The speed indexes are the same, and the replacement tire has a higher load index than the OE tire. The replacement tire will fit on the 17" rim of the LT. It also has the same width as the OE tire. The sectional height is however 12mm more, so it will be 24mm larger in diameter and will also raise the front forks by about 12mm, which means the steering rake increases slightly. I would guess the LT is sensitive to rake changes, so an increase may produce an unwanted result. Will it work? Perhaps, if there is sufficient clearance between the tire and the mudguard. Will I fit it to my LT? Probably not.
I would suggest waiting and either have the tire shop order the correct size of Metzler or Bridgestone, or you order it from one of the on-line stores, like Dennis Kirk. Problem with that approach is getting someone (like your tire shop now) to install an on-line store at a reasonable rate, as they like you to buy the tire from them… :bmw:
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