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Posted 02 June 2006 - 12:12 AM
After shredding my fist set of tires on the rocks here (it'll get jagged and rocky pretty fast sometimes) And getting some new touring tires (tripple treads), I've decided they simply arent up to the task for trail running.
Dont seem like they'll rub too bad.
Gonna dig out some 15's outta the junkyard, preferablly subie wheels, and get them mounted up and run them when I plan to go in the mountains.
Or, I could go all out and get an onboard air compressor, and air jack, and carry an impact wrench, with the 4 tires in the back, get to the trail on my touring tires then switch them out at the trail opening.
Posted 02 June 2006 - 12:33 AM
I just got mine in the mail today. Can't wait to get them mounted and get them on.
Posted 02 June 2006 - 11:31 AM
Posted 02 June 2006 - 04:45 PM
Works out well in this case that you can use 15" wheels. '01 and up (i believe) have the bigger calipers and need min. of 16".
Posted 02 June 2006 - 08:52 PM
Posted 02 June 2006 - 11:04 PM
Posted 03 June 2006 - 03:33 AM
Posted 03 June 2006 - 04:08 AM
It greatly improved the ride on the trail, but I still had a second tear on the old oturing tires, in that pic of the tripple tread flexing it was at 20 PSI. Didnt want to go any lower than that because I was alone and miles from any civilization. (Although, I did have cell service, go figure.)
Anyone else put M/T's or swampers on a modern outback? I saw a forester on here that had done it, hmm.
Posted 03 June 2006 - 04:57 PM
Posted 08 June 2006 - 07:21 PM
where'd you get them?
and what size are they?
my imp is in need of some non-cooper tires
Posted 08 June 2006 - 10:08 PM
Posted 09 June 2006 - 05:04 AM
Wheel lock, I think it will rub on compression AND lock though.
And I had to run out and buy new steelies, and new lugnuts even!
Posted 09 June 2006 - 10:30 AM
Posted 14 June 2006 - 04:00 AM
You shouldnt ever have problems with traction with those tires, I can run at highway pressures FWD only through some nasty mud without problems... the only thing that will stop you is clearance and wheel travel. For me, since I'm currently FWD only, I'm good untill I lift a front tire off the ground, havent gotten stuck other than by doing that.
I just wish they made swampers small enough to fit my daily driver subaru...
hows the ride, sound and feel mean enough for you? my entire dash and hood shake violently at slow speeds with my swampers
Posted 14 June 2006 - 05:30 AM
Yeah, as for the ride? it feels like I'm landing a helicopter. the entire time.
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