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Old 05-18-2013, 06:11 AM
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

My front left is bald as a baby's butt, the rest have maybe 5k km on them. I only have 27k km and only do city commuting
I would NEVER replace them with Khumo Krap. My next will be some BF goodrich from Tirerack.
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

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My front left is bald as a baby's butt, the rest have maybe 5k km on them. I only have 27k km and only do city commuting
I would NEVER replace them with Khumo Krap. My next will be some BF goodrich from Tirerack.
Hey Enforcer,

What BFG's can you get in 20's?

I will be looking in the next few months too
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:30 AM
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

This Is what I am looking at: BFGoodrich*g-Force T/A KDW 2
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This Is what I am looking at: BFGoodrich*g-Force T/A KDW 2
These are a biased towards highway usage.
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Yep, my car does not see any 4x4'ing. Have a look at that site as it has all the different types, from highway to mud plugging.
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

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Ooohh............they'll be very noisy!!

I had a set of these on my old Territory in 20" and couldn't wait to get rid of them. See below.

Kumho*Ecsta STX KL12
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Thanks for the heads up Matty. I do not want to give Khumo any of my money after the poor performance of the OEM tyres
I was very happy with Coopers HT tyres on my turbo territory. Might see what they cost for the Jeep, I had better be sitting down
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Just got a quote for 275/45 R20 Cooper H/T Plus for $400 a corner fitted and balanced.
Might be better to get them locally as the USA will not ship Coopers and I will only save $400 for the set buying OS.
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

They are a little bit smaller than OEM, so you will have a slight speedo error, but on the low side.
If you don't do any offroading they may well be a good choice, given the limited availability of other brands here in the stock size.
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

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Just got a quote for 275/45 R20 Cooper H/T Plus for $400 a corner fitted and balanced.
Might be better to get them locally as the USA will not ship Coopers and I will only save $400 for the set buying OS.
Be aware that they are XL tyres. You may be paying for something you don't need and they may be stiffer than you would like.
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

What do you mean about that Bob, I assumed the XL bit was more about the weight they supported. Apparently they are popular with Range Rover drivers.
Edit: I just found out that they can run higher pressures and have stiffer sidewalls.

I figure this would be better for a heavy Jeep
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Re: 20" Tyre Thread

I just thought that if you are not going off-road nor intending to carry heavy loads, you may be better off with one of the premium SUV highway tyres. It would be softer, quieter, give better fuel economy and handle better. An example would be the Pirelli Scorpion Verde.
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