Tire wear

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by philmdamien, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. philmdamien

    philmdamien LawnSite Member
    from NH
    Posts: 28

    How many hours do you guys usually get on the drive tires of a ZTR. I'm at about 650 and the insides are pretty worn.
  2. philmdamien

    philmdamien LawnSite Member
    from NH
    Posts: 28

    Anyone got any input?
  3. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,587

    cub needed replaced around 600 hours
  4. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Posts: 4,785

    my one mower has close to 500 hrs and shows some wear, but the tread is all still there. It does have substantially more wear on the inside though.
  5. WildLake

    WildLake LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 368

    I just changed two sets today that had 1200hrs each. Tread was still more than a quarter inch but it handles much better. Sure makes divets now when you turn.
  6. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    My set has 1400 hours on them now, and the tread is great. What am I doing wrong?
  7. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,204

    You aren't having any fun with the unit....squealing the tires on turns on the concrete. Spinning the wheels jumping the curbs. Seeing how fast you can go from full forward to full reverse...you got to let her go.
  8. cbegap

    cbegap LawnSite Member
    Posts: 141

    Mine have almost 600 hrs and still look great. Don't drive it like a drag racer and don't turn around on the pavement or concrete. If you do that they should last darn near forever.
  9. WPLE

    WPLE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 153

    Mine have over 2500 hrs on them. I will admit they need changed. Had to put tubes in at the beginning of the season this year so I turned them around because the insides are worn out. Getting a mower next spring so just getting buy for now with it.
  10. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,804

    mine had 500Hrs and still had like half left.

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