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Old 06-03-2013, 02:19 PM
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I've got Falken FK 452's on my car. They've been fantastic.
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Old 06-03-2013, 02:21 PM
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I've got Falken FK 452's on my car. They've been fantastic.
I've also had falkens on a previous car of mine (although the 451's). I got great tread life out of those and I couldn't rotate them at all since they were staggered sizes and directional tread. That was even on a mustang cobra. If you get good tread life on a cobra with the way I drove it, they're doing something right.
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Old 06-03-2013, 02:33 PM
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Michelin XTX Energy tires on the Wife's Sonata. Currently at 75K on the rear. Fronts will go ~ 55 before replacing. Very happy with the handling and quietness of the tires
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Old 06-03-2013, 02:42 PM
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I think, like others have said, that if you read reviews, you can get great quality tires without having to put big brand, expensive tires (Bridgestone, Michelin etc) on your vehicle.
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Old 06-03-2013, 02:51 PM
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Continental/General produce some very good quality tires in a very attractive price range. Hankook as well.
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Old 06-13-2013, 12:50 PM
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I'm kind of intrigued by these tires and the reviews seem positive. The Hankooks didn't really get great reviews. I know these Falkens are the ones previously mentioned but what are your thoughts on these?

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Old 06-13-2013, 01:57 PM
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Falken tires have had a good name for years. They don't have a huge advertising budget so they aren't as well known as they could be.

A quick note about reviews. These are written by several types of people that only represent a portion of the market. They can be deceiving because a lot of people who love whatever it is they bought would never think to write a review, where an extremely unhappy customer is more likely to write a review. Reviews certainly have a place, but I only put so much stock in them unless there are lots of problems. End of sermon......carry on.
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Old 06-13-2013, 04:28 PM
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Falken tires have had a good name for years. They don't have a huge advertising budget so they aren't as well known as they could be.

A quick note about reviews. These are written by several types of people that only represent a portion of the market. They can be deceiving because a lot of people who love whatever it is they bought would never think to write a review, where an extremely unhappy customer is more likely to write a review. Reviews certainly have a place, but I only put so much stock in them unless there are lots of problems. End of sermon......carry on.
Yeah I figure that most people are like me in that they hop right in to give reviews when they've had a negative experience, but tend to forget to do the same with a positive one.

I know nothing about and have no exeperience with either the Hankook or Falken brand, so that's why I was putting a little bit more stock in the reviews. I'm pretty sure I can't go wrong with either of them though as they are about half of what the Michelins are. Worst case scenario seems to be I get half of the mileage as a Michelin and then I will just break even.
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Old 06-13-2013, 04:53 PM
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never used falken's on a car but have had great luck with them on my previous sequoia and land cruiser's.
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:08 PM
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Yeah I figure that most people are like me in that they hop right in to give reviews when they've had a negative experience, but tend to forget to do the same with a positive one.

I know nothing about and have no exeperience with either the Hankook or Falken brand, so that's why I was putting a little bit more stock in the reviews. I'm pretty sure I can't go wrong with either of them though as they are about half of what the Michelins are. Worst case scenario seems to be I get half of the mileage as a Michelin and then I will just break even.
I don't know anyone who was ever dissatisfied with Falken tires. The only Hankooks I ever sold that had problems resulted from a bad batch and Hankook stood behind them.
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SINGLE AXLE 14" PACKAGE STARTING AT $369
SINGLE AXLE 15" PACKAGE STARTING AT $439
TANDEM AXLE 14" PACKAGE STARTING AT $649
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