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Ericruiz911

Anyone experience "pulsation" with Falken Wildpeak AT3W's?

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Recently put on some 35x12.50R17 Falken Wildpeak AT3W's and the truck has developed this pulsation like feel throughout the entire chassis. The issue was not there the day I drove to get them mounted and it started just after I through the new wheels and tires on. The wheels and tires were road force balanced by a local shop and they said there were no issues. They also labeled the tires with the recommended mounting location on the truck. You can feel it in the wheel and through the chassis but its not necessarily a vibration of a tire feeling out of balance. The issue starts at 60 mph and smooths out the faster I go but it is annoying as hell. This is not my first all terrain tire but it is the first time I have run the Wildpeaks. Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this with these tires and how you fixed the issue because aside from this issue, these tires are way above the Toyo AT2 Extremes and KO2's I have run. 

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I would assume aftermarket wheels? Did you have the hub centric rings in the wheels? Is your truck the new body style? 

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I also wonder if its your new wheels.  I have these tires but only have had them for about 1 month.  So far so good, really smooth. I have 275/60/r20.

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8 speed transmission? Shudder? Take it to dealership!

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On 6/18/2019 at 3:11 PM, ct_corey said:

I would assume aftermarket wheels? Did you have the hub centric rings in the wheels? Is your truck the new body style? 

Rings were just ordered and they'll be here Friday and installed Saturday. And Yea, running aftermarket wheels on the new body style. 

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On 6/18/2019 at 8:41 PM, bbb said:

8 speed transmission? Shudder? Take it to dealership!

Nope, no shudder. Trust me lol all good there

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On 6/18/2019 at 3:48 PM, SkiDooNick700 said:

I also wonder if its your new wheels.  I have these tires but only have had them for about 1 month.  So far so good, really smooth. I have 275/60/r20.

It could be but I was able to come across people with very similar issues as mine which leads me to believe it's the tires themselves. Even falken reached out saying it could be an out of round tire and they're ready to warranty it which leads me to believe they've had similar issues with the tire. 

 

https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/falken-wildpeak-issues.600057/

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On 6/18/2019 at 12:27 PM, Ericruiz911 said:

Recently put on some 35x12.50R17 Falken Wildpeak AT3W's and the truck has developed this pulsation like feel throughout the entire chassis. The issue was not there the day I drove to get them mounted and it started just after I through the new wheels and tires on. The wheels and tires were road force balanced by a local shop and they said there were no issues. They also labeled the tires with the recommended mounting location on the truck. You can feel it in the wheel and through the chassis but its not necessarily a vibration of a tire feeling out of balance. The issue starts at 60 mph and smooths out the faster I go but it is annoying as hell. This is not my first all terrain tire but it is the first time I have run the Wildpeaks. Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this with these tires and how you fixed the issue because aside from this issue, these tires are way above the Toyo AT2 Extremes and KO2's I have run. 

Running 295/70 18s on aftermarket wheels and I'm not experiencing what you're talking about. These are my second set off Wildpeaks, love them. No issues

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On 6/19/2019 at 11:37 PM, Dmart said:

Running 295/70 18s on aftermarket wheels and I'm not experiencing what you're talking about. These are my second set off Wildpeaks, love them. No issues

Let's see how they respond to the hub centric rings being installed tomorrow. 

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I have ran three full sets of those on my old 15 silverado and never had an issue. i also had t replace one tire after picking up a bolt on the highway so out of the 13 of them i bough, no issues. 

 

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I actually used to work for Falken, love the Azenni sports car tires hate their truck tires.

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