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Alignment with BFG KO tires

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by NomolosTRD, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. NomolosTRD

    NomolosTRD [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just bought the BFG at Ko tires 265/70/17 load range E and they are great tires. The Place I got them from didn't do alignment, so I took it to the dealer for alignment. They couldn't do It! apparently on these tires there is a rim porotector on the sidewall that makes the bead come past the lip of the rim where the alignment sensor heads mount to. I went to 6 different big name tire and alignment places and no one could do it, and no one has the lug mounted alignment heads. Finally after much searching I found a new lift shop that has some new system that mount to the tires, not the rims so they can do any wheels. I just wanted to let you all know about this problem so you can get it aligned before you get these tires.
     
  2. jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Staff Member

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    wat?
    i had my local dealer install my bfg m/t's and they have the rim protector as well. i only took it to the dealer b/c of the tpms crap. they did it w/ no probs.
     
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