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  1. Fibber2
    08-31-2015 09:37 AM - permalink
    Personally, Greg, I think they look great, but beware that they will take some more attention to keep they looking good. My set came badly balanced from Tirerack. And it's not the first time this has happened to me over the years. TR sent me to a local Firestone dealer (a TR associate) that did a butcher job on my new beautiful wheels! The spinner hub from the balancer put deep scratches thru the clearcoat on the front polished spokes, and they used a metal tool to remove the stick-on weights from the black interior leaving deep silver scrapes thru the paint. I demanded replacements, but they were out of stock by December. They inspected them and gave me a $200 refund and I had them repaired. So beware if anybody but you touches them in the future! Read them the "riot act" first!
    Fibber2 (Steve)
  2. soobienewbie
    08-26-2015 04:21 PM - permalink
    Hi Fibber2,

    Saw on a bunch of threads you installed the Sport Tuning T8 wheels from TireRack. I'm ordering a set of winter tires mounted on the T8's and was wondering what you think of them now you've owned them for a while?


    Greg AKA soobienewbiew
  3. mikelipke
    05-16-2014 01:05 AM - permalink
    Looks like they sure did.

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  • About Fibber2
    Father, homeowner, mechanical/electrical guy
    Dutchess County, NY USA
    Cars, antiques, gardening
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    '14 Subi OBW, '02 Subi OBW (gone now, but well loved), '15 Toyota Sienna, '13 Honda CR-V
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    2002 OBW base model with automatic. Added: CD player, Security System, tweeters & subwoofer, trailer hitch, lighting mods, cabin filters, hood deflector, drivers lumbar mods, winter tires.
    2014 OBW Premium, CVT & Moonroof. Added: trailer hitch, lighting mods, upgraded horn, winter tire/wheel/TPMS package.


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11:32 PM - boxterfan67 mentioned Fibber2 in post Terrible Cross Wind Handling
...e a TSB on it...and Fibber2 has posted about thi...


09:24 AM - Fibber2 quoted soobeedoo in post 17 outback winter setup
just curious, what would be th...
02:58 PM - 75cavetrolls quoted Fibber2 in post How many CVTs replaced?
From what I've gathered thes...
11:01 AM - mjohnson quoted Fibber2 in post winter tires+wheels with outback: complicated?
I do my swaps in my garage o...
10:53 AM - Fibber2 quoted sbpark in post winter tires+wheels with outback: complicated?
I've had great luck with Di...
07:47 AM - novasquid quoted Fibber2 in post winter tires+wheels with outback: complicated?
Unless they've added feature...
10:10 AM - fendertweed quoted Fibber2 in post winter tires+wheels with outback: complicated?
Been using my ATEQ Quickset ...
02:53 PM - njsarge54 quoted Fibber2 in post Low beam replacement bulb suggestions
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10:41 PM - Fibber2 quoted upjeeper in post Defective steering wheel volume switches - anyone cleaned the parts?
not trying to argue, just to ...
05:25 AM - Yooper56 quoted Fibber2 in post Reflash for Hesitation/Surging
I'm actually starting to lik...
04:29 PM - Yooper56 quoted Fibber2 in post Reflash for Hesitation/Surging
When you drive your car and ...
08:45 PM - brucep quoted Fibber2 in post A few underhood improvements: Gen 4 ==> Gen 5
These may have been covered ...
08:59 AM - Fibber2 quoted Yooper56 in post Just picked up my '17 OB 3.6R Touring *BIG PIX*
I have the 2013 Outback 2.5i ...
02:18 AM - OBnube quoted Fibber2 in post 2013 CVT Replacement - out of warranty
....... Think about that - ...
09:48 AM - Nhcycle quoted Fibber2 in post TPMS Battery Failure
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12:19 AM - Coral quoted Fibber2 in post Subaru VIP pricing - what organizations?
Just curios, as we have a 20...
12:07 PM - jon_slider quoted Fibber2 in post Any way to disable the auto dim rear view mirror?
I experimented with simply p...
03:41 PM - ammcinnis quoted Fibber2 in post Why can the spare only be used on the back?
It's not that simple. You a...
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12:22 PM - Fibber2 quoted ammcinnis in post Why can the spare only be used on the back?
Tire circumference doesn't cha...
11:14 AM - ammcinnis quoted Fibber2 in post Why can the spare only be used on the back?
Tire circumference really do...

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