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  1. Re: Engine idles fine, stumbles and backfires when under load

    Glad to hear you got it running.
  2. Re: Engine idles fine, stumbles and backfires when under load

    I have had problems with mine running rough after I haul it some where on the trailer. I think the bouncing around gets the float a little jacked up. The first time it happened I took the carb apart...
  3. Thread: T5C vs T5B

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: T5C vs T5B

    The B and C are very similar. I don't own either so I cant give you exact differences. I would guess that the C is just an updated B, probably a little more power and few little differences here and...
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    Re: terramite 3-15

    Check with Terramite for part's.
  5. Re: Glad to be back working with the Terramite

    Yes it is time for a bonfire, I just have to pick up some marshmallow's lol. How are you coming along on your Terramite project? Steve
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    Re: Your most used/valuable attachment?

    Front forks for sure.417761
  7. Glad to be back working with the Terramite

    Hello everyone, Just wanted to check in and see how everyone is doing after the brutal winter we had. I hope everybody fared well and is doing ok. The weather finally broke here in Iowa a few week's...
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    Re: Front axle movement

    Thanks for the info. I was a little worried about mine when I first got it, but it hasn't got any worse over the years. Must just be the way they are. And enjoy your terramite they certainly are a...
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    Re: Front axle movement

    Let us know what you find out.
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    Re: Front axle movement

    Mine has about the same amount of play. Not sure what normal play should be as I bought mine used and that's the way I got it. I have had it for 3or4 years now and always keep the pivot pin well...
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    Re: Tire chains for the tractor

    Chains will give you traction in both forward and reverse. Chains on the front will help to keep the front from sliding somewhat. The problem that you will have is trying to back up a hill with the...
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    Re: Terramite rebuild PT 1 VIDEO

    Lifting the back of a car off the ground is pretty impressive for a TLB of it's size. I agree, I would say that the pump is working fine. The problem may be in the control block. Like you said maybe...
  13. Re: Sump screen Part number

    No I didn't clean the inside of the oil reservoir. Probably not a bad idea though. Just make sure you get all the cleaner out before you refill with oil so you don't contaminate the system.
  14. Re: Sump screen Part number

    Yes terramite recommends to clean it every 300 hours. When I first got my machine I changed the fluid, put a new filter on and cleaned the screen. I don't think the previous owner ever cleaned the...
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    Re: terramite 3-15

    Check the machine thoroughly for any broken steering linkage if all are good you probably have a bad adaptor plate. If you do a search here, there are some post about T5's with steering problems....
  16. Re: Terramite T9 stopped moving forward or backward

    Go to the terramite website click on customer service then on maintenance and scroll down the page. It will help diagnose the problems with power loss and tells what to do, to check it for proper...
  17. Re: Sump screen Part number

    Do a search for a company called flow ezy. They have many different strainers and can even make custom strainers. Check with your local Napa or tractor dealer, they may be able to help as well. If...
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    Re: Terramite rebuild PT 1 VIDEO

    Glad to see you got the old girl going. Good Job! And keep us updated on your progress
    Steve
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    Re: Where is the Strainer?

    The sump strainer is located inside the oil tank. Behind the supply line that goes' to the hydro pump. If you remove that line at the tank you will find it. This should be done after the oil tank has...
  20. Re: T9 & lot clearing, site prep, stumps, etc...?

    I don't own a T9 but rather the T5D. But I can tell you that the terramites are very well built little TLB's and that for their size can really do a lot of work. They are built like tanks compared to...
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    Re: Ready for winter . . . ???

    LOL, after rereading my post I should have worded that a little differently. I know what you mean about the new stuff, I have an old 1965 wheel horse garden tractor that my late grandfather passed...
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    Re: Ready for winter . . . ???

    The weather has been kind of crazy here this year. 10 below in November then staying up in the 40's during December. January started off with some 30 below wind chills and now we have been back in...
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    Re: Terramite rebuild PT 1 VIDEO

    whew, I was getting worried for a minute. Don't worry it's a easy mistake to make. I did the same thing once on a snowmobile motor after a top end rebuild.. I was sweating bullets after I first...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    I have only had mine for a couple of years, but I am impressed with how smooth running this little tractor is. I am hoping to find a mower deck for it some day.
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    Re: Terramite rebuild PT 1 VIDEO

    It's sounding much better! I think it still needs a little fine tuning on the carb, but It is starting a lot better so you must be pretty close on the timing. Once the governor is fixed that should...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    IH 184 Ready for action!
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    Re: What do you do with your forks?

