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#16 OkieGt OFFLINE  

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Posted June 28, 2013 - 11:42 AM

Wow! The neighbor kid weighs more than 240lbs?!?!? 

You must grow 'em big in OK. :D

He's not the biggest one, lots of roly-polys down south, ever watch Honey Boo-Boo, they aren't even considered large around these parts



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Posted June 28, 2013 - 01:59 PM

Yeah, that is backwards...

 

As the others said, weight on the rear (drive) wheels is ideal. It will not "lift" the front end, hindering your steering and it's not being carried by the rear axle assembly.

Yea, it can be both ways really. All in all I prefer not having this much weight but I ended up making a bracket for it. On these tractors "445,425,455" they are known to have transmission problems because of weight on the axle , so this was an idea for a solution. I couldn't find any suitcase weights for sale and this was my over-the-top unprofessional solution. :smilewink:


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