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BFG KO2 AT's in the mud...they rock!!

So it's been raining like a sonofabeach down here is Houston and everything is saturated. I'm coming home last night and some teen boys covered in mud are trying to flag down passing 4x4 trucks. I stop and they inform me that their truck is stuck and ask if I can pull them out. (Very common at this spot).

I smile and say sure but there's two rules: you hook the strap to your truck and the other end goes on my ball hitch. I'm not getting out in the mud! Lol

So I backed down and sure enough they were stuck in some 18" deep muddy slick ruts. I put her in 4 low...put some tension on the strap, and gave her a little juice. The truck moved a couple feet and stopped. Next, a little slack in the strap and a little momentum and I get it moving again. At that time, I laid on the gas and took both of us up the hill and didn't stop till both were over the top.

This was the first time I've had my new BFG's in nasty, slick, greasy red clay mud and they performed like a champ. Totally dug in, cleaned out with a little wheel speed, and did the job with authority. BFG nailed it on the new KO2. I continue to be pleasantly surprised by these tires.

And by the way...it was a Ford. Lol


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Awesome

Definitely on the top of my list for when my factory tires wear out. I had a set of the original KO's before and loved them.

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I loved the old BFG's and I can honestly state that the new ones are VASTLY superior! Yay!!!

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@rgsauger If I recall you bought these last summer, how many miles do you have on them now?

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About 17k with no discernible wear


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Are these still holding up well? Ive been debating on these or the Toyo's. I've heard that the BFG's don't wear well on heavy trucks.
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I've always had fantastic luck with the KO series. I loved every KO i have had, and a company i work with has put KO2s on many of their trucks. they have a great on road characteristics, and are great off road. The only time we have actually gotten the trucks stuck was when we sank the entire truck up past the frame in a mud hole. the guy driving it didn't have the best next day because he ended up spending an entire day cleaning the mud out from under the truck. We were just thankful we had an excavator on site to pull the truck out. lol. I just wish they were available in the size i want for my dually. but i may stick with some smaller tires and end up getting some KO2s because frankly, i love the things

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The BFG's are awesome tires. I don't run them on my 4th gen however because I drive a ton of gravel road and they are rock slinging suckers!

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Are these still holding up well? Ive been debating on these or the Toyo's. I've heard that the BFG's don't wear well on heavy trucks.
They ran great on my 11 ... then I traded her away .... so im itchin to dump my firestone trans force , as winter is on the way. ... loved them .

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Are these still holding up well? Ive been debating on these or the Toyo's. I've heard that the BFG's don't wear well on heavy trucks.
I've got just over 23k on them with honestly no discernible wear. They are still as quiet as day 1 and still ride and handle great. If I had it to do over, I would definitely buy them again.

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They look good but they are prematurely wearing on 3/4 and 1 ton trucks if you dont rotate faster than the recommended 6-8k miles.

A big tire company that i wont name that i used to work for sent 10 sets off trucks in one month back for adjustment. Michelin said pretty much tough .

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Are these still holding up well? Ive been debating on these or the Toyo's. I've heard that the BFG's don't wear well on heavy trucks.

I would look into Toyo or Hankook

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