48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

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48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby Scooter1 » Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:38 am

Well, looks like we have it running well but tires keep leaking down.

I believe we want to replace the front and rear tires. Ag tires is what want to stick with
What do you recommend?
Where to find them?
Avg. costs?

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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby Eugene » Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:01 pm

Welcome.

Find out where the tires leak air. Most likely the valve core, which is easily replaced.

I have a thorn problem and use a sealant to seal up the tubes.

Where to purchase tire and tubes? Your choice. Check with the local tire dealership/stores. Frequently they will install the tire and tube for a set price.

On line purchase, consider the shipping cost, then your labor to install the tires.

The rear AG tires, expensive, and they last almost forever. If not totally worn out, tube showing out the side wall, consider using the tires until they pop.
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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby Bill Hudson » Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:18 pm

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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby SamsFarm » Mon Mar 22, 2021 1:01 pm

Do a search here at farmallcub.com, there have been some recent discussions on tires!
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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby ntrenn » Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:49 pm

I bought my last tri rib from simpletire. Under $25 delivered. Rears are all over. I’ve seen them as low as $89. That was a while ago..,

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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby CapeCodCubs » Mon Mar 22, 2021 9:24 pm

Scooter1 wrote:Well, looks like we have it running well but tires keep leaking down.



Just go to your local tire place and have them put tubes in. If they don't do big tires find a place with a highway truck road service and they could put new tubes in the back.

I just had that done...they guy dismounted two sets of rears, put new rears on and a set of rear tubes came to $150 and he did the job in the driveway.

If you want new tires the prices range. I am kind of particular and will not use Chinese tires (avoid Chinese anything when I can).
The prices range. Miller Tire in Wauson, Ohio has a good selection for antique tires. And there are other Tucker tire, Simple
Tires as mentioned above. I use Miller Tire a lot, just bought rear tires for from McWorter's Tire, they had the lowest price on what I wanted. Here are a few links to places/

McWorters in Texas...Farm Tire Warehouse... https://www.farmtirewarehouse.com/tires/

Miller Tire has a really useful website and even tells where the tire was made https://www.millertire.com/

Tucker Tire has good deals but seem to be only sold on eBay now. https://www.tuckertire.com/

Simple Tire is very popular here with some very good deals... https://simpletire.com/types/farm-tires

Good luck with the tires!
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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby Scooter1 » Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:37 am

Front tires looks like 4x12 is the standard size.
Go with the standard Tri rib or are the firestones worth the extra $$$.
Do they turn function better than the standard tri rib?

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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby CapeCodCubs » Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:59 pm

Scooter1 wrote:Front tires looks like 4x12 is the standard size.
Go with the standard Tri rib or are the firestones worth the extra $$$.
Do they turn function better than the standard tri rib?


I would go with the Firestones. With hold up and last. Worth the extra and looks original. Classic look! I have bought 3 sets from Miller Tire.
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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby Scooter1 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:25 am

8.3x24 or can you use the 9.5x24 on the 7” rims?
Does anyone have any pic of the larger tire on a 7” rim?

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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby welderrx » Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:02 am

My Lo-Boy has what appear to be trailer tires on the front, and the original turf tires on the rear, My Cub came with a loader on it and my uncle put
heavier ribbed implement tires on it on the front, he used to spray his fruit trees with it with the pto spray rig on it and his peach trees were in the front yard and the tri ribs are rough on the lawn until they get a little wear on them. I should add though if you have any field work planned for the Cub go with the tri ribs. TJ
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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby Eugene » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:34 am

Scooter1 wrote:What do you recommend? Where to find them? Avg. costs?
Yesterday, 3/25/21, local tire shop quoted me, $150- for a pair of Firestone 5 -12 (yup. 5-12) ag tires and tubes, installed. That is $30- more than a pair of tires and tubes off the internet from an unknown manufactuer.

If ordered, the tire shop said that they would have the tires the following day.

The 5-12 tires are for a 2 wheeled garden tractor. Waiting to see if the current tires on the 2 wheeled tractor hold up.
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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby Waif » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:45 am

Scooter1 wrote:Well, looks like we have it running well but tires keep leaking down.

I believe we want to replace the front and rear tires. Ag tires is what want to stick with
What do you recommend?
Where to find them?
Avg. costs?


Ya , if you have tread and the valve stems are good, new tubes should resolve your leak issues.
I've seen tire sidewalls with rags and gloves sticking out of them. Must have been placed at one time to defend tubes from the splits in the sidewalls....
Not my choice , but hey , the owners wanted to move them.

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Re: 48' Tri Rib Front and Rear Ag Tires

Postby Don McCombs » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:58 am

Simple Tire has an imported 5-12 ag tire for $67 . So your local price, installed with tubes, may not be a bad deal.
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