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A/T options for a M/T kinda guy

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by McTundra12, Feb 27, 2016.

  1. Feb 27, 2016 at 2:43 PM
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    McTundra12

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    So I'm just another guy with a tire choice to make. I've ran many different M/T's, Mickey MTZs are the best true mud rippin' tires I've owned and Duratrac's are my favorite snow tire. But I have evolved and began to look for a solid A/T to help the road noise and ride quality of my new to me Tundra.

    My attention draws to the BF KO2 A/T because they look the part, but I've never been impressed with their off road performance. I realize that fact that I've been running M/T's for over a decade, my opinion is bias. So I ask for options that people have positive real world experience running. My needs are a good to great snow tire, that can handle some Ohio clay when needed. It must also be great on the road.

    I'm going to be leveling the truck and might want to go from a 275/65r18 to a 285/65r18ish option. Money is always a factor also.... Thanks for any opinions.
     
  2. Feb 27, 2016 at 3:03 PM
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    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    At my last job, we had KO2's on all of the new GMCs and Fords. Had great luck with 'em, especially in the muddy fields we grew spuds on. Handled very well on-road, and pulling heavy (12,000-30,000 lb) loads on a daily basis. They performed much better than the KO's on my Duramax. When I upgrade tires here in the next year, it's likely gonna come down to KO2s or Duratracs.
     
  3. Feb 27, 2016 at 3:31 PM
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    chphilo

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    I don't think you can go wrong with KO2s. From what I read, KO2s improved especially in mud performance over the previous KOs.
     
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  4. Feb 27, 2016 at 5:28 PM
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    Sean266

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    Its not in your list, but I am looking at Cooper STT Pro's. My buddies have no issues with them!
     
  5. Feb 27, 2016 at 5:32 PM
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    mdavis

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    I like my Toyo Open Country AT/2's.
     
  6. Feb 27, 2016 at 7:28 PM
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    Very happy with the Duratracs
     
  7. Feb 27, 2016 at 7:28 PM
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  8. Feb 27, 2016 at 7:45 PM
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    Virgils12

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    Only had my ko2's 2 weeks but am very pleased with them. Ride is good very smooth. Better than my nitto terra grapplers. Did great in the snow and noise is no more than my Nittos. They look great also!
     
  9. Feb 27, 2016 at 8:32 PM
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    - Bull Bar, - HID Bunny Burners - AMP retractable running boards, - Headlight leveling retrofit - P1 Brake Controller - 60% rear seat delete - relocation of Sub to rear wall. - 3/1 leveling kit - Firestone Air bags - on-board compressor with auto-leveling, - Dual Undercover Swing Boxes. - P285/65/R20 (34.6") BFG TA KO2's - TRD Front skid plate - Pop & Lock Tailgate lock (soon) - Remote Tailgate mod (soon) - LED Headlights (soon) - Nav Bypass - iPhone integration - Serius/XM retrofit
    Love my KO2s. I'm not a serious off-roader, but the few times I've driven on muddy dirt roads they got me there and back with no drama. Relatively quiet on the highway as well.
     
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