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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-17-2017, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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Wow, this thread is timed perfectly. I was literally just at a tire shop getting a quote for these tires yesterday. I was checking out the 65s, as I don't have any kind of lift on my ride right now. Without any of the lifts, would it still be possible to fit 70's? Also, I was quoted as a little under $900 for a set of four. How does that compare to your setup?

As far as the tread goes, it seems super aggressive (light truck tire after all), but what other tires offer a tread/setup as close to this? I have no clue what other brands have options like this, and I would love to compare all my choices.
tirerack.com has the KO2s on sale for $187ea (from $218.97). You have to add shipping. My price for just the tires from the local tire shop was within a couple of dollars each. $900, is $225 each. You could probably get your dealer to knock a few dollars off. Keep in mind that there is a lot of add-ons for mount, balance, alignment, etc.

Keep in mind the above is for 245/70R17 which are load range E. 245/65/R17 are about $20 less, each.

My limited experience, and reports from others, have 245/70s fitting with no interference/rubbing on the Trailhawk.

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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-17-2017, 04:45 PM
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I will check out tirerack.com. I was shopping around, and I am glad I got the quote before moving forward. A few extra bucks saved on tires can go to lifts, or racks, or even lights! I even know a few places around me that will price match for competitors on tires, maybe I use this to get a little wiggle room on cost. I am due for a new pair soon, my Firestone A/Ts are a little on the low side for tread.

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I prefer discount tire/discount tire direct.

Their memorial day sale is coming up.. Triple rebate time.

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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-18-2017, 08:10 PM
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I did have roughly under 900 for the tires, I mean to be safe without the lift you would have to do 245/65 without lift should rub but you would have to get trail hawk arms in the rear in you don't own one.

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