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My P255 75R 17 Goodyear tires on my 2016 Sport S were starting to slip on the trails. I figured it's time for an upgrade! The postings here have been very useful in making my selection.
I went with BFG KO2 P275 70R 17. They fit well, even the spare. The spare is slightly overweight so I'm going to get the reinforcement plates. I tested the tires out in the Freetown Forest. They are AWESOME! No more slip. WOW.. these tires grab.
 

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My P255 75R 17 Goodyear tires on my 2016 Sport S were starting to slip on the trails. I figured it's time for an upgrade! The postings here have been very useful in making my selection.
I went with BFG KO2 P275 70R 17. They fit well, even the spare. The spare is slightly overweight so I'm going to get the reinforcement plates. I tested the tires out in the Freetown Forest. They are AWESOME! No more slip. WOW.. these tires grab.
yes,sir
Those tires never cease to have that impression upon buyers , especially someone such as yourself - when coming from the factory tires- ,arriving at the KO2 will drop your jaw . They cost that much because they are pretty much the best ,all do-it-all well* tire you can get.
I still consider the KO2 to be the best tire I've ever run & I've run many tires.
I don't use em on any of my Jeeps presently ( I do have KOs on my '94 YJ), but I just installed the e-rated BFG KO2s in 34" size on my wife's truck / my tow rig Ram. It was also on factory Badyear radial tires & it's a night n day difference towing the jku now.

If you thought they were impressive at your Forest Service trails , try it again but let 65% of the air out of each one. You might be able to crawl up trees , tho' I wouldn't sanction such behavior, nor recommend it
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Oh, go on Amazon & look at any ' jeep jk stronger spare bracket' results. TeraFlex ,rockhard4x4, bootyslappinoffroad, ballsacreligousoffroad, clamidiaracing, donkeypunchfab, they all make bracket that look like this & that plus some tubing to extend your spare bumper pad thingys** are all ya need:

...you can get the reinforcing plates if you want ...I don't think that is
necessary as that is same size as factory ,maybe .2" larger technically but
it's a BFG; welcome to owning tires that are smaller than sidewall stamped






*Deep,clay-like muds...they'll spin thru but those 3D sipes are like mantis legs & grasp everything. Heavy mud is the lowest & only 'Medium' rating
you can give the KO2s,imo.






**look at the image closely; see the 3" to 4" of tube inserted into each of the factory stand-off bumpers for that Jeeps spare pointing at the camera?
that's what I'm talking about. (edit: I may be wrong; that Jeep may have some aftermarket extended spare bumpers I'm unaware of. I just used high end , heater coolant feed hose iirc & it fit right in the stock bumpers)







Enjoy those new tires!

 
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