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Topic: Rear tractor tires
Posted By: Dave Wisc.
Subject: Rear tractor tires
Date Posted: 21 Jan 2020 at 1:44pm
What does everyone think of BKT tires for my D17 ????

Posted By: DrAllis
Date Posted: 21 Jan 2020 at 1:57pm
I've had a set of 14.9 x 28's  6 ply on my WD45 for 6 years now and am happy with how they seem to wear and traction. But, it isn't a full time use tractor. I do about 300 miles a Summer of tractor riding and a little moldboard plowing for show. They are physically big for their size. I think you'll like them. I would buy another set in a heartbeat.

Posted By: Alex09(WI)
Date Posted: 21 Jan 2020 at 2:01pm
My dad has BKT's on his IH 340 for 4 years and uses it to pull logs out of the woods, bale hay and rake hay. No problems so far.


Posted By: victoryallis
Date Posted: 21 Jan 2020 at 3:09pm
Like everything else in life you get what you pay for. No cheap tires for me. I’ve tried it and regretted it both times.

8030 and 8050MFWD, 7580, 3 6080's, 160, 7060, 175, heirloom D17, Deere 8760

Posted By: Sugarmaker
Date Posted: 21 Jan 2020 at 3:27pm
 I had a set on one of the tractors. They seemed OK. Good luck with your new tires!

D17 1958 (NFE), WD45 1954 (NFE), WD 1952 (NFE), WD 1950 (WFE), Ford Jubilee, IH TD6 Many IH Cub Cadets

Posted By: johnkc
Date Posted: 21 Jan 2020 at 4:52pm
I almost went BKT but the Firestone SAT II 23 degree came in about 50.00 more per tire so I went with Firestone's.   {18.4 x 38's}

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Posted By: DougG
Date Posted: 21 Jan 2020 at 5:34pm
Got a set on a 190, 18.4-34,s , seem to be good but one seems about and 1.5 inches taller than the other , both have the same air pressure too

Posted By: Dakota Dave
Date Posted: 21 Jan 2020 at 9:11pm
I have a set of BKTs on one of my WD45s they have been on for 10 years mine are 8 ply and are a little stiff. They still look like new there is no wear and no weather checking my tractors are parked inside all the time so they don't weather. They have good traction I put on new rims with new Goodyear tubes when I installed and haven't Touched them since. They are a couple inches taller than the good years or firestones they are R1 tread pattern.

Posted By: BEK
Date Posted: 22 Jan 2020 at 10:07am
I have a set of BKT's on the rear of my B and WC. I like them.

Posted By: Tbone95
Date Posted: 22 Jan 2020 at 10:49am
I have a set on my combine.  I'd have to look for sure, but I'm going to say for about 8 years now?  Doesn't see tons of acres/ hours, but sees some abuse from corn stalks for sure.  Work fine for traction and mud, and no gouges or premature wear so far.

Posted By: HD6GTOM
Date Posted: 22 Jan 2020 at 11:21am
They are ok on a chore tractor. Anything on a full use tractor gets Firestone.

Posted By: Dave Wisc.
Date Posted: 22 Jan 2020 at 5:28pm
I am putting on Titans not much more.

Posted By: festus51
Date Posted: 22 Jan 2020 at 5:34pm
Dr Allis I have just the opposite experience.  Have 190xt with BFG 34" tires parked next to 220 with BKT 38" tires and they are the same height.   Just my experience.   

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Posted By: Lonn
Date Posted: 24 Jan 2020 at 7:47am
Whatever you do don't buy a chinese made tire. I've seen what they look like in less than 10 years. Firestone for me.

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Posted By: DaveWisc.
Date Posted: 24 Jan 2020 at 1:14pm
I need rims now 15x28 put this on Classifted page too. Not having to much luck hate to spend that much on that tractor but guess I will have to.

Posted By: allisbred
Date Posted: 24 Jan 2020 at 3:48pm
I went with Goodyear 14.9 x 28” on my 45 a few years ago. They are not as wide as the 13.6’s that I pulled off. They sit square with a 12” rim. Height and traction are fine.

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