Buying Tires Online – Our Opinion & Advice To Get The Best Deal

Is buying tires online a good idea?Here's what we like, and what you should look out for. (Plus our favorite online dealers)Every year Americans spend roughly 20 billion dollars on tires. That's a lot of money even when you divide…

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Best Off-Road Tires For 2013-17 Crosstrek That Fit Stock Wheels

Put Better Tires On Your Crosstrek Without Buying New Wheels One of the most effective upgrades you can do to your Crosstrek is adding a set of off-road tires. Usually this involves sizing down and getting a new set of…

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Best 2019-2022 Subaru Forester Accessories (Easy Installation)

Our Favorite Accessories For Newer Foresters Easily installed right at home If you've just purchased your SK Forester and you want to get started modifying it, these are some great options. Most of these can be installed really easily without…

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🚗 Best Mud Tires For Subaru: 6 Top Picks You Need To Look At

6 Best Mud Terrain Tires To Help Your Subaru Tackle Serious Trails Top 6 Mud Tire Picks:Accelera M/T-01Goodyear DuratracYokohama Geolandar M/T G003Federal Couragia MTHankook Dynapro MT2BFG Mud Terrain T/A KM3If you've taken your Subaru off-road at any point, you've definitely…

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Biggest All-Terrain Tires On A Crosstrek? | Here’s What You Can Fit

All-Terrain Tires On Your Subaru Here's The Biggest Tires You Can Fit On Your Subaru Crosstrek Many Crosstrek owners enjoy taking their car out into the back country and have noticed the possible need for a more capable, bigger tire.…

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Are Subaru Crosstreks Good Off-Road? – Why It May Not Be Right For You

the Subaru Crosstrek is great for Off-Road driving But Is It Right For You? Introduced in 2013, the Subaru Crosstrek has quickly gained an almost cult-like following of loyal owners - many of whom are outdoor enthusiasts to the highest…

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Best Lift Kits For 08-16 Subaru Impreza | Our Top Picks

Best Lift Kits For 2008-2016 Subaru Impreza Our Top Picks For Best 2008-2016 Subaru Impreza Lift Kits: Anderson Design & Fabrication (Best Value & Most Comprehensive) Subtle Solutions RalliTek TEMA 4x4 (Best Budget Kit) The Impreza has been around almost…

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Our Top Picks: Subaru Crosstrek Lift Kits

Our top picks for the best lift kits to turn your crosstrek into An off-Road machine Crosstreks are great cars, and you're either already enjoying yours or you are planning to purchase one in the future. However, you might want…

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“My Headlights Aren’t Bright Enough!” Here’s What You Can Do To Fix Nighttime Visibility
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“My Headlights Aren’t Bright Enough!” Here’s What You Can Do To Fix Nighttime Visibility

4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Subaru's Headlight Brightness Many Subaru owners have expressed their frustrations with underperforming headlights. There’s nothing like driving down a dark forest road or trying to cruise along the freeway at 75mph when your headlights…

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Kumho Road Venture AT51 – We Beat Them Hard For 5000 Miles

We hammered the Kumho Road Venture AT51 in all conditions and here's How they treated us For most Subaru and small SUV drivers, the most important thing when selecting an all-terrain tire is performance vs. weight. Some of the more…

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Best Lift Kits For 09-13 Subaru Forester | Our Top Picks

Best Lift Kits For Your 2009-2013 Subaru Forester Lifting your SH chassis Forester can be one of the best mods you can do. However, if you're planning to make the investment of time and money it's important to do it…

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7 Unique Off-Road Subaru Wheels That You Haven’t Seen 1000 Times…Yet

Set Your Off-Road Build Apart From The Rest With These Unique Wheels Our Top Picks For Lesser Known Wheel Designs Many times, things that are popular in the automotive industry are well known for a reason. It's usually a sign…

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Best Lift Kits For 2013-2018 Toyota Rav4 (Links Included!)

Photo: @rav4thgen on Instagram. Check them out online! 2006-2018 Toyota Rav4 Lift Kits: the best brands For The Job & where to get them (Links included) What Are The Most Common Ways To Lift A Rav4? There are a few…

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Top Picks – Best Subaru Lift Kits (With Links To Get Them)

Subaru Lift Kits: the best brands For The Job & where to get them (You might be surprised how easy and affordable it is to lift your subaru) Lifting your Subaru can be just what your car needs to take…

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Best Toyota Rav4 Lift Kits | 3 Brands You Need To Check Out

Rav4 Lift Kits The Best Lift Kits To Help Your Rav4 Keep Up With The 4Runners Truth be told, we love the Rav4. With multiple power plant options, ample interior room, reliability, and optimal MPG, the Rav4 has a long…

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Wanna Drive Your Subaru On The Beach? Read This First.

Your Subaru Can Go On the Beach, But here's what you need to know first Can You Drive A Subaru In The Sand? Yes! You can drive a Subaru in the sand. You need to follow a few precautions, but…

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Why I Bought Method MR502’s & Why I’m Keeping Them

6 Reasons You Should Buy Method MR502's For Your Off-road Build Are Method MR502's a good wheel? Here's 6 quick things that make them great:Light weight -  19.4 lbsStrong - 2100 lb load ratingGreat fitment for off-road useFull face design…

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Subaru Forester Lift Kits | Our Favorites

Our Top Picks For Best