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  1. 1025R Rear and Front Ballast Amount Survey

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    I am currently looking at different ballast options for 1025R, such as the Heavy Hitch Offset bracket or the Heavy Hitch Dual Weight Bracket and suitcase weights. 1. I am curious what is the maximum weight you have used on the rear 3 point hitch and how much rear tire/wheel weight in lbs when...
  2. John deere 1025R Ballast Amount Recommended, Axle Capacity, Tire Capacity

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Tractor: John Deere 1025R Loader: 120R with 53” bucket I know ballast has been discussed in the past and I have been looking at several different forums and discussions about tractor ballast. I found a ballast calculator that someone created for the 1025R, and what I am confused about is that...
  3. Wheel Spacers on Front and Rear on 3032e???

    Large Frame Compact Utility Tractors (LCUT)
    I couldn't find the answer to this question in the archives so here goes. JD 3032e with five ft brushhog Hilly property makes the JD feel tippy. Putting wheel spacers and ballast on rear (2-3" not sure yet) If I ballast and space the rear wheels do i need to do the same for the front, and, if...
  4. ZTrak Rear Tire Tip

    ZTR's and Commercial Turf Equipment
    Just wanted to pass along a bit of information for other owners of this or similarly sized ZTR's. I recently decided to try adding water ballast to the rear tires of my Z255 and boy was it one of the best ideas I've had in a long time. I no longer get stuck in the slightest bit of mud, mowing...
  5. X739 Suitcase Weights with Front QH?

    Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Hello all! Long time listener, first time caller. I have recently ordered an X739 configured with a 14 Bu rear bagger and a front Quick Hitch for the 54" blade. Should be ready the week of March 16, but I have a concern that the dealer couldn't answer. Is there a way to add ballast to the...
  6. Ballast Box oscillates

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Hi folks, Strange issue: I have 10 hours on my 1026R and have used it with the loader and ballast box before. Today I was moving some topsoil and the ballast box started moving down about an inch then up again about every 3 to 5 seconds. It was oscillating. And when I shut the tractor off, the...