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Old 07-22-2009, 10:13 AM
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looking good. how good are the km2's in the snow/ice??
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Old 07-22-2009, 02:09 PM
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We had a foot of snow and ice on the road and it was not plowed for over a week. Very nasty conditions and I never had to use the lockers once. Everyone and there grandma wanted me to drive them all over town so they got a lot of use. Never did slip much and the conditions were as bad as you could expect.
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Old 07-26-2009, 07:20 PM
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That looks awesome, thank you very much for uploading those. I just got back from the Rubicon and I really need an AEV front bumper. I can't wait until mine looks like that.
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AEV makes good stuff and it is always worth the wait. At least speaking for my self.
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Old 08-12-2009, 06:38 PM
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Default Fella's suweet green JK's

just bought mine 4 weeks ago, couldn't wait for the green so i went with silver. i would love to know what kind/size lifts you guys did as well as wheel and tire sizes. thx!
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Old 08-12-2009, 11:58 PM
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just bought mine 4 weeks ago, couldn't wait for the green so i went with silver. i would love to know what kind/size lifts you guys did as well as wheel and tire sizes. thx!
Mine is just a Teraflex 2.5" BB for now... I'm planning on going with the AEV 3.5" premium kit with clayton arms when I can afford it. As for wheels and tires, I have AEV's 17" Pintler's wrapped in 35x12.5r17 BFGoodrich Mud Terrain KM2's.

I actually originally wanted silver and went with green. I'm sure you'll be happy with your color, it'll grow on you as you make the jeep yours by building it up.
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Old 08-13-2009, 11:51 AM
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I am running the 4" lift with 37" tires. I had all the parts and install done by AEV
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Old 08-14-2009, 08:44 AM
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thanks for the info guys.
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Old 08-19-2009, 11:44 PM
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We had a foot of snow and ice on the road and it was not plowed for over a week. Very nasty conditions and I never had to use the lockers once. Everyone and there grandma wanted me to drive them all over town so they got a lot of use. Never did slip much and the conditions were as bad as you could expect.
I have a set of 35" KM2's that I had siped by discount tire. If you like the way your stock KM2's work in the winter you will love them siped. After having it done I will never own another un-siped tire. In all honesty I think when comparing stock tires in the winter the Toyo MT and Cooper STT do better than the KM2 as they have some limited factory siping. But a well siped KM2 is much better than they are. In the summer in the rocks of Moab the siping helps too.

My wife has Bridgestone Blizzacs on her Park Avenue and they are amazing. The Blizzacs have pretty extreme siping from the factory.

I have a new set of 37" KM2's on the way and after I mount them on my new Pintler Beadlocks I'm going to sipe them before they hit the road (no crud to dull the blades). Rather than have Discount Tire sipe the tires with there machine I ordered this Van Alstine Headed Tire Siper:
http://www.vanalstinemfg.com/products/siper/siper.htm
and am going to sipe them by hand. I think I can do a much better job by hand. I think a siped KM2 is the best off road tire.
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Old 08-20-2009, 01:41 AM
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Thanks for the info above. I heard that sipping the tires reduces their life. Is that true? How many mile do you expect from the sipped km2's?
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