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Does anyone have experience with the Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015P 285 /70 R17 117T SL OWL tires? We have a JLRU and are considering replacing the stock K02's with quieter tires for highway driving. At some point, the wind noise at 70-75 mph will likely drown out any tire noise so I'm not sure how much reduction in noise can be gained with tires alone. Thanks in advance for your feedback.
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Those milestars don't deserve that dry rating, I've ran those and the Cooper STT Pro's and now the KM3 and both are far better.
 
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Does anyone have experience with the Yokohama Geolandar A/T G015P 285 /70 R17 117T SL OWL tires? We have a JLRU and are considering replacing the stock K02's with quieter tires for highway driving. At some point, the wind noise at 70-75 mph will likely drown out any tire noise so I'm not sure how much reduction in noise can be gained with tires alone. Thanks in advance for your feedback.
I haven't gotten any ratings on Yokohama yet, but I think you'll be hard-pressed to find an all-terrain tire quieter than the KO2. Not that they don't exist, but having owned KO2's and many other AT/MT tires they're going to be tough to beat.

FWIW, according to tirerack's ratings the KO2 rates 8.1 and the G015 rates 8.5 so the Yoko may be marginally quieter. It pretty much looks like a street tire though, so the look kills them for me.
 
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Those milestars don't deserve that dry rating, I've ran those and the Cooper STT Pro's and now the KM3 and both are far better.
You may like the others better, but that score based on 4 reviews so it's not like it was just one person who really liked them. They all seem to have liked them pretty well.
Likewise, the KM3 and STT Pro both have 3 reviews, so it's not just a single perspective. I realize 3-4 is a pretty small sample size for averages, but it's better than a single opinion. The more reviews we get the better representation the chart provides of each tire.

Feel free to give your ratings for all three, and I'll add them.
 

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2021 Date Coded 35/12.50r17 Kenda Klever RT.

Noise. 10 - As quiet as BFG KO2 tires with a slight hum.

Ride. 10 - Handle as well as the BFGs and Coopers I've run in the past. Zero issues.

Dry. 10 - Zero issues with the Diesel torque. Tire compound is soft and grips amazing.

Wet. 8 - Driving like a normal human being these handle perfect. When I intentionally try to throw myself in the seat on wet pavement these will break free.

Snow. X - No snow use.

Trail. 10 - Running these on a 7.5 wide rim, feel very confident airing down to 12 PSI. Handle very well with aggressive sidewall.

Look. 8 - I initially didn't care for the look, but absolutely love them now.

Overall. 9.5 - Would recommend to anyone. Balanced with less weight than the BFGs.

Wear. X - Not enough use to demonstrate any wear issues, or confidently say they wear well.
Nice to hear, the narrower 35x10.5x17 have an almost cult following over on the Gladiator site w/ many stellar reviews
https://www.jeepgladiatorforum.com/forum/threads/kenda-klever-r-t-kr601-35x10-50r17.28656/
 

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Pretty cool thread idea, looks like you've put good thought into this as well :)

Having owned several 4x4s way back in the stone age the tires that I ran are no longer in production (or at least the current versions are significantly different).

So I can only go by the lame Michelin Mini Van tires that came on our JL and the Milestar Patagonias that I'm currently running.

For a MT (or hybrid MT to be more specific) the Milestars are louder than the stock tires but not objectionable. I think not being a true MT tread helps in that regard as their is a lot more rubber meeting the road in the center section of the tread block. Mine are E-rated so the ride is firmed up a bit, but I'm running stock suspension so the ride is really good IMO. Only some mild off-roading thus far as I only have about 600 miles on the tires. Tires balanced very easily (tires were indexed properly at the shop) and have no vibrations at hwy speeds. I'm running hub-centric wheels so this also could help in lack of any vibration.
As far as looks go, gotten many positive comments w/ most really liking the unique sidewall edge and the aggressive tread block, the raised outlining in the lettering also has gotten some good comments, so IMO the looks would be at least an 8!

