Cub Rear Wheel Differences

The Cub Club -- Questions and answers to all of your Cub related issues.
Forum rules
Notice: For sale and wanted posts are not allowed in this forum. Please use our free classifieds or one of our site sponsors for your tractor and parts needs.
User avatar
2cubs
5+ Years
5+ Years
Posts: 346
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:02 pm
Zip Code: 00000
Tractors Owned: Family owned: Over 30 antique tractors and 30 garden/lawn tractors
Location: NW Washington

Cub Rear Wheel Differences

Postby 2cubs » Mon May 16, 2022 2:36 pm

I'm cleaning up a bunch of cub rear wheels and noticed they have different mounting bolt brackets. After cleaning I found them stamped Goodyear or Firestone. The Goodyear are fastened with 2 rivets and have a single tab for centering the wheel and the Firestones have 4 rivets and 2 tabs. Were these used on different years or just randomly dispersed though the years? First pic is Firestone, second pic Goodyear.

100_4249-m.JPG
100_4250-m.JPG

User avatar
Bill V in Md
10+ Years
10+ Years
Posts: 972
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 6:51 pm
Zip Code: 21228
Tractors Owned: 1948 Farmall Cub
LT1045 Cub Cadet
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: MD, Catonsville

Re: Cub Rear Wheel Differences

Postby Bill V in Md » Mon May 16, 2022 3:51 pm

I don't have an answer to your question, but in the following link to TM Tractor's picture archives, you will see a different type attachment of the rear wheel to the rim:
http://www.tmtractor.com/tm-tractor/gwh/wheel524_001.htm
My 48 Cub had the same 2-rivet attachment as shown in your photo of the Goodyear rims. I know Titan made rims for the cub and they had a different attachment to any of these photos.
Bill VanHooser
Circle of Safety

User avatar
Barnyard
Team Cub
Team Cub
Posts: 23496
Joined: Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:39 pm
Zip Code: 45030
Tractors Owned: At This Time
40 Farmall Cubs (Round Hood)
2 Farmall Cub (Square Hood)
2 IH Cubs (Square Hood)
5 Lo-Boys (Round Hood)
2 Lo-Boys (Square Hood)
2 Farmall 404's
1 Farmall H
1 Ferguson 20
1 Cub Cadet 125
1 Kubota B-7100
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: OH, New Haven (Hamilton County)

Re: Cub Rear Wheel Differences

Postby Barnyard » Mon May 16, 2022 5:56 pm

They were both used. Firestone and Goodyear just had diffeernt styles. They both fit all model years,
There are two ways to get enough Cubs. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

Circle of Safety


  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to “Farmall Cub”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest