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A Detailed Look at Firestone Tractor Tires

Firestone tractor tires are one of the most recognizable brands in the field. Their 23° tread design has made them a traction leader for over 50 years.
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100 Years of Farm Tire Technology

In 1935, about 85% of tractors rode on metal wheels. With a punishing ride and lots of slippage, metal-lugged tractor wheels were far from ideal...
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The Ultimate Guide to High-Speed Flotation Tires for Spreader Trucks & Trailers

These are the 16 best high-speed flotation spreader truck and trailer tires for delivering solid in-field performance and high-speed road travel.
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5 Steps for Getting the Most Traction Out of Your 4WD Tractor

Spinning your wheels wastes both time and money. Making these simple adjustments and/or upgrades to your 4WD tractor will get it pulling at peak performance.
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Should I Put Duals on my Sprayer?

Sprayer duals can improve your sprayer's performance, but there are drawbacks worth noting. Here are 6 things to know before installing duals on your sprayer.
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23° vs. 45° Lug Angle: A Guide for Choosing the Right Tread Design

Which is better? Firestone's 23 degree tread design or the 45 degree lug angle? This guide will help you decide which tire to buy for your application.
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Bias vs. Radial Tractor Tires: Which Should I Choose?

The two-part construction of a radial tractor tire allows the sidewall to flex independently of the tread. The stiffer, diagonal construction of a bias tire...
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LSW Super Singles: Are They Better than Duals?

Are Goodyear LSW Super Singles right for your tractor or combine? Our real-world review sheds light on where these massive tires perform best.
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Tires vs. Tracks: Which Creates Less Compaction?

While it’s true that tracks “float” better than tires, they don’t necessarily offer lower soil compaction levels when compared to tires.
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Planting in the Tracks of Goodyear LSWs: A Yield Crusher or Inflator?

Does planting with Goodyear LSW super singles work? We tested 2 different tractors with 2 different tire setups to study their effect on corn emergence, compaction..
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IF/VF Tractor Tires: What Sets Them Apart from Standard Radial Tires?

What is the difference between an IF/VF radial tire and a standard radial tire? IF/VF tires can carry up to 20-40% more weight at the same air pressure or...