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Re: Follow-up......Pie weights

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Tim PloughNman Daley

12-20-2012 14:12:12

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I would not add the pie weights to an 8N -not made to handle them. I'd consider adding Beet Jucie (Rim Guard) or other ballast to the rear tires for added weight. Pie weights were not around until the Hundred Series Model and the 600/800 Operator's manual specifically says not to use the HD weights on a 600 tractor so I'd venture to guess an 8N is out of the question. I use 25/26 gallons of Beet Juice in my rears and that equals about 275 pounds per tire. Pie weights in two sizes 30# and 45# would add at least 400# per tire including back plate and bolts.

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12-20-2012 17:56:24

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 Re: Follow-up......Pie weights in reply to Tim PloughNman Daley, 12-20-2012 14:12:12  
I saw where a couple of the tire suppliers arent reccomending rim guard any more! thought it was the answer to a maidens prayer.

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12-20-2012 14:39:09

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 Re: Follow-up......Pie weights in reply to Tim PloughNman Daley, 12-20-2012 14:12:12  
Guess you did not read his other post from a day or so ago. This post is a follow up to it and he has fluid in the tires but still having plowing problem due to where he is plowing

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