October 2023 Cool Machine
A Canadian customer recently upgraded their 8R 410 John Deere Tractor by installing duals with a European Short Bar Axle, which enhanced the tractor’s floatation and improved its weight-carrying capacity. Despite the axle's design making it difficult to add duals, we were determined to make it happen! Tire expert, Julio Rocha was consulted, and through his assistance, they were able to achieve this by keeping the rear tire size at 710/75R42 and changing the front tires from 480/70R34 to 650/60R34.
September 2023 Cool Machine - Agland Corp
Agland Corp, a John Deere dealer based in Lloydminster, Alberta, had a 9620R model equipped with triple 520/85R46 tires that were showing signs of wear. A potential customer expressed interest in the product but desired a larger tire size than the standard 800/70R38's. The 9620R with the Goodyear LSW900/50R46 duals met the expectations increasing the ability to sell the machine.
August 2023 Cool Machine - Allegiance Ag & Turf
Allegiance Ag & Turf reached out to their Dawson sales expert, Vernon Mobley, to help find a solution that would easily navigate through the mud while doing dirt work. They were looking to switch to floatation tires on their Fendt 1050 Tractor.
July 2023 Cool Machine - Township Mowing Operation
The 5711D municipal tractor is a versatile machine that is commonly used for mowing operations in townships. These tractors are designed to be tough and reliable, with powerful engines and sturdy frames that can handle the demands of cutting grass and maintaining green spaces.
Tire and Wheel Focused Auction
Dawson Tire & Wheel and Ag Tire Outlet with is excited to announce the first Ag tire and wheel-focused auction. Eric MacPherson, Founder and CEO of Dawson Tire & Wheel said, “Being in the tire and wheel business for over 25 years, I felt like the ag producer world needed access to ag tires (and wheels) online. The tire and wheel thing has always been an afterthought. We are excited to bring this first Ag tire and wheel-focused auction to the market... We want to be the most trusted place to buy tires and wheels. We want buyers to buy with confidence.”
What to Look for in Used Tires
Need tires for a secondary piece of equipment, or looking to purchase a set of backup tires? Buying used ag tires is a great way to find replacement or spare tires while saving money. But how do you know if the used tires you’re looking at are worth their price or going to last?
Agriculture and Farm Machinery Throughout the Years
Agriculture has evolved in numerous ways throughout history. Here's an in-depth look at the evolution of agriculture and farm machinery throughout the years.
Signs You Need New Tractor Tires
Replacing tractor tires is essential to the performance of the tractor. See our guide to easily identify the signs you need new tractor tires.
Radial vs. Bias Irrigation Tires: The Differences?
There are various options to choose from when choosing new irrigation tires. Read our guide to learn the difference between radial and bias ply tires.
Agriculture Tire Size Options
There are many different tire size options depending on your tractor’s and your farm's needs. See our guide to learn more about agricultural tire size options.
Top Tips for Changing an Ag Tire
Ag tires need to be changed regularly, but not everyone knows how to complete this task. Read our guide to learn a few tips for changing an ag tire.
Ways You Can Reduce Stubble Damage
Stubble can cause irreversible damage to your agricultural tires, so check out our guide for the various ways you can reduce stubble damage to your tires.
How To Read a Tractor Tire Sidewall
If you need to switch out your tractors’ tires, then you’ll have to understand the options on the market. But before you make your purchase, you should learn some sizing terminology. Here’s a quick guide that’ll help you decode how to read a tractor tire sidewall.
Signs You Need New Tractor Tires
Many agriculture farms use a tractor daily because tractors serve multiple purposes on a farm. Tractor tires, like car tires, need to be replaced every few years for the best overall performance. Determining when it’s time to replace the tires depends on a few different factors. Identifying when tires need replacing can maximize your tractor’s functionality and efficiency.
How To Measure Tractor Tires and Rims
Buying tires and rims for your tractor is an essential step in maintaining your machine. Having all the necessary tractor tire and rim information will make purchasing easier. There is a lot of information required to purchase the right tire, so our guide will ensure you have all the information necessary to make shopping easy.
A Complete Guide To Choosing the Best Tractor Tires
So, you see wear and stubble damage on your tractor’s tires. You may want to run them for another year but, to put it simply, it’s time to buy new tires. No doubt, tires are an important investment, especially when you need to purchase them for your tractor. A tractor’s tires greatly impact its fuel consumption and performance, after all. But with so many tire choices on the market, you may not know how to select the correct tires for your tractor. And, of course, you don’t want to install the wrong tires, as that will only send money and time down the drain. To mitigate any purchases you’d regret, we’ve created a complete guide to choosing the best tractor tires for your specific job.