Contents

- 1 What size are tractor tires?
- 2 What size are lawn mower tires?
- 3 Can I put bigger tires on my riding mower?
- 4 What does SL mean on tractor tires?
- 5 How much does a big tractor tire cost?
- 6 What do the 3 tire numbers mean?
- 7 Can I put smaller tires on my lawn mower?
- 8 What do the numbers on a lawn mower mean?
- 9 Can you put a bigger deck on a riding mower?
- 10 Can I put bigger tires on my zero turn?
- 11 Why are lawn mower wheels so big?
- 12 What does 4.80 4.00 8 mean on a tire?
- 13 What does tire size 22×11 10 mean?
- 14 What does NHS mean on lawn mower tires?

## What size are tractor tires?

Standard Size Expression The standard method of size expression is relatively simple, but not as descriptive as metric. An example of tractor tire sizes expressed in the standard format would be “14.9-42”. The “14.9” means the tire is 14.9 inches wide and the “42” tells us that this tire fits a 42- inch diameter wheel.

## What size are lawn mower tires?

Popular tires for ride-on mowers and lawn tractors include 18×9. 50-8 and 4.10/10-3.5-4.

## Can I put bigger tires on my riding mower?

Bigger tire will have more traction. Try for a 17×7. 50 if it fits that will get better traction and be a little faster, but not enough to affect torque a lot.

## What does SL mean on tractor tires?

Subject: Re: implement tires. SL Stands for Standard load.

## How much does a big tractor tire cost?

One of the many unique aspects of the Cat 797 are its tires: More than 13-feet-tall, weighing 11,860 pounds, each Michelin or Bridgestone 59/80R63 XDR tire costs $42,500 and that’s when you buy the full set of six required by each $5.5 million truck.

## What do the 3 tire numbers mean?

B: TIRE WIDTH The three -digit number following the letter is the tire’s width (from side to side, looking at the tire head on) in millimeters. It’s the height of the sidewall measured from wheel rim to top of the tread, expressed as a percentage of tire width. In other words, it’s sidewall height divided by tire width.

## Can I put smaller tires on my lawn mower?

You can go a little taller to 22 or down a bit to 18 but the 8 is rim size so you can not change that. Changing tire size also changes how the mower will react. Smaller tire size will make spinning the tires a lot easier.

## What do the numbers on a lawn mower mean?

The three- number lawn tractor tires numbering system works a bit differently. The first number before the “x” indicates the tire’s diameter when inflated and not under load. The middle number between the “x” and the “-,” indicates the tire’s width. The final number indicates the width of the rim.

## Can you put a bigger deck on a riding mower?

Yes, you can fit a bigger deck to you mower, but engine power and deck size are often proportional.

## Can I put bigger tires on my zero turn?

Yes. Smoother ride, less rutting with a wider tire, better traction, etc it will throw off your deck pitch BIG TIME if you are trying to upsize from a 20″ tire.

## Why are lawn mower wheels so big?

The larger diameter of the bigger wheels makes it easier for them to roll over any imperfections rather than butting up against a bump or dropping into a slight depression. On anything other than a perfectly smooth level surface that will make the mower easier to push and it will make them easier to turn.

## What does 4.80 4.00 8 mean on a tire?

The numbers 4.80 / 4.00 – 8 read like this: 4.80 ” is the tire width, 4.00 ” is the tire section height (from the inside of the donut hole to the outside) and the 8 ” is the wheel diameter. Finally, the numbers 4.80 – 8 read like this: 4.80 ” is the tire width and ” 8 is the wheel diameter.

## What does tire size 22×11 10 mean?

22×11 – 10. The ATV tires within this category are all available in the selected size; 22×11 – 10. The numbers 22-11- 10 represent the dimensions of the tire. The first number is the height, the second number is the width & the third number is the diameter of rim that it will fit on.

## What does NHS mean on lawn mower tires?

The (8) indicates the rim diameter that the tire is going to be mounted to, meaning this is an 8-inch wheel. All measurements are in inches. You may notice the letters “NHS” after the tire size. This means Non-Highway Service or in other words it is not designed to withstand highway speeds.