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Tires on my Chopper

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Barkleymut, May 15, 2000.

  1. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,117

    While mowing on Saturday my Chopper blew out a tire on the front. Well I've already plugged it over a dozen times and it was shot. So I figured in addition to buying a new tire that I would also get new rims so I could always have one with me for less down time. Well when I took off the old rims this evening I saw that they had bearings or some type of something inside the rim. How do I get this part out??? I tryed prying it out, banging it out but nothing worked. So much for being a timesaver! Oh well. Any help would be much appreciated.
  2. mowerparts

    mowerparts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 110

    Dixie runs inner and outer bearings (2 per side) and a spacer in the middle. I just take a hammer and long punch to knock them out. Do one side, both bearings and then the spacer will fall out then the other side.<br>When putting in the new bearings make sure to pull the dust cover off the inner bearings so that the grease will pass threw them.<br>
  3. DMC300

    DMC300 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    Go ahead and get the complete rim setup with new bearings and spacer.Once you get it together it only takes a few min. to change in the field.<p>----------<br>DON<br>LIANNES' MOWING

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