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good tires for my 88 gl


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#1 beastbikes

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Posted 22 January 2005 - 10:55 PM

I'm still new to USMB so if I sound like a retard I'm sorry.

but I have had my 88gl for about 2 years and i feel that it is time to experiment:brow:

I want to lift my wagon and from what I hear its not too hard???

i was wandering if i could keep my stock steelies and get some good off road tires for them? has anyone done this.

would these work http://www.intercoti...sl___radial.htm
the 14 inch ones

#2 monstaru

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Posted 22 January 2005 - 11:14 PM

your stock rims are most likely 13 inchers.you either need to source some pug rims , buy some stock 14 inchers from oz, or do a six lug converson and run 14 or 15 inch rims.........and yes ,people have gone as big as 33 inchers with the proper lift and other accompaniments.

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Posted 23 January 2005 - 02:27 AM

Here's a good thread discussion tire options:

http://www.ultimates...t=tire write-up

Yes, you will have to get larger rims. They don't make tires much larger than stock size for 13" rims, and nothing that would be considered an "offroad" tire.

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Posted 23 January 2005 - 11:21 AM

Watch the marketplace. Some deals pop up from time to time.

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Posted 23 January 2005 - 01:38 PM

thanks for the link

ill have to find some 14" wheels

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Posted 23 January 2005 - 02:11 PM

IMHO forget pug rims and drill your hubs for six bolt rims it's easy to do, read the tire write up at the top of the Offroad page there's a link on how to do it.
15"x7" rims open up a whole world of tire choices.

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Posted 24 January 2005 - 12:41 AM

wow those look really sweet, and i think that drilling the hubs is a better idea and I will probably be just wheeling the wagon once I lift it. I have 3 gl wagons now 86, 87, and an 88

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Posted 24 January 2005 - 09:12 AM

Being new as you are I would really suggest reading through the Frequently Asked Question section. http://www.ultimates...ead.php?t=24980

It will help to answer most if not all of your questions. It was written by a very knowledgable Subaru Offroader.

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Posted 24 January 2005 - 09:26 AM

You may want to look at tire size first so you can decide on lift size and how much fender wall modification you'll have to do to accomodate the new tires.

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Posted 26 January 2005 - 01:24 AM

thanks and I will read the FAQ and stop posting utill then

sorry to waste all of your time




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