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#1 DThomas OFFLINE  

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Posted December 09, 2012 - 08:13 PM

I want to get into pulling tractors in my area, I want to know what the best tractor is to buy and build, I dont care about the condition. Just wanna know whats the best tractor in your Guys/Girls opinion?

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Posted December 09, 2012 - 08:28 PM

First off welcome to GTTALK! Seeing that your close to me (im in dawson) Id checkout our website http://www.equalizer...torpulling.com/ this should help a bit with what you can have done since its the only club in the area!

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Posted December 10, 2012 - 01:09 AM

Then lawn tractor that everyone goes for in pulling is the cub cadet. Strongest rear axle, and they are the easiest ones to get and find parts for.

Here are two sites to look at:

This place has all the Cub Cadet pulling parts.


And this place will describe pulling and trick to help you out.


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#4 Dieselcubmike OFFLINE  

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Posted December 10, 2012 - 01:47 AM

Those are some good places to get started. Not to mention nicholas performance or vogel and lakota racing lol..But in my honest opinion is to just go out there and learn through trial and error thats how we all started out

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Posted December 10, 2012 - 05:30 AM

Welcome to the forum.Glad to have you with us.



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Posted December 10, 2012 - 11:55 PM

:welcometogttalk: I would go with a gear drive Cub Cadet for pulling. They seem to be the most popular at pulls in my area.

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Posted December 11, 2012 - 12:37 PM

The two main ones are Cub Cadet and Wheel Horse around our area. With WH being more popular in the stock classes.

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Posted December 11, 2012 - 01:05 PM

I dont do any competitive pulling, just the backyard basher kind of stuff. I like the early 70's gilson hydros. They are a little smaller (and a lot cheaper ) than the cubs. Most will tell you to go with a gear tractor, but I like the hydros for what I do. I have a 71 gear tractor and I dont know how much abuse the RAGB can handle. Once you strip them down to "fighting weight" they will scale around 450, leaving plenty of options on where to ad weight and how much. The rear hitch area is easy to ad wheelie bars and adjustable hitch that can be removed with just a few pins.


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Posted December 11, 2012 - 06:51 PM

One thing I have noticed is John Deeres don't pull well at all, at least around here they don't. And all we have are Deere dealers and tractors everywhere.


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Posted December 12, 2012 - 03:11 PM

i pull with a jd 140 hydro it does very well in the 20 hp stock class i have pulled it against cub and several others with good results and have trophys to show for it. i run a 20 hp onan engine

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