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#1 Quigg OFFLINE  

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Posted June 05, 2013 - 09:16 PM

Do the 5 bolt rear wheels on a Simplicity 725 share a bolt pattern with any other make?
I want to use a wider wheel than the 5.5 that's on it. Is there a 8.5 that will fit?
I have room to run a 10.5 tire. Thanks
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Posted June 05, 2013 - 09:27 PM

Mostly all garden tractors use the same lug pattern. You can use up to a 10.5 tire, but you'll have to flip the wheel around, as you won't have the clearance due to the offset. I had a B-10 many years ago, and the only way I use the 10.5's was in reverse mounting. I didn't like the look, so I went back to the 8.5's.

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Posted June 06, 2013 - 03:37 AM

I agree with johndeereelfman that most of the GT's have same bolt pattern but you may have to reverse the wheel depending

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Posted June 06, 2013 - 05:08 AM

Measure your clearance with the stock wheels and tires on it. That will tell you how much more width you can add to the inside of the rim. When looking at wider rims measure the depth on both sides and that should give you a pretty good idea if they will work mounted shallow side in only or both ways.

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Posted June 06, 2013 - 07:00 AM

Some wider wheels wont work whether you flip them or not, because they have equal offset, others have a different offset. Any of the Simplicity/Allis Soverign wheels should fit

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