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Replacement ZTR tires

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bigjoedo, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. bigjoedo

    bigjoedo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 82

    Hello,

    I have an Old Country Clipper 42" ZTR with a 18.5HP B&S Intek. I want to replace the well worn tires. They are 20/10 X10. I only use the ZTR for mowing no snow plowing etc. What type of tread works best with a mid mount ZTR? Which companies make the best wearing tires? Thanks



    Bigjoedo
     
  2. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    Bump for ya I want better tires for my Everride Warrior
     
  3. lawnMaster5000

    lawnMaster5000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 588

  4. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I know they cost more but get 4-ply.
     
  5. dwost

    dwost LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,666

    Hey Bigjoe, welcome to the forums and also hello neighbor! I'm one town over from you in Huron, small world! I too would recommend Carlisle tires as well as the turf masters I've had great luck with them too. I'd also definitely go with at least a 4 ply which will provide better resistance against punctures. You could also try a set of lug tires (carlisle has these too) which will provide better grip if that has been an issue for you in the past. Good luck!
     
  6. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,695

    I am not necessarily saying buy from these guys, but they list lots of sizes and styles: Gemplers.com. Also, give McCord tires in Ohio, I think, a call, they had the cheapest price in that size, back when I used to buy that size.
     
  7. bigjoedo

    bigjoedo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 82

    Thanks gentlemen.

    Dwost- I had an office in Huron for 8 years. Right across from "Old Womens Creek"

    Joe:usflag:
     
  8. Tires&wheels

    Tires&wheels LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    Carlisle MTCS or Turf Masters.
     
  9. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,524

    J Thomas sells all sorts of mower tires online. I think they have Carlisle tires.
     

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