Need help finding 31*12*16.5 tires for bobcat S205

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by dirtybiz, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. dirtybiz

    dirtybiz LawnSite Senior Member
    from MT
    Posts: 255

    As title says, i cannot find the 31*12*16.5 tires that i need for my S205 anywhere except bobcat who wants $400 ea.!!!

    I cannot go up to a regular 12*16.5 because then the bucket won't sit flat on the ground for dirtwork/grading

    Anyone know of any manufacturers who make this size, i have tried every tire shop in town. THanks!
  2. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,129

    I just sold a set of 31X12X15.5 They were CAT branded tires. These should not be hard to find. Not quite as tall but I doubt an inch shorter would matter.
  3. dirtybiz

    dirtybiz LawnSite Senior Member
    from MT
    Posts: 255

    I will check with Cat, i tried calling them yesterday but they were already closed for the day. I am sure they will want a arm and a leg for them too!

    Regular 12*16.5's are 33-34" tall, where as these are only 31" tall. The machine is a Bobcat S205 (largest of the small framed machines), and the bucket will not sit flat on ground with regular 12*16.5's, i tried it. Thanks.

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