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    KM3 Feedback

    Is anyone running KM3s? If so, I'd like to hear your thoughts. I've been ridiculously impressed with my KM2s, and unless BFG managed to somehow totally screw up the KM series, I can't imagine running anything else. Thanks in advance.

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    Love them. Running them in 37x12.5r17, load C
    Slightly noisier than my cooper AT tires (which were very quiet). Look great too
    06 H3, Birch White, Lux , Cooper AT3 35s, Borla Performance Cat-back, Bilsteins front w/ 1/2" extended stops, Hunner sleeve, Air Doc w/ K&N filter, Oem Roof lights, 55W HID Headlights and 35W Fog lights.

    09 H3 V8, Arctic Silver, LS376/480 Conversion, 3000 stall, Custom E-fans, 37" KM3 tires, XD Rockstar Wheels 17x9, OEM Sliders, 40K External Trans Cooler, Bilstein 5160s front 5100 rear, O.D. Steering Bracket, 2" Body Lift, Custom Exhaust, Custom intake pipe & K&N filter, Custom PCM tune, Pioneer DVD unit, Aurora 40" LED Light Bar, 50 W HID Headlights

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    Quote Originally Posted by amrg View Post
    Love them. Running them in 37x12.5r17, load C
    Slightly noisier than my cooper AT tires (which were very quiet). Look great too
    Load range C? When I bought mine, I had a huge issue with the pig feeling really squirrelly on the highway. Turned out I had 3 load range D and 1 load range C. From my understanding they only made the load range C for a couple of days in that size, it was a test or for a specific reason.

    Review of them, once I found the right tire pressure. Awesome tire! A little softer than the KM2S, will see how they wear
    2005 H2 Adventure

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    I thought Id do an update here, tire wear isnt that great! The fronts lost alot of thread within 10K miles. The way I see it, with tire rotation including the spare I'd probably get around 30K!
    I checked with the dealer here, they are getting another shipment and they too are load range C.
    I like the looks of the tire but coming from a Cooper AT3 which got me about 80K, 30K seems awful for a hybrid AT/MT

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    06 H3, Birch White, Lux , Cooper AT3 35s, Borla Performance Cat-back, Bilsteins front w/ 1/2" extended stops, Hunner sleeve, Air Doc w/ K&N filter, Oem Roof lights, 55W HID Headlights and 35W Fog lights.

    09 H3 V8, Arctic Silver, LS376/480 Conversion, 3000 stall, Custom E-fans, 37" KM3 tires, XD Rockstar Wheels 17x9, OEM Sliders, 40K External Trans Cooler, Bilstein 5160s front 5100 rear, O.D. Steering Bracket, 2" Body Lift, Custom Exhaust, Custom intake pipe & K&N filter, Custom PCM tune, Pioneer DVD unit, Aurora 40" LED Light Bar, 50 W HID Headlights

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    Thats not that great, I wonder if its because of the lighter load range? I want to say I got 56k miles out of my Cooper STT mud tires (previous generation) which I thought was great but they were load range E so they could be a bit rough.

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    I have seen a lot of good reviews about this all-terrain tire but I have ended up getting Nitto Ridge Grappler. One of my friends runs it in his Jeep so I have installed it on my Hummer. I love the aggressive patterns and traction that it provides on dry and wet road.
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    I replaced the BFG KO2s with Nitto Trail Grapplers and have been very happy with the decision. Once I started to take my H2 off-road the BFGs started to loose chunks of tread off of them. I have not had the same problem with the Nittos with a more aggressive tread and a trip to Moab under their belt.


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    Thought I would add my input to my own original question. I've had them for 9,000 miles and been very happy. For anything I have done, I don't see any revolutionary improvement over the KM2, but certainly not worse. I have not had the wear issues like some of you. Blocks still have nice square edges. These are range E though, so I would suspect that's the difference. I find that odd that the 37s are not available in an E. The C range tires are an odd duck for sure. I have an acquaintance that works at the plant in Woodburn. He's a wealth of knowledge on their products. Next time I see him I'll ask what the story is with the range C tires.Name:  PXL_20201014_193739600.jpg
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