Firestone Ag unveils new sizes

Sept. 24, 2002

Firestone Agricultural Tire Co.'s (FATC) Radial Deep Tread 23 tire has two new sizes, 800/70R38 and 480/80R50, that are designed for high-horsepower tractors.

The tire is now available in five sizes. It is manufactured exclusively in the United States.

The Firestone brand enjoys 48.5% of the domestic original equipment radial rear farm tire market and 37% of the domestic replacement radial rear farm tire market, according to Modern Tire Dealer statistics.

It has 48.5% share of the domestic OE bias rear farm tire market and 37.5% share of the domestic replacement bias rear farm market.

The brand also enjoys 35% of the domestic OE and replacement small farm tire markets.