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What tires do I need for my Outback lift project???


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#1 mtnbob

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 07:50 AM

Ok I have the lift kit from Allied Armament, bought the KYB GR-2 struts, just bought some King lift springs, and have an original subie skid plate. Any suggestions on tires? I have an extra set of 15" Alum Legacy rims that came with my Outback so I would like to have one set of street tires and one set of off-road tires. I want the biggest one's I can get without them rubbing, and without having to bangup my subie. Also where is the best place to buy strut mounts and are there any skid plates available for my diff and oil pan? Pics will follow when the work begins!!!!!:banana:
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Posted 06 September 2007 - 09:14 AM

Round whith a hole in the center usually works

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 09:39 AM

thanks lol Next!!!!:lol:

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 06:14 PM

27" swampers fit on mine no problem

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I never got around to lifting it, probably never will. It gets along just fine without a lift on the farm and I've had my eye on a bronco II for the stuff that tears vehicles up.

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 07:58 PM

Cool i'm reading that 29" swampers will fit on my lifted Outback. Any suggestions on where to get them cheapest?

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 08:00 PM

hrmmmmmm

what kind of highway ride do they give?

try tire rack or your redneck 4wd shop bob. He may know better then any of us.


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Posted 06 September 2007 - 08:15 PM

hrmmmmmm

what kind of highway ride do they give?

try tire rack or your redneck 4wd shop bob. He may know better then any of us.


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i've ridden in jeeps w/ swampers on the highway... let's just say it's sort of like one of those massage chairs :-p

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 10:02 PM

Mine had a balance problem at interstate speeds, but I poured some BB's in them and it seemed to fix the problem.

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Posted 07 September 2007 - 06:37 AM

The nice thing is that when I bought my 96 Outback, I got a set of 15" Subaru alloy rims with it. So I'm planning on keeping two seperate sets of tires. One for highway use, and one for fun!!!! BB's Bruce?? Your insane LOL. Does it work??:lol:

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Posted 07 September 2007 - 10:03 AM

Your insane:lol:


We already knew this.


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Posted 07 September 2007 - 10:26 AM

My 27" Swamper SSR's have a nice highway ride. A little noisy, but not too bad. Not nearly as bad as I expected them to be. Keep in mind this is on a Loyale, too, so your experience will be quieter do to the extra sound deadening material on Legacys/Outbacks. They are big meaty tires, so balancing them properly can be difficult - my tire shop did a really good job.

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Posted 08 September 2007 - 01:58 AM

Yeah, BB's worked fine. It's actually a cheaper version of some 'auto balancing' system that fits on the hub. Look it up, it works. :burnout:

I never heard them over the roar of the tires.




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