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Old 06-25-2015, 02:45 PM
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Hi Everyone!

Looking for a little advice...

Does Anyone have BFG all terrains? I cant decide between the All Terrain T/A KO2's or the Rugged Terrain T/A in stock size (265R60 18) The KO2's look a lot more rugged and since I would be doing little to no off-roading at all, I think it might be over kill. I live in CT and our winters are nightmares so I want something that can get me through anything snow/ice related since the stock Latitudes that are on it are a joke.

I'm also open to suggestions.

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Old 06-25-2015, 05:18 PM
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Re: BFG All-Terrains or Rugged-Terrains

Greetings and welcome,

I do not have have any experience with the All-Terrains and I had the Rugged on the WK2.

Since you live in a snow belt area, the Rugged Terrains were not good in those conditions and I ended-up with the Nokian Rotiva AT. BFG has a new version of the All-Terrains:

All-Terrain T/A KO2 | BFGoodrich Tires

If you search this forum section will find some insight to this new tire.

Hope this helps.

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Re: BFG All-Terrains or Rugged-Terrains

If I was you I would also look into the Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs. Overall they are rated better for heavy snow...that being said I have the BFG AT K/O1's (LT) and drove around in the snow this past winter in NYC and had 0 issues keeping traction or control on unplowed roads with heavy snow falling driving maybe 15-20 mph on local streets.

Obviously if you're going fast and trying to stop on a dime you might have an issue.
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Re: BFG All-Terrains or Rugged-Terrains

Thank you both for the insight! I'm very new to buying tires so I'm not quite sure what P or LT actually means.

I was looking up General Grabber AT2s and they seem pretty decent but I would have to go to a 265 70R18 and I don't know if the larger width will fit properly/have more road noise or worse MPG. Sorry, this is all pretty new to me!
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Thank you both for the insight! I'm very new to buying tires so I'm not quite sure what P or LT actually means.

I was looking up General Grabber AT2s and they seem pretty decent but I would have to go to a 265 70R18 and I don't know if the larger width will fit properly/have more road noise or worse MPG. Sorry, this is all pretty new to me!
Greetings,

Here is the easiest way to understand it.

P rated tires are your standard for the number of layers or Plys . This is the standard tire that everybody gets. It is strong enough for everyday and other heavy duty applications.

LT rated tires have more PLYS and are stronger. They also weight more. You will notice that folks that do serious off roading or in conditions that require a strong tire get them. You will also have a some sort of drop in MPG.

The questions you have to ask your self, is where am I driving to and what conditions am I facing? You might be fine with the typical on/off road all terrain tire as oppose to the full all-terrain tire.

IMHO, I am not found of General Tires. Their are other tires out there that are better rated and have better technology finally. That is why you see many tires indicating another symbol such as the number "2" or a letter to indicated an update of that tire.

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Re: BFG All-Terrains or Rugged-Terrains

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Greetings,

Here is the easiest way to understand it.

P rated tires are your standard for the number of layers or Plys . This is the standard tire that everybody gets. It is strong enough for everyday and other heavy duty applications.

LT rated tires have more PLYS and are stronger. They also weight more. You will notice that folks that do serious off roading or in conditions that require a strong tire get them. You will also have a some sort of drop in MPG.

The questions you have to ask your self, is where am I driving to and what conditions am I facing? You might be fine with the typical on/off road all terrain tire as oppose to the full all-terrain tire.

IMHO, I am not found of General Tires. Their are other tires out there that are better rated and have better technology finally. That is why you see many tires indicating another symbol such as the number "2" or a letter to indicated an update of that tire.

Best for now.
Oh wow ok that makes sense. I can't really decide, now I'm pretty set on some nitto terra grappler g2's but I really can't find too many reviews on them.
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Oh wow ok that makes sense. I can't really decide, now I'm pretty set on some nitto terra grappler g2's but I really can't find too many reviews on them.
Greetings,

You might have to Google them but their out there for sure. Nitto in recent years has made great strides to improve the product line. I once had a pair ofthem on Nissan Maxima sedan back in 99/2000. I thought they outperformed my previous tire which was the Michelin Energy MX4.

This days my first choice is Nokian.

In any event, do your research and do not rush into anything until you are sure. Tires are extremely important and it pays sometimes to spend a little more.


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Re: BFG All-Terrains or Rugged-Terrains

I had General Grabber AT2 on my previous Jeep. Loved them. I drove to work (medial professional) in a blizzard, on unplowed 2 feet+ snow. The skid plates with snow plows. Drove about 15 miles and got there with no issues. I loved those tires. Similar tread pattern and sipes as the KO2s.


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Re: BFG All-Terrains or Rugged-Terrains

I had Goodyear Duratracs on my 13 Wrangler (275/65/18) that I just traded for my 15 GC Ltd. I put BFG T/A KO2's (275/55/20) on my new Jeep. Both are great A/T tires with the BFG's looking more aggressive since they changed the design. I think my Duratracs might have been a bit quieter. I do have a bit of a mileage decrease since putting on the BFG's. It's been my experience that they both wear very well and last a long time!
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I had Goodyear Duratracs on my 13 Wrangler (275/65/18) that I just traded for my 15 GC Ltd. I put BFG T/A KO2's (275/55/20) on my new Jeep. Both are great A/T tires with the BFG's looking more aggressive since they changed the design. I think my Duratracs might have been a bit quieter. I do have a bit of a mileage decrease since putting on the BFG's. It's been my experience that they both wear very well and last a long time!
Would you mind posting pics of your rig showing the T/A KO2s?
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Would you mind posting pics of your rig showing the T/A KO2s?
I would be happy to if I could figure out how. If you'd like, send me a pm with cell # or email and I'll send some to you. You can post them if you want.
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