    These are the titan light duty forks. They are rated for #1500 they clamp on and also have slots to chain them on for added bucket protection when doing some serious lifting. Can be installed or...
  28. Re: Terramite T9 hydraulic cylinder maintenance

    Scot I cant be of much help on this as I personally have never went through any of my cylinders. But I do know that alan7s has a thread or two about it if you look through some back post. He may see...
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    Re: Terramite rebuild PT 1 VIDEO

    Glad to hear things are going well. Keep us updated on your progress.
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    Re: Terramite T9 General Usage Questions

    I like the lucas oil Red N Tacky #2 Grease. It is water resistant, and has rust inhibitors along with High pressure additives. A good grease for industrial applications. I like to grease all fittings...
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    Re: Terramite T9 General Usage Questions

    You can buy repack kits from Terramite. They also sell the spanner tool. Sometimes you can find repack kits on ebay as well. Mine is Gas but I do own other small diesel engines. My John deer mower...
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    Re: Terramite T9 General Usage Questions

    I bought these clamp on forks from a company called titan. They work Great for moving pallets, logs, and brush. I think they were around $170.00 with the cross brace. They install or can be removed...
  33. Re: Terramite T9 noisy moving forward and backward.

    Sounds like you got a good buy on it. They are very handy machines that are built like tanks. I don't think I could be without one now. It sure has saved me a lot of back breaking work.
  34. Re: Terramite T9 noisy moving forward and backward.

    Scot every terramite that I have ever heard had a very loud hydro pump. Mine is the same. When I first got it I thought it was very noisy so I changed the hydro fluid hoping to quiet it down. It did...
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    Re: Terramite rebuild PT 1 VIDEO

    Nice Vid! I would double check the timing do a compression test and adjust the valves. It seems to be a little off some where along the line. Keep us posted on your progress.
  36. Re: What caused this (pics) gouges in top of head

    Looks like it has been repaired, at least a new piston put in. The top of the piston would look like the top of the head other wise. Do as others have said and put it back together and do a comp...
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    Re: Terramite T9 alternator replacement

    No I have not. If you do a search on here you may be able to find something. What engine is in your tractor?
  38. Re: transmission bogging the engine down on start-up

    Put some blue locktite on the coil bolts. Let us know how it works out for you.
  39. Re: transmission bogging the engine down on start-up

    The pump will cause drag on the motor. If it is outside and the temp is cold that will make it have more drag as well.
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    Re: Terramite T9 alternator replacement

    contact terramite you can get replacement parts from them or cross reference it at a auto parts store. They can tell you what year it is by the serial number.
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    Re: Should I trade????

    I would trade for a few reasons. 1 you said that you are looking for a winter project. 2 when you get it going it will do much more work than the lawn mower. Being able to dig and lift are a huge...
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    Re: Overhaul or engine swap?

    I would go to your local implement, tractor dealer. I am sure they could rebuild it for you.
  43. Re: Thanks all for the help. I bought a machine.

    Glad to hear you found a good deal.
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    Buying Advice Re: 2003 T5c Backhoe

    The hoe is best suited for trenching in my opinion. Limited boom swing and reach hinder it for big holes. Not saying you cant dig holes with it, but they aren't it's strong point. The hoe will lift...
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    Buying Advice Re: 2003 T5c Backhoe

    If the motor has been taken care of with regular oil and filter changes it should last up to 3000 hrs or longer. There are a few threads about cylinder seal replacement on here, check those out. I...
  46. Re: magnum 20 to command 20 .. has anybody made the swap ? ?

