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    I noticed the only true 26" Ag tire is the Firestone $$$! I found the Carlisle a close second. Deestone is so small in diameter they should label it a 24"! So, sticking to the 12x12-12 rear wheel has it's limitations. The original Goodyear's are even a bit taller than 26", how-be-it, a turf tire. My problem being the height of the rototiller in the up position with Ag tires is still too low! The linkage is maxed out. Now, has anyone changed the rear wheel? Kubota has a 16"-6 lug wheel or rim I am going to see how close the bolt pattern is? (65.00) I'm thinking perhaps there is a better option in an Ag with this sized wheel or rim? Any thoughts on this? Anyone already find something taller that fits relatively well?

The 8x16 Ag (Carlisle Farm Specialist-130.00) is almost 32" tall. Perhaps even a 16"-6 lug car rim of some make?

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Are you aware that some of the D's had 15"ers? I have this tire on my 160, Its either 30 or 31" tall (fuzzy memory!)

 Its an "American Farmer" 7.6x15, $88.

 

So, you might rustle up a pair of 15s...

 

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"Really nice machine, BTW"

                 No, I wasn't totally certain, "thought" I seen a taller wheel some-where's? What is your rim width? That is excellent! "American Farmer" 7.6x15, $88

I'd better write that down, that is exactly what I hoped to see on here! Save $$$ too!:happy-jumpeveryone:

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7 minutes ago, pacer said:

Sorry I dont know the rim width - its not all that wide as you can see by the way the tire fits.

 

Heres the link to that tire,  https://www.stopandgotires.com/tire/industrial/industrial?sku=FA5J1&name=American Farmer Traction Implement I-3

15X8 6X6 FARM IMPLEMENT STEEL WHEEL. OFF WHITE COLOR. THE WHEEL HAS A 5 5/8 INCH BACK SPACE AND A 4 5/8 INCH HUB HOLE. SELLS FOR 60.00 I HAVE TO MEASURE THE HUB, DOES IT "LOOK" RIGHT?

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I bet somebody here on the forum has a couple 15s they would sell, some of the guys prefer the 12s - 15" tires are becoming more and more scarce.

 

HAH!! wouldnt a set of those cool looking "rubber band" tires jazz up a horse....:-o:-o lord please no!!

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Say,

  I would trade off a set of new 12's Carlisle Ag mounted for a set of 15's? Rubber band? Like the low profiles with spinner centers? "Bling-Bling", Lol!

 

 

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15" rims were an option for the "D" for a couple years and the "C195" used the same bolt patern and had 15" rubber. Post an ad, some might be out there.

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I left word with A-Z, meantime the store on the web and on e-bay carries these regularly at 60.00 a piece and they match WH 102900's!

http://www.wheelsexpressonline.com/

So, looks like I will be listing a beautiful pair of 26x12-12 Carlisle Ag's on factory WH Rims, "really nice shape".

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Also, the store here 236.23 a pair (includes shipping) with tubes and bushings for the valve stems.

e-bay item 382243210987

 

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13 hours ago, pacer said:

Sorry I dont know the rim width - its not all that wide as you can see by the way the tire fits.

 

Heres the link to that tire,  https://www.stopandgotires.com/tire/industrial/industrial?sku=FA5J1&name=American Farmer Traction Implement I-3

Excellent price, however, that's before shipping-248.00 and no tubes. Still, I'd be spending 359.23 before they are even mounted! I would really hope the 26x12's would sell OK? I have a set 26x12 Goodyear Turf's for mowing if need be.....I tell ya, this machine is like having a child, $$$ Almost finished.

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Check out "Interco Interforce" they have a 27x7.5x12 and a 30x10x12 both in 6 ply. 

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Say,

   I totally checked out that site and all I could find were ATV tires? Nothing at all in those sizes for an Ag tire? Maybe I didn't look in the right place or something.......

 

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12 hours ago, 953 nut said:

15" rims were an option for the "D" for a couple years and the "C195" used the same bolt patern and had 15" rubber. Post an ad, some might be out there.

Hey 953, wasn't there sum on Ebay ? I swear i seen them when i typed in D200

7 hours ago, Oldman said:

Excellent price, however, that's before shipping-248.00 and no tubes. Still, I'd be spending 359.23 before they are even mounted! I would really hope the 26x12's would sell OK? I have a set 26x12 Goodyear Turf's for mowing if need be.....I tell ya, this machine is like having a child, $$$ Almost finished.

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What do you want for them Carlisles, mount them on Ole Farmer Alexs D200

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I am gonna have to post them in the classifieds, right? Once I get the higher wheels mounted these will be listed.

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I am gonna have to post them in the classifieds, right?

