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Old 02-13-2006, 09:02 PM
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need new tires for my Maxima I have been looking at the Falken ziex ZE-512 I can get a super deal on them online with free shipping, does anyone have these tires or know anything about them ?
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Old 02-13-2006, 09:09 PM
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Had a set of Falkens on an old Daytona shelby. They stuck to the road like glue. Didn't last as long as I would have liked but they were good. Don't remember the model number.
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Old 02-13-2006, 09:10 PM
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they say these are 50k tires and for $48 bucks a tire and free shipping i cant go wrong sears wants close to $90 bucks for these tires
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Old 02-13-2006, 09:19 PM
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Hate to get a dig in, but..............

You need to support your union bro's and buy American.

If you gonna' talk the talk, you gotta walk the walk !!!!!
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Michelin!!!
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Old 02-13-2006, 09:35 PM
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morechaching - 2/13/2006 10:19 PM

Hate to get a dig in, but..............

You need to support your union bro's and buy American.

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there made by Dunlop i am also looking at cooper tires which are around the same price
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Try to get a tread that is somewhat open if you expect to drive in snow. The tires on my Saturn are all-season but the tread is so tight it jams with snow and turns the wheels into slicks.
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I just put 4 of the Falken ZE - 512 on the wife’s Saturn LS this weekend, I have about 200 miles on these tires and so far they are working out, I was going to get them from Tiresdotcom @ 47.00 each w/ free shipping, but I needed them immediately to get her car to pass inspection, ended up getting them from Sears for 67.00 at tire plus all the add on services, like valve stems, mounting, balancing and alignment, at the end of the day is was ~430.00 complete

They look pretty agressive.....

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tinmarine - 2/13/2006 9:09 PM

Had a set of Falkens on an old Daytona shelby. They stuck to the road like glue. Didn't last as long as I would have liked but they were good. Don't remember the model number.
WOW...you had a daytona Shelby.......me too......1988 bought new..great car and a great value...........we must have been the only one's????
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Old 02-14-2006, 09:46 PM
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Mardi-Gras - 2/14/2006 11:51 AM

I just put 4 of the Falken ZE - 512 on the wife’s Saturn LS this weekend, I have about 200 miles on these tires and so far they are working out, I was going to get them from Tiresdotcom @ 47.00 each w/ free shipping, but I needed them immediately to get her car to pass inspection, ended up getting them from Sears for 67.00 at tire plus all the add on services, like valve stems, mounting, balancing and alignment, at the end of the day is was ~430.00 complete

They look pretty agressive.....

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Thanks for the info I am gonna go ahead and get them my friend who use to work for WTC said they are very good tires one of the best he also said he beleives the only tire still made in the USA is Cooper
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Old 02-15-2006, 06:17 AM
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Ask them what the tread wear number is, the closer to 650 - 700 the better, stay away from 300 - 350, your tire will last longer if you do.
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Old 02-15-2006, 04:57 PM
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there a 450 tire 50k to hard of a tire is no good they dont grip the road as good as a 400-500 treadwear tire
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Old 02-15-2006, 05:16 PM
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evernic - 2/14/2006 1:40 PM

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Had a set of Falkens on an old Daytona shelby. They stuck to the road like glue. Didn't last as long as I would have liked but they were good. Don't remember the model number.
WOW...you had a daytona Shelby.......me too......1988 bought new..great car and a great value...........we must have been the only one's????
I loved that car!!! Mirrored t tops, 5 speed. Get that turbo going and have a blast. Turbo actually lasted the whole time I had the car. I think I got rid of it with 135,000. Mine was either a 88 or 89. BTW happy birthday.
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Old 02-19-2006, 08:52 AM
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I ordered the Falken's yesterday after doing some research on multiple tires I found them to be the best for the kind of driving I do I got 4- 50k tires for $192.00 couldnt beat it
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