    Looks like you will be the first. Keep us posted on the swap.
  47. Thread: 4x4 models

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: 4x4 models

    Mine isn't, Not sure if the diesel was offered in the T5D back in 2000 It might have been an option. Mine Has a Gas 20 horse kohler Twin in it.
  48. Thread: 4x4 models

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: 4x4 models

    I have never operated a allmand but they look nice. I don't think you can go wrong with a terramite or allmand. For me it would come down to witch ever one I could find for the best price and...
  49. Thread: 4x4 models

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: 4x4 models

    The T5C will lift 700 pounds with the hoe. The larger T7 and T9 will lift 1000 pounds with the hoe. They truly are mighty little machine's.
  50. Thread: 4x4 models

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: 4x4 models

    I believe that the terramite 4x4's front tires are run from the hydro pump like the rear's. That would make it a full time 4x4. I have a 2 wheel drive model and it gets around really well. I live in...
  51. Thread: Next Mod

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: Next Mod

    Sam, Glad to hear your starting to feel better. keep us posted on your progress.
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    Re: Terramite Bucket Forksd

    I just bought a set of these forks from Titan. They are the light duty forks rated for 1200#. They are built very well. They clamp on and also have slots so you can chain them on for extra heavy...
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    Re: terramite 3-15

    Sweet! the ol'girl has some bling.
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    Re: New owner of a Terramite 3 15 project

    Welcome, And Keep us updated with your progress.
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    Re: how deep can you dig t5c ? 8' maybe ?

    I agree with old grind. Terramites are great for trenching but not very good for digging large holes. Not enough boom angle to get the dirt out of the way. The last large hole I dug took a while...
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    Re: how deep can you dig t5c ? 8' maybe ?

    The machine will dig to 8'6 You would have to dig from all sides to get a 8x8x8 hole. That being said you will have to be dangerously close to the hole to get the depth that you want. I know clay is...
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    Re: first weekend with my t5c wit pics.

    If the float is not sticking the fuel shutoff pin is stuck open. Test the fuel shutoff and see if it works when the ignition is turned on and off. I always put an inline fuel shutoff valve on to keep...
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    Re: parking brake rebuild ? ?

    Mine doesn't ride on the drum as it should either. I took it off and tweeked it some time ago and took care of the problem for a while but upon further inspection it has returned to the half on half...
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    Re: Terramite T6/T9 replacement radiator

    Go to the auto parts store and get a radiator with the same or similar dimensions that has the inlet and outlet placed the same as yours. I would think you should find something in the...
  60. Thread: Worn pins

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: Worn pins

    I bought a new pin for the boom on mine last year. If I remember correctly it was around $75.00 with shipping and handling. The shipping and handling charge was $22.00 I read that terramite has...
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    Hopefully it is the bearing. That would be a easy fix. At least you have a new spring and stud so if it is the bearing you can change it and will be good to go. Let us know what you find out.
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    You could put some weld on the pins and then grind them back to round. Or cut them off and weld on new pins.
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    Re: T 3-15 engine swap

    A Job well done Sir! Glad everything worked out for you. How many horsepower is the new motor?
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    After seeing the picture I believe you are right. The pins are probably getting worn and the spring is not putting enough tension on the pedal shaft to bring it back to a neutral position. I don't...
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    Your setup for your Tractor is different then mine. Mine has a totally different type of spring. I take it that one end of the spring go's on the stud on the bottom of the block, but what does the...
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    Re: terramite neutral pedal spring T3-15

    Unfortunatly everything I have ever bought directly from Terramite has been Way overpriced. Their Shipping and handling is sky high as well. They charged me $22.00 shipping and handling to send a...
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    Re: T 3-15 engine swap

    Lookin Good!
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    Re: T5C with no steering Anyone else?

    Go to page 3 of the terramite post. Toward the bottom of the page there are some post about loss of power steering. You will likely find some info about it there. Check the other pages as well, there...
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    Re: T5C cylinder seals

    You can buy all the seal kits from terramite. Give them a call and they will get you what you need. Contact info is on their website.
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    Re: T 3-15 engine swap

    The shaft clamps should do the trick to help keep the coupler together. I would use Loctite on all of the set screws for the clamps and coupler to keep them from backing out.
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    Re: T 3-15 engine swap

    Looks like the old girl has been thru a flood. Was the cap missing from the hydraulic tank? I can't imagine that much water getting into the tank with the cap on. You will always have some...
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    Re: Cylinder seals

    Sounds like one is on backward. You still would like to have full pressure to extend the dipper for pushing dirt or other objects with it.
  73. Thread: Next Mod

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: Next Mod

    I really like the idea of having a backup pull start in case you have a battery or electric starter problem.
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    Re: What do you do if . . . . .

    Don't feel bad, I forgot to put the oil drain plug in my wife's new van a couple years back. Luckily she came outside and ask me why there was a giant puddle of oil on the driveway under her van. No...
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    Re: What do you do if . . . . .

