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  1. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    my car tires(all of them) have an abnormal wear on the side. It seems to be shaved off on the side. I checked with other outbacks and they don’t seem to have this pattern. My car is just about to reach 18k km. Anybody else have this problem?
  2. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    If anyone is thinking of doing this swap I did it. There seems to be no issue, but I haven't tried high speed rough terrain or true trail breaking with these yet. 50mph softroading max so far. No suspension clearance issues yet. Now I can wheel swap with my brothers first gen Crosstrek
  3. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    I recently switched my outback 2016 limited 2.5i tires from the "Good year Assurance All season" tires to the "Good year comfort Drive" tires and now I feel every bump on the road, at moderate 30-60mph speeds. My tires are 225/60R18. I initially selected the Goodyear Assurance MaxLife (because I...
  4. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hey guys, I am in need of a new set of 3 season A/T tires for my 2016 Outback 3.6r and I have been scanning all of these forums to gain as much knowledge on the pros and cons of changing tire size from oem to 255/55/18. the tires will be going on a set of Motegi mr118 in the 18x8 +45...
  5. Parts, Accessories, & Performance
    A previously-unknown company to me, Dirt Complex, recently announced that they are coming out with a new hitch-mounted spare tire carrier, called the Trail Swing. Here's their sales pitch: It has a few notable features. Besides being a swing-out mount, it has quite a bit of adaptability...
  6. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hey all, I am new to this forum and I have a question about tire size to ask. I have a stock 2012 Outback 2.5i Premium and I am looking to buy some A/T tires for it. I want to size down to a 15" wheel so that I can get a little meatier of a tire. The tires that are on it currently are sized at...
  7. For Sale / For Free
    MICHELIN DEFENDER XT TOURING TIRES - 225/60 R17 99T 4 Tires Between 7-8/32nds tread wear. Lots of life left. From GEN 4 (2010) Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited stock 17" rim No issues. Just getting new AT tires. $375 or make offer. Really. Make offer. Must pick up in Colorado Springs.
  8. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    I have two sets of tires on rims - summer and winter. Every year twice a year I head to Discount Tire to have them swapped. This year after I put the winters on the TPMS light came on. Discount Tire had forgotten to reprogram the TPMS. Headed back there and the (young) man said "Subarus...
  9. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hi! I am in need of your input! I would like to put some 19 inch wheels on my 2020 Outback but am unsure on the fitting of the tire to avoid any rubbing. The car is currently on OEM tire/wheel: 225/60R/18 The dimensions of the new wheel is: Size: 19 X 8.5 offset: +45mm PCD: 5 X 114.3 I...
  10. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    Howdy folks, Hoping this finds you healthy and safe. I am headed to Discount Tire (today=6/23/2020) for a new set of summer tires. I run 4 Blizzaks in the winter. The car currently has Continental Contact Pro P225/60R17, with 60K miles; about 35-40 are on those tires and they've worn down to...
  11. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    I planning to take my vehicle for a beach drive. However the one of the requirement of ORV Cape Cod adventure, is a full size spare tire. Where can I buy them for best price (rim + tire) for an 2018 3.6R ? I would mind using simple steel rims too. Also if any one has been through this Cape...
  12. Towing
    I was googling Outback towing tire pressure and up popped this article from a website that showed the tire placard for an Australia 2017 Outback 2.5i Premium with different tire pressures for different towing conditions: The rear...
  13. Gen 6: 2020-Future
    Looked through the forum and wasn’t able to find any info on tire pressure for the 2020 Onyx XT. Was wondering if anyone could help out. Thanks in advance.
  14. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    My stock tires on my 18 outback are ready to be replaced. Any one else in Montana using the Geolander A/T G015? How are they in snow and hard pack? I'm after a tire that does it all pretty well - snow / winter, soft roading, commute, road trips.