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which size/tire?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by hard2kill, May 11, 2011.

  1. May 11, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    hard2kill

    hard2kill [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so im going skinny which is very not like me but im tryin to build a great all around truck with as little issues as possible...

    so with that said do i run 255-75-17 bfg m/t
    or do i run 255-80-17 bfg km2's ????????

    the km2s are 1in taller and about 10 bucks more per tire....

    ive run the old style bfg m/ts and loved them and am not sure if i want the added weight and sidewall not to mention the extra cost.....are the km2 really that much better as a dd/weekend warrior?
     
  2. May 11, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    especk

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    do u mean 255/75/17 mgf a/ts?

    id go with the km2s. I really like mine and ull have the tread if u ever need it. Plus with that narrow of a tire, ur rolling resistance is already decreased

    the reason i ask is because the m/ts are the km2s
     
  3. May 11, 2011 at 6:43 PM
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    no the bfg m/t is the original the km2 is there new mt.......the original is stock equipment on the rubicon
     
  4. May 11, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    i didnt know the old m/ts were still available - my bad. I would almost go with the older style m/ts - people seem to like them better. Thats a tough call though
     
  5. May 11, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    hard2kill

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    yea they only make them in 255-75-17's just for the rubicon...lol...very tough choice but there what im leaning towards
     
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