    Yes the pump is located under that plate in front of the seat. Hope you get it going. Any idea what happened to the engine?
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    Re: Kohler 20HP oil filter

    Alan the oem filter is a Kohler 1205001 the Fram filter is PH8172 and the Napa filter is a 1056. There are many more that will cross reference as well.
  77. Re: Correct tire pressures for the T5C; tire chains

    My tires,both front and rear say 20 pounds max if I remember correctly. I run 15 in them.
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    Re: T5C Hydraulic oil drain plug?

    Should be a plug in the bottom of the tank. Mine is flush with the bottom of the tank with a allen head plug. Could be that there is dirt and oil hiding the plug from plain view.
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    Ripper Attachment

    Hey Guy's, Have any of you tried the ripper attachment on your terramite's? I have been thinking about getting one. I would think that it would make it easier to take stumps out. I see that they are...
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    Re: Diesel filter for a T5C

    I would think that it should have a better filter than an inline setup. My Terramite is gas, but I have a john Deer mower with a Yanmar diesel in it, and it has a nice water trap fuel filter set up...
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    Re: t-5c how much weight will the hoe pick up

    I believe Matt W is correct 750 pounds sounds about right.
  82. Thread: Next Mod

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: Next Mod

    Sam, I am looking forward to seeing some pics of the modification.
  83. Thread: T5D?

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: T5D?

    This is my Year 2000 T5D It looks like a T6 with a T5C backhoe arm. I think the later model T5D's have the curved backhoe arm Like the T6.
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    Price Check Re: T5C drive pedal spring

    Travis, this is good to hear. I love my terramite, but allways hated buying parts from them because of the high shipping charge's. Glad to hear terramite is getting with the program.
  85. Thread: New member

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: New member

    That's Great! Welcome to the forum.
  86. Thread: Top

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: Top

    43 inches from the seat cushion to the top of the ROPS
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    Re: Check Them Bolts

    Thank's for the Head's Up! I will be checking mine.
  88. Thread: Top

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: Top

    I have a T5D with the top on it. Not sure how different it is from yours. I will measure it tonight and let you know the distance from the seat to the top. I am 6'5 and have all kinds of headroom.
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    Re: Terramite T5D Workhorse

    I have put about 200 hours on my T5D now and have not had a single issue. I do have one of the outrigger cylinders leaking a little but nothing major. When I first got it I changed all of the fluids...
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    Re: T6 Driveshaft

    My T5D basically a T6 does the same thing, the warmer it get's the louder the hydro noise. Every terramite I have seen is really noisy when moving forward or backward. I was concerned about it when I...
  91. Re: Things to look for when buying a Terramite

    Thanks for posting this. I think this will be very helpfull.
  92. Thread: Tooth bar

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: Tooth bar

    Joe did you ever get a price on these?
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    Re: Terramite parts sources?

    I think terramite only has the operators manual and the parts manual. I have been unable to find anything that explaines how to repair one of these things. On the bucket pin soak it good with some pb...
  94. Re: New Terramite T5C owner and new member here.

    I love my terramite,but the factory parts price's are waaaay overpriced! They charge a minimum of $20.00 shipping even if it is only for a decal. Also the parts that I ordered did not even come...
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    Re: New Terramite owner

    Scott welcome to the forum! Glad to see more and more folk's joining the discusion about these handy machine's.
  96. Thread: Tooth bar

    by Terrasteve
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    Re: Tooth bar

    I would be interested to hear how well a toothed bucket works as well.
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    Re: New Terramite owner

    Welcome to the forum Joe. As you are finding out these little terramites are handy machines to have around. I have really cleaned up my property with mine. I cant imagine not having one now.
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    Re: Truck Wheels That Fit Terramite T5B / T5C

    Try looking at some atv tires. There are some with very agressive tread that may fit on your rims. What size are the front rims on your t5c?
  99. Re: What have you done to improve your Terramite?

    The skid plate is a good idea. I have been thinking about doing the same to mine. What I would really like to have is a grapple bucket but I dont see that happening anytime soon. I have been kicking...
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    Re: Truck Wheels That Fit Terramite T5B / T5C

    I know 5 bolt chevy truck rims will bolt right on the terramites.
    Steve
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