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#16 kwj427 OFFLINE  

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Posted May 26, 2010 - 06:27 AM

where can you get a pump for filling the tires?
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Posted May 26, 2010 - 07:59 AM

where can you get a pump for filling the tires?
thanks kenny


I used a pump I bought at Tractor Supply. It attaches to a drill and has garden hose connections.

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Posted February 16, 2011 - 08:48 AM

I have WWF in both of mine. Spent about 40 on each tractor.

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Posted February 16, 2011 - 08:05 PM

I don't really understand how to fill the tires with fluid. So do you just pump the fluid in through the nipple until they are full and have the right psi? Or do you put so much in like say 5 gal and then put air in to put it to the right psi?

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Posted February 16, 2011 - 08:28 PM

You can do it a number of ways but the best way I found was to force as much air out of the tire. Hook up a hose (taped to a funnel) to the valve stem and dump in WWF. After a while the fluid will slow or stop going in and you will need to "burp" the tire. At that point I would smush the tire again getting as much air out as possible and dump more WWF in the funnel. When you get the tire about 3/4 full fill with about 5lbs of air. You will know you are there when the tire is standing upright with the stem at 12 o'clock and it won't take anymore fluid, that is about 3/4 full. Takes a while but it's cheap and easy.

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Posted February 16, 2011 - 09:26 PM

If running tubeless, the simplest method is to take the wheels/tires off the tractor, break one side of bead, then simply push the bead down to where you just pour in the fluid. Fill till up to the bead, then air back up. This leaves enough air space.
When using tubes, you let all the air out, then after pumping in about 2 gallons, or if fluid stops going in, you turn the pump off & allow the air to purge that builds in the tire as you fill. The bigger the tire, the more times the air has to be purged. With the valve stem at the top, when the level reaches the stem, that's where yopu stop.

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Posted February 16, 2011 - 11:07 PM

I will have to give it a try.

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Posted February 17, 2011 - 05:51 AM

Let us know how it goes, and take pics. WHOOHOO!

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Posted April 19, 2011 - 10:10 AM

I am going to make an attempt to fill my tires this weekend. At least the ones with ag tires and right now that is only one set. I would like to get another set of ag tires in the near future. After going to plow day and having to sit on the left fender and watching some others be able to just sit on the seat I am jealous now and want more weight. I could put a second set of wheel weights on but I would love to have a pair of wheel weights on each tractor. I could borrow the weights though for plow days.

I think fluid filling the tires and having one set of weights would be good, think I might put a second weight on the left side of whatever tractor I am going to take to a plow day from now on.

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Posted April 19, 2011 - 02:19 PM

I too want to fill the tires on one of my Large frames.Any idea how many gallons of whatever used I will need to fill a 26x12x12?
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Posted April 19, 2011 - 02:38 PM

I too want to fill the tires on one of my Large frames.Any idea how many gallons of whatever used I will need to fill a 26x12x12?
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should be able to get 10 gallons in each. right around 80 or so pounds

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Posted April 19, 2011 - 02:41 PM

My 26x12x12 was 40 LBS empty and 140 LBS each loaded with anti Freeze. Beet juice (Rim Guard) was 180 LBS each.

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Posted April 19, 2011 - 02:47 PM

should be able to get 10 gallons in each. right around 80 or so pounds

Great.Thanks for the quick response.

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Posted April 19, 2011 - 03:16 PM

I too want to fill the tires on one of my Large frames.Any idea how many gallons of whatever used I will need to fill a 26x12x12?
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About 11 gallons per in mine.




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