How to Install Over the Tire Tracks

Follow this step-by-step guide to ensure installation of your over the tire tracks is done correctly.

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Over the tire tracks (OTT) create two machines in one for more control and ease of access. All parts are replaceable, and the modular installation method enables quick mounting and easy replacement.

Follow these steps from Summit Supply LLC to ensure installation is done correctly. 


  • Ratchet Strap
  • Hammer
  • Wrench 10mm
  • Allen Key 10mm
  • Ruler or Measuring tape

8-step guide

  • STEP 1 Lift boom up and ensure safety is engaged.
  • Modular InstallationSTEP 2 Lay track out in front of the machine and drive machine onto tracks until rear tire is seated.
  • STEP 3  Hold track against rear tire and drive forward onto the middle of the track.
  • STEP 4 Lift track over the front of the tire and ensure track is snug around the tire.
  • STEP 5 Double check the mounting direction of track is correct. The small arrows should be facing towards the front of the machine.
  • STEP 6 Put the joining pin in and hammer into place. You may need to use a ratchet strap to pull ends of the track together while you do this.
  • STEP 7 Roll the machine forward and tighten the joining pin.
  • STEP 8 Check for correct tension the sag should be 50-70mm.

If you are unsure how to check for tension, use a straight edge that is long enough to rest on each wheel and use a ruler or tape measure to measure the distance between the top of the OTT track and the bottom of the straight edge.

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