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snow tires for large skid steer

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by 2quickfbodys, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. 2quickfbodys

    2quickfbodys Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    i have a jd 280 skid steer with 14 17.5 tires on it and would like to put a good tire on for snow. would the snow wolf tire be a good choice and are the side walls capable of handling the wight and capacity of the jd 280(around 3100lbs but it has a wight kit on it also)
    thanks shaun
  2. zigzag82

    zigzag82 Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    I just bought some wolf paw snow tires through Wagner Equipment Rental. I love them, they are 7 inch wide snow designed tire. I have used them against my old case 465 snow tire and I pushed him blade to blade on asphalt all over.
    The Tire came in a set of 4 tire and rims for $1389.00 + shipping.
    You can also get the tire studded.
  3. 2quickfbodys

    2quickfbodys Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    talked to stonebrooke snow wolf in mn. they put the setup together for the snow paws. they said they dont make a tire for the 14 17.5 tire. it is 36" in hight. their setup is for the 12.5 16.5 tire and rims. they said the hight is 33". i dont think i will like the 10% lower mph. anybody have any other suggestions
    for tires and rims
    thanks shaun
  4. pieperlc

    pieperlc Senior Member
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  5. 2quickfbodys

    2quickfbodys Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    i was quoted $1700 shipped for unstudded tue. manufacture direct
    companys out of minneapolis mn
  6. Mike W

    Mike W Junior Member
    Messages: 22


    Put tires similar to these on our S-150's at work last winter. About $2000 for a set at the dealer. They work good in the snow and mud. Just my $.02