There or give me a price, i'm North of you in New Cumberland, My son has a D200 with Turf tires, i bet he would like some AGS1029171057.jpg.ce2d64f739675d15887d62d228e430af.jpg

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Oh, that is a familiar picture, is he the one that's glued to the seat? I can get back to you on that, these are new and the rims are really clean, you guys could make an offer? I could just set them aside and we could talk about it? Complete wheels 350ish.......

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@Oldman I'm starting to think he sleeps on it:ROTF: Sounds good to me, i just have a C125 soon to be a C145 with engine swap

He's a great Dad, my Son Alex, at 24 he has a Big Home in Mountains with Land, gave me a Grand Daughter & another coming in 2018, he also took a BIG step in life adopting his woman's 2 Boys from a previous marriage, He has his hands full & a Stable full of horses

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Ya, my first changeover is a 1277 "wheel-o-matic" to a 1477! The sickle-bar repairs were extremely delicate, especially the yoke. (All I have remaining from that machine is the seat.) However, removing the k241 with generator was a crime, but the tractor loved the k341! Having a great Son is a priceless blessing. He sounds like a good father too. You gotta love the mountains, that's for sure. We are sitting at the bottom of Cowan's Gap Mountain, it's really nice here. I only have two acre's  & a Bass Pond, but it's plenty!

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21 hours ago, pacer said:

Sorry I dont know the rim width - its not all that wide as you can see by the way the tire fits.

 

Heres the link to that tire,  https://www.stopandgotires.com/tire/industrial/industrial?sku=FA5J1&name=American Farmer Traction Implement I-3

I can't help but notice the rear wheel is close to the fender, (avatar) maybe two inches? Any special way to get them mounted on the hub or just fit nicely?

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The Prior owner of the D200 said in grass the AGs were digging in ? So he went back to turf tires, My sons 1054 has nice ags all the way around it, he likes the Skinney Tires, i always thought they get better traction then a wide tire from my younger days Bogging in Tank Traps in earley 80's at Fort Hood Texas LOL5a065dc6e716d_IMG_03831(2).jpg.16795b5698efda91770efad3e6a80bf5.jpg

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I like the narrow tires, agree on the traction the 1054 too. I have a Frankenstein A-90 Special in the works that has the k241 from a cub cadet mounted in a kohler cradle with a generator starter. Now this is the King of mods...... it's still in the fitment stages but It'll run great-some day! Notice the 1054 belt guard and generator bracket? I have finished a bit more but no recent pictures. I was in Texas, Forty-Fort? I had to go there to train people on an Amada Laser......Hot in Texas!

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39 minutes ago, Oldman said:

I can't help but notice the rear wheel is close to the fender, (avatar) maybe two inches?

 

Heres a side view of the tire, while it definitely fills the space more than the 12's it still has ample 'leg' room. I did put tubes in mine also and had them mounted ($20) and while I dont remember the total cost, only that at the time I thought it was reasonable for what I got, just that it got into $250ish range.

 

I have a ---gulley/draw? in back of my house with quit a few trees and when the turfs were on it I wouldnt even consider trying to mow there because of spin out, I am VERY pleased that isnt a problem anymore!

 

Just FWIW that is a Kubota 10" rim and an ATV type tire on the front.

 

 

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That is great! Excellent wheels all around! I agree on the leg room for sure.....I seen the tires, American Farmers, deflated look so skinny, not unlike the 6-12's. Then I see them on your D-160 and they fit perfect! Now I get like a little kid around my machines, so I have excitement brewing again, ha ha ha! I found some golf cart tires discarded on e-bay, 6 ply and some 1" front rims. I changed the axle to match. Hoping some day to rustle up a Ark loader.......I still have the 3/4 rims and axle assembly set aside. I had to have a center hub removed and fabricated on one of the rims, but it came out true. I tell you what, these tractors can be extremely hard to find PTO parts for! Took two years to find the clutch backing intact!

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I agree - the current offering of tires in the wider 12" wheel sizes isn't very good . I have a set of the American Farmer 26x12-12 on my D and they look very short in comparison to how the front 18.850-8 BKT ags sit , it's also sitting a bit low in the rear and I hate that rake on it .Wish I could find a 29x12-12 for the rear and fill out those fenders as well as level it's stance ...

 

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I have been searching for a 29 in 12 to no avail. I am very tempted to go with the rims & tires listed above. The rims should fit perfect according to the specifications. All that work in getting this machine back on it's proverbial feet, and now I'm afraid to "break" it! Ha ha ha! I would love to be able to adust the height of the rear end assembly, IE; lift kit or something? However, that is not possible nor feasible.......

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