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Old 09-25-2020, 04:36 PM   #976
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Old 09-26-2020, 06:00 PM   #977
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Tire update:

Went from 265/60r18 BFG TA KO2 to 285/60/r18 Michelin Defender LTX M/S.

I got ~46,000 miles out of the BFGs. The Michelinís are warrantied to 70k miles.

Huge difference in ride comfort and noise right off the bat. Quieter, smoother. Fuel economy is supposed to be a bit better but weíll see. Probably wonít notice.

Looking forward to seeing how these do in Tahoe.
What was your impression of the KO2's? I just had some put on my Tahoe
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Old 09-26-2020, 08:09 PM   #978
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Old 09-27-2020, 01:12 AM   #979
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Hm. What about dirt mud and rocks?
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Old 09-27-2020, 06:58 AM   #980
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Hm. What about dirt mud and rocks?
Good in dirt and rocks, they are a tough tire. Crap in mud. My experience they donít shed mud quickly, they are not the KM2 or KM3.
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My biggest gripe about them was on-road ride and comfort. Loud, vibrating.
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Old 09-27-2020, 07:09 AM   #982
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My biggest gripe about them was on-road ride and comfort. Loud, vibrating.
I didnít find them to be too bad on noise but wet pavement is a little spooky. Duratrac got crazy loud but they were awesome in snow. To my surprise the Cooper STT Pros were great in almost everything but they got loud at the end of their life. So far my favorite tire has been Cooper ST MAXX. A hybrid AT/MT tire and they come in 255/85/16 (skinny 33Ē) I absolutely love them on my taco.
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I didnít find them to be too bad on noise but wet pavement is a little spooky. Duratrac got crazy loud but they were awesome in snow. To my surprise the Cooper STT Pros were great in almost everything but they got loud at the end of their life. So far my favorite tire has been Cooper ST MAXX. A hybrid AT/MT tire and they come in 255/85/16 (skinny 33Ē) I absolutely love them on my taco.
Yeah, they weren't great in the rain coming over 17, got a bit skittish a few times which was a bit puckering. Tahoe though? Fan-fucking-tastic in unplowed roads with 12"+ of fresh snow on the ground. Felt better than coming over 17 in the rain even. Chain control waved me right on through with the Jeeps but made the X5 behind me put chains on.
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Iím almost regretting going with the KO2s now only when I think I put so few miles on the Tahoe I could have gotten MTs. Only 2k miles in the last year. I donít do any serious wheeling I just donít want to get stuck whenever I am off pavement. And MTs look badass and cmon thatís at least half of it.
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Old 09-28-2020, 03:22 PM   #986
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im liking the new mtz p3s i just put on. im averaging like 2.7 mpgs better on the highway but about 1.5 loss around town lol.
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Oh you won’t get stuck with KO2s, or at least not by any fault of the tires
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Old 09-28-2020, 06:47 PM   #988
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Oh you won’t get stuck with KO2s, or at least not by any fault of the tires
Yea, agreed. CABilly you made a good choice, they are good tires. Every tire is a compromise and if the Tahoe is your fun vehicle you’re good.

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Yea, agreed. CABilly you made a good choice, they are good tires. Every tire is a compromise and if the Tahoe is your fun vehicle youíre good.
Yeah, I'm only really griping because I put them on a daily driver. I'll probably get them again once I get the Bronco (or whatever their newer version is by then). By that point it won't be my daily it'll be my secondary fun trip vehicle.
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