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I want to upgrade my tire for on/off road use, I did check here and find that a lot of are using YOKOHAMA Geolander GO15 A/T,
the tire right now is 225 60r18 100H MIS Dueler H/P Sport AS (the original)

but the size that is available from YOKOHAMA Geolander GO15 is 235/60R18 107H (10MM WIDER)

if this tire can fit to the outback 2015 limited or not. (what is the max size tire can fit?)
if this do not fit then I have to buy the new rim to use 225/65R17 102H
when i call YOKOHAMA, they suggest me to use Geolander GO55, what is the different? any one use it?
GIVE ME SOME SUGGESTION WHAT SHOULD I DO ON THIS.
THANKS.
 

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10mm is about 1/2 inch. As Brucy said, should fit no problem
 

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I want to upgrade my tire for on/off road use, I did check here and find that a lot of are using YOKOHAMA Geolander GO15 A/T,
the tire right now is 225 60r18 100H MIS Dueler H/P Sport AS (the original)

but the size that is available from YOKOHAMA Geolander GO15 is 235/60R18 107H (10MM WIDER)

if this tire can fit to the outback 2015 limited or not. (what is the max size tire can fit?)
if this do not fit then I have to buy the new rim to use 225/65R17 102H
when i call YOKOHAMA, they suggest me to use Geolander GO55, what is the different? any one use it?
GIVE ME SOME SUGGESTION WHAT SHOULD I DO ON THIS.
THANKS.
The Yokohama Geolandar Go15 is an outstanding tire for Outbacks. I have the same tire on my Dodge 3500 4x4 only in the E rated version. I absolutely love the smooth quiet ride and traction. I also had this same tire on my FJ Cruiser with solid results.

This size is right ar the max for your tire height without rubbing. Here is a link to our tire calculator cos you can see the difference in height:

Tire Calculator | Discount Tire Direct

PM coming your way.
 

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thanks for the info.
my original rim from subaru is 225 60r18, can I still use this rim for 235 60r18 for the new YOKOHAMA Geolander GO15 tire. I hope the answer is Yes, it will save me almost $1000.
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thanks for the info, sound like I can really go for this YOKOHAMA Geolander GO15 tire for my outback.
just to make sure one last thing, the rim that I have on my subaru is for 225 60r18. (the original from outback)
this new tire is 235 60r18, can I still use this old rim for the new tire?
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thanks for the info, sound like I can really go for this YOKOHAMA Geolander GO15 tire for my outback.
just to make sure one last thing, the rim that I have on my subaru is for 225 60r18. (the original from outback)
this new tire is 235 60r18, can I still use this old rim for the new tire?
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thanks for all the reply, it really make my day. I can start do some finding for where to get this in Toronto Canada.
Have a nice weekend.
 

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such as??
canucks should have real snow tires. not one set of all terrains with a snow flake on them.

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I run cooper studded weathermaster ST2, on their own rims,
(old school, not V tread, and such lets me rotate in a X every time I put them on).

and I run all seasons for the remaining three seasons.

your OEMs will suck in the 2nd winter if you try to drive on them (like out sliding sideways on 2" of December snow).

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good news: November has the best tire deals, when everyone is buying fresh all seasons or snow tires. ...so plenty of time to read tire theads, ...and round up a 2nd set of rims. (so no need to pay and pay and pay for mounting / dismounting).
 

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Interesting on the lack of performance in winter for the Yoko's. I've read a bunch of threads saying that they handle great in the mountains with snow.

I was contemplating getting them for the winter and then using year round to get more offroad capability. But sounds like I should get a 17" snow tire wheel and tire setup and then run the Bridgestones until they're done and then swap my summer setup to the Yoko's on the OEM rims.

ANy thoughts from folks in the cold weather mountain states?
 

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Interesting on the lack of performance in winter for the Yoko's. I've read a bunch of threads saying that they handle great in the mountains with snow.

I was contemplating getting them for the winter and then using year round to get more offroad capability. But sounds like I should get a 17" snow tire wheel and tire setup and then run the Bridgestones until they're done and then swap my summer setup to the Yoko's on the OEM rims.

ANy thoughts from folks in the cold weather mountain states?
yokos may work OK when its dry snow,...but no studs or sticky ice compound you will be out of luck when the road is icy.
@traildogck also runs cooper studded, and he lives in greater denver.


in off road tires: people here seem to like BFG Ko2, also on their own rims. (so as to not wear them around town / on hot pavement).
 

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Thanks @eagleeye I might stick with getting a set of winter rims and tires and running the OEM tires in the summer until they're done. Will give me a better idea of how much offraod driving I'm actually doing too. Thanks for the insight.
 

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If it helps, I'm running a size up Michelin Primacy mxv4 235/60R17 on my 2010 6 speed. The size up helped me with all the traction I'll ever need for what this car can do. I've taken it off-road muddy and gravel trails in North Carolina state forests never getting stuck. I have also used this tire on the northern beaches or OBX at corolla beach and further north. With airing down, I didn't have any issues with getting stuck. The mpg suffered by about 1 mpg less.
 

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Along those same lines, I have a 2016 2.5i limited and want to eventually do the LP Aventure lift kit. I need to get my tires upgraded soon, so I was thinking of installing the tires and wheels I want before getting the lift. Am I going to have problems going from my stock 225 60r18 to upgraded 245 65r17 tires and wheels without having the lift kit? Will these be too big and cause rubbing if I don't have the lift on yet?
 
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