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06-20-2012 01:52 AM
SIXTI If anyone gave me a free set of tires, of course I would say that their brand was the best!
06-20-2012 01:50 AM
SIXTI
Quote:
Originally Posted by serotina View Post
Curious to know thoughts about:
- TrXus MT's (Interco)
- Crusher (Cepek)
- Baja MTZ radials (Thompson)
- Wrangler MTR kevlar (Goodyear)

The specs are relatively similar to the BFG KM2's across the board, so I'm curious to know if it's marketing or do the KM2's really wear better. And I haven't heard too much about the Goodyear kevlar wear - although I've heard some of the "kevlar" marketing is just hype.
Ahaaa! I was just waiting for this and I agree with you 100%.
I have the original 33x12.50x15 Goodyear Wrangler MTR's. They have great traction in mud & on rocks but extremely wack everywhere else. They are now ready for replacement and they're extremely lousy on snow and paved road. Their wear is way way way too quick. You actually shed chunks of tire while off-road. I see the same things happening to guys with the new Kevlar's so am not even gonna look at these again. I will try the KM2's this time.
I wonder who does those reviews?
02-05-2012 08:31 PM
lovethetrails5
Quote:
Originally Posted by serotina
Curious to know thoughts about:
- TrXus MT's (Interco)
- Crusher (Cepek)
- Baja MTZ radials (Thompson)
- Wrangler MTR kevlar (Goodyear)

The specs are relatively similar to the BFG KM2's across the board, so I'm curious to know if it's marketing or do the KM2's really wear better. And I haven't heard too much about the Goodyear kevlar wear - although I've heard some of the "kevlar" marketing is just hype.
Iv heard the interco and crushes wear quick don't have personal experience if u read through the thread there's some talk about the mtz and mtr
02-05-2012 06:01 PM
serotina Curious to know thoughts about:
- TrXus MT's (Interco)
- Crusher (Cepek)
- Baja MTZ radials (Thompson)
- Wrangler MTR kevlar (Goodyear)

The specs are relatively similar to the BFG KM2's across the board, so I'm curious to know if it's marketing or do the KM2's really wear better. And I haven't heard too much about the Goodyear kevlar wear - although I've heard some of the "kevlar" marketing is just hype.
02-01-2012 06:01 PM
lovethetrails5 see this site has the mtz for cheaper i thought they are supposed to be more expensive.

BAJA MTZ RADIAL Tires by Mickey thompson at TireBuyer.com

MUD TERRAIN T/A KM2 Tires by Bf goodrich at TireBuyer.com
02-01-2012 04:35 PM
TJspeed damn.... i was all set on buying 33'' bfg a/t's but now y'all got me lookin and after reading what everyone has said im really gonna try to get some KM2's.
02-01-2012 03:46 PM
stuckinwater
Quote:
Originally Posted by obidya

I would recommend at least 4 (ba dum bum.. chhh)

I am really liking the KM2's Ive been reading a lot and am thinking they will be my next tire. I was thinking I would do the KM2's and get them siped, has anyone siped their tires? does that increase or decrease tread wear?
X2 on them being my next tire. And it's like you read my mind. I have the same questions. Great minds think alike!!
02-01-2012 02:48 PM
obidya
Quote:
Originally Posted by lovethetrails5 View Post
torn between 3 tires
I would recommend at least 4 (ba dum bum.. chhh)

I am really liking the KM2's Ive been reading a lot and am thinking they will be my next tire. I was thinking I would do the KM2's and get them siped, has anyone siped their tires? does that increase or decrease tread wear?
02-01-2012 10:45 AM
Badass_TJ
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Originally Posted by sloppywood View Post
I was just at discount the other day to get a quote. The guy told me 1300 for all 5 in 33's....hmmmmm

I bought mine with out the road hazard and tire stems they try to sell you, i just went and looked at the website and the 35s went up 8$ in price, i paid 232 a tire, even with the price increase it was 1203.85 to my door for 5 35s....This was also on the website, I had to pay to get them mounted and balanced, i dont know if that was included in your quote...
02-01-2012 08:13 AM
jeepinmike
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ibuildembig View Post
Cooper STT
I had a set of 31's on my XJ, and really like them.

