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Will BFG MTs KM2s fit on a 17in wheel with stock suspension?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ToyotaKTMracing, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. Oct 19, 2011 at 6:51 AM
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    :confused:Just wondering if they will fit stock wheels and suspension without rubbing. What size could fit if there is a size that fits?
     
  2. Oct 19, 2011 at 8:17 AM
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  3. Oct 19, 2011 at 8:19 AM
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    But do they make them that small? I thought 285's were the first avail size for 17's but I'm probably wrong. I had to wait for a lift to be able to get my KM2's on 17's
     
  4. Oct 19, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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    Thought so. That's the same size as the ATs I have now. Are you sure they won't rub?
     
  5. Oct 19, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    You should be good, Its a more aggressive tire so if maybe on a full turn you might rub the mudflaps but im not 100%
     
  6. Oct 19, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    Okay. I just want to make sure because I don't want to spend a lot of money on them and have them on my truck and see that they rub. I'm also thinking about firestone destination MTs too. Not sure which one yet. Probably BFG
     
  7. Oct 19, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    if the tires you have now don't rub, these wont either.

    And have fun, KM2's are badass
     
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    same shit as everyone else
    Yes those will fit. Not sure about WV but here in Oregon Costco stocks and sells that size regularly.
     
  9. Oct 19, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    I think they do here. I had to order the ATs I have now. Took them about a week or so then had them put on. So maybe the same with MTs. Around my area, they will probably have to be ordered. I don't think they'll have these at the shop when I want them.
     
  10. Oct 20, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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    Do these tires hurt mileage at all?
     
  11. Oct 20, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    By how much? I don't mind if it was 1 or 2 less, but I would say 4 or more would be bad. I mean, the truck I have now only gets 11 mpg anyway....:mad:
     
  13. Oct 22, 2011 at 8:06 AM
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    I get 16 to 17 mpg with 285/70/17 KM2s. I actually got almost 20 on the flat freeway coming across the US this last trip. They fit just fine on stock and if you look on one of the first pages of my gallery, I have them mounted on the stock wheels.
     
  14. Oct 22, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    Oh, okay. I'm keeping stock suspension too so no lift. Do they rub?
     
  15. Oct 22, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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    I run KM2s with 285/70/17's and stock suspension (UCAs, shocks, springs are all stock), and there is no rubbing
     
  16. Oct 26, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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    I will be driving more on the road. I would say 70% road 30% offroad. Would it be worth it to get MTs? I like the tires, but I'm not sure if it's worth losing a little mpg. I mean, I know they're better than the ATs, but I'm not sure. Help me decide?
     
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