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#1 '82 Gl Daily

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 09:42 PM

I am about to get some new tires for my subi and was wondering if any one had any good suggestions for a good off roading tire that will fit on stock sub rims my budget is about 45 a tire. My car is a '82 gl wagon dr 4x4; also planning on doing a 2 or 3'' lift. Thanks

#2 The Dude Abides

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 10:38 PM

I think the biggest size you can get on a stock suby rim is 185-80-13. If you went pug or chevy wheel you can get into other rhelms. I dont advise getting douglas tires. I know Falkin and Goodyear make good 13inch tires still. Give them a look.

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Posted 15 June 2009 - 01:09 AM

Screw the lift, with your type of budget.

Remember, a body lift doesn't actually give you any advantages.
It only allows for larger diameter tires to fit in the wheel wells,
and it will ,of course, look absolutely awesome.
A lift with stock size tires won't net you any additional
ground clearance or overall offroad-ability.

I've got 205/75/14 tires on an unlifted EA81, with only minimal cutting.
Go that route, and save your money for other goodies. :)

#4 '82 Gl Daily

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 09:54 PM

I would like to get some 14 inch wheels but dont know who makes 14s that fit the sub lug pattern. any ideas?

#5 Greenley

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 10:31 PM

See where it says search, at the top of the page, third link from the right.
Give it a click. Then advanced search.
Highlight the forum of your choice (Older Generation, Offroad, etc.)

In the Keyword field, try the terms:

Peugeot
Wheels

Posted Image ...you get the picture, right?

#6 milkman111083

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 11:54 AM

or you can do the 6 lug conversion like me. they have a great write up for it




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