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Kumho Tires

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by TheTacoManChach, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. Apr 18, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    Anyone know how good these tires are? in general not any specific tires just the brand unless certain ones r good and other suck
     
  2. Apr 18, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    Phantom_X-SP

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    They're not a high quality tire by any means...I've heard mixed reviews about them.
     
  3. Apr 18, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    what about goodyear wranglers with teflon?
     
  4. Apr 18, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    I've heard great things about these KL71 mud terrains of theirs
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  5. Apr 18, 2009 at 5:52 PM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    Uh, dont ya mean Kevlar?
     
  6. Apr 18, 2009 at 5:59 PM
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    srry ole lady is cookin and askin me to do stuff
    but ya kevlar
     
  7. Apr 19, 2009 at 9:38 AM
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    I heard those are sickkkk (Kevlar)!!
     
  8. Apr 19, 2009 at 9:44 AM
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    I tried to find the 71s in a 285/75/16 forever... couldn't find them... but they look bad ass... :)
     
  9. Apr 19, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    I've got Kumho Road Venture ATs and haven't had any problems out of them. But I only have about 6K miles on em. So far they've been a LOT better than the Cooper Discoverers that were last on my truck.
     
  10. Apr 19, 2009 at 11:38 AM
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    kuhmo makes a good tire imo.they also make BIG truck tires and they work well to.good luck.
     
  11. Apr 19, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    I have the Kumho STX Ecsta 275x55x20 and I have no complaints. I have had them all, Goodyear's, Goodrich, etc. at one time or the other. These Kuhmo's are are just as good imo. Plus you don't pay the high price of the big name brands.
     
  12. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    I have the Kumho KL71's in 265/75/16" I can't comment on how they ride yet since I haven't bought my Tacoma yet but they look just plain sick. On my 16x8" Pro Comps they measure almost 11" wide.

    I'm actually going try to buy my truck tomorrow instead of waiting till Saturday. If I get it and they deliver it by Wednesday night, I can post pics of them on the truck Sunday.

    Maybe the user reviews at the bottom of this link will help.


    http://www.offroaders.com/tech/AT-MT-Tires/Kumho-Road-Venture-MT-KL71.htm
     
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    Good link, but according to the link they don't make KL71s for 16" rims...what gives? Where can I find a price quote for the 265/75/16s?
     
  14. Apr 19, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    I ordered a set from my local tire shop today for my 03 DC. 265/75/16 8ply version for $759 out the door. This might not be the cheapest but probably a fair price. I'm going to run them with no lift until my SAW CO's get here...
     
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    I have the KL71's and they are great. Read alot of good reviews before the purchase and all seem accurate. Just got back from a trip to the hill country and they drive pretty quiet and very smooth.

    I'd purchase another set
     
  17. Apr 27, 2009 at 10:47 AM
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    I've heard they are great tires. My father is a long time user of BFG T/A KOs. He decided to give a try with the Kumho, he says they are great. He has about 10k on his set of tires.

    I don't know why he did the sudden switch. But he says he will try new things.
     
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    I've got 25,000 miles on my all terrain Kumhos now. Great tire considering I payed $570 for my 285/70/17 mounted and balanced. I went with the passenger tire this time to save a little on the weight.
     
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