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tires too much?


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#1 spider

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 09:09 PM

i just got my outback struts on my '92 legacy. it had 24" tires stock. i just ordered 4 kelly magna grip tires that are about 27". does anyone know if i went too far? i'm having second thoughts. thanks.:confused:

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:14 PM

What does 'going too far' refer to? Regarding going to larger tires, my '83 (very different animal) has 27's and it's legit. I have lift and trimmed the front fenders to fit the tires.

I think 27's will fit - (you should check that w/ board members; someone has mentioned that part of the Legacy suspension limits the size of tires....search).

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:38 PM

I think it'll be a touch tight (might need a little trimming) on stock springs. but if you're running OB springs too, they'll fit fine.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 06:32 AM

What does 'going too far' refer to? Regarding going to larger tires, my '83 (very different animal) has 27's and it's legit. I have lift and trimmed the front fenders to fit the tires.

I think 27's will fit - (you should check that w/ board members; someone has mentioned that part of the Legacy suspension limits the size of tires....search).

going too far refers to the tires might not fit the car.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 06:36 AM

I think it'll be a touch tight (might need a little trimming) on stock springs. but if you're running OB springs too, they'll fit fine.

i bought the front struts off a '97 outback springs and all, but the rear struts were used with my springs but they are outback struts.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 08:46 AM

i bought the front struts off a '97 outback springs and all, but the rear struts were used with my springs but they are outback struts.


then it just might work. it'll sit a bit low in the back, and you might have to be a little creative. but I bet you'll have plenty of room in the front.

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Posted 06 November 2006 - 06:38 AM

then it just might work. it'll sit a bit low in the back, and you might have to be a little creative. but I bet you'll have plenty of room in the front.

thanks for your input. actually, it sits quite a bit higher in the back right now, enough so that i am going to have to re-aim headlights. is that a common reaction?




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