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Get Your Tractor Ready for Winter with All States Ag Parts

Check out some weatherization tips. Battery Care: A high cranking amp battery is best for cold weather. Battery Care A high cranking amp battery is best for cold weather. At least 800 to 1000 cold cranking amps (CCA). Check battery connections. Prior to cold weather setting in, check all of your battery terminals and grounds. A  battery heater  can help keep your battery cranking power at its maximum during cold winter weather. Tire chains Four wheel drive and ag tires do wonders in the dirt but on snow and ice they quickly lose their traction. Add rear tire chains and, if needed, front ones (4x4 only). All States Ag Parts carries a complete line of  tractor tire chains , as well as skid steer chains. Engine Oil Synthetic oil can help your engine turn better on those really cold days. Synthetic oil does not thicken as quickly as conventional oil when cold. In addition, use an  engine heater  to warm oil and maintain proper oil viscosity. Hydraulic oil Just like engine