Quote:
Originally Posted by jrussblues View Post
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.
My 31" KM2s are darn close to 31". They dwarfed the 30" GSAs, which measured closer to 28 than 30.
02-01-2012 07:54 AM
SirGeorgeKillian
Quote:
Originally Posted by stuckinwater

In wantin the km2s soon. Are they really loud on the road?
I run a 38x13.50 as a DD. Very quiet, and smooth on the road. I couldnt imagine a MT tire of similar size doing so well on the street. Hard to tell they are mud tires while driving on pavement.
02-01-2012 07:42 AM
darkproximity mine arent loud at all
02-01-2012 07:12 AM
stuckinwater
Quote:
Originally Posted by zdragon
Km2 ftw
In wantin the km2s soon. Are they really loud on the road?
02-01-2012 12:02 AM
lovethetrails5
Quote:
Originally Posted by stuckinwater

Where I look, the km2s are much cheaper
Ya they will be cheaper every where the toyos are just a pricer tire
01-31-2012 11:06 PM
zdragon Km2 ftw
01-31-2012 10:24 PM
stuckinwater
Quote:
Originally Posted by lovethetrails5
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
Where I look, the km2s are much cheaper
01-31-2012 10:23 PM
stuckinwater
Quote:
Originally Posted by TJspeed
Im gonna be gettin tires next week (income taxes ) I'm lookin at a few of the same tires listed but im tryin to decide either to run 33 10.5 or 12.5 what's y'alls opinion on this?
12.5. Just by .02
01-31-2012 09:47 PM
TJspeed Im gonna be gettin tires next week (income taxes ) I'm lookin at a few of the same tires listed but im tryin to decide either to run 33 10.5 or 12.5 what's y'alls opinion on this?
01-31-2012 09:36 PM
XJ Knight [QUOTE=ktot;1981680]
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Originally Posted by Tommy2Times View Post

I just put the wild peaks on last weekend. 33/12.5/15's
Good Luck.
01-31-2012 09:27 PM
ktot [QUOTE=Tommy2Times;1981245]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bill S

My Falken Rocky Mountain ATs are great on everthing except mud, hence my search for a real MT tire.

So i'm not the only one out there with the Falken RM!?!

I needed some mild tread for my dd as i swap to BFG mudders for playing. Got a smoking deal with a rebate on them. Very capable except for the thick heavy mud. I absolutely love them for dd and trail riding, no problems in the sand either.

Anyone besides us two using the Falkens??
I just put the wild peaks on last weekend. 33/12.5/15's
01-31-2012 09:23 PM
XJ Knight [QUOTE=Tommy2Times;1981245]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bill S

My Falken Rocky Mountain ATs are great on everthing except mud, hence my search for a real MT tire.

So i'm not the only one out there with the Falken RM!?!

I needed some mild tread for my dd as i swap to BFG mudders for playing. Got a smoking deal with a rebate on them. Very capable except for the thick heavy mud. I absolutely love them for dd and trail riding, no problems in the sand either.

Anyone besides us two using the Falkens??
I love the extra work discount tire put on there falkens.. I would look at a set much more if they looked like those.. On that little note OwenTJ has them. I know he likes them but he also doesn't play in the muck.

I dont' think the falkens are siped either
01-31-2012 08:03 PM
Tommy2Times [QUOTE="Bill S"]

My Falken Rocky Mountain ATs are great on everthing except mud, hence my search for a real MT tire.

So i'm not the only one out there with the Falken RM!?!

I needed some mild tread for my dd as i swap to BFG mudders for playing. Got a smoking deal with a rebate on them. Very capable except for the thick heavy mud. I absolutely love them for dd and trail riding, no problems in the sand either.

Anyone besides us two using the Falkens??
01-31-2012 07:35 PM
Bill S
Quote:
Originally Posted by ktot View Post
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.
My Falken Rocky Mountain ATs are great on everthing except mud, hence my search for a real MT tire.


Quote:
Originally Posted by jrussblues View Post
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.
I have not personally witnessed 35" KM2 / Mt/R measurements, but have seen pictures on other forums comparing the tires at a size of 35x12.5x15. 34.8 is the advertised size, so may not be the actual. I have personally met with Jeepers with KM2 37"s on 17 rims. They measured at 35.5"

Does anyone here have actual 35x12.5x15 on 15x8 rims installed height measurements between KM2 and MT/R ?
01-31-2012 06:36 PM
lovethetrails5 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
01-31-2012 06:06 PM
freeskier X2 on the Kevlars, I love mine.
01-31-2012 05:41 PM
darkproximity Bfg shows the true size on many websites
01-31-2012 05:40 PM
jrussblues
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bill S

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.
01-31-2012 05:30 PM
ktot 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.
01-31-2012 05:26 PM
darkproximity More like 34.8 actually.. no LT tire size is going to be exactly what they say especially at proper pressure
01-31-2012 05:22 PM
Bill S
Quote:
Originally Posted by EdJonesJeeper View Post
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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