bigger tire

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by gren25, Mar 4, 2003.

  1. gren25

    gren25 LawnSite Member
    from nc
    Messages: 22

    just wondering how much difference it would make switching from 21x11x8 to 22x11x8 tireson my snapper zrider, my reason is i can't find my size any where around here. plus I have what I call ground hawg tires on and would like to switch treads thanks Doug:
     
  2. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 628

    as long as you have the clearance you should be ok.
     
  3. taylob

    taylob LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 14

    The larger tire won't hurt as long as you enough room around the tire. But you have to take in consideration of a bigger tire also lifts the mower higher. So, you would be cutting an half inch higher on your deck height. Be sure to either adjust deck to compensate or mower half inch lower.
     
  4. gren25

    gren25 LawnSite Member
    from nc
    Messages: 22

    thanks thats kinda what I thought :D
     
  5. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,469

    You might even find going to a different "brand" of tire will give you a larger or smaller diameter.
    Try this site, I've been very happy with them, and good prices.

    http://www.tiresunlimited.com/
     
  6. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

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