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Old January 12th, 2016, 07:53 AM
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What kind of tires are these.....

Wondering what kind of tires these are. Tried blowing up the pics to read them but can't make em' out. Look like BFG's but not sure.
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Old January 12th, 2016, 07:56 AM
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Old January 12th, 2016, 08:05 AM
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Old January 12th, 2016, 09:13 AM
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Yep, those are BFG KM1's which are NLA

Looks like those are 265/75's.

Which top is that??


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Old January 12th, 2016, 09:16 AM
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Yep, those are BFG KM1's which are NLA Looks like those are 265/75's. Which top is that?? .
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Old January 12th, 2016, 09:17 AM
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Yep, those are BFG KM1's which are NLA

Looks like those are 265/75's.

Which top is that??


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Tire rack shows them as in stock in 265 75 16.

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Tire rack shows them as in stock in 265 75 16.
Apparantly Tire Rack shows on their site things they have in stock but don't actually have after calling them.

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Tire rack shows them as in stock in 265 75 16.

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Apparantly Tire Rack shows on their site things they have in stock but don't actually have after calling them.
My bad, they have KM2's not KM1's. Is there much difference?
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Old January 12th, 2016, 09:34 AM
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hmmm.... well, it looks good in that picture.


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My bad, they have KM2's not KM1's. Is there much difference?
Yeah, KM1's are extinct.
I actually like them better but what are you gonna do...
The KM2 is probably a little more aggressive than the KM1 without looking as obnoxious as some other brands of tire that are XXXtreme.
And you'll have better luck finding KM2's in the 265/75 size.


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Old January 12th, 2016, 09:38 AM
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hmmm.... well, it looks good in that picture.




Yeah, KM1's are extinct.
I actually like them better but what are you gonna do...
The KM2 is probably a little more aggressive than the KM1 without looking as obnoxious as some other brands of tire that are XXXtreme.
And you'll have better luck finding KM2's in the 265/75 size.


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Yea I noticed the tread pattern on them are different. I like the KM1's better myself too.
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I'll take a contrary perspective; the KM2 is a better pattern other than the 'old school looks' factor of the KM1. The siping is nice, they handle much better on pavement and do just as well off-and I haven't found them to be all that loud running 255/85's. Then again I have a D1 so I do have a real roof and such-but so do you Jeff!
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Old January 12th, 2016, 09:59 AM
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I too prefer the Km2. Especially when you consider the Km1 hasn't been produced in almost a decade, any km1 tire is likely not worth installing
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Old January 12th, 2016, 10:09 AM
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I'll take a contrary perspective; the KM2 is a better pattern other than the 'old school looks' factor of the KM1. The siping is nice, they handle much better on pavement and do just as well off-and I haven't found them to be all that loud running 255/85's. Then again I have a D1 so I do have a real roof and such-but so do you Jeff!
I suppose what I like most is the "old school looks" of the KM1. Anyone have a similar look tire or recommendations for this similar look?
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Old January 12th, 2016, 10:17 AM
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I suppose what I like most is the "old school looks" of the KM1. Anyone have a similar look tire or recommendations for this similar look?
The Firestone Destination M/T tread pattern is similar although you don't see if often. Can't offer up any commentary on their performance or otherwise
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The Firestone Destination M/T tread pattern is similar although you don't see if often. Can't offer up any commentary on their performance or otherwise
Those do look nice....
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Old January 12th, 2016, 10:28 AM
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I suppose what I like most is the "old school looks" of the KM1. Anyone have a similar look tire or recommendations for this similar look?
The Maxxis Bighorn looks very similar. I've never owned them so no idea on performance.
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I had KM1s, now KM2s. I think the KM2s look better. They sure do perform better off road.
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Old January 12th, 2016, 10:42 AM
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I too prefer the Km2. Especially when you consider the Km1 hasn't been produced in almost a decade, any km1 tire is likely not worth installing
Keith - I hope that it is an old file photo. It is not worth the risk.
http://www.tiresafetygroup.com/tires...-in-six-years/
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Old January 12th, 2016, 10:47 AM
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I'll take a contrary perspective; the KM2 is a better pattern other than the 'old school looks' factor of the KM1. The siping is nice, they handle much better on pavement and do just as well off-and I haven't found them to be all that loud running 255/85's. Then again I have a D1 so I do have a real roof and such-but so do you Jeff!
You contrarian!

I still have KM1's on my Hunter...date code of 38/06 so they are almost 10 years old!
I'm going to have to bit the bullet and get some KM2's soon.
But they still have so much tread left...


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Old January 12th, 2016, 10:48 AM
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The Firestone Destination M/T tread pattern is similar although you don't see if often. Can't offer up any commentary on their performance or otherwise
The Destination MT's (firestone) are tuff to wear out! I have a set that have been on 2 of my rovers and an FJ60 I sold. Great tire. Still running on my 95 RRC...
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Old January 12th, 2016, 12:26 PM
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I have Firestone Destination MTs on mine. I think they have a fairly "old school" look, especially in the 235/85 form.
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