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Old 01-31-2012, 08:02 AM   #31
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Old 01-31-2012, 08:10 AM   #32
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It really depends on what you plan to do with them. Personally, I like theSuper Swampers I just put on my machine. I had a nice set of 31" Firestone Destination M/T's on and they did well on and off road, but now that I have upgraded, I won't go back. But my machine is stricktly for off road use. Everything else is just for show!

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Old 01-31-2012, 11:22 AM   #33
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I love my MTZ's. They wear very good for 35" mud tires. I really like the KM2's also. If I was doing it again I would go with the KM2 just bc it is a little cheaper than the MTZ's, but I have no complaints about my MTZ's. to me they are both very comparible.
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:29 AM   #34
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I love my MTZ's. They wear very good for 35" mud tires. I really like the KM2's also. If I was doing it again I would go with the KM2 just bc it is a little cheaper than the MTZ's, but I have no complaints about my MTZ's. to me they are both very comparible.
See I was on a tire site and they had the Mtz cheaper
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See I was on a tire site and they had the Mtz cheaper
Between those 2 I would go with which ever was cheaper at the time I ordered them. I only check rimzoneonline.com usually and the MTZ's were a little more expensive on there.
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Old 01-31-2012, 12:00 PM   #36
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KM2 all the way.....got all five shipped for $1160 thru discount tire direct....in 35s
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KM2 all the way.....got all five shipped for $1160 thru discount tire direct....in 35s
that is a heck of a deal. I will have to check there next time I order tires
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Old 01-31-2012, 12:32 PM   #38
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check out sears as well. i found a better deal with sears then discount.
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Old 01-31-2012, 12:47 PM   #39
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i'm currently torn between cooper STT and duratracs i think the price will decide, did not ask around yet.
I have the STT's now and I'm pretty happy with them. Not too much road noise and have performed well for me in all types of terrain
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check out sears as well. i found a better deal with sears then discount.
If you happen to have a Sears closing near you you can get pretty good deals. Last time I was there they had some 32" MTR/Ks for 160 each.
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KM2 all the way.....got all five shipped for $1160 thru discount tire direct....in 35s
I was just at discount the other day to get a quote. The guy told me 1300 for all 5 in 33's....hmmmmm
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Old 01-31-2012, 01:24 PM   #42
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If you happen to have a Sears closing near you you can get pretty good deals. Last time I was there they had some 32" MTR/Ks for 160 each.
yeah out the door price for 4 33x10.5 15 BFG A/T at discount was $869.91 and sears was $834.34 not much but still savin a buck.
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Old 01-31-2012, 01:32 PM   #43
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Just out of curiosity, where do you goto get siping (sp?) done. Or is it DIY?
most tire shops should offer the service.. i got mine done at discounttire.
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I've noticed at my location that they have written "WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD" across their window. Take them a quote and see what they'll do for you
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I was just at discount the other day to get a quote. The guy told me 1300 for all 5 in 33's....hmmmmm
you have to get them to price match from somewhere online..
i found my 35s cheapest on discountedwheelwarehouse.com but just look around and dont forget to calculate shipping into the price as discount tire will also count shipping costs..
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you have to get them to price match from somewhere online..
i found my 35s cheapest on discountedwheelwarehouse.com but just look around and dont forget to calculate shipping into the price as discount tire will also count shipping costs..
Yea when the time comes, that's what I'll do. I still have pretty good tread on my STT's. I really like discount tire though. The service I have gotten in the past has always been top notch
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Old 01-31-2012, 01:39 PM   #47
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Uh kevlars.... Kevlars anyone? Mtr hands down best choice for the money.
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I have the KM2's and they seem to do very well in the snow and ice we have been having and I usually don't even put my TJ into 4wd in the mud until I have to with these tires. They are awesome.
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Depending on where you live, the KM2 is a great tire. Reason I say where you live, is as mentioned they are scary on hardpack snow and ice. As long as there is a little loose snow, or it is not hard packed, they have something to bite and your good.

I was dead set on BFG A/T or General Grabber A/T, but I got a smoking deal on my KM2s, so I said what the hell. Except for the above, and a little (not bad for a mud) hum, they have been great.
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Old 01-31-2012, 02:38 PM   #50
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Check this issue of JP magazine. They tested several tires and the Duratracs were rated among the best for snow, mud, rocks and street.
I think I have this issue, at least the one from a few years ago (i wanna say 2009?). I'll try to find it
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Since the KM2s don't come factory with any siping i highly advise siping the center lugs. it will not only give you great traction on snow and ice (even hard packed snow) it will also help with tread life and even help for offroad traction. If you haven't siped them you don't know what you're missing on snow and ice! They are fantastic..

Case in point we recently had a snow storm and the city had yet to plow some of the city, so my friends and I were out helping people who were getting stuck. Well a 2wd 80's chevy pickup with a full work box in the bed couldn't get up a pretty long hill, and it was the only way up. I pulled him 3 miles up hill, 1 mile on relatively straight road, then down a side street 2 blocks that had about 10-12" of snow on it, and made it no problem the whole way. After seeing them perform in this snow storm I will buy km2s until they stop making them.
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I think I have this issue, at least the one from a few years ago (i wanna say 2009?). I'll try to find it
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Uh kevlars.... Kevlars anyone? Mtr hands down best choice for the money.
I am leaning toward MT/Rs.
I was looking at KM2s, but I have read the 35s run small, more like 33.25 where the MT/R is 34.5.
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More like 34.8 actually.. no LT tire size is going to be exactly what they say especially at proper pressure
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If you are planning on driving the highway often dont go the MT MTZ route. Just got mine off last weekend, and picked up some Falken Wild Peaks (33/12.5/15) And love the ride. And the price.
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I am leaning toward MT/Rs.
I was looking at KM2s, but I have read the 35s run small, more like 33.25 where the MT/R is 34.5.
May want to double check, my 31 km2's were 31" and my 33's were 33 when I bought. I believe Bfg and tsl run pretty close to the actual measurement, that's part of the reason I picked em. I think quadratec actually shows the true sizes on a chart somewhere.
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Bfg shows the true size on many websites
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X2 on the Kevlars, I love mine.
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I live in orange county California but I do snow board a lot but the roads are never that bad so I decided I'm either going km2 or may save a little more for the toyo m/t

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