Base 16X7 steel wheels, what tires are you mounting on them?

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I plan to go with 265/75-16 KO2.
Hi - I wanted to mount same tires, however, is there any concern with the weight of the bigger tire on the rim (75 lbs.) total? The Black Diamond 32" stock wheel/tire combo is only 63 lbs. Is this a concern? I heard this may affect the ride. Thoughts?
 

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Now that Ford has pushed everything back and I am forced to reorder, I am thinking base 2.3 Manual it will be if I actually place another order. I was so on the fence with this when I ordered my BB, but creature comforts of the mid package and trail turn assist and rear locker won out. My reality is, I am not 100% sure I'll love the Bronco long term and I want the easiest out/value and I think in 2 or 3 years the base is easily holding the most resale % based off new MSRP. I think the 285/75-16 looks great. Personally I would not put an "E" load on something this light. So hoping some more SL or "C" load range become available soon.
 

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Now that Ford has pushed everything back and I am forced to reorder, I am thinking base 2.3 Manual it will be if I actually place another order. I was so on the fence with this when I ordered my BB, but creature comforts of the mid package and trail turn assist and rear locker won out. My reality is, I am not 100% sure I'll love the Bronco long term and I want the easiest out/value and I think in 2 or 3 years the base is easily holding the most resale % based off new MSRP. I think the 285/75-16 looks great. Personally I would not put an "E" load on something this light. So hoping some more SL or "C" load range become available soon.
"Personally I would not put an "E" load on something this light. So hoping some more SL or "C" load range become available soon."

Great idea! What consequences could occur from a heavy tire?
 

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I plan to go with 265/75-16 KO2.
Yep, this will give you a 32ish inch tire. My choice was Fallen Wildpeak atw3's. Lighter, cheaper and superior winter, wet with Snowflake cert.
 

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"Personally I would not put an "E" load on something this light. So hoping some more SL or "C" load range become available soon."

Great idea! What consequences could occur from a heavy tire?
Harsh ride, worse MPG/less power. A dedicated off roader will probably benefit from E rated as they're generally more puncture resistant. C is kind of the middle ground compromise. I put E on an F-150 years ago that came with C. I could tell the difference in unloaded ride. The brand/design of the tire can contribute as well. I would just say do a lot of research and take everything with a grain of salt. A reviewer who goes wheeling every weekend will probably see no issues with E because they are getting the off road benefit they are looking for. A daily driver mainly on road user will probably complain. It's all in the trade off you are looking for.
 
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Harsh ride, worse MPG/less power. A dedicated off roader will probably benefit from E rated as they're generally more puncture resistant. C is kind of the middle ground compromise. I put E on an F-150 years ago that came with C. I could tell the difference in unloaded ride. The brand/design of the tire can contribute as well. I would just say do a lot of research and take everything with a grain of salt. A reviewer who goes wheeling every weekend will probably see no issues with E because they are getting the off road benefit they are looking for. A daily driver mainly on road user will probably complain. It's all in the trade off you are looking for.
Thanks! 90% on pavement so will probably keep looking for a C or SL. Thanks!
 
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