Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Wray, CO
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Wray many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
Firestone has been a leader in the farm tire market for a long time, ever since Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932. As a farmer himself, Firestone was always developing in ways to help growers solve problems. His goal was to get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked ride comfort and traction. In other words, "Put the Farm on Rubber." Fast forward to 1950 and rubber tires were everywhere. Almost every farmer had installed rubber tires on their tractor. Firestone Commercial continues to advance farm tire technology at the Farm Tire Test Center, located on Harvey Firestone's original farmstead in Ohio. Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and contact your nearest Colorado Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Wray.
Farm Tires in Wray: For the Growing Season
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. Flotation tires aim to decrease the damage done to a field's yield. They're made with a wider footprint to limit soil compaction. This special type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without harming the area being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting less soil compaction and better flotation during all phases of farming, from tillage to harvest. Where other tires dig in and damage the soil, flotation tires don't. They keep heavy-duty farm tires up and off the ground. With flotation tires from Wray Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better, rides smoother
If you want to get to harvest season, you better get your irrigation system fixed up right. The irrigation experts at your nearby Firestone farm tire dealer can help you select the right irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. It's crafted specially for pivot and linear irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern allows for balanced traction whether you're moving forward or backward. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To safeguard your crop during the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. Though self-propelled sprayers and fertilizers come in many sizes, sprayer tanks are becoming larger and larger. To keep pace, modern sprayer tires must be designed for handling and stability—at all speeds. That's where the Radial All Traction RC Tire comes in. It's crafted to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's only one of our many sprayer tires. Your Wray Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that provide superb ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Wray
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Wray, you can harvest your crops with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially good for sugar cane and rice harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for noteworthy field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. No matter the application, you can trust Firestone to help you farm harder than anyone else.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Wray
The proper tractor tires make running a farm easier. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a dry, dry forecast. Your Wray ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your local ag tire dealer can help you identify the best fit.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Wray, they don't have to. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Our engineers see everything—big and small. They design forestry tires that can stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that skidders, forwarders, and loggers traverse every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Call your Wray forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Wray Firestone farm tire dealers offer a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are designed with special tread that allows for more traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Contact your Wray Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Wray?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Wray. But first, you'll probably want to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The answer depends on a variety of factors. Read all about it in the Tire Expert Center's Rubber Tracks vs. Tires. We'll also provide a short overview here. Each system has ups and downs. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your Colorado farm. You may find it helpful to use a combo of tire tracks and tires.
Firestone Ag research has shown that in terms of fuel economy, a track system will consume more fuel since it takes more horsepower to rotate the track. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts of fuel. In terms of traction, our research has shown that track systems perform better than wheeled systems at 0 - 3% slip. Increase slip to 5 - 9% and wheeled systems prove more efficient. In the end, many things can alter the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. Your local Wray Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.