Cross-ply tyres may have long been ditched on all but the most utilitarian tractor models, there is still an argument for employing them on a telehandler. “Our standard fitment across the TurboFarmer range is the cross-ply Mitas MPT-01 in size 405/70-24,” points out Joe Rodgers of Merlo UK. “The stiffer sidewall of the cross-ply is a virtue for this application because of the importance of stability and the tyres wear well. “You don’t get the ultimate grip of a radial, […]