Falken ZE522 stretch

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Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:06 pm

Anyone stretched a Falken ZE522?

can get for a killer price, but need to know they stretch well before pulling the trigger on them.

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby Miela » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:11 pm

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby katotter » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:13 pm

My dad had Falken Ziex on his bimmer, not much stretch but the mech said they stretch lekker.

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby Jetta2 » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:16 pm

ZE522 failure that happened on the VR:
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Both front tyres within a week. I rest my case.
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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:17 pm

Miela wrote:Image


This will be my 3rd set of stretched tires without any issues :hi:

I need to run stretch and all i want to know is if the Falkens stretch well.

Anyone else?

katotter wrote:My dad had Falken Ziex on his bimmer, not much stretch but the mech said they stretch lekker.


Yeah the 912 stretches nicely, but need to know if the 522's also do.

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby katotter » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:18 pm

What could be different? My 2233's stretch nicely, although not a lot either.

All my info aint helping you cause.

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:19 pm

Jetta2 wrote:ZE522 failure that happened on the VR:


Both front tyres within a week. I rest my case.


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Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:20 pm

katotter wrote:What could be different? My 2233's stretch nicely, although not a lot either.

All my info aint helping you cause.


not all tyres are the same, some run narrower then others as well as sidewall stiffness, like the 512's were known to run narrow and thus stretch nicely with the sidewall design.

guess ill see what happens

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby katotter » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:22 pm

Pretty sure Ryan's post is your answer.

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:38 pm

will see what else i can get

last resort is another set of Pirellis at R850 a pop...

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:43 pm

Achilles ATR's are gonna be R720 each...

Hmmmm decisions

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby Forest » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:49 pm

205/40/17 on a 8J

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:54 pm

thanks forest

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby katotter » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:09 pm

PoLonY wrote:Achilles ATR's are gonna be R720 each...

Hmmmm decisions
ask SHABSFS his verdict on them, know he ran them a while ago. What wheel specs you got?

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:13 pm

katotter wrote:
PoLonY wrote:Achilles ATR's are gonna be R720 each...

Hmmmm decisions
ask SHABSFS his verdict on them, know he ran them a while ago. What wheel specs you got?



I'm running 17x9J's

running 205/40R17 Pirelli P Zero Nero's currently

they work nicely but are outside of my price range currently. My front tyres are stuffed, so only looking for 2, rears are still good.

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby Killerwatt » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:16 pm

Hmm wonder if you can knurl your rims....
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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby katotter » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:21 pm

PoLonY wrote:
katotter wrote:
PoLonY wrote:Achilles ATR's are gonna be R720 each...

Hmmmm decisions
ask SHABSFS his verdict on them, know he ran them a while ago. What wheel specs you got?



I'm running 17x9J's

running 205/40R17 Pirelli P Zero Nero's currently

they work nicely but are outside of my price range currently. My front tyres are stuffed, so only looking for 2, rears are still good.

Fuckin hell! 205 on 9j is quite the stretchI wont even mention mine, will feel humiliated.

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby Neuk » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:59 pm

I wish tyres were that cheap for my Audi, how is pricing on Yokohama S Drives or Toyo Proxes 4's?
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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:34 pm

Killerwatt wrote:Hmm wonder if you can knurl your rims....


huh:?:

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:35 pm

katotter wrote:
PoLonY wrote:
katotter wrote:[quote="PoLonY"]Achilles ATR's are gonna be R720 each...

Hmmmm decisions
ask SHABSFS his verdict on them, know he ran them a while ago. What wheel specs you got?



I'm running 17x9J's

running 205/40R17 Pirelli P Zero Nero's currently

they work nicely but are outside of my price range currently. My front tyres are stuffed, so only looking for 2, rears are still good.

Fuckin hell! 205 on 9j is quite the stretchI wont even mention mine, will feel humiliated.[/quote]
i get that a lot but its not that hectic imo

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:36 pm

Neuk wrote:I wish tyres were that cheap for my Audi, how is pricing on Yokohama S Drives or Toyo Proxes 4's?


i dont ask about larnie tyres

get hold of edenglen tyres they have brilliant pricing

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby Forest » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:23 am

PoLonY wrote:i get that a lot but its not that hectic imo

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby VWicked » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:25 am

Holy, 205 on 9J???

Every bend I go around would make my arse twitch...
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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby PoLonY » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:35 am

not much in my opinion and been driving like that for long time...

never had an issue

anyway, decided on the Achilles ATR's.

hopefully will get a pair soon

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Re: Falken ZE522 stretch

Postby VWicked » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:41 am

PoLonY wrote:not much in my opinion and been driving like that for long time...

never had an issue

anyway, decided on the Achilles ATR's.

hopefully will get a pair soon


yeah buddy, I suppose you get used to it. I was referring more to the lips of the rims scraping on the kerbs.
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