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tobski

late b10 same size front rim as late b12?

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tobski
Does late b10 and b12 have same front rim?..I know they have different tire sizes... Sometimes different sized tires fit on same rim, not something I'd do on a road worthy vehicle though..my b10 needs a new front tire/tube,.. looking to see if I'm locked in at getting the 4.80x8 tire size. Thanks alot

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dentwizz
The wider size is compatible with the original axle if you get a simplicity/allis rim that is made for the width of tire. The standard 16x6.50 rim has a wider bearing spacing than the S-AC variation. I had to do a lot of rework to make the Deere version fit on my B-10 chassis. It worked, but the OEM is a lot easier. Which specific variation are you mounting to? The early B steering box ratio is pretty hard when turning the wide tires(Worth it in handling but not the easiest). Later versions have a bit more advantage in the gearing.

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