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Old 08-13-2014, 05:37 PM
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Just don't let them get too bald or they'll blow out on you.
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Old 08-13-2014, 06:11 PM
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I guess like another poster said, check out Carlisle. I was reading through the FAQ section of their site. This is what they said;

Where are Carlisle tires made?

Depending upon which Carlisle tire you select, the tire could have been made in a U.S. factory or elsewhere. We are an American company committed to American manufacturing and standards
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I was gonna say I just bought a pair, off the rim, at Farm and Fleet and they are clearly marked made in USA.
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Old 08-13-2014, 06:37 PM
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I just buy used suv tires. I get them with 90% tread and they last 2 years or 30k. My oem trailer tires lasted half of one summer. Car tires due flex so you have to watch it while heavily loaded and turning.
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Old 08-13-2014, 06:47 PM
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New trailers don't usually come with radials, get those and rotate your tires for longer life. Trailer tires seem to wear very fast unfortunately.
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Old 08-13-2014, 06:54 PM
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We finally found a tire that holds pretty well. 8ply
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Old 08-13-2014, 10:55 PM
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A tip to keep mower deck from hitting: screw a sheet of thick plywood to the back portion of your trailer deck. When you back your ZTR off, the wood will keep your front tires elevated enough to clear your deck off the ramp hinge point
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Old 08-14-2014, 12:48 PM
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Yes, tires are important. Don't do like me guys.
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Old 08-14-2014, 10:07 PM
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A tip to keep mower deck from hitting: screw a sheet of thick plywood to the back portion of your trailer deck. When you back your ZTR off, the wood will keep your front tires elevated enough to clear your deck off the ramp hinge point
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I have since added a 1' extension to the trailer ramp that solved the problem of my 60" walkbehind dragging. Of course the extra weight required adding gorilla lifts too.....
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Old 08-14-2014, 11:22 PM
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Yes, tires are important. Don't do like me guys.
Dang man, nasty. From the fender I'm assuming? Did it just let go one day or did you finally hit something and pop it?
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:48 AM
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Nope, they were just very very used up, eventually they exploded. lol
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