How do you break the bead on a big tractor tire?
With the tractor jacked up and all the air out of the tire, drive that hooked end of the bar down between the bead and the rim. Pry sideways on the bar and it kind of wedges the bead inward. Keep working your way around the rim about every 2″ until you have pried the bead inward and off the outer step of the rim.
When should I replace my tractor tires?
Agricultural tires are exposed to many objects or conditions that could create cuts and tears on the exterior rubber. If these cuts or tears do not expose the body plies or belts the tires can be used. Once a cut gets deep enough to expose the body plies or belts it needs to be replaced.
How much do tractor tires cost?
How much do tractor tires cost? A radial design tractor tire from Titan Tire Corporation has an average retail price of US$1,600 to US$2,900. Some new tires might come cheaper at US$400, but still, it costs a fortune for many. Buying used tractor tires will save you from breaking your bank.
How much does it cost to change a tractor tire?
An implement tire fix would be about $20-40 depending on who we take it to. One of the larger (non-fluided) tractor tires would cost us $300-400 to have someone else come out and fix it. Obviously, it’s important for us to fix our own tires as often as we are able.
How do you remove a tractor tire ballast?
My plan would be to start with the valve stem at the top of the rim, remove weight from the tire & remove the core & attach the tubing. Then, rotate the tire so the valve stem is at the bottom and use the valve in the tubing to alternately push in some air, then drain out the fluid.
How do you break a tire bead with a hammer?
Simply place the tool’s wedge hammer tip between the tire bead and the rim flange. Once the wedge is between rim and tire bead, quickly slide the handle downward towards floor with minimal force to hammer the bead down to break.