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You also should know, when a tire manufacture comes out with a tire, they cannot test in on every vehicle. What they recommend is a generalization, a broad spectrum designed to appeal to as many vehicles as possible.
Load range E tires are the only ones that are like that. Any other tire you should follow the pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer.
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Um all BFG A/T's are load range E take a look at the side of your tire, youll see it there.
Here is where you are wrong again:
265/75R16
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Load Range D

According to This :
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/Sizes....rrain+T%2FA+KO

BFG All-Terrain K/O's load rating range any where from C to E
And no I am not certified, just well informed...

Unless of course you are talking about another BFG AT
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WEIRD mine are Cs as well

32x11.50R15/C

I guess just working at a tire shop doesn't mean you know everything.
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Is it pre-mature, or can I call a pwnage?
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Sorry the only ones we sell are the LRE ones. I did not know that they make them in other load ranges since we do not sell them. I will be the first to say yes that was my mistake. I know alot about the tires we sell but not much more about others.
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Works for me
At least you can admit when your wrong, unlike alot of people here.
You got my vote!
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Its all good, I thought you were talking specifically about the BFGs being load range E.
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Um all BFG A/T's are load range E take a look at the side of your tire, youll see it there.
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Ok so your experience with one or two set of tires and by a buddy is better then the information given out by a manufacturer that sells millions of sets of these tires a year?
Well hmmm I have had 3 sets of M/T's on my truck, my buddy has had 6 on his explorer and is on 4 on his wrangler. My other buddy has gone through about 5 sets of 35's on his chevy and not to mention any of the other guys I wheel with. I like first hand experience. Not what some guy in an office gets paid to say.
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Sorry the only ones we sell are the LRE ones. I did not know that they make them in other load ranges since we do not sell them. I will be the first to say yes that was my mistake. I know alot about the tires we sell but not much more about others.
Yes Trent he was. Quick to jump on someone else when you, yourself don't know 'everything.' Guess your training wasn't that good huh?
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Yes Trent he was. Quick to jump on someone else when you, yourself don't know 'everything.' Guess your training wasn't that good huh?
The training said that LRE tires should be inflated to 50psi. It didnt anything about all the different load ranges that BFG A/T's come in.
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The training said that LRE tires should be inflated to 50psi. It didnt anything about all the different load ranges that BFG A/T's come in.
Well IMO that is not the best training. If you sell the tires the training should cover every aspect of the tires being sold. Not just one specific load range.
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I'm surprised they didn't train you for all ranges, that doesn't make sense.
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Well IMO that is not the best training. If you sell the tires the training should cover every aspect of the tires being sold. Not just one specific load range.
When we only sell one load range for that tire, why do I need to know that you can get other load ranges at other places. That's like saying if you work at McDonald's you should know how to make a whopper.

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I'm surprised they didn't train you for all ranges, that doesn't make sense.
They do, for example we can get the Michelin LTX M/S in a C, D or E load range. I know that and I know the difference between them. We sell the BFG A/T in a LRE ONLY not in a C or D, so I know all about the LRE's.
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When we only sell one load range for that tire, why do I need to know that you can get other load ranges at other places. That's like saying if you work at McDonald's you should know how to make a whopper.
Do you not read anything you say. That is exactly what I wanted you to say. Because if you read back in this thread you say that you know everything about the tires and you have a certification. But when in actuality you don't know everything, you don't even know the half of it. You know one little specific load range of a specific tire.

In the word's of yourself 'do some research!'
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Do you not read anything you say. That is exactly what I wanted you to say. Because if you read back in this thread you say that you know everything about the tires and you have a certification. But when in actuality you don't know everything, you don't even know the half of it. You know one little specific load range of a specific tire.

In the word's of yourself 'do some research!'
Here's the deal. I know the tires that we sell, I know them very well. If we sell it I can tell you about it. If we dont sell it I dont know much about it. The OP asked about BFG A/T's and I responded with what I knew to the best of my ability. When I found out that I was not 100% correct, I admitted it. I was being a good guy and giving information and advise to someone in need.

For what ever reason you feel like being an a$$hole and dragging this out. As for me I'm done with this thread.

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When we only sell one load range for that tire, why do I need to know that you can get other load ranges at other places. That's like saying if you work at McDonald's you should know how to make a whopper.



They do, for example we can get the Michelin LTX M/S in a C, D or E load range. I know that and I know the difference between them. We sell the BFG A/T in a LRE ONLY not in a C or D, so I know all about the LRE's.
Oh gotcha, thats weird you guys only sell the Es, the one in my town sells them all.
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I'm running BFG A/Ts I got about 15,000 on them and they still look new. I usually have my tires set at 40 PSI.
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lol....ok so maybe i will get a set of BFGs....ones i was lookin at i believe are the D Load range and 178 a tire. Do you guys suggest i put in a Adjustable Camber kit for getting bigger tires or let it be? im only going to do a 3 inch BL in the spring and swap my torsion bars for the #1 bars......
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Bigger tires shouldn't throw of your camber. If you are doing a suspension lift, maybe, but tires should be fine, just get an alignment done after.
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ok cuz i have 31s now and going to 33s
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Here's the deal. I know the tires that we sell, I know them very well. If we sell it I can tell you about it. If we dont sell it I dont know much about it. The OP asked about BFG A/T's and I responded with what I knew to the best of my ability. When I found out that I was not 100% correct, I admitted it. I was being a good guy and giving information and advise to someone in need.

For what ever reason you feel like being an a$$hole and dragging this out. As for me I'm done with this thread.

YOU WIN! There I said it, YOU WIN!

But just remember fighting on the internet is like being in the Special Olympics even if you win you're still retarded.
Its not a win or lose thing. And it wasn't directed to you in the last couple post. More toward your company for giving lack of training in my opinion.

But anyway my buddy has 100,000 on a set of BFG A/T's and is still running them.
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That's what kinda info you get when working at a Costco tire store... Malydeen... weren't you collecting carts 2 weeks ago??
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Lets see. According to BFgs website there are only certain sizes that come in load range E.

So if I went to Costco for tires and I wanted to purchase BFG A/Ts you wouldn't be able to sell me any as they (BFG) don't make my stock tire size (255/70/16) in load range E. I picked stock as I believe it's Costcos policy/rule that that won't put on any other size than what the auto manufacture recommends.

Here is the chart on BFGs website on their various All Terrain sizes, load ranges, and general specs.

http://www.bfgoodrichtires.com/specs...t-a-ko/44.html

I'm not trying to argue, but after reading all of this, it sounds silly that they would only sell load range E tires which have a rougher ride. My stock tires weren't load range E so why would Costco only use those? Your stuff doesn't add up.
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My BFGs were on a '94 Jeep YJ Wrangler for 25,000 miles, I got them with no lie like, 65%/75% tread left. Have about 5,000 on them with eh B4K. Roughly 30k miles and 60% tread left. Sweet friggin tire. Sorry about my posts before guys. lol.
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