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Old December 12th, 2015, 10:09 PM
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tires again!!!??

ok so i know tires are discussed ALOT and everyone has a diffrent opinion but im hoping someone is still willing to give me a little advice.

I have 255 85 R16 BF goodrich mud terrains on my truck now....NOT KM2 the originals....

I love these tires.....i like the look and no exaggeration am going close to 70,000! miles on them....

i desperately need to replace these tires and want the same size KM2 and can not get them ANYWHERE....

I ordered a set on 4wheel parts and after being on back order for 4 weeks they now tell me maybe 8 more weeks...maybe more.

then i ordered a set i found on amazon and after a week the seller contacted me and said they dont have any......

I went on tirerack and they are on back order.....

So now im trying to decide if i should wait for KM2 or maybe KM3? to come back...... or should i find another tire....

What would be the equivalent size on the K02?

I dont want tires any wider but i also dont want the tires any smaller.......

Should i just go for another tire?

I have to be honest i dont use the mud terrains all that much but i do like the aggressive treads.....just like the look.....

does anyone know of a source to get the KM2?

are they really coming back or are they being discontinued? i keep reading diffrent things....

Ughhhh
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Old December 12th, 2015, 10:13 PM
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See if you like look of Toyo Open Country MT. They are very tough and perform better and come in the size you want.
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Old December 12th, 2015, 10:18 PM
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I haven't owned toyo mts myself, but everyone local here gets 40k if they are lucky. Might be because we do a good bit of interstate. But 30-35k is nominally its life. Great tire, soft grippy, great in snow/ice but they go quick.
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Old December 12th, 2015, 10:22 PM
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the toyo's are also SUPER expensive......

4wheel parts has the km2 for $188.50 a tire!

the toyo's are around $270 each......

------ Follow up post added December 12th, 2015 10:25 PM ------

even with the 255 85 r16 i get a slight rub on full turn....

are there any good tires that are same height but thinner? or even taller but not any wider?
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Old December 12th, 2015, 10:52 PM
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the toyo's are also SUPER expensive...... 4wheel parts has the km2 for $188.50 a tire! the toyo's are around $270 each...... ------ Follow up post added December 12th, 2015 10:25 PM ------ even with the 255 85 r16 i get a slight rub on full turn.... are there any good tires that are same height but thinner? or even taller but not any wider?
Adjust your bump stops.
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Adjust your bump stops.
Then I will need to start a new thread on how to adjust my bump stops.....
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Old December 12th, 2015, 11:34 PM
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What about Interco Super Swamper 255-85r16 tires? $215.99 at Simpletire.com
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x2 Toyo MT's. But have them siped if you don't crawl. I'm at 30k and have tons of life/tread left. (50%+) and I'm ready to have them re-siped.
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BFG MT goes through spasms of unavailability by sizes, then wham they are available again. Guess they run a batch in one size then move on.
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Adjust your bump stops.
Adjust the steering stops, not bump stops. It is quite simple- the head of a bolt hits a spot on the axle to limit the amount of turning radius. Simply adjust in/out to suit- in this case out, very minor adjustment at a time, then recheck...
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Adjust the steering stops, not bump stops. It is quite simple- the head of a bolt hits a spot on the axle to limit the amount of turning radius. Simply adjust in/out to suit- in this case out, very minor adjustment at a time, then recheck...
You are right. Duh
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