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BFG KM2 vs. GoodYear MT/R Kevlar

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by TRDguyKC, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:19 AM
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    Well, its going to be time for new tires here in the next few months and Im just looking at different options. As the title states, I have narrowed it down to these two choices.

    I know a LOT of people run the KM2's and LOVE them. I also know that they are proven off road too.

    On the other hand, we have the GoodYear mt/r w/ kevlar. Now i have done quite a bit of searching and have only found a few reviews and even less comparisons between these two tires. It seems all i can find are jeep forums where people are just voting for what they have purchased for their rigs.

    What do YOU think? What would YOU buy (with a presentable reason other than the fact that you went with them because you love BFG, or something of the sort.)

    GoodYear MT/R w/ Kevlar::::::::

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    BFG KM2:::::::::

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  2. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:35 AM
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  3. Oct 27, 2009 at 1:44 AM
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    Have a nice day. :)
     
  4. Oct 27, 2009 at 1:56 AM
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    I just purchased the mt/r w/ kevlar in 285/70/17 for my '07, they're getting installed friday. I will let you guys know how they work out and postpics asap. I had awesome luck with the first gens on my '91, i'll keep my fingers crossed on these.
     
  5. Oct 28, 2009 at 11:26 AM
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    go with KM2s!
     
  6. Oct 28, 2009 at 1:29 PM
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    What kind of driving are you looking to do, then? All around? Mud/rock/pavement/wet/snow/ everything?
     
  7. Oct 28, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    I really like the BFGs after seeing them on DerekAbraham's truck, they are badass.
     
  8. Oct 28, 2009 at 2:07 PM
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    i just ordered a set of the 33x10.5x15s for the taco, its time to retire the procomp 35x12.5x15 all terrains and the 3 inch body lift. Ill let you know how they perform as soon as they get shipped in and mounted. we have plenty of sand and mud here and its soon to be snowy here so ill let ya know bout that too. i went with them just cuz they looked killer like the krawlers and they did a test with the km2 in the baja 500 and 1000 and the racers said that they didnt get a single flat runnin the km2s, soooo that says something to me. i have about 60,000 on my procomp all terrains and they havent had a puncture or flat either and i do alot of offroading. so lets hope the racers werent lying for BFG. hahahahahaha
     
  9. Oct 28, 2009 at 2:41 PM
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    Thanks man, Im not in a rush so ill look forward to your review of the KM2.
     
  10. Oct 28, 2009 at 2:42 PM
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    Now this is a good constructive response. And youre correct Silverback, i will not be seeing much snow here so thats not much of a worry for me. Good to hear theyre wearing decently too.
     
  11. Oct 28, 2009 at 11:39 PM
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    My BFG KM2s are amazing on road and off. I would recommend them to anyone.
     
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    Hey TRDGuy..have you looked into the new Nitto Mud tire? Suppose to be the quietest mud tire in the world according to a magazine I just read.

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    Nitto Trail grapps are gonna be my next tire for sure.
     
  14. Oct 29, 2009 at 12:54 AM
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    Nevermind, the Trail Grapplers are sick.


    No whitewall though. :(
     
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    Well the tread pattern is nice, but I am not a fan of Nitto. :p
     
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    Thanks for sharing dude. I have been and am still leaning toward the KM2. Its nice to hear that even with the amount of trail driving you do, you still have good tread. And being that you are riding on the same terrain as i will be, your input is greatly appreciated.

    And thanks for piece on the MT/R being a mud tire. I know im not a retard and it is not an apples and oranges comparison. oh well, you and i are on the same page.

    Do you by any chance know how much of a weight difference there is between the MT/R and the KM2 Cliff?
     
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    Good discussion here about tires. I'm new to the forum but been watching this thread as I'm thinking of purchasing BFG KM2's for my truck in early 2010.
     
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  20. Oct 31, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    Well I called 4wheelparts and was bitchin em bout why my km2s aren't shipped yet and like they said that the km2s were discontinued in my 33x10.5x15 size and I was like WTF!!! But they said that bfg did some redesigning to the km2s in that size and the price went from 765.91 for 4 with shipping to 781.91. But good news is that the km2s are sitting in Richmond va and will be at my door on tuesday. Sooooooooo I will soon have my opinion on the performance of these tires posted on here.
     
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