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Rear grip tires?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by beaver29, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. beaver29

    beaver29 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 279

    Has anyone tried rear grip tires for their ztr like the dixie choppers run? I have a Super Z and getting tired of being stuck in wet clovers. I cannot find the dixie chopper rear tires to fit my Super Z.
  2. mosmgras

    mosmgras LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
    Posts: 270

    One of my Grasshopper midmounts has the 'bar' tread tires. I really have to be careful when turning. Those things will destroy turf if one wheel is stopped while turning. As soon as they wear out, I'll change to turf master tires from Carlisle.
  3. F.O.S.

    F.O.S. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 45

    I have the bar tread tires on my grasshopper and like them better than turf masters. I will agree that if you pivot on one wheel they tear up the turf but than again so will any tire. The tires are Carlisle AT-101, your dealer or any tire shop should be able to get them in the size that you need.

    JTAYLORLAWN LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    I have a country clipper and I use the carlilse, tractor type tread. I love them but as stated if you dont keep both wheels turning it will leave divots. I have the tread facing the rear it works great going nose first over inclines and when you come up the weight of the mower keeps your traction. I tried them facing the regular way and as soon as the front wheels broke the plane of the hill, it was a slide to the bottom.

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