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What Make A Better Pulling Tire Wider Or Narrower?


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#1 superspeedex OFFLINE  

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Posted November 18, 2014 - 08:54 PM

So i am setting my speedex up to pull a dead weight sled and haven't decided yet on weather or not to run duals or not.  They are narrow tires 6-16 i have another set of wheels and tire that i was going to use and make duals because i have to make new hubs also.  But what would work better on the a track 2 6-16 per side or a a single wheel ags.  Im also making a pulling hitch and lowering the front axle and making some weight brackets for it. what are you alls opinion on this.



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Posted November 18, 2014 - 09:46 PM

A lot of clubs don't allow anything bigger then a 12 inch wheel. I believe that putting dual 16 inch wheels on it then pulling the tractor,that you are asking for a broken axle.


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Posted November 18, 2014 - 10:05 PM

What would work better?

 

That depends on track composition and moisture content. 


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Posted November 19, 2014 - 05:38 AM

A single tire will work better . Your not pulling on a soft loose surface like a plowed field. Also keep you axle width as narrow as you can, you will go straighter.
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Posted November 19, 2014 - 06:08 AM

thanks it would just be tough for me to convert it to 12 inch because 16 is factory and stuff looks like i try it without duals first and see how that goes



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Posted November 19, 2014 - 08:56 AM

Depends on whether you are running a "puller" or a "tugger".  Pullers depend on lots of horsepower and high wheel speeds and are normally running 26X12-12 cut tires.  Tuggers depend on torque and bar/ag tires that grip the track and spin only when digging a hole at the end of the pull.  Tugger tires are usually narrow to medium width.  Personally I have never been associated with a pulling club that allowed dual tires.  15",16" or even larger tires are usually allowed if they were either stock or optional from the OEM.


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Posted November 19, 2014 - 03:41 PM

Depends on whether you are running a "puller" or a "tugger".  Pullers depend on lots of horsepower and high wheel speeds and are normally running 26X12-12 cut tires.  Tuggers depend on torque and bar/ag tires that grip the track and spin only when digging a hole at the end of the pull.  Tugger tires are usually narrow to medium width.  Personally I have never been associated with a pulling club that allowed dual tires.  15",16" or even larger tires are usually allowed if they were either stock or optional from the OEM.

building a tugger i have the power but lack on traction



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Posted November 19, 2014 - 07:37 PM

  15",16" or even larger tires are usually allowed if they were either stock or optional from the OEM.

Not with clubs around here. Most clubs designate 12 inch wheels as the standard. I know of a couple of different guys who converted their Power Kings to 12 inch wheels to conform to the rules in order to pull their tractors.


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Posted July 10, 2015 - 12:55 PM

The closer your tires to center the more weight on them.




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