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Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:22 pm
I'm ready to order two new rear rims for my lo boy. I see TM doesn't have them any more- unless I missed something. So I need some advice on where to get them. I'm looking for new, I don't want to have to paint them, ( they should be silver i think) and I want to load the tires The ones on there now are rotting (not the tires- the rims) from the inside out. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks.
Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:40 pm
Catalogs dealing in tractor supplies usually have Cub rims listed. Steiner and Valu-bilt have the rims listed.
You might try you local tractor dealerships, any make as well as the local tire shops. Tire shop may be the best place, specially if you are going to have them load the tire with ballast.
Just guessing that new rims will not have a finish coat of paint, only primer.
As frugal as I am, I would purchase solid used rims, clean up and paint myself.
Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:43 pm
STINER Tractor Parts has them. not sure if the silver paint is a prime cote or not but you could cll or email them to see. They are listed for 125 ea in their January catologe.
Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:46 pm
New rims here are $110.00 now, they are not like the originals. You can not get the originals any more. If you have a Farm Coop there they should be able to get them for you
Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:47 pm
and they come white I believe, watch out though shipping will get you
Last edited by Boss Hog
on Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:28 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:52 pm
saw them on ebay under farmall cub.
Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:59 pm
Don't load them with calcium chloride,or you'll have the same rotted rim problem,again. Either use the new, non corrosive fluids, or use wheel weights. (I use old automotive anti freeze, or you could use camper water system antifreeze.) Ed
Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:56 pm
ScottyD'sdad wrote:Don't load them with calcium chloride,or you'll have the same rotted rim problem,again.
Concur. Our local tire dealer (Les Schwab) loads 'em with beet juice. Evidently it doesn't corrode.
Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:08 pm
Dennis, sent you a PM regarding some rims I have for sale.
Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:46 pm
My local NAPA can get most any rim you want for farm stuff. I have been lucky enough to never have to pay shipping on any large items too.
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