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skid steer tire pressure

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by maximus44, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. maximus44

    maximus44 Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    Hi all, have 17 inch tires on my skid . What do recomend for tire pressure in the snow?
    I have a 91/2 ft pusher on it.
     
  2. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    i run 45 psi
     
  3. maximus44

    maximus44 Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    is traction in snow good?,Will lower pressure make it better?
    How low before i need to worry about breaking a bead if I hit a curb?
     
  4. camconcrete

    camconcrete Senior Member
    Messages: 199

    higher tire pressure will help you slip around on pavement better so the tires don't near as hard and throw you around. that is what we do when we are working on pavement a lot.
     
  5. Dlongerman

    Dlongerman Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 299

    we run 100PSI in our Gehl's nice to be able to slip and slide a little....
    gives good traction when u need to....

    dan
     
  6. camconcrete

    camconcrete Senior Member
    Messages: 199

    I checked today and on pavement we usually run 65 to 70 pounds so they slide easy