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Old 02-18-2008
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We are from Manitoba, Canada. My son and I just recently picked up a stock '96 Ranger STX 4.0 5spd ExtCab from Minneapolis for him, his 1st vehicle. This forum has been a great source of information for us. His plans are to put on a 6" BDS lift with a set of 33's. He wants to run MT's and has been looking at the Kumho KL71 or TrXus MT, but he needs to have good traction(siping) for the hard packed and icy roads we have here in the winter. We have been running the TrXus on our TJ without any issues, but where wondering how the Kumho's perform. As for the wheels we are stuck on how much offset(backspacing) we can have. We where looking at 15x8 MB Wheels Razor with a -19mm offset(3.75" backspacing) or the 15x8 ION Alloy with a -27mm(3.43" backspacing).
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Welcome canuck! I know the Kumho's are a GREAT tires but I have no idea how they rate in the snow. You can ask L2en he has them on his truck.
 
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I'll make sure to do that. Thanks.
 
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hey there feller... welcome.
 
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welcome to R-F, Mike!
another great mud tire is the Mastercraft Courser MT's.
you can get a 33' for around $150.
since i don't mud, i'm planing on getting the courser CT'S at $138 each (285's)
 
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Hey man, I'm a tire jockey and so far i find that the BFG M/T is a good tire. I dont own a 4x4 but we are selling lots here in canada lately, and people come back with a positive response towards the tire. nice lookin tire to not to knobby. Check em out.
 
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as soon as i get my kumho kl71's on my 2wd ill let you know
 
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My05Edge I look forward to hearing from you after you get your KL71. When are you getting them on?
 
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Originally Posted by darkstar_420 View Post
Hey man, I'm a tire jockey and so far i find that the BFG M/T is a good tire. I dont own a 4x4 but we are selling lots here in canada lately, and people come back with a positive response towards the tire. nice lookin tire to not to knobby. Check em out.
The BFGs aren't siped at all, you can get them siped but theres much better tires out if siping is one of the big things your looking at. I think zabeard has a set of those MB Razor wheels that he's going to running soon.
 
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Thanks, I'll PM him about the wheels.
 
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