I picked up a Super C back in March. One rear rim was pretty badly rusted and about two months ago it let go. It sounded like a gun went off when it blew
I've been looking even since for a reasonably priced used rim in good shape. I'm here to tell you they don't seem to exist. I found one about 70 miles from my home, it was poorly repaired around the valve stem area and really looked bad even though it was painted up. The guy wanted $150, I refused to pay that much and he wasn't coming off his price. I left without it. That's when I decided to bite the bullet and get a new aftermarket rim, I got from a place near Akron (about 40 miles) for $210. I also found out there are no 11.2 x 36 inner tubes anymore so I got a 11.2 x 38 from a different place, in Akron. The guy I got the rim from happened to have a set of fenders for a C so I ended up getting those too.
Anyway here's the new rim and tire mounted on the tractor, with the "new" fenders.
I replaced the rim myself. It took a few hours to crib up the back of the tractor and get the bolts out. Another hour to dismount the tire from the rim. I bolted the new rim on the tractor then proceeded to mount the tire and tube on the rim. It actually went on very nicely, I was deeply surprised!!
The "new" cutter I picked up a while back.
A view of the fast hitch set up.
...and the Cub with his cutter beside his bigger brother, dare I say the Super C(ub) ?? I 'spose not.
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