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Old 01-17-2013, 05:14 AM   #1
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Dick Crepek F-C II vs BFG KM2

I'm looking at Dick Crepek F-C II and BFG KM2 in 35x12.5r15 and I'm having trouble deciding. I have been reading up on them, looking at review and trying to get as much info as possible. I'm still torn between the two. I will be using it for dd and about 2x a month off roading. Here is here is what I'm looking for (not in order of my priority) :
1. Is it quite on the road?
2. what’s its true height / diameter (which is closer to 35” )
3. does one last longer than the other?
4. can it handle water (I heard one of them is terrible in water)
5. how does it perform in mud?
6.how does it perform in snow?
7. does it clean itself (from mud and snow)

I know this pretty much asking almost every question but any input would be helpful.

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Old 01-17-2013, 09:20 AM   #2
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I have the FC II LT 265 70 17's for a few months now. Good ride and a little hum to them till about 60mph and it's gone. Good on wet roads. Can't say about mud haven't been in any yet just dirt roads and no snow here. Hope this helps some but they are a pretty good tire so far.

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Old 01-17-2013, 10:20 AM   #3
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Every bit of info helps. I would think tho as you go faster it would be loader. Maybe oat the higher speeds other sounds drown it out.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:43 AM   #4
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The hum is not bad at all very little but when you get up to 55 - 60 they settle even with the doors off there is no sound
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:58 PM   #5
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My 2 choices were Dick Cepek Fun Country II and Goodyear Duratracs..
Really Wanted the DC tires. DT talked me out of them with a deal I could not pass up on the goodyear. So far they are quiet, great in the rain and light off-roading. Pretty quiet.. havent seen much snow yet, and they are wearing well.

I have been told, the goodyear are not good with rock crawling.

Let me know what you end of with....
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:46 PM   #6
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I found lots of useful info in this article:
Long-Term Off Road Tire Test Updates - Off-Road Magazine
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:12 AM   #7
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I found lots of useful info in this article:
Long-Term Off Road Tire Test Updates - Off-Road Magazine
This definitely helps unfortunately they don't mention how they perform in mud (the dc)
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:03 AM   #8
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This definitely helps unfortunately they don't mention how they perform in mud (the dc)
I think the photos speak volumes - not many All-Terrains make it out of a pit without lots of mud to fling off.


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Old 01-20-2013, 06:12 AM   #9
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I was looking at that it does look very impressive.
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:02 AM   #10
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the FCIIs are a great tire. seen them wheel in the northeast and southeast great grip on the rocks for an AT tire and very tough. The KM2s are hands down my favorite wheeling tire on a DD in the northeast. Lots of grip in the rocks and mud along with being a decent highway mud tire. They work fine in the snow despite, had them on 3 rigs XJ my dad's TJ and my hemi ram.
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Old 01-21-2013, 03:34 PM   #11
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For an All-Terrain tire, the tread isn't all packed in with mud. These tires appear to hold their own in the pit.

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Old 01-21-2013, 07:28 PM   #12
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FC-II's are awsome. I bought a pair after my brother ran a pair for 60,000 miles on hit Toyota. They're good on road and off. Great DD tire.
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:54 AM   #13
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Pulled the trigger on the wheels and tires. Went with F-C II on pro comps 7069. BOOM!
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Pulled the trigger on the wheels and tires. Went with F-C II on pro comps 7069. BOOM!
How do they do in the snow? I'm looking at the two and can't decided. I had the duratracs on my old TJ and loved them but now that I'm going to bigger tire on my JK can't decide. The JK is now a DD so I want a quite ride and the duratracs began to give a little hum as the logged up some mileage.
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I just picked up a 98 TJ Sahara with 30s. The tires on it are Wrangler GS-As with plenty of tread left. However, after a bit of offroading and a few inches of snow, I've decided that GS-A means "Generally Sucks Ass".

I've been doing some research and I'm going with the DC FCIIs in 31 x 10.5.
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Old 02-10-2013, 05:37 PM   #16
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I haven't mounted them yet but when I do ill let u know
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^ any updates on your thoughts on the F-C II's? Anyone else running these now and have an opinion on them? Look like a good compromise on capabilities for a normal DD that will see time in sand and light offroading.
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Have done some light off roading and daily drive so far they are handling nice. Notice they do fling water up when driving down the street. I'd recommend them. Ill keep everyone updated after I do mudding.
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Have done some light off roading and daily drive so far they are handling nice. Notice they do fling water up when driving down the street. I'd recommend them. Ill keep everyone updated after I do mudding.
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