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post #61 of 289 Old 06-13-2013, 05:07 AM Thread Starter
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Hey what are those tires that you are running? I'm looking to buy some tires for my jeep and love the tread on yours? What's name? Brand? And size?
They're 33x12.5R15 Goodyear MT/R Kevlars.


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post #62 of 289 Old 06-13-2013, 06:16 AM
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Sweet! How you like them and how many miles you think they worth?
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Sweet! How you like them and how many miles you think they worth?
I've heard varied results about how long they last. Most people, if I remember correctly, said around 40k-60k, but don't quote me on that. I love the tires. They're pretty quiet, though they're brand new, so that's expected. In mud, they're awesome. I've only done stuff in 2WD since I need a new front driveshaft, but I can get through more mud with these in 2WD than I could with my old 225 Kumho Solus tires in 4LO.
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That's awesome! I love the look too! Umm how

Much are they each and where you get yours
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Check out tirerack and discounttire , im between those and bfg all terrain ko .. Tough
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That's awesome! I love the look too! Umm how

Much are they each and where you get yours
I got them from a local place called Gogel Auto for $205/tire. On Tirerack they're about the same, and you can get an $80 rebate I believe, but you have to pay about $100 in shipping. I got them locally since they also mounted and balanced them.

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Check out tirerack and discounttire , im between those and bfg all terrain ko .. Tough
I wouldn't recommend the BFG A/T KO tires if you plan on wheeling. A bunch of kids at my school have them, and they turn into slicks in mud. They don't clean out well at all. For a street tire, I know they have pretty long tread life. If you don't want to spend the money on mud tires, I've heard awesome things about Goodyear Duratracs, which seem to be all around way better than the BFG A/Ts.
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600 dollars? What a deal.
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Its not so much money issue mainly how long mt will last
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600 dollars? What a deal.
if your talking about the tires your math is a little off lol

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Its not so much money issue mainly how long mt will last
ive got 23k~ on my BFG KM2 and they are still around 50% and i wheel them hard too.


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if your talking about the tires your math is a little off lol

ive got 23k~ on my BFG KM2 and they are still around 50% and i wheel them hard too.
I think the $600 was about the purchase price of my Jeep. And yeah, I'm surprised your tires still exist considering how you beat on them lol

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Thanks is that 23000 miles or kilometers? Says the canadian! That was all i was worried about i really want a tire that wont turn to slicks
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Thanks is that 23000 miles or kilometers? Says the canadian! That was all i was worried about i really want a tire that wont turn to slicks
He's speaking in miles. :P

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Thats fantastic!!
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I finally got a new driveshaft. Got a ZJ in the back now and XJ in the front. Both have good CV joints, but I'm getting some slight vibes in the front, but only sometimes. It's always between 25 and 35 on the speedo (between 29 and 40 actual or so), but it only happens sometimes, with no noticeable pattern. Also, sometimes when it vibes, it clicks a bit. I'm going to grease it and tighten the bolts again tomorrow, but I think it could possibly be pinion angle. I took some pics:







Let me know if you guys think the pinion angle needs adjusting. I think I gotta point the pumpkin up a bit.
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x2 the pumpkin should be up a bit more I think.

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and one where we can see the double cardan

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