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Replacement tires for Lesco WB

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by VnDrWLawnCare, Feb 5, 2005.

  1. VnDrWLawnCare

    VnDrWLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 208

    I was wondering where a good place would be to buy some replacement tires for a Lesco Hydro WB. I would like to keep the same style and tread design. I havent checked with my local Lesco dealer, but think they may be a bit more expensive than some other places. From my lesco pamplet it says the drive tires are 16-ich X 6.50-inch pneumatic with ball bearings.

    Any options or help would be much appreciated.

    Eric :)
  2. AlbeLawn

    AlbeLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    I always get mine from my local tire dealer. You would be amazed at what a good dealer has in stock. I normally get the new pair installed for like $30. Just call around and see what you find, you will be surprised.
    Jim Albenesius
    Albenesius Lawn Service
  3. JoeinJasper

    JoeinJasper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

  4. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

  5. Texas Mower Parts

    Texas Mower Parts LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 472

    Is this it, 16x6.50x8? We have several different brands and tread patterns to chose from. They range in price from $17.37-$26.38 for the 4 plys, the 2 plys are a little cheaper. Let me know if we can help. As always $7 flat shipping. Thanks
  6. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,298

    Discount Tires can get any Carlisle tire for mowers and they mount them and fix flats free...and you get new valve stems.
  7. traman

    traman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 712

    Sponsor part # 68211 are tires ,can you also get the wheels to match for exmark laxer z hp 52 inch
  8. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    Its best to stick with the same brand when replacing tires. Example , the Carlisle are about 1.5 inches narrower and a little shorter than the Chin chen in that size. I bought some of the Carlisle for my Hustler WB and they wouldnt work. So I ordered some Cheng chins from J thomas and they sent me the Carlisles instead . I had to go to the Hustler dealer to get the right ones.
  9. VnDrWLawnCare

    VnDrWLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 208

    Thanks for the replies guys!

    $30 bucks for a set installed doesn't sound bad at all. Albelawn what kind of mower do you have that you had those intalled on? I know lesco sells the tires but am not sure if they would install them, or i would have to take them elsewhere to get them installed. I think i have a discount tire near by so i think i will check there.

    Thanks again guys

    I will also try some of those links
  10. mikeyshane331

    mikeyshane331 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    yeah i was thinking about getting a lesco walkbehind, but the price was so much lower i didnt know how good they were can you tell me if you have had any problems with it and do you reccommend it.

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