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#1 victor3ranger OFFLINE  

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Posted December 20, 2013 - 09:15 PM

Lets see those wheel weights and how they are attached.



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Posted December 20, 2013 - 10:01 PM

33# Sears Wheel Weights, attached with their original hardware from 1968.

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Posted December 20, 2013 - 10:26 PM

20lb front and 50lb rear Bolens weights. Each is attached with two bolts going through the holes in the rims.

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Posted December 20, 2013 - 10:48 PM

I'm not able to post a pic of my wheel weights from the computer I'm at but here is a link to my thread where I posted pics and descriptions.

 

http://gardentractor...actor/?p=249640

 

My weights are made by attaching a torque converter to a break rotor and then attached with four bolts to my rims; 64 lbs./wheel


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Posted December 21, 2013 - 07:36 AM

20lb front and 50lb rear Bolens weights. Each is attached with two bolts going through the holes in the rims.

 

Those look a LOT like Simplicity 28# front weights.  Do they have P/N 162097 cast into the reverse side?

 

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Posted December 21, 2013 - 07:42 AM

Heres what I use on the 2320. I have a smaller set of brackets that i use on 12"GT wheels.

 

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Posted December 21, 2013 - 09:03 AM

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Lots of rear weight to off set that big blower up front.


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Posted December 21, 2013 - 09:05 AM

Here's some of mine.

Willie with 35 lb. weights:

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Bubba with the 75 lb. weights:
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And the Ford with the 75 lb. (total) lead weights I made for it:
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Posted December 21, 2013 - 10:09 AM

KK's 50# each weights for her Commando 8
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And on her tractor
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Posted December 21, 2013 - 10:28 AM

Those look a LOT like Simplicity 28# front weights.  Do they have P/N 162097 cast into the reverse side?

 
I have two sets of front weights that look like that. One is blank like yours, and the other has BOLENS cast into them.
 

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Then there are a couple of sets of Bolens 12" rear wheel weights. One set is on a G11 and has an 'odd' name cast into them:
 

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When I bought the 1886 Forklift from the original owner, that had been a Bolens dealership, it had some wheel weights in the weight box.

 

I know that the one on the right is for the Bolens 15" rear wheels. Someone told me, if I remember right, that the one in the center was for a walk behind, and I have no idea what the one of the left is for.  I did get two each of the wheel weights.

 

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I don't know if it counts, but the  forklift's weight box also contained an interesting weight as well.  A section of 55 Gal. drum filled with concrete, and some other unknown "heavy things".
 
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When I bought a Bolens EK7, it had a rear weight on it, but I don't have pics of it. When I was picking the EK7 up, the seller also had a set of really big weights that he had taken off a JD tractor because they weren't "JD branded".  I got them for a REALLY nice price.  Here's a pic of one sitting next to a Bolens 50# rear weight
 

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I think that it was olcowhand that told me that they were for the rear/steering wheels of a combine, and should weigh around 105# each.

 

They are now on the rear of my plow tractor, the HDT1000, and believe me, they give PLENTY of traction :D :D :D

 

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Now, how does a scrawny old fart like me mount those by himself?
 
Easy....he uses the aforementioned forklift :D :D :D
 
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Posted December 21, 2013 - 10:38 AM

My SS12 has had several sets on it, but I'll just show a couple of versions

2011 PA Plow Day (scrounging for anything I could find)
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2013 PA Pow Day (filled tires, 2 sets of Cub weights, one add'l weight inside left wheel)
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Current setup (filled tires, 2 sets of Sears weights, one add'l weight left wheel and the old brake rotors inside. Also 40# on the front)
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Posted December 21, 2013 - 10:55 AM

I only have one pic of the ST16 with the weights on it. The outside ones are extruder endplates and the inside ones are just plate steel. Total of 90# per wheel
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Here is Ryan in 2011. I love to dredge this pic up :rolling:
The weight setup works great, we've never messed with it.
Weights are 60# each, plus loaded tires. We put the chain and heavy tools in the left side of his tool box.
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Posted December 21, 2013 - 10:59 AM

I don't think we need a pic of my butt posted on here, that's all the Bolens G152 needs.

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Posted December 21, 2013 - 11:02 AM

I don't think we need a pic of my butt posted on here, that's all the Bolens G152 needs.


That's a seat weight, not a wheel weight...
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Posted December 21, 2013 - 11:06 AM

That's a seat weight, not a wheel weight...


Being built in Japan, it's still above and beyond what the engineers envisioned when they designed it.
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