and Security

  • Heavy Duty All Steel Rear Door
  • Lockable Service Hoods and Fuel Fill
  • Takeuchi Fleet Management