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Old December 11th, 2009, 03:46 PM
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BF goodrich KM2 345 75 16

Looking for new tread , what do the guys and gals think LT345/75R16/D http://www.bfgoodrichtires.com/specs...-km2/3930.html ? Currently running 36 12.5 16 Swampers Tsl on Wolf wheels. I want to run Boost rims with these tires , thanks for the input .
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Old December 11th, 2009, 05:08 PM
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I guess I would have to ask why anyone would run a street tire at 36x13.5? If you are that big, you should be running a proper off road tire.
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Are you using spacers? That's really bloody wide... You're gaining a half inch in width on the rim but you're increasing your backspacing by more than an inch and widening your tire... without doing a true calculation I'm guessing you're moving rubber 2" further in than you are now and will have the consequential rubbing etc. If that's not a concern for you then have fun...

I think it's a great tire I just wouldn't run it with that backspacing
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You would need the spacers Jorge for sure
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Looking for new tread , what do the guys and gals think LT345/75R16/D http://www.bfgoodrichtires.com/specs...-km2/3930.html ? Currently running 36 12.5 16 Swampers Tsl on Wolf wheels. I want to run Boost rims with these tires , thanks for the input .
7" boost rims with 345's?
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Old December 13th, 2009, 09:29 AM
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I guess I would have to ask why anyone would run a street tire at 36x13.5? If you are that big, you should be running a proper off road tire.

I would have to agree

If you're going from a swamper to a BFG, I think you'll be very disappointed with the performance.
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Old December 13th, 2009, 09:36 AM
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I'm pretty happy with the mud kings 35 12.50. They wear good, dont sound like an airplane going down the road and they are cheap
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Old December 13th, 2009, 07:52 PM
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The swampers are going to my trail tires , BFGs will be my road tire .
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Old December 13th, 2009, 10:15 PM
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fitting big ass tires to stock size wheels seems pretty dumb to me If that is what you are doing. If not, Im sorry. A 12.50 width works pretty good on an 8" wheel. Actually, Why am I responding? I had too much to drink. Spend your money any way you want. Go metric with the wheels and tires so you can spend some more money just for fun.
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