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Old 03-13-2012, 05:51 PM   #1
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so what is better the bf good rich km2s or the goof year mtr's

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Old 03-13-2012, 06:01 PM   #2
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IMO for a DD/WW overall if siped the BFG KM2's are better but not by much... However if rocks is what you spend most of your time offroad wise then go with the MTR-K's as there sidewall is very very strong.. Although having a 3ply sidewall there is a history of the KM2's sidewalls not holding up to constant abuse from rocks rocks

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Old 03-13-2012, 06:33 PM   #3
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I would think the Kevlar MTR's are a better tire, but they are more expensive and aren't offered in my preferred size of 33x10.5. Kevlar sidewall, would hold up better in the rocks and hybrid tread design would perform better on the road and varied off.

That stated, I just got a brand new set of KM2s and I am so impressed! Awesome in the snow, mud and asphalt! I haven't tried them on dry dirt yet, Oregon's wet. I don't have any complaints for the KM2s. I will buy again unless Goodyear adds the 33x10.5 size in their product line up. KM2s should give 50k tread life, which is nice for my daily driven Jeep .
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Old 03-13-2012, 06:44 PM   #4
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so confused lol i dont know what to do, km2 are and back order for months and i can get mtr's that might be my deciding factor
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:22 PM   #5
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I love my MTR's! Never had the KM2's but I hear good things about them. I do know that the MTR's will walk through mud though! Don't do much rocks, and they do have a decent roar on the road, but it doesn't bother me.
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Old 03-14-2012, 10:31 AM   #6
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I currently have KM2's and love them. I do rocks often and they do very well. I have 44k on my current set and could probably get another 10k out of them. But I got a good deal on some 37" PBR's so Im switching over.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:03 PM   #7
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In all honesty, I think you can't go wrong with either. I've wheeled with rigs that would have one or the other and they really don't have any issues despite the terrain or trail conditions. I know there are availability issues with both tires, so if you can find either in stock - I'd go for it.
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I'm going to resurrect an old thread here, but no one has addressed snow performance of these tires. Many have mentioned they are both good for general offloading, but is one better than the other when it comes to wheeling in deep snow? Seems like the BFG might clean better since its a little more open tread design?
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I'm going to resurrect an old thread here, but no one has addressed snow performance of these tires. Many have mentioned they are both good for general offloading, but is one better than the other when it comes to wheeling in deep snow? Seems like the BFG might clean better since its a little more open tread design?
Having the KM2's siped will return better on road snow performance then the MTR-K's. Deep snow it's pretty much about the same which is that they both are good in the deep stuff
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Thanks. I'm mostly interested in how they do in the deep stuff. Up here in Washington, we try to go where the snowmobiles go sometimes, meaning, aired down, no road, sinking into the snow up to the frame and lots of winching. If they both work similarly in these conditions, seems like the MTR-K's are the tires to have.
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Old 08-08-2012, 07:29 PM   #11
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Deep snow is the best. You will be happy with either tire in that senerio. When you make your purchase and put them on the Jeep, pics are required

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