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Long time listener, first time caller...sneak peek at my new tyres, still yet to be fitted...Nitto Ridge Grapplers 275/55R20 on CSA Raptor Rims +35Will report back on any rubbing issues and ride/noise quality.:)Cam.
 

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Awesome tire, going to look great! I just got a set of BFG KO2's for my L405
 

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Here are a couple of other pics. More to come next week. Btw, the spare fits perfectly in the well in the boot.
 

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Here are a couple of other pics. More to come next week. Btw, the spare fits perfectly in the well in the boot.
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This is exactly why I don't like 21" and 22" wheels. Cause you can't put these types of great off-road tires on. I love the Nitto line and they really transform the look of the truck too.
when you post images next post them on imgur
 

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Hi CamsRRS.
Sorry to revive an old post.

How are the tyres holding up. Are you happy with the ride?
Any thing worthy of noting?
 

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Hey Joe

I love these tyres. So great off road. And good on road if a little noisy. Sport does not feel like it is on rails on the tarmac any more especially in the wet, but the original tyres were soft (sticky) and subject to puncture.

I run these at 38 psi around town and 26 psi when off road.

I love them, would buy them again and happily recommend. Not cheap tho.

We went up and down some rutted tracks around Tom Groggin and they and the car just do not skip a beat.

They look great too.

Cam.
 

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Please share your review once you've driven on them for a while.

I ran 275/55R20 on my 2016 HSE and now on my 2017 ATB and am a big fan. Low road noise (compared to other A/T tires), great off-road traction, great snow traction, and good wet traction. Only big downsides are that they can be a bit squirrelly in fresh rain.
 

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Thanks for the info.

I'm torn between the Nitto or the KO2 now.
 

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can some one please tell me if the images posted ok?
THey sure did. I loved Nitto Grapplers. My Terra Grapplers lasted 80K miles with few side divots from sharp rocks still had many miles left on them. Let em go because I was offered a new set for some assistance I gave one of my customers in dropping a bunch of trees on his property, so I had fun playing lumber jack and we had huge bonfire and Stellas after the sun went down.
 

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Thanks for the info.

I'm torn between the Nitto or the KO2 now.
I've had 275/55R20 KO2s on my 2017 ATB for roughly 2,500 miles now. Here's a mini review as a data point for you:

Road noise: louder than the stock tires on the 21" rims, but you stop noticing it quickly.
Road feel/handling: they're definitely a bit softer and you notice more "squishing" during higher speed turns
Wet conditions: they're a little squirrelly around tight turns when it first rains and oil/debris is on the road surface, but after that it's fine

Snow/ice: we had blizzard-conditions in the mountains this past weekend (roads were a nightmare), so I got to test this extensively. The KO2s were fantastic in deeper snow (1-2 feet) and had no problems getting traction. The trail of cars in front of me went through a steeper uphill curved section of road that was visibly icy with CalTrans + Highway Patrol waving cars through one at a time. Every car in front of me, trucks with 4WD + A/T / sedans with AWD and all-seasons / vehicles with chains, slipped side to side and struggled for traction through that area. I was pleasantly surprised to experience almost zero slippage and no side-to-side movement.

Off-road: when I had the KO2s on my 2016 (~10k miles), I took them off-roading several times and even without airing down the off-road traction was great. No issues getting on/over obstacles including very loose gravel, chunky rocks, and smooth polished slabs.
 

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I've had 275/55R20 KO2s on my 2017 ATB for roughly 2,500 miles now. Here's a mini review as a data point for you:

Road noise: louder than the stock tires on the 21" rims, but you stop noticing it quickly.
Road feel/handling: they're definitely a bit softer and you notice more "squishing" during higher speed turns
Wet conditions: they're a little squirrelly around tight turns when it first rains and oil/debris is on the road surface, but after that it's fine

Snow/ice: we had blizzard-conditions in the mountains this past weekend (roads were a nightmare), so I got to test this extensively. The KO2s were fantastic in deeper snow (1-2 feet) and had no problems getting traction. The trail of cars in front of me went through a steeper uphill curved section of road that was visibly icy with CalTrans + Highway Patrol waving cars through one at a time. Every car in front of me, trucks with 4WD + A/T / sedans with AWD and all-seasons / vehicles with chains, slipped side to side and struggled for traction through that area. I was pleasantly surprised to experience almost zero slippage and no side-to-side movement.

Off-road: when I had the KO2s on my 2016 (~10k miles), I took them off-roading several times and even without airing down the off-road traction was great. No issues getting on/over obstacles including very loose gravel, chunky rocks, and smooth polished slabs.

Very comprehensive review. I think you nailed it based on my 5,000+ miles of KO2 usage.

I will distill it down to this simple fact. I notice within 100 feet of departure when switching back to my stock 21's, how much quieter and more comfortable the ride is.
 

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The KO2 is a great tire, it performs pretty well in any road conditions and it’s not very loud at all. I’m currently running the new Cooper AT3 4S 275/55/20, and I’m very pleased with these tires. I had pressure down to 20psi when off-roading and did not have any problems. It also performs as good as the KO2s both dry and wet. Put those tires on my discovery and it was amazing in snow.
I believe the KO2s sometimes are short in stock, you might want to try the AT3 4S.



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I know people who've had the AT3/ATP and the KO2 on a different vehicle (4Runner) and the consensus seems to be:

Wet conditions: AT3/ATP has better traction due to more siping
Snow/ice: about the same
Off-road/mud: KO2 grabs a bit better and clears mud more effectively
Road noise: AT3/ATP is a bit quieter initially
Durability/longevity: KO2 stays quieter longer. Biggest gripe I heard about the AT3/ATP is they start to get noisy after 20k miles.

Either way, if you're off-roading or driving in rain/snow/ice, you're much better off with the AT3/ATP or KO2 than a standard all-season tire.
 

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I am new to this forum, sorry for any duplication (if there is any). Has anyone had rubbing issues with the 275/55s on regular ride height or any computer issues? thanks
 

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Did you try running these with the 1.5 inch Johnson Rod lit.
It will give you some more room and help with rub off road.
Lots of L494 and L405's using them.
Check our website: http://johnsonrods.com/johnson_rods_3_003.htm
 

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Hi everyone,
Just bought a 2017 L494 with Brembo calipers, fitted with 22" rims.
Useless off road first large stone = damage to rim.
Question please, what wheels can i fit? and where to purchase from?
I would like more rubber less wheel.
Thanks
 

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Hi everyone,
Just bought a 2017 L494 with Brembo calipers, fitted with 22" rims.
Useless off road first large stone = damage to rim.
Question please, what wheels can i fit? and where to purchase from?
I would like more rubber less wheel.
Thanks
The 20" rims Land Rover sells for the RR/RRS will allow you to put 275/55R20 A/T tires on it. I swapped the 21" rims that came with my RRS ATB for the 20" ones that come on the HSE so I could run A/T tires.
 
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