So far I would say these tires are performing very well in all they've been exposed to, I will post updates as time goes on.
As far as ratings down the line as per OPs requests
Noise 7.5
Ride 8
Dry 8
Look 8+
Overall 8+
(other ratings I haven't tried yet)
Hope to see a lot of feedback in this thread from many tire choices, should be very valuable down the road!
Need to update as I now have a couple years on them now.
I've had them in the cold & the wet since my initial post and IMO these are poor tires for those conditions, pretty slick in the rain on asphalt and in freezing conditions you really need to be careful. I didn't expect them to be very good in those two aspects but they are worse than I thought they'd be. They still perform ok in the dry conditions but have been wearing quick, I think 25k miles is about what I can expect. So I would give Wet rating a 4, Cold/Freezing a 3, so the overall drops to a 6 when wear is factored in. I would not buy these again.

I have a new set of Mickey Thompson ATZ P3s in a 315/70 that I can't wait to get installed, should be a huge improvement in every aspect over the Patagonias.
 

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Noise - 10
Ride - 10 (C load range)
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Snow -x
Trail - 10
Look - 10
Overall - 10
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Goodyear MT/R: 37x12.5x17 4,000 miles
Noise - 8
Ride - 5 (D load range)
Dry - 10
Wet - x
Snow -x
Trail - 9
Look - 5
Overall - 5
Wear -5 (I bought used and they had a hard previous life)

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The chart is updated for all 3.
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I've had these Cooper STT Pros on my Jeep now for about 8 months. I love these tires. They have been great in all conditions!

Cooper Discoverer STT Pro: 315/70R17 about 6K miles
Noise - 8 (I like the hum, but not for everyone)
Ride - 7 (E load range is a turn off for many, but I don't find them too stiff at all)
Dry - 9
Wet - 8.5
Snow - 8
Trail - 9
Look - 9 (would prefer black sidewall on both sides in this size, but otherwise love the look)
Overall - 9
Wear - x (not enough miles yet, but so far they are wearing well and still look new)
 
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The STT Pro seems to rate pretty well. I considered them when I bought my Wildpeaks, but the slightly better noise and snow ratings swayed me to the Falken. I like the look of the Cooper better though.
 

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The STT Pro seems to rate pretty well. I considered them when I bought my Wildpeaks, but the slightly better noise and snow ratings swayed me to the Falken. I like the look of the Cooper better though.
The STT Pros really are quite an accomplishment, they check most of the boxes, and aren't a super-heavy tire. For the aggressive tread you'd expect a quick wearing tire but 50k miles on these isn't unheard of. The only thing that kept STT Pros from being my next tire was the buy 3 get 1 free deal on my Mickey Thompsons. I think I'll be just about as happy w/ the M/Ts but those STTs have that perfect look!
 
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I had a set of Mickey Thompson Baja on a Ram, and although they performed well they were rather loud. I've been afraid to try M.T. tires since then, although I know not all tread patterns will sound the same.
 

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I have stuck with BFG KO/KO2 for the most part on past Jeeps. Except for one of my TJs I had Goodyear MTRs. The KOs are great tires all around, and when I was out west never thought twice about any other tire. But after my first trip to Drummond Island with this JL I knew I needed to switch to a MT again. The KO2s just got too caked in mud. I was close to buying Toyos, but the Coopers had the edge being they are on the lighter end of the weight spectrum.
 
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I had a set of MTR's on mine and my wife's Dakotas back before Goodyear updated them. They were pretty loud, but man did they grip. I think the Mickey Thompson I had on my Ram were louder than the MTR but with years in between it's hard to compare them. That's where things like this chart come in handy.
 

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I have 37x12.5x17 Yokohama geolander mt's
Noise 10
Ride 10
Wet 7
Snow x
I'm actually looking for a 37 or 35" at tire to run on stock rims for winter. I would love a load range c or d 3 peak tire. Aggressive looking load c 37x12.5x17 3 peak tire would kill it if they made more of them.

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