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Old 11-10-2007
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How good are the Kuhmo road venture kl71's? i need a new set of 33's and was considering these tires. Do they wear fast?
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i think they are a bit hard compound and wear pretty well. l2en has them and likes them
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im still waiting on a heavy winter review before i get some
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Sorry I completely missed this thread while on hiatus.


I have no complaints with the tires. I miss having four wheel drive and just generally driving the truck after tearing up the front end. The KL71's have to be the best mud tire that I've ever bought for any of my trucks. I had no complaints with my regular Kumho M/T's on my old '79 F-150 so I felt pretty confident buying them especially after reading up on them. I'd say they're worth every penny so far. I'm definitely wanting to rotate the fronts to the back(they're directional tires) and get em in some snow though =]



Side story......I decided to blow some dust off the girl and put her to work today. My buddy moved his trailer/mobile home from a trailer/mobile home park onto some land he bought and needed help removing the detached shed. I put the girl in 4lo(2lo with no diff, front driveshaft, cv's, or shafts) with my 30k lb strap hooked to the shed and the rear locked and the tires held awesome on the concrete and pavement. I had to air down to 20psi but they held with no weight in the bed. I love those tires, look mean too.


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I have seriously been thinking about getting a set of these.
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Are those the aggressive looking ones? I know Kumho has two models.
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Are those the aggressive looking ones? I know Kumho has two models.

yup
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Are those the aggressive looking ones? I know Kumho has two models.
The KL71....
Personally, I think they look pretty cheesy in lo-pro's. They look killer on my 15" M/T II's.







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Yea I want them! They make the in 35X15 yet?
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Are these tires good on pavement. Are they noisy?
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This is the one I was thinking of:


The Road Venture MT 834

I haven't heard or read anything bad about these.
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Are these tires good on pavement. Are they noisy?
Real good on pavement, didn't you read my post above??? Hell I even included a picture showing it on pavement pulling a 1000 pound shed up onto a trailer with only 2wd.

Look at the tread........do they look noisy.........is there a M/T that isn't noisy?


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The Road Venture MT 834

I haven't heard or read anything bad about these.
Those are the ones I had on my '79. Good tires, got good life out of them too.
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I wish they made them in the size i wanted at a decent price! lol in a perfect world.
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I wish they made them in the size i wanted at a decent price! lol in a perfect world.
I think those new BF mud terrain km2s would look awesome on your truck.
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Real good on pavement, didn't you read my post above??? Hell I even included a picture showing it on pavement pulling a 1000 pound shed up onto a trailer with only 2wd.
Just cause you posted a picture doesnt prove that they are good on pavement lol.
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^^^you know how they say a picture is worth a thousand words? in this case i think you would have been better off reading
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man, I'm liking those more and more..

now i have another tire on my list when the time comes :(
speaking of which, l2en, have you had any problems running around with no CV shaft? are u using the live axle bearings or the pvh bearings?
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Are they good in snow?
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