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My local tire guy is having a terrible time installing BF Goodrich KDW 275/35R20 on my stock rims that I had powder coated. He say's the tires wont seal. They also scratched the back of one of my wheels! :2232censored:
Has anyone had similar problems?


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I had 275/40/20 hankooks put on mine with no problem. I don't no if yours are wider. Did you ask discount when you ordered them if they would fit?
 

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Oh they fit, I just didn't expect any damage to my wheels. I think I could've done a better job with a crowbar! $1,800 for wheels, sand blast, powder coat, ruined.
 

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Hey Guys,
My local tire guy is having a terrible time installing BF Goodrich KDW 275/35R20 on my stock rims that I had powder coated. He say's the tires wont seal. They also scratched the back of one of my wheels! :2232censored:
Has anyone had similar problems?


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Yes, They had a hard time with my 295s and a even more so with the 245s. They have such a large rim protecter. They struggled to get the front on and almost gave up. The manager came out and suggested they dry the tires and not use any of the lube. Bamm that was it. They did have to use a air surge drum, that is common.
 

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Hey Guys,
My local tire guy is having a terrible time installing BF Goodrich KDW 275/35R20 on my stock rims that I had powder coated.
I just had a set of 275/40R20 mounted on 9" SRT rims yesterday without issue.

I'm curious what made you go with 275/35 instead of 275/40?:dunno: That's going to be a healthy difference.
Kind of like swapping out the rear for a set of old school 3:23 gears.,,, ah going for a boost at the track ;) now I get it :icon_biggrin:

Tires: Tire 1
Tire size 255/45-20
Section width 255 mm (10'')
Sidewall 115 mm (4.5'')
Tire diameter 738 mm (29.1'')
Rim sizes 20x7.5 to 20x9.5
Circumference 2317 mm (91.2'')
Revs per mile 694.5
Speedometer Assuming that this is OEM tire and speedometer readings are correct

Tires: Tire 2
Tire size 275/35-20
Section width 275 mm (10.8'')
Sidewall 96 mm (3.8'')
Tire diameter 700 mm (27.6"), 38mm (5.1%) shorter.
Rim sizes 20x8.5 to 20x10.5
Circumference 2198 mm (86.5'')
Revs per mile 732.2
Speedometer When speedometer reads 60mph (96.6km/h) actual speed will be 56.9mph (91.6km/h): 5.2% slower.

Tires: Tire 3
Tire size 275/40-20
Section width 275 mm (10.8'')
Sidewall 110 mm (4.3'')
Tire diameter 728 mm (28.7''), 10 mm (1.4%) shorter.
Rim sizes 20x8.5 to 20x10.5
Circumference 2286 mm (90'')
Revs per mile 704
Speedometer When speedometer reads 60mph (96.6km/h) actual speed will be 59.2mph (95.3km/h): 1.3% slower.
 

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Im looking into purchasing a set of the kdw's, I am just curious, how is the traction on these? I love the way the 295/40's look but I wanna be able to plant down my power like the nt05's will.
 

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I can still spin the tires, I have these on my Mustang too with the same results. I only use them in the summer/spring time and they work well for me.
 

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So the traction on these don't compare to the nt05's?


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I had a pair of KDWs with the new tread, sometimes called KDW2's. They are amazing. The wet weather traction is unparalleled.
 
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