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  1. #11
    Veteran Member
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    Jul 2004
    Bancroft, Ontario

    Default Re: Radial or bias ply?

    I've been quoted just under $200 for Carlisle bias 14" on the front of my JD. Titans list at $1000 but have half the weight rating...

  2. #12
    Super Star Member
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    Dec 2007
    Central Ohio
    JD 5520, 790- Kub L4300, B7800, MX5100, M7040

    Default Re: Radial or bias ply?

    If I was going for new bias tires my first and second choice would be Firestones and a notch up from OEM quality. You really do get what you pay for. They don't make some small sizes but that's just my two cents.

    May I be the kind of person my dogs think I am,

  3. #13
    Elite Member
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    Mar 2009
    Lee, IL
    John Deere 1070

    Default Re: Radial or bias ply?

    I heard years ago that you aren't supposed to use tire plugs with radials. Any truth to that? I am sure people do it, even if you aren't supposed to. I have heard of people using them on cars, but I personally never would except maybe temporarily in an emergency situation. Patches I am ok with.

  4. #14
    Platinum Member pjbci's Avatar
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    Feb 2012
    Summit. Ms
    JD 4840, 450j, 310, komatsu D31px22, IH 1486, MF 135, MHF TO35


    Plugs work on radial tractor tires just fine unless you have tires loaded with ballast.

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