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Ok here is the problem tire is shot torn on one size, got the lug nuts removed with ease now the hard work anyone have tricks on how to separate the wheel from the hub now that the rust has welded them together, normally i would drive tractor with lugs slightly loosened till it worked its self loose but i can't do that here because the tire is destroyed.
 

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Jig saw the tire off the rim, then use a dremel with a cut-off wheel to cut the beads, careful not to knick the rim.

Been there - Done that
 

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Ok here is the problem tire is shot torn on one size, got the lug nuts removed with ease now the hard work anyone have tricks on how to separate the wheel from the hub now that the rust has welded them together, normally i would drive tractor with lugs slightly loosened till it worked its self loose but i can't do that here because the tire is destroyed.
Yea, Put the tire back on the tractor, tighten those lug nuts, remove all the air from it unless this has already happened then drive it a few feet forward then backward until the bead is broke, then use a mixture of dish soap and water and take a wash cloth and run it around the bead area just like the tire shops do, then using a couple of tire irons, Remove tire and tube.

These tire irons can be had at Harbor Freight tools or TSC.
 

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I assume you are talking about an N tractor and rear tire?
BP blaster or kroil around rusted area spray, scrape around that area. Then with tractor securely on jack stands rotate tire beating the tire with BFH, as others have stated. Beating tire not rim may also help loosen tire from rim, Most times it won't. If you are working alone I would put a couple of the lug nuts on loosely to keep the tire/rim from flying off when it does free up.

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well i am trying to get the rim and tire off the rims have rusted to the tractor and with the one tire shot i don't think i can drive forward or backwards its missing the whole side of the sidewall.
 

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met, with tractor secured on jackstands, get a big sledge and hit on the wheel(rim) may ding the rim up but only way u can really get it off. I know this is the way you have to get steel wheels off of big trucks. Actually only way. unfortunately you will ding up wheel a little. Like kirk said just start a couple nuts on the studs so wheel doesn't come flying off and hurt you.

Paul
 
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