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Unread 04-10-2008, 11:24 PM   #1
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Kumho Road Venture MT tires. More of a road tire??

ok so i found these tires on Tire Rack for $156 a Tire, but hey look like they might be more of a road type tire. has anyone used or heard anything about these tires. also anyone know anythin bout the BFG ( or any side brand they use ) Mud King

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http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....1=yes&place=10

Pic of them non-low profile: http://www.gm36.com/topics/originalp...e1-kakudai.jpg

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http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku

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Unread 04-10-2008, 11:27 PM   #2
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My brother ran the KL71s in 33" for awhile on his Rubi and liked them. They did well offroad and on road they are quiet. About the only negative thing about them he reported was they didn't measure out to 33". They were actually MUCH closer to a 32".

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I actually ran the 31" Mud Kings but took them back and went with DunlopMTs. The Mudkings measured smaller and narrower than I liked.
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Unread 04-11-2008, 05:44 AM   #3
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I am looking at these as well ( KL71's)............keep in mind that these are a directional tire .........so I plan on getting 4 of them and then getting something off one of the jeep sites (used , but with most of it's tread still) as a spare , therefore I can put the spare on either side if I have an issue.............they look real good on a jeep too.......
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yeah im planing on just goin and getting some used non.direc. mudder for my spare. and yeah they are a good looking tire.
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They are probably cheaper here after shipping charges are factored in.
http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...&rd=15&ar=1250
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A buddy of my bought his there, he really likes them. He did wish they had a little better sholder grip though, like the Km2's do.

Here's a link to the Km2 and a Video on the page too. BFG is supposted to be coming out with this tire in the smaller rim sizes this year. : BFG KM2
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They are probably cheaper here after shipping charges are factored in.
http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...&rd=15&ar=1250
thanks for the link, but after adding it up TireRack is still cheaper even with Shipping. im gona go to a local shop tomorrow and get a quote from them.
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thanks for the link, but after adding it up TireRack is still cheaper even with Shipping. im gona go to a local shop tomorrow and get a quote from them.
My brother used a tire rack add to get the same pricing from Discount. We've been using the same kid to buy our tires sinse the early 90s though My Dad, Brother, and myself all use him. We each own or have owned two cars a piece (sometimes 3 at a time).

His 33's were aired down to 12psi and wheeled on 8" rims and never popped a bead. They held up and gripped better than expected.
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My brother used a tire rack add to get the same pricing from Discount. We've been using the same kid to buy our tires sinse the early 90s though My Dad, Brother, and myself all use him. We each own or have owned two cars a piece (sometimes 3 at a time).

His 33's were aired down to 12psi and wheeled on 8" rims and never popped a bead. They held up and gripped better than expected.
good idea im gona do that haha. all the shops here are all out of em and are back ordered for at least 30 days... so only leaves me 2 options wait ( :[ ) or get em on line
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I love mine ... the picture on Tirerack.com does it no justice...makes it look like a Zrated tire

The only one drawback is that they are a directional tire...

They are 265/75/16 basically a 32x10.5





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Road Venture

I have them on my tow rig a 97' 2500 4x4 Dodge extcab longbed.They are very smooth on the road even though they have a very open void, large tread block design(similar to a swamper).Quiet on road also for as aggressive of a tire.Have driven them on icy and deep snow covered roads without much trouble.They are good mud tires and cleanout very good. I only do have one complaint about them,They Suck trying to backup in snow or mud due to their directional tread.For the price I like them.I have a set of the old mud terrain Road ventures on my 93' Ramcharger and they had a tread pattern more similar to BFG old mudterrains.I really liked these tires better than the newer tread design.They are great all around tires for all conditions forward and backwards!
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I love my Kumhos. Sticky as hell.

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Great pictures bowhunter. Your Jeep looks great.
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