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#1 pharmer OFFLINE  

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Posted June 22, 2015 - 12:58 PM

The original front tires on my 1253 have finally gave up. They are the Goodyear 16x6.5-8. I have a pair of 4.8/4.00-8 wheels/tires from a tractor I parted out years ago. Has anyone used these on a medium frame? I will eventually replace the tires on the oem rims. Also does anyone have a good used pair for sale? Let me know.
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Posted June 22, 2015 - 08:39 PM

Hmmmmm.....I guess no one on this site ever owned a Bolens

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Posted June 22, 2015 - 11:22 PM

I have owned a 1050. And I'm going to pick up a 1054 this weekend
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Posted June 23, 2015 - 06:19 AM

Bolens? What's a Bolens? :rolling:  :rolling: :rolling:  

 

I just asked the mods to move this to the Bolens forum where the Bolens guys can see it.


Edited by OldBuzzard, June 23, 2015 - 06:21 AM.

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Posted June 23, 2015 - 06:48 AM

Ok, she's moved to the Bolens Forum and I also left a link from the Garden Tractor Forum.
Hopefully, that generates a little more traffic
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Posted June 23, 2015 - 08:08 AM

4.80/4.00-8 tires were standard front tires on model 600, 650, & 750 Bolens tube-frame tractors. 

 

Also, these were used as front tires on most Ride-A-Matics.

 

The diameter of the spindle, and width of the wheel hubs, will dictate which wheels will fit. 


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Posted June 23, 2015 - 08:20 AM

Cheers to Admin , there always on the ball in here , love that !!, always quick to respond , cheers  :beer: peop's



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Posted June 26, 2015 - 07:17 AM

The narrow tires may cut in quicker and deeper when they encounter soft ground.  When it is dry the narrow tires will not push down as much grass when using a deck, thus less chance of tire tracks in the cut grass.  Pros and cons to both sizes.  Use what works best for the task at hand.


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