37” Mickey Thompson Baja Boss A\T review

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I waited about 2 months to get these due to manufacturing delays but I gotta say after driving them for about 2k miles I’m super happy with them. I went with the 37x12.5x17 tires on Teraflex Nomad wheels and I think it looks great (rash rings in the way because I already scratched them lol)

I went with these tires because I was a huge fan of KO2s, out here in the PNW we encounter snow and ice in the winter months off-roading so a 3 peak snow rated tire was very important to me (roads get closed to people with out proper tires or chains) I’ve had MT tires on snow and they just don’t perform well unfortunately.

The tires looks great, I get lots of compliments and most people are surprised to find out they are only a AT tire due to its aggressive look. The sidewalls are very strong aired down (had them down to about 13psi) and they seem to grab rocks very well compared to the stock KO2s. The side lugs are big and provided a good grip when aired down.

Road noise is not noticeable from the KO2s (which are pretty quiet), I performed a chalk test and they seem to do well on my JLUR at about 30-35psi (anything higher and the ride is a little rougher)

if you love KO2s because of their warranty, snow peak rating and road manners this might be the tire for you, also they are $25 cheaper per tire, be sure to ask @Discount Tire for the forum discount!

I will update my post with a long term review

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Nice! I ordered these as well in 37's to pair with the Icon Vector 5.
 

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I waited about 2 months to get these due to manufacturing delays but I gotta say after driving them for about 2k miles I’m super happy with them. I went with the 37x12.5x17 tires on Teraflex Nomad wheels and I think it looks great (rash rings in the way because I already scratched them lol)

I went with these tires because I was a huge fan of KO2s, out here in the PNW we encounter snow and ice in the winter months off-roading so a 3 peak snow rated tire was very important to me (roads get closed to people with out proper tires or chains) I’ve had MT tires on snow and they just don’t perform well unfortunately.

The tires looks great, I get lots of compliments and most people are surprised to find out they are only a AT tire due to its aggressive look. The sidewalls are very strong aired down (had them down to about 13psi) and they seem to grab rocks very well compared to the stock KO2s. The side lugs are big and provided a good grip when aired down.

Road noise is not noticeable from the KO2s (which are pretty quiet), I performed a chalk test and they seem to do well on my JLUR at about 30-35psi (anything higher and the ride is a little rougher)

if you love KO2s because of their warranty, snow peak rating and road manners this might be the tire for you, also they are $25 cheaper per tire, be sure to ask @Discount Tire for the forum discount!

I will update my post with a long term review

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Look great. You said you got them at discount tire? I don’t see it on their website
 
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Look great. You said you got them at discount tire? I don’t see it on their website
they have to be ordered since they are still relatively new. @Discount Tire can help with that, send them a PM for a quote
 

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Pretty sure when I ordered mine he quoted.me 355 a tire.
 

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How true to size are these?
 

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These may be my next tire. Thank you for the write-up and pictures. @backs1de
 
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Thanks for the review, I’m getting these installed tomorrow, 35“ version.
 

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@backs1de - MT and others report this tire weight at 80 pounds. Are they really that heavy and by chance do you know what they weigh?
 
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@backs1de - MT and others report this tire weight at 80 pounds. Are they really that heavy and by chance do you know what they weigh?
they are 80-81lbs based on my calculations. Not light binder not as heavy as Nitto or other MT tires
 

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After a 4700 mile round trip on the Milestars I will be looking at these next.
What is it about the milestars that are causing you look elsewhere? Just curious
 
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What is it about the milestars that are causing you look elsewhere? Just curious
If I had to guess is the only thing people complain about (they are great tires BTW) but they wear out fast due to the softer compound or the poor traction in rain/snow?
 

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they are 80-81lbs based on my calculations. Not light binder not as heavy as Nitto or other MT tires
Thanks for that. One other question--what is the offset of your wheels?
 
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