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Old 04-03-2016, 02:11 PM
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BFG KM2 National Backorder

Went to order 285/75/16 KM2's and found out they are on national backorder. Does anyone have any idea how long before tires are available?

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Old 04-03-2016, 04:07 PM   #2
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Old 04-06-2016, 07:58 PM   #3
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this is a sign, buy different, ahhmmmm, better tires!
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Old 04-08-2016, 02:59 PM   #4
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I know BFG tested the "KM3" tires last December so they may not produce a lot of KM2s till they switch to the new one (prob late 2016 or early 2017). Hard to tell, because they sell a lot of KM2s (or used to).
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this is a sign, buy different, ahhmmmm, better tires!
Any advice on another brand?

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Depends what you want to do with it. If off road and mud, and you can give up winter/snow traction, then tires like the Nitto Trail Grapplers (better in mud) and MTR Kevlars will be excellent. If not too hardcore with rocks and mud, DuraTracs, KO2s, and other tires like that will be better suited. I ran KMs, then MTR Kevlars, and now Nitto Trail Grapplers. I use DuraTracs on my 4Runner that sees more daily driving and winter driving.
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It's my DD, however I do go up to the mountains, several times a year. There is some mud and a fair amount of rocks. With the kind of wheeling I do, I really want to avoid the DuraTracs. I have looked at Nitto and MT/R Kevlars and wouldn't be opposed to either of those. I have found the KM2's to be about $50 less per tire, so that is appealing.

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The Nitto is the toughest of the three, followed by the MTR, and then the KM2. Many here say the Nitto last 25,000 miles (fine by me) but I know the MTR will last 40,000+. The KM2s are the longest lasting but also run pretty small. You can also look at the Toyo Open Country MTs and the Toyo RTs, along with the Nitto EXOs. I like tough tires but I used the Nittos to stay with the D rating instead of E. I prefer C and D rated tires and will likely never use E rated tires (heavy and needlessly stiff).

I live at 6,000 feet and also have a place at 9,000 feet. No MT does well in the snow so be aware of that. The Toyo RTs and especially the Nitto EXOs will do better. I would consider one of those but since I have another vehicle, it isn't as critical. I'm with you though...I prefer MTs- they clear mud much better and wide blocks seems to grip well on rocks.
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I've always been happy with BFG... Both the KO2 and KM2. I'd probably run the KO2 if I couldn't get the KM2 (although I had no problem getting 5 KM2's a couple weeks ago). If I couldn't run BFG then I'd probably try the MTR.

I've tried Toyo tires twice and both times they were AWFUL. I'll never run Toyo again. Shitty shitty tires from a shitty shitty company.
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i've run cooper, dick cepek, interco and this time around i'm going toyo open country mt. i like a mud tire that has some siping to help with wet or snowy conditions. the new coopers are really nice in the stt pro and st maxx. the new dick cepek extreme countries are really nice also (they were my 1st choice but sizing didn't work for me this round..) if money wasn't a concern i'd be running interco ssr's again and forever, they were great all around.
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My uncle owns an extremely successful rim straightening business in the Seattle area and he has told me to stay away from Toyos. Every time he has a out of round tire, its a Toyo. He has been doing this for almost 20 years.
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My wife upgraded the wheels on her YJ, so I put her KM2's on my TJ. When they were balanced one of them was out of round, and has a stack of weight trying to compensate. I have looked everywhere for a 33x12.50R15 but it's back ordered. I want to buy a new tire and have that one moved to the spare. Does anyone have any ideas on who might still have some in stock?
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My wife upgraded the wheels on her YJ, so I put her KM2's on my TJ. When they were balanced one of them was out of round, and has a stack of weight trying to compensate. I have looked everywhere for a 33x12.50R15 but it's back ordered. I want to buy a new tire and have that one moved to the spare. Does anyone have any ideas on who might still have some in stock?
They claim they are in stock, but I would be surprised if they actually are.


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They claim they are in stock, but I would be surprised if they actually are.


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Thanks CP! We'll see if it actually ships by Friday...
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Well CP, I received an email from extremeterrain.com and sure enough the tires are on back-order. Would have been nice if their website reflected that before I ordered. They won't have them back in stock until this time in June. Not sure if I should cancel and get a refund or just wait and get the tire in 2 months. There doesn't seem to be any other options but to just wait.
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Just received KM2 35" on Wednesday that were ordered last Saturday from Discount Tire Direct. No waiting on these.
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Well CP, I received an email from extremeterrain.com and sure enough the tires are on back-order. Would have been nice if their website reflected that before I ordered. They won't have them back in stock until this time in June. Not sure if I should cancel and get a refund or just wait and get the tire in 2 months. There doesn't seem to be any other options but to just wait.
I've been experiencing the same thing with multiple parts, "tires, springs". No indication they are out of stock until a few days after the order is placed, they also don't tell you how long on the back order. Each time I've called, it's be 6-8 weeks!! Frustrating they don't show out of stock on the webpage.

I would keep looking, someone has to have 1 somewhere.

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My wife upgraded the wheels on her YJ, so I put her KM2's on my TJ. When they were balanced one of them was out of round, and has a stack of weight trying to compensate. I have looked everywhere for a 33x12.50R15 but it's back ordered. I want to buy a new tire and have that one moved to the spare. Does anyone have any ideas on who might still have some in stock?
Did the shop try breaking the bead, rotating the tire on the rim 180* & remount it? Sometimes that trick will help to reduce the amount of weight needed to balance a tire/rim assy.
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I've been experiencing the same thing with multiple parts, "tires, springs". No indication they are out of stock until a few days after the order is placed, they also don't tell you how long on the back order. Each time I've called, it's be 6-8 weeks!! Frustrating they don't show out of stock on the webpage.

I would keep looking, someone has to have 1 somewhere.

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I will, and thanks!
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Did the shop try breaking the bead, rotating the tire on the rim 180* & remount it? Sometimes that trick will help to reduce the amount of weight needed to balance a tire/rim assy.
Yeah and I ended up getting a new set of Mickey Thompson Classic III rims and had Discount Tire change the tires to white letters out. After getting the tires remounted and balanced I went over to the car wash. I noticed a pretty good size plug on the edge of the tread and sidewall. I never saw it before because it was on the inside.
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Well my 33" KM2's FINALLY arrived!

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