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Old 03-20-2013, 08:14 AM   #1
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Anyone running 35x12.5x15 BFG All terrains on a JK?

I'm about to order these and I think they're going to look awesome but I'm having a really hard time finding pictures of anyone running this set up, plenty of people running 17s or 16s but it's not the same, I want to see how much the side wall buldges or an idea of actual height of these on a JK on the ground.

Post em up if you got em, thanks
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:59 AM   #2
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100 looks and no one has anything huh? Well I ordered em from Discount Tire Direct anyways and I'll be posting pics here when I get em on my Jeep.

35x12.5x15 BFGoodrich All Terrain T/A KO's
15x8 4"BS Cragar Soft 8's. I plan on using the stock center cap from my 16" steelies.

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Old 03-28-2013, 11:43 AM   #3
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So the tires were delivered yesterday!! I love em, the tires are huge and the wheels look great

Here's a teaser shot that Diesel got in the way of (attention wh0re)

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Old 03-31-2013, 09:38 PM   #4
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Any final pics installed? Possibly looking at the same setup!
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:19 PM   #5
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Here are some of the pics from today, got them installed but took some time because they rubbed the calipers in the front, not a big deal. Used 3 OE lugs and 2 Gorilla splined lugs on each wheel as sort of a theft deterrent. I also painted the OE center caps satin black and threw them on, I really love how it turned out in the end.









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Old 03-31-2013, 10:33 PM   #6
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Nice looking rig! Are you sporting any lift?
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:36 PM   #7
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Thanks! Stock suspension at the moment, I have the Teraflex 2.5" BB that needs to go on, I'm going to tweak the rear pinch seem with a big hammer and get a different front bumper.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:11 PM   #8
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I've had a few questions come up about my center caps, it's hard to make out in the other pics so I snapped one today while I working on the budget boost. Before I get questions about the lugs, I did that to be some form of loss prevention, don't flame me cause they're black and chrome.

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Old 04-04-2013, 08:55 PM   #9
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Wheels and tires look great, bro!
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Old 04-07-2013, 06:06 PM   #10
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Thank you!

Here's the final shot with the Teraflex BB...

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Old 08-10-2013, 09:45 PM   #11
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Funny when I saw this picture, it looks just like my old jeep. Could have been it's twin. Still liking the ATs?
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Old 02-07-2014, 11:22 PM   #12
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You still liking the BFG's? Just ordered me the same wheels and tires from Discount Tires except I got the Unique 297's instead of Cragars. Did you have any problems with them rubbing on aything when you had stock suspension? Also did you have to run spacers with wheels?
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Old 02-10-2014, 02:34 PM   #13
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You still liking the BFG's? Just ordered me the same wheels and tires from Discount Tires except I got the Unique 297's instead of Cragars. Did you have any problems with them rubbing on aything when you had stock suspension? Also did you have to run spacers with wheels?


Absolutely still loving the BFGs, been off roading a few times without any glimpse of getting stuck, the tread cleans itself out easily. The tires aren't loud on road either and offer a comfortable daily driver ride imo. I've probably put about 10k miles on them and they're wearing really nicely, seems like they're going to last a long time. I live in Chicago and the winters here can be pretty ing bad and these have handled it all really well.

Please feel free to post a pic of your Jeep up here when you get them on. I didn't have tire rubbing issues anywhere even in the stock suspension but I never really got off road with them. I did have to clearance the calipers slightly in the front because of the wheel weights and the backspacing I chose for my wheels. The calipers offer PLENTY of material that I would never be concerned with the amount I had to clearance.

Congrats and good luck!

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A couple of pictures for good measure, first is on trail 10 at Cliffs Insane Terrain ORP and the second was the morning of last weeks latest snow storm. Both pictures show the treads packed but don't let it fool you - they really handle anything thrown at them very well.



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Old 02-28-2014, 12:32 PM   #14
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Man am I glad to hear that you are liking this setup. I have been drooling over these pics for a while. I live in Detroit area and we get the same winter BS, which is why I was trying to stay away from the mud terrains. I also love the fact that they are listed as about 55lbs.

You didn't have any balance issues with these?

Damn that looks sweet!!!
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Old 02-28-2014, 12:35 PM   #15
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Lookin forward to seeing a few more pics (horner21) on this thread!
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Any pictures of the rear of the jeep? Also how many weights per wheel did it take to balance each?
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Pulled the trigger on this setup as well!

I know it's been awhile, but I figured I'd chime in. I have you to partially blame for getting me started down this path!

I started on Monday with 33 Duratracs. Was hoping to get away with the stock gearing and 33s. After about 24 hours, I could tell is wasn't going to work. There was too much space left begging for tire to be stuffed into it. Local Discount Tire gave me no hassle on Wednesday when I returned them and they installed these. It was much easier to make the decision since they had these in stock and I was able to roll one out and set it next to the 33" Duratracs.

Tread width on the BFG is narrower which I like. They are also quieter. Not that the Duratracs were overly loud, but these are hardly noticeable over the stockers. They really soak up the horrible Michigan roads. No snow left here, have to wait till next winter to get an impression, but I had these in a stock size on an F150 and they were fine.

So, like XJtoJK:

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Any pictures of the rear of the jeep? Also how many weights per wheel did it take to balance each?
After reading this, I was curious myself so I poked under there to take a look.

Looks like 4.75, 4.00, 1.75, 3.00.

They ride fantastic, the difference is hardly noticeable over the stockers in vibration and road noise. As long as there is not a strong headwind, I can still use the O.D. without issue. The rolling resistance seems to be very low, similar to the stockers. Let off the gas and you do not feel like the Jeep is immediately being pulled to a stop. It just keeps going like the stockers.

Still waiting on the 5th, I have the wheel but need the tire. They only had 4 in stock.

I'll get some pics of the rear later if you are still interested.
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By the way, if you are interested, these are the KOs, not the KO2s, obviously. Unfortunately, although they are going to make a KO2 in this size (thankfully), it looks like the weight is going up! The KOs are listed at 54lbs where the new KO2 in this size looks like it's going to be 62lbs. Also, these are a bargain, DT had them for $192, the new ones are listing on some of the sites at closer to $270.
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Decided 34's are too small with my lift so had to get new wheels (I liked the stock Rubi wheels). Really happy with the look, ride and handling so far.
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