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Old 06-18-2010, 12:06 PM   #1
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Does/Has anyone ran Dunlop or Falken tires?

I have heard mixed reviews on Dunlop, considering some of their Sport Max SP9000 that I can get a REAL good deal on.

Have never heard of Falken, but also can get a good deal on some FK452's

Anyone ran either of these or similar models? Im wondering how they compare to the Pirelli's


Any help is appreciated!
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Old 06-18-2010, 12:25 PM   #2
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I had dunlop d40 m2 tires on my bmw back in the day. Great tires.
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Old 06-18-2010, 12:43 PM   #3
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I had Falken on my 2006 Dodge Charger RT. Its a great warm weather tire and a good wet weather tire. It's a bad snowy weather tire tough not as bad as the Pirelli. I had them for nearly 10k and when I sold the Charger there was still enough tread to pass inspection.

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Old 06-18-2010, 03:08 PM   #4
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Thanks guys! Hopin I could get some more feedback
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Old 06-18-2010, 10:59 PM   #5
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Falken makes pretty good tires, I would recommend them for the right price
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Old 06-18-2010, 11:45 PM   #6
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Well,

Tread wear on the Dunlops is 280
Tread wear on the Falkens is 300


Thats seems like a pretty big diff from the Pirellis 220 BUT

2 Dunlops for $480
2 Falkens for $340
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Old 06-19-2010, 11:19 AM   #7
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I ran Dunlop SP5000's on my 2 sport wagon's, I loved them.
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Old 06-20-2010, 07:37 PM   #8
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Old 06-25-2010, 02:33 AM   #9
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Apples to apples

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Well,

Tread wear on the Dunlops is 280
Tread wear on the Falkens is 300


Thats seems like a pretty big diff from the Pirellis 220 BUT

2 Dunlops for $480
2 Falkens for $340
Question, are they all z rated? The Dunlop and Falken are going to be a much harder compound. I thought I was getting a great deal on a set of Hankook Ventus (also tread wear 300) tires for my 86 Vette. They were OK in the dry but OMG awful in the rain. Like driving on an ice rink. But the Vette didn't have traction control. Just food for thought.
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Old 06-25-2010, 04:26 PM   #10
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I had the FK452 on my BMW and loved them. I drive pretty hard, but still got about 20,000 miles out of the set.
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