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[*] posted on 4-2-2017 at 07:27 PM


How much... 265/75-16 or similar?



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[*] posted on 4-2-2017 at 07:38 PM


Quote: Originally posted by David K  
How much... 265/75-16 or similar?


Bought in 2016 265/75/16 under 170 usd a corner. I think it was 168 a tire:?:
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[*] posted on 4-3-2017 at 12:24 PM


On my second set now, got 35Kish on first set, could have pushed them to 40+K. Lots of harsh off-road miles on them.
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[*] posted on 4-10-2017 at 08:40 AM


Not exactly the question the OP asked, but I can tell you this, for gravel roads in the U.S. (and 3/4 minus driveways, etc), these tires are horrible. The lugs have the perfect spacing for grabbing gravel and throwing it up. While driving the gravel road near our house, the inside of my Jeep sounds like the inside of Bonnie and Clyde's car in that final scene. Now for Baja, obviously not as big a deal as those are generally dirt roads and not gravel roads, but just thought I'd mention it in case your rig pulls double duty.

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[*] posted on 4-10-2017 at 08:54 AM


What you describe is what a good off road tire should do, get rid of anything it picks up. Mud tires are especially made to do that. A KO2 is not for everyone. I have Pro-Comp Xtreme on my Tacoma. They are an excellent off road tire but make a lot of noise on the hwy. I also never got the balance right so I'm going to the BFG KO2 and see how they work for me.
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[*] posted on 4-10-2017 at 09:11 AM


I disagree. There's a difference between picking up gravel and self-clearing mud. Although it has a M/S rating, it's not a mud tire, just an AT. I have muds as well (different rig) and they don't pick up gravel (bigger block spacing between blocks). Anyway, be warned, or just ignore it, but if on a lot of gravel, the OP might want to check out something else.



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[*] posted on 4-10-2017 at 09:55 AM


Oh, you are the OP. Anyway, and again, not your question, but perhaps take a look at Duratracs. Also verify the correct load rating as they have different load ratings in some of the same sizes. Absolutely the best tire I have used. I believe only metric sizes (but I could be wrong), so not sure if that's an issue for you or not. Outstanding mud and snow performance and quiet on the road. Not serious gravel P-nchers either. Good cleaning performance and I got a ton of life out of my last pair on on an overweighted D-max dually with camper. Still looked great when I sold the pickup (second dumbest thing I ever did). Wish I would have sprung for them for this Jeep project.

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[*] posted on 4-10-2017 at 10:21 AM


Quote: Originally posted by aguachico  
I have had the BFG AT's for on two different trucks for over 15 years. I do not off-road a lot, but when I have been offroad, they have been great. I do however drive the streets of Tijuana which is an offroad experience all at 60mph.

Last year I bough my first set of BFG KO2 - 298/75/r16's. They are a mean cool looking tread. They have been in the rear all this time and the tread has excessive wear. The pressure is always good and I do a bit of towing, not much.

Has anyone experienced the same issue? This will be my last


set of BFG's if costco comes back with some BS stories about towing and heavy trucks.
If you do a lot of towing you can increase your tire mileage by rotating every 5 thousand miles. Keeping the best tires on the rear.
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[*] posted on 4-12-2017 at 08:13 AM


Will Have add this have had the old type Bfgs on my 96 4x4 Turbo Diesel 3 sets.They lasted super long time.After moving to Baja half the life tough roads take its toll.
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[*] posted on 5-31-2017 at 07:18 PM


I currently own BF Goodrich AT. Been hearing good reviews on the Toyo tires Open Country AT. Planning to change the tires I'm using. Any other insights about the Toyo?
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[*] posted on 5-31-2017 at 07:44 PM


I got 40k with mine 3 trips to Baja included mostly overloaded most of the time--:coolup:
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