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Old 08-20-2010, 04:14 PM
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

GY Wrangler Authority is a Made for walmart tire. Search reviews on it. It has terrible reviews. I would not get them.

If you want a Good quality, Long Lasting AT tire with good looks get the General Grabber AT 2. Looks just like the BFG AT but has a 60k mile warranty and is a fraction of the cost. mountain snowflake rated for severe snow traction too.
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

Ive heard good and bad on them, I still think i am going to go with the BFG MTs. So, 255 or 265, then I might even consider an 80/17
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Old 08-20-2010, 09:58 PM
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

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GY Wrangler Authority is a Made for walmart tire. Search reviews on it. It has terrible reviews. I would not get them.

If you want a Good quality, Long Lasting AT tire with good looks get the General Grabber AT 2. Looks just like the BFG AT but has a 60k mile warranty and is a fraction of the cost. mountain snowflake rated for severe snow traction too.
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

Go with the KM1's or KM2's, Id shoot for the 255/75 because its a taller tire, but I will warn you they get LOUD. I have 27k on my KM1's and they howl, but to me its worth it. My buddy had about 23k on his KM2's and they were pretty loud, not as loud as mine though.

I always think about the next tire Im going to purchase and I seem inclined to get the General Grabbers, but then I think more about it and I realize how dope they mud terrains look as well as how good they perform off road.

255/75 KM1's (back when I had 1.25" wheel spacers);
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

Are they really that loud? As load as a wrangler is? Anyways, the two tires/sizes I am looking at it right now.

KM2 - 245/75R17 - $632
KM1 - 255/75R17 - $716

Which do you think would look and function best with a White 3.7L V6 with stock rims.
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

So, if I go with the KM1s will I need to use spacers on OEM wheels?
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

Here is what I've gleemed over the last 2 years of reading these threads on this and other sites...

- 255/75/17 on factory rims you will need spacers (unless you trim the bolt to just about the nut)
- 265/70/17 on factory rims you will need spacers (unless you trim the bolt)
- 245/75/17 on factory rims will not need spacers
- 245/70/17 on factory rims sill not need spacers, I have this on a no lift otherwise stock overland.

Personally with the OME lift I'd want the 255/75 tires as it fills the wheel well more, IMHO others sizes don't look as good. But...if you don't want spacers, 245/75 doesn't look all that bad.

NOTE: With spacers, you may need to trim the pinch weld as at full lock you will likely rub.
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

On a side note, and take it from someone with experience, NEVER would i recommend anyone to trim the BJ bolt all the way to the nut.
If you ever need to remove the UCA from the steering knuckle, you will find it almost impossible to get the nut off or vise-versa.
if you plan on cutting it, leave a 1/4'' so you still have enough for a wrench.
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

Frank- So I clearly understand, you are running 245/70/17 with no bolt problems, suspension flex rubs, or steering rubs? I'm looking at the Michelin LTX AT2 in 245/70/17 and just want the re-assurance they are going to fit okay. For these tires, 245/70 is cheaper than the 245/65.
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

These 245/75s seem pretty awesome to me no spacers 2.25 RRO lift. not as bad as I thought they would be on the highway.
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Here is what I've gleemed over the last 2 years of reading these threads on this and other sites...

- 255/75/17 on factory rims you will need spacers (unless you trim the bolt to just about the nut)
- 265/70/17 on factory rims you will need spacers (unless you trim the bolt)
- 245/75/17 on factory rims will not need spacers
- 245/70/17 on factory rims sill not need spacers, I have this on a no lift otherwise stock overland.

Personally with the OME lift I'd want the 255/75 tires as it fills the wheel well more, IMHO others sizes don't look as good. But...if you don't want spacers, 245/75 doesn't look all that bad.

NOTE: With spacers, you may need to trim the pinch weld as at full lock you will likely rub.
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Re: Destination A/T or BFG M/t?

Just put on 245/75/17 BFG MTs. I figured you only live once and wanted to really see if they were that much better off road. I had Hankook dynapros that were a pretty darn good all around tire but after 20000 mi they were a little shaky in snow and ice. The BFG MTs are awesome in the mud and pretty decent on the highway but they are brand new and most tires are pretty awesome for the 1st 10000 mi.
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