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Old August 30th, 2011, 07:52 AM   #1
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Does anyone have any experience with this tire. I am replacing the tires on my 05 Expedition and am looking into these. I would probably buy a Michelin or Goodyear, but I can't justify close to a $1000 for tires on a daily driven tow vehicle. I am ok with some road noise and will most likely sell the vehicle before I am ready for my next set of tires. I tow rather frequently and feel that I should have a LT truck tire because of that.

So. Does anyone have an opinion or experience with this tire?

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Old August 30th, 2011, 08:41 PM   #2
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+1. I'd be interested in knowing how these tires work out and hold up in DD use. They sure do seem to be pumping the $$$ into back cover ads for these tires on all the popular off road magazines these days...
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Well, we're going to find out I just had them installed at discount tire. for the set of LT265/70-17 it was 687 out the door. They seem to follow the uneveness of the road a bit more than the worm burners I took off it. the tires also have more tire/road noise in town, but once on the highway and up to speed theres no difference. so far i like them.
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There has been lots of talk on another jeep site I go to about them. Falken actually has a JK on 37s that goes down some extreme trails that a tire like that has no business being on. Everything I've read has been very positive. Way better traction that the tread appears that it would give, except in sticky mud of course. I've thought about a set myself.
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looking at these in a 265/75r16E for my Avalanche only $143 a tire at discount tire.
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Old September 24th, 2011, 02:12 PM   #6
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so far they are a good tire. I went with the e rated tire.

they work very well on wet roads. I had to get on the binders real hard a few nights ago with wet-ish roads and the tires bit in hard and did their job very well.

maybe it's just because I am getting used to the characteristics, but they seem to track better on uneven roads now than when they were first installed.
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so far they are a good tire. I went with the e rated tire.

they work very well on wet roads. I had to get on the binders real hard a few nights ago with wet-ish roads and the tires bit in hard and did their job very well.

maybe it's just because I am getting used to the characteristics, but they seem to track better on uneven roads now than when they were first installed.
your last commment I thought the same thing about mine. I didn't like the way they handle the first week or so....but don't notice at all now.

I put 265/75r16 E rated on my Avalanche. With a little negotiating I got the discount tire guy to seel them to me for $136 each.

Off road I am impressed with them in loose sand and mud.....even with my open differential Avalanche.
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They look like a bridgestone dueler tire.
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They look like a bridgestone dueler tire.
not really........
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Old October 5th, 2011, 03:31 PM   #10
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not really........
Looks similar to me at a glance.

Dueler AT revo


and dueler at
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Old October 6th, 2011, 04:08 PM   #11
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Looks similar to me at a glance.

Dueler AT revo


and dueler at
I see the resemblance now....they are both black and round with white letters....lol

In person they don't look anything alike. I replace a set of dueler at's with the falkens. the falkens are way more aggressive than that picture makes them look.
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The falkens are a popular seller at my store (I work at Discount)

Customers never bring them back. They come in Load range d and e in 245/70/17 i believe which should be the size you need for an expo.

The falkens are also more aggressive then the duelers. They are significantly cheaper also i believe.
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Nice Falken Tire.
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