You can get a Ridge Grappler in XL for a little less than the BFG and it should have a stronger sidewall than you are currently running. I'm getting the same size Falken AT3W SL for my WK2 but I don't have any issues with punctures.
My current Jeep is stock but my XJ had a 2" lift. I see some really big lifted XJ's around so they must be getting them inspected somewhere. Here is some more info: https://www.jk-forum.com/forums/new-england-46/ma-inspection-221103/page3/
Where did you see the 265/75r16? I only see 235/85r16. I'm also interested in this tire. I hope they will be coming out in more sizes. I did see a 33x10.50r17 which I would get for my JK if I didn't have 16" wheels.
Let’s keep in mind a used KK is going to be a lot cheaper than similar condition used JK. If the price was the same obviously the JK is the clear winner. I drive a JK now it but I had few complaints about my Liberty and liked being the only modified KK in the area.
I loved my KK. It’s no Wrangler but for mild off roading and as a daily driver it was great. The boxy shape and folding passenger seat allow it hold a lot of stuff and with 235/75r16 or 215/85r16 all terrains it is more capable then given credit for. It also tows well. The drawbacks are the...