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Old 02-21-2017, 04:18 PM   #1
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I need to replace my 245/70 19.5 tires on my rv I don't put more than 3-4000 a year of use what has been your experience with Falken of Toyo tires? Thanks
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I would pick Toyos over the Falkens. I've also had very good luck with Hankooks.
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I don't think you can go wrong with either Falken or Toyo but I too would prefer Toyo. I have Toyos right now but wouldn't hesitate at all in buying Falken if they had the size and price I'd be looking for with the exact same features.

Falken is a Sumitomo subsidiary and I'm a fan of the Japanese and South Koren -based manufacturers. I know the Michelin and Goodyear fans disagree but I believe if you can find the correct size and price in a Toyo, Sumitomo or Falken, Yokohama, Hankook, Kumho, etc., I personally believe those brands can match or exceed the quality of Michelin for a lot less money.

I like the Toyo M143 in your size (GO HERE). I believe the Falken RI-128 (GO HERE) also comes in your size and like the Toyo M143 is an all-position tire. The Falken RI-128, however, has 14 ply rating/load range G where the Toyo M143 has a 16 ply rating/load range H.

As a side note, I remember when Falken car tires became available in the U.S. in the mid-80s and they had a terrific reputation among those in motorsports. It was a premium tire and commanded premium prices back then.
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