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Old 12-10-2016, 06:37 PM   #171
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The Cooper ST Maxx's are #1 on my short list along with the Toyo Open Country R/T's. The Cooper Maxx tires look ideal.
295/70-17 is the size I am using.
BFG just doesn't do it for me. They don't have good size selection or they don't come in the E rating (in my sizes) that is proper for these vans.
I have a tricked out Nissan which needs tires too, in a 35" size.
Tires are on my radar.

Oh, Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ P3 is another good tire I am interested in, and has several E rated tires.

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Old 12-28-2016, 08:34 AM   #172
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Just had these put on. Intended for 16x8, but ended up with 16x9 with -12mm offset. Stock 245 tires for now as there is a lot of tread left, but will go wider in the future. Need a lift for any tire much taller.

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Old 01-10-2017, 10:48 PM   #173
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BFG KO2's

BFG KO2's 315/70R17
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:00 AM   #174
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BFG ko2 315/75-16 on Method Hole hidden underneath



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Old 01-15-2017, 07:14 PM   #175
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This has been a great resource as I try to figure out the wheels/tires I want to go with.

What I'm liking:
Wheels: Method Race Wheels Hole 18x9 8-170 -12
Tires: Cooper Discoverer STT PRO LT305/70R18

Anybody have recommendations for the best place to source the tires and wheels from? I've checked about 20 sites and the best I have found is discounttiredirect.com. Any others I should be checking out?
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Old 01-15-2017, 07:36 PM   #176
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I really like discount tires added insurance that includes off road and basically whatever happens to the tire and will replace it for free. I think there's something in there about if it can be patched they will go that route first but if it's free either way, I don't care as long as it works.
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Old 01-15-2017, 08:41 PM   #177
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I'm with Josh, Discount Tire also had excellent service and got me turned around really quickly. Both when I bought my first 4 tires and wheels from them and when I went back for a 5th when I found out a spare wasn't included in the purchase of my van..... My first experience with them and they were great.
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Old 01-16-2017, 06:45 AM   #178
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I forgot to include the other big reason for going with discount tire direct. If you plan on getting BFG KO2s and have a Costco membership, they will price match what you can buy them for at costco.
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I forgot to include the other big reason for going with discount tire direct. If you plan on getting BFG KO2s and have a Costco membership, they will price match what you can buy them for at costco.
I like America's Tire Co./Discount Tire.
Back in 94 they fixed 4 tires with nails in them. We had piles of debris because of the Northridge quake, and I was about to go on a trip. Brought the Windstar in and they fixed them all for free, even though I had NOT bought my tires from them. I have been their customer ever since.


They have just about everything online, but are local so they can do all the mounting and balancing. Also, they guaranty their tires with certificates (that you do have to buy) but theirs are the only ones I know that apply off road. I once had severe sidewall damage on some BFG AT KO's on my 4Runner and they replaced the >$200 tire no questions asked. Most will only do that if the tire is damaged on road.

When I was having Agile do my 4x4 conversion, I purchased the tires and wheels at my local store and had them picked up from the store down the street from Agile to be installed. Very accommodating.

They also price match. I found my wheels on sale at 4WheelParts and they matched the prices. Matching Costco is also a good idea, though Costco wont let you put oversized tires on your vehicle, so you have to figure out the correct size and their website is not set up for that. I have had to guess at a vehicle that I think will use the desired size on theirs.
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Skyrat - If you just go online to costco.com and then select the tires you want it will display their cost on there and thats how I would get them to price match.

I can also add that if anyone on here was following my build thread, I had two BFG KO2s that wouldnt balance after only 5k miles. Long story short I got them from costco and when I took them to discount tire to do the road force balancing because they still had at least 95% tread I was able to add the certificates that skyrat is talking about. They also manufacture warrantied the two bad tires and gave me new ones, only pain about that is they can only do one per visit so I had to go back two seperate times.
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