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How are LT255/75R17C BSW Off Road Tires on the street?

Looking at a 2016 Willys with auto, 3.73 gears and LT255/75R17C BSW Off Road tires. My question is, how are these tires/wheels on the highway? I don't envision taking the Jeep off rod much so as a DD I was wondering if these tires will hold up well on the highway and on long trips?

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Re: How are LT255/75R17C BSW Off Road Tires on the street?

The BFG MTs are great off road and not too noisy on road, they will make more noise as they wear but not too crazy. They won't be a quiet as an AT tire. I've found that they aren't great on wet roads and not good in snow or ice. Some have had good luck with having the tires siped at a tire shop. The difference from the BFG MTs and the Toyo AT2s i have now was night and day in my opinion in the wet and snow.

If your not doing a lot of off roading i'd say you'd be better off with an AT type tire.
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Re: How are LT255/75R17C BSW Off Road Tires on the street?

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The BFG MTs are great off road and not too noisy on road, they will make more noise as they wear but not too crazy. They won't be a quiet as an AT tire. I've found that they aren't great on wet roads and not good in snow or ice. Some have had good luck with having the tires siped at a tire shop. The difference from the BFG MTs and the Toyo AT2s i have now was night and day in my opinion in the wet and snow.

If your not doing a lot of off roading i'd say you'd be better off with an AT type tire.
Thanks for the input.From my research I see others are saying the same thing as you. I guess I will keep on looking.
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Re: How are LT255/75R17C BSW Off Road Tires on the street?

This site has people review the stock Rubi/Willy's tires in snow/wet/dry/mud/etc conditions. Pretty good number of reviews too.

BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T-A KM2 Tire Reviews (61 Reviews)
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Re: How are LT255/75R17C BSW Off Road Tires on the street?

On my last Rubicon, I switched out my 32" BFG MTs for 32" BFG ATs when I moved to Virginia and started spending way too much time on highways. Off road, the MTs are fantastic, but as has been said, they are just a little noisy. The ATs are quieter and handle better on the road, but still perform rather well for light wheeling.
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