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Old 11-15-2013, 09:01 PM
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How many miles are you getting out of your KM2's?

I want to put a lift and tires on our 10 JKUR when the stockers wear out. We have about 28000 on her now. How many miles are you all getting?

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I'm on my 3rd set of KM2s (35", 37" & 32") In my experience, the KM2s aren't as long lasting as others like the Duratracs and MTZs. I got over 38K on my 35s before I replaced them but they could have lasted a bit longer but I wanted to go to 37s. I've seen some go as fast as 25K when doing a lot of rock crawling.

If you are anxious to lift and get new tires, sell your KM2s. I sold mine with 38K and got $400 for them (spare was almost new) to offset my new tires.

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Old 11-16-2013, 09:32 AM   #3
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I got 30k on my last pair. Rotating every 5k miles.
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I would say 35k miles is pretty good for a mud tire...geez...

I chose the KM2's over the MTZ's just because they're louder....I wanted some noise. But they are not unbearable.

My buddy works at Discount... He told me he'll steer people away from the Duratracs, even though they have a higher profit margin, because they wear so unevenly. Customers will come in a year later and complain all the time, he says.

The KM2's wear evenly.
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I would say 35k miles is pretty good for a mud tire...geez... I chose the KM2's over the MTZ's just because they're louder....I wanted some noise. But they are not unbearable. My buddy works at Discount... He told me he'll steer people away from the Duratracs, even though they have a higher profit margin, because they wear so unevenly. Customers will come in a year later and complain all the time, he says. The KM2's wear evenly.
Good to know. What about the Toyo grapplers? I have heard good things.
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Good to know. What about the Toyo grapplers? I have heard good things.
My buddy has them...just as good as km2's...maybe a little louder
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Just for clarity, you have a 2010 JKUR or a 10th Anniversary JKUR? If you have a 2010 JKUR, your stock tires are BFG KM's in 255/75R17, if you have a 2013 10th Anniversary JKUR, your stock tires are BFG KM2's in 265/70R17.

Also were you asking how long you should expect your OEM tires to last, or how long KM2's should last if you replace your OEM tires with KM2's?
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Stock Rubicon tires are KM, not KM2.
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Just for clarity, you have a 2010 JKUR or a 10th Anniversary JKUR? If you have a 2010 JKUR, your stock tires are BFG KM's in 255/75R17, if you have a 2013 10th Anniversary JKUR, your stock tires are BFG KM2's in 265/70R17.

Also were you asking how long you should expect your OEM tires to last, or how long KM2's should last if you replace your OEM tires with KM2's?
Didn't see your post.
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The OP is a bit unclear. The way its posted it could be a 10A with a missing "A" or '10.
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i would guess 30,000
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No one with a 10A has 28,000 miles on it already. He would be too busy driving to make this post if so!
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Ok I am confused does the 10a come with km or km2?
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pCp 450 i like your last post about miles. But my old lady has 30,000+ on here 2013 JKU already i guess some drive more for work then others and she is still on stock tires.
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No one with a 10A has 28,000 miles on it already. He would be too busy driving to make this post if so!
You'd think so, but crazier things have happened.
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Ok I am confused does the 10a come with km or km2?
10A comes with KM2.
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I rotate every 7500K, with a lot of Highway Driving!!! I have over 46K on my 2012 and still can go another 20K in my opinion...Also have a lot of added weight too.

I cant wait for my lift, but not willing to sacrifice a good tire. :-(
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BTW...I also have nitrogen in my tires, not sure if you want to take that into consideration too.
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BTW...I also have nitrogen in my tires, not sure if you want to take that into consideration too.

Lol....

we all have it in our tires.
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BTW...I also have nitrogen in my tires, not sure if you want to take that into consideration too.
why is nitrogen important?
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I'm running a 78/21 nitrogen-oxygen blend along with trace amounts of designer gases such as argon and helium.
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I'm running a 78/21 nitrogen-oxygen blend along with trace amounts of designer gases such as argon and helium.
Well played, sir

I also happen to be running that specialized blend. It gives the most bang for the buck.
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I'm running a 78/21 nitrogen-oxygen blend along with trace amounts of designer gases such as argon and helium.
Best post ever
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I run a the same blend with a small amount of compressor oil due to blow by.
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I'm running a 78/21 nitrogen-oxygen blend along with trace amounts of designer gases such as argon and helium.
lol you win this thread
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Thanks for all the replies. Just to be clear I have a 2010 JKUR and do a 5 tire rotation every 5000 miles. Tires still look great, kinda want them to wear out thought so I can get the lift, lol.
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why is nitrogen important?
Nitrogen expands/contracts less with temperature changes than regular compressed air. So you get a more consistent tire pressure with weather fluctuations.
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why is nitrogen important?
because we would all be dead without it, as it makes up about 78% of the air we breath.
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In passenger automobile tires it is not worth the money and they don't truly have 100% nitrogen in them anyway. You would have to place the entire wheel and tire assembly into a vacuum chamber to fill with 100% nitrogen. I have never seen one in a tire shop that makes money putting nitrogen in a tire. There is a whole thread on this.
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Thanks for all the replies. Just to be clear I have a 2010 JKUR and do a 5 tire rotation every 5000 miles. Tires still look great, kinda want them to wear out thought so I can get the lift, lol.
i'm in the same boat! I only have 2500 on mine...need them to wear out so I can get new 35s and a lift!!!

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