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Old 07-02-2014, 03:09 PM
RD7 RD7 is offline
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Fastrak SD replacement tire options

I have the original 20x12-10 tires on my 4yr old Fastrak SD. One tire has a puncture that still leaks even after inserting a double plug. I haven't seen much for replacement tire brand options. I see a Carlisle Turf master tire that should work (511257), but it's expensive at $86 with shipping. Since I use this on a farm, a turf-friendly tread isn't as important. Any ideas on replacement tires or fixing the tread on the old tire? The tire only needs to withstand ~10psi so I'd like to think it could be repaired. I'm in east TN.

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Ralph
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Old 07-02-2014, 03:43 PM
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Ralph,
Hustler Turf likes the standard tires that come with the machine, and our lawyers like it when I say that. However, I'll post your thread and maybe somebody out in the field has tried something else.

Brian O
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Old 07-03-2014, 02:58 PM
hustlermidwest hustlermidwest is offline
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That stuff is a mess when it come to changing the tire. I've had good luck with slime in the past.

Brian O
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Old 07-09-2014, 07:14 PM
Steve_B Steve_B is offline
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I had the same problem. We mow fields, ditches, as well as turf. But the rough use was causing an unreasonable amount of punctures, and I kept my local tire shop busy with plugs and patches. Here's how I solved it (get out your checkbook, it's not cheap): I got a pair of Carlisle Mud Wolf tires. These aren't made for lawnmowers; specifically they have an aggressive tread and a very stout build. But they work just fine. I had to raise the gas tanks and modify the brackets to get clearance.
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