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Old 01-16-2013, 10:08 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Cooper doesn't make that tire in that size?
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:36 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Cooper doesn't make that tire in that size?
235/60-17 Cooper Discoverer A/T3 Tires
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:15 AM   #33 (permalink)
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No problems w my Michelins rubbing. Even when fully loaded & towing a 2000lb Fish n Ski boat.
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up to a 29" overall diameter will fit. those cooper discoverers look nice but only tire rack gives specs and they dont sell em
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Old 01-17-2013, 03:03 AM   #35 (permalink)
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No rubbing issues. Even turning all the way.
I've got 245/50r18 on my 2010 OB. No rubbing - about 10mm clearance on inside of tire to strut. Wheels are standard offset 18" x 8".
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Here are a couple photos of my meaty tires. Good quiet ride, very capable tires, loved them in south lake this past weekend.
Tires do look good. Wanted to do the same thing to my 2011. Any impact on mpg? I currently get 28 around town on original tires.
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Old 01-15-2014, 06:43 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Tires do look good. Wanted to do the same thing to my 2011. Any impact on mpg? I currently get 28 around town on original tires.
I took a hit of about 1-2 mpg, but I think it's worth it. The Subaru seems to be wearing them down quickly though. They are wearing evenly, but I will definitely not hit the 70k mark they are advertised as.

I will definitely go for a similar size with my next set, I like the look, but I really like the grip and feel of them. Good luck! Michelin also has a new 90k tire, the Hydroedge, I will probably get that next.
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