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#1 tom tractor ONLINE  

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Posted May 10, 2016 - 06:36 AM

Would the rims from a john Deere zero turn fit onto a Gt20? Do the brakes require special rims? Photos of The JD rims are attached.

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Posted May 10, 2016 - 06:42 AM

Is that an Ariens GT20?  if so they should fit.  Maybe you should measure the bolt spacing and center hole of each first to be sure.



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Posted May 10, 2016 - 06:47 AM

Yes it is an Ariens Gt2O. Currently the tractor has 10.5 wide tires. The JD tires are 8.5. Which one would give better traction?

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Posted May 10, 2016 - 07:02 AM

the 10.5 is a bigger footprint....for traction I would use ag tires instead of turf tires



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Posted May 10, 2016 - 08:47 AM

The 8.5 will give you more weight per surface area. If it gives more traction depends on where you are running it. I tried it one winter in snow to go with a narrower tire. I didn't like it and went back to the 10.50
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Posted May 10, 2016 - 11:31 AM

The brake is all contained and doesn't have anything to do with the rim. Should fit fine. Depending on your operation depends on what kind of tires I would suggest. I have both Ag's & turfs for my Ariens, just incase ;)


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