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#1 oliver2655 OFFLINE  

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Posted January 11, 2015 - 08:55 PM

The past few times it has snowed herei have been using my 214 john deere to blow snow. i have noticed that with the blower down it tends to push the front end around and doesnt steer well. instead of buying new tires, i would like to know if anyone has ever tried running tire chains on the front of their garden tractor for better steering? i have a pair that will fit i just havent attempted it yet. and yes this is a 214, it just has a replacement hood. 

 

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Edited by oliver2655, January 11, 2015 - 08:56 PM.

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Posted January 11, 2015 - 09:35 PM

I've run chains on the front wheels of a tractor, but you will make ugly marks on your asphalt if you do.  I know that... somehow...  :wallbanging:

 

Ben W.


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Posted January 11, 2015 - 10:16 PM

You can run roller chain around the tread. It's hard on ....everything, but it works.

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Posted January 11, 2015 - 10:18 PM

You can run roller chain around the tread. It's hard on ....everything, but it works.

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I like that, I have gravel driveway.



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Posted January 11, 2015 - 10:30 PM

our driveway is gravel as well. my tire chains for the front mount the same as the rear ones. they are 4 link chains. i will try to get a picture of them tomarrow






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