IH CUB LoBoy Series - 154, 184, 185 Discussion Forum
Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:49 pm
Will it fit on a 5' by 8' trailer?
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:07 pm
Wide turf Tires, or the narrower aggs or turfs?
side rails on trailer or Flat deck?
Narrow tires and no rails it should fit.
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:25 pm
Thanks Dale,I don't think it will fit,I have side rails and it has Turf tires.I had trouble finding the tractor data,but finally did.I'll just have to haul a bigger trailer if I purchase the tractor...Thanks Rick
Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:13 pm
Yes, it will fit, even with the wide tires. The wide turf tires are not as wide as a Woods 59 mower, obviously, around 60-inches or 5-feet wide. If you do not have the mower deck on it, the turf tires are only about 50-inches wide. Lenghth should be right at 8-feet, as I know I've hauled two lo-boys on a 16-foot trailer.
If you do have the mower deck on it, it will not fit between the rails on a 5-foot trailer. The mower deck cut is 59-inches, but the actual deck is more like 63-inches.
Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:43 am
GitTractorMan is right on.
My 184 with the wide tires, chains, and wheel spacers rub both siderails on a 5 x 8 trailer.
The 3160a mower deck will not fit on the trailer while mounted because of the trailer siderails.
My opinion (from experience) is that a 5 x 8 is not really a "big enough" trailer as there is no room to adjust the load or to bring along attachments. With the front tires kissing the front of the trailer, the 3-point hitch sticks out behind the trailer loading ramps.
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