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finally gettin into my 35 dollar com10a tractor does any body know the width of the wheels I need for this machine I found somebody that has some gravely wheels I want to measure so I get the right ones I need 4 it came with the dual adapters but no wheels and when I put a blade on the front will it hold the front down ok I am a gravely newbie so it feels real rear end heavy without anything on the front it will mainly be used with the blade or a wheelbarrow

thanks Todd
 

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thanks for the link do you any of the wider wheels or even the wider L wheels
 

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The size of the wheels on the 2 wheel tractors does not affect the fore-aft balance. The C10A will seem heavy at the rear due to the weight of the engine. That 10hp engine weighs almost the same as the 12hp K301. What wider tires, especially duals, will affect is the turning effort. Duals however will increase traction significantly.

I usually don't mess with used rims if they are badly corroded. Here is an example of a rim that is scrap.



My advice is to either buy new or buy them from someone here. I think Richard's has only one size of rim for your tractor.

I would also find a nice 30" mower for your tractor. There are some good ones out there that are not expensive. There is also some junk as well. If a completely rebuilt one is available(all new cups, cones, and seals) I would buy that one. A trip to the weld shop is necessary to remove the input shaft bearing cups.

Here is a set of 18x8.5-8 ATV tires on a 5665


One word comes to mind. Fat.
 

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Big Plow,

I can sell you two good used sets of the wider rims which will fit a 4.80/4.00X8, a 16/6.50X8, or a 18/6.50X8. There will be some rust but these are totally serviceable, and these reqire tires with tubes. $15 a set plus shipping, shipping four halves would problable weigh about ten pounds from zip 44004.

The 4.80's and the 16's are about the same height, close to 16"; and the 18's are a couple of inches taller. The taller tire will make the same tractor a little faster.

Check out the tire selection of one of this web sites sponsers, Miller Tire and the selection under lawn and garden,

http://www.millertire.com/

You metioned a concern about balance and maybe using the tractor only with a blade. Here is my workaround for the snow blade on a C10A,

Vehicle Tractor Automotive wheel system Wheel Machine


Roger,
 

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Thanks for the replies ****** I will get with you about those wheels

Thanks
 
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