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Tire pressure on 36" WB

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lawnboy48195, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. Lawnboy48195

    Lawnboy48195 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    Hey guys,

    What amount of psi do you recommend in the rear wheels of a Toro 36" WB? Max pressure is 28psi and I usually have around 20psi but was wondering what you guys keep in yours.

  2. Two Seasons

    Two Seasons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 791

    12lbs. PSI
  3. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,930

    Ditto...I get a better looking cut with the lower psi.
  4. Lawnboy48195

    Lawnboy48195 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    How does a lower psi give you a better looking cut? Just curious!
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    I believe there is not as much direct impact on the lawn under the tires, leaving less of a rut and more of just rollover.
  6. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,305

    The lower the better. Rides sooooo much smoother. 10-12lb.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    i use 14 PSI in my 48''

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