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BFG KM2 vs. Mickey Thompson ATZ

Whatcha think? I am buying tires in the next week and i need some input. i had the original bfg mt and they lasted me 53k miles. Im currently running 32x11.50 khumo kl71 and they suck. i hate them, impossible to keep balanced not to metion 80% tread gone and only had them for about 21k. pissed, oh well thats life. im upgradin to 35's thanks to christmas gifts lol.. so bfg km2 or mickey thompson atz.. right now the only Mt i would go with is bfg. i know the toyo mts are retarded heavy and way over priced, opinions??
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2 totally different tires. Do you want a mud tire or all terrain?
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dont care. the old bfg mt rode smooth for me and the km2's look like the lugs are even closer together which they will ride even smoother.
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i like the km2's they look sexy, and my procomp all terrians ride nice, dont perform too well off road but maybe the xtreme all terrains?
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im running km2s. no complaints yet. roll great on the road, smooth and quiet. they balanced out easily too. If i remember right they took between 2 and 5 oz of weight each on a couple different sets of rims
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tru.. im big on looks and ride comfort. i baby my truck. and the only dirt it sees is my road. sad yes but if i want to beat the **** outta something ill buy a jeep.
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mtz's

but they do cost more..
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If it is going to be a mall crawler I say go with a Mall Terrain. The KM2s will be a waste of tire for your truck. Go with the ATZs, Mickey Thompson makes a great tire.
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km2 ftw on mtr
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mtz's

but they do cost more..
i like them but not for our trucks.. i think certain tires look good in certain sizes ya kno.

i love the term mall crawler lol... like all these show quality f350's on 40's n 22's.. still rollin on MT's. so just cuz u run mt's dont mean u gonna use them. like i said i had bfg mts before and they were amazing... lookin for looks/quality. not to mention the km2 doesnt really differ in price a whole lot from an AT
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whats the difference in the thread life between an a/t and the km2 tho?
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I think the km2's would be real nice, I just bought a set of mickey thompson mtz's though so.. :)
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whats the difference in the thread life between an a/t and the km2 tho?
A/T's generally have tread life warranty of 50 - 60k miles..

M/T's have no warranty on the tread life.

Meaning if you have a 55k A/T and it runs out in 20K you get money back on the new set..
If you run M/t's out in 20k well your screwed.
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i just meant realistically tho, what is the average ud get outta an M/T
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me.. like nothing being i am getting 15 - 30k out of BFG T/A KO's rated at 55000 miles.
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like i said i got 53k out of my last bfg mt's how are the new ones compared to the old ones?? they look a hell of alot better hope they perform the same.. and the mickey thompson atz any word on them?
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The new ones haven't been out long enough for someone to run through a set.
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i like them but not for our trucks.. i think certain tires look good in certain sizes ya kno.

i love the term mall crawler lol... like all these show quality f350's on 40's n 22's.. still rollin on MT's. so just cuz u run mt's dont mean u gonna use them. like i said i had bfg mts before and they were amazing... lookin for looks/quality. not to mention the km2 doesnt really differ in price a whole lot from an AT
i believe he used the term "mall terrain" just like i call them the BFG NOterrains
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haha i like that.
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I had the ATZ's, they suck @ss off-road, but were great on the street.

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what size are those?
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If your going for looks than KM2s hands down, I don't like how the ATZs look
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what size are those?
They were LT325/50R20, equivalent to 33x13.5/20
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nice, yea im feelin the km2's prolly order them this week. merry christmas to myself.
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