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  1. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Hi all, Sorry for the newbie post, but I'm looking to get a non-winter set of tires to wrap my 17x8+45 rims with. I know I could stick to stock with a 225/55/17 setup, but from what I've read it looks like people generally suggest a wider tire on an 8" wheel? So I was thinking of going to a...
  2. Tire Discussion
    Tire size is P225/60R16 Im looking for something with good all season capability. Something durable that can hold up good for long road trips as well as New England snow. I leave for Tennessee in less than 2 weeks, I just wanted to get an opinion from a post that wasnt made in 2008 lol.
  3. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Howdy! My Outback has a knocking sound in the front driver side when my wheel hits bumps. I have an extended warranty but the dealer wants to charge me $190 for diagnostics if I bring it in and the item isn't covered so I'm hoping to figure it out beforehand and make sure its a covered item...
  4. 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...
  5. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    Driving on the highway, usually above 45-55mph the wheel will begin to vibrate usually on an incline or going around a turn. It kind of feels like the wheel is out of balance, but only in specific conditions. Both driver's and passenger's side front control arms went bad, one after the other in...
  6. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    A few weeks ago I started hearing this whistling noise coming from the front end, potentially the front passenger side wheel area. I checked transmission fluid which was fine, just had the oil changed as well. Here's a short clip of the sound: