BFGs ko2s 245/70/17s. Do They Fit?

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Has anyone been able to throw on these with a 1.5 lift?

Any rubbing?

The 245/65/17 ko2s will fit. Just checking if anyone has had any luck with the 245/70/17 ko2s.
 
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Wanna know this too. On oem BL wheels or aftermarket. Need to order tires before I pick mine up in the next few weeks
 

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Seen those. More interested in 245/70/17. I know 245/65/17 will fit fine. Even stock height. I’m gonna probs Guinea pig it and do a write up and stuff with actual off camber scenarios where it’s dog legged to see what’s really needed to get them in there. Most tire manufacturers in this tire size give you a little time to swap out if you hate them. Gonna run toyo open country. KO2 are wack. At least in 33/35s they were shit and balanced awful and had weird wear. Not a fan. Cooper Stt pro would be my pick if they made it in a smaller size. Best tire I’ve ever run. I’ve run most of the tires out there on my other vehicles.
 

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Seen those. More interested in 245/70/17. I know 245/65/17 will fit fine. Even stock height. I’m gonna probs Guinea pig it and do a write up and stuff with actual off camber scenarios where it’s dog legged to see what’s really needed to get them in there. Most tire manufacturers in this tire size give you a little time to swap out if you hate them. Gonna run toyo open country. KO2 are wack. At least in 33/35s they were shit and balanced awful and had weird wear. Not a fan. Cooper Stt pro would be my pick if they made it in a smaller size. Best tire I’ve ever run. I’ve run most of the tires out there on my other vehicles.
My bad. I missed the 65 vs the 70.
 
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Seen those. More interested in 245/70/17. I know 245/65/17 will fit fine. Even stock height. I’m gonna probs Guinea pig it and do a write up and stuff with actual off camber scenarios where it’s dog legged to see what’s really needed to get them in there. Most tire manufacturers in this tire size give you a little time to swap out if you hate them. Gonna run toyo open country. KO2 are wack. At least in 33/35s they were shit and balanced awful and had weird wear. Not a fan. Cooper Stt pro would be my pick if they made it in a smaller size. Best tire I’ve ever run. I’ve run most of the tires out there on my other vehicles.
Keep us posted. Certainly interested in the 245/70/17 all-terrain rugged tire. Doesn't have to be ko2s, just something similar for a higher clearance.

In this thread, outer banks with no lift installed 245/70/17 ko2s with no rubbing🎯

https://www.broncosportforum.com/forum/threads/245-70-17-installed.5228/page-2#post-90719
 
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I am looking into the same tires and lift combo...been running KO2s and burned through them after 6000 miles ...need an alignment after installing the 1.5 lift...can't find anyone to help me with that around here in Pittsburgh yet...have the 65 and lots of room everywhere so I'm thinking the 70 will be ok...lmk if you find anything 😀
 

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Why the hell didn’t you get an alignment lol.
Also there’s no way 245/70/17 won’t rub on the models under the badlands without a lift. Maybe a sporty tire. I’m rubbing running them on stock badlands height. Only really past 3/4 turn and is minor. I’m thinking most don’t realize they’re rubbing until it wears the liners some. I’ve wheeled mine a little bit and it clears stuffed. Just not full lock. But I know the point in the steering where it’ll touch. There’s barely any suspension travel in these anyway and less with a spacer.
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I’m putting my lift on tomorrow. I should clear the spot that rubs on the edge of tire.
 
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Why the hell didn’t you get an alignment lol.
Also there’s no way 245/70/17 won’t rub on the models under the badlands without a lift. Maybe a sporty tire. I’m rubbing running them on stock badlands height. Only really past 3/4 turn and is minor. I’m thinking most don’t realize they’re rubbing until it wears the liners some. I’ve wheeled mine a little bit and it clears stuffed. Just not full lock. But I know the point in the steering where it’ll touch. There’s barely any suspension travel in these anyway and less with a spacer.
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BC9C325B-8BEA-49BD-8A94-9684C22A3EA1.jpeg

I’m putting my lift on tomorrow. I should clear the spot that rubs on the edge of tire.
There is so much variation on this subject. I’m starting to wonder. Now, our babies aren’t European precision super cars…. My ford performance guy (after my 1.25 lift) said there might be some slight rubbing on the pinch weld at full flex. I went with the 65s and am totally pleased with them. But the 70s would have been nice too. I’m just chicken. First time ever doing stuff to a vehicle, and it’s my first 4x4.

did this last weekend. Extra quarter inch might or might not have helped LOL.

I’ve seen people say both (I think HRG said it rubs too). Maybe, there are some where the tolerances are fine for the tires and some come off the line that are not? Weirder things have happened.
 

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There is so much variation on this subject. I’m starting to wonder. Now, our babies aren’t European precision super cars…. My ford performance guy (after my 1.25 lift) said there might be some slight rubbing on the pinch weld at full flex. I went with the 65s and am totally pleased with them. But the 70s would have been nice too. I’m just chicken. First time ever doing stuff to a vehicle, and it’s my first 4x4.

did this last weekend. Extra quarter inch might or might not have helped LOL.

I’ve seen people say both (I think HRG said it rubs too). Maybe, there are some where the tolerances are fine for the tires and some come off the line that are not? Weirder things have happened.
Also remember, the tire sizes are approximate and can vary between brands. My OEM Falken wild peaks AT3W’s have much milder edge to improve noise on the highway compared to the KO2’s
 
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Also remember, the tire sizes are approximate and can vary between brands. My OEM Falcon wild peaks AT3W’s have much milder edge to improve noise on the highway compared to the KO2’s
Truth. I love my wildpeaks. They hum a bit now that they are not brand spanking new. But I kinda like it. Let’s me know I’m not in my stang any longer LOL. If I heard that in my stang I’d pull over and call for a tow hahaha.
 
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I am looking into the same tires and lift combo...been running KO2s and burned through them after 6000 miles ...need an alignment after installing the 1.5 lift...can't find anyone to help me with that around here in Pittsburgh yet...have the 65 and lots of room everywhere so I'm thinking the 70 will be ok...lmk if you find anything 😀
Please let us know if the 70s fit with your 1.5 lift.
 

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Just ordered Toyo open country at3 245 70 17s...hope it works out...yeah I know I'm a bit of a dummy for not getting the alignment but I am having trouble finding an old school shop to do it...with the lift the specs for the computers aren't available...(would have to get it done again when going up in tire size...again 🤪)dealer turned me away
 

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Any alignment shop should be able to do it. I mean, they don’t have to adjust upper, lower control arms, etc. And you’re still shooting for factory alignment specs. And they use cam tabs, bolts all the time. Should be no issue. Mines getting aligned today. I’ll let you know if they had any issues with mine.
 

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