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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

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I'm going to have the 265/60R18 K02s installed next week and wanted to get an updates on recommended pressure. After reading the thread it appears 36-41 psi might be correct zone? Any other sage advice?


Personally, I started at 39 (or just above) since according to the chalk that was correct but have since settled on 37...

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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

I run my LT Bridgies around 37-38.


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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

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I'm going to have the 265/60R18 K02s installed next week and wanted to get an updates on recommended pressure. After reading the thread it appears 36-41 psi might be correct zone? Any other sage advice?
I'm running the 255/70R18 Currently running 50psi, handling is good and tire hum is low at this psi... I originally tried around 40, but the tire noise was much loader and handing was soft..

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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

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I'm going to have the 265/60R18 K02s installed next week and wanted to get an updates on recommended pressure. After reading the thread it appears 36-41 psi might be correct zone? Any other sage advice?

With the EcoDiesel I found that 41psi front and 39psi rear to ideal - in that same size. But after 6 months of ownership, I removed the tires and went with a P-metric/Load range C tire. The BFG's were a stellar performer in all types of terrain and weathers, but I was displeased with the stiffness of a Load Range E tire and ride quality on pavement on comparatively light vehicle. Perhaps I'm getting old(er), but I've come to enjoy a more compliant ride. The constant buck over expansion joints was wearing on me.
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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

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I'm running the 255/70R18 Currently running 50psi, handling is good and tire hum is low at this psi... I originally tried around 40, but the tire noise was much loader and handing was soft..

YMMV
The 255/70R18 are load Range C so they don't have the over-all stiffness of the Load Range E 265/65/18. Happy so far with the ride and handling, a small bit of steering wheel shudder over grooved roads but nothing disconcerting.

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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

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The 255/70R18 are load Range C

BFGoodrich does not manufacture a 18" tire with anything less than a load range D rating.
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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

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BFGoodrich does not manufacture a 18" tire with anything less than a load range D rating.
My bad.. The 255's are load range D... I went with them partial to avoid the load range E of the 265\60's ( and to use the jk wheels)
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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

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Perhaps I'm getting old(er), but I've come to enjoy a more compliant ride. The constant buck over expansion joints was wearing on me.
Thanks for the feedback. Do you have the Quadra-Lift suspension?
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Thanks for the feedback. Do you have the Quadra-Lift suspension?

Mine is a coil suspension. Ordered it w/o.
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Re: 50psi?? New LT265/60R18 BFG TA KO2

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But after 6 months of ownership, I removed the tires and went with a P-metric/Load range C tire.
What did you choose in P-metric to replace the KO2? Something close to equivalent?
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What did you choose in P-metric to replace the KO2? Something close to equivalent?

I acquired one of those deals "too good to pass up" from a Craigslist source. 5 brand new 275/65R18 Goodyear Wrangler DuraTracs. Much like the KO2's they also triple peak/snowflake rated - which is a absolute must have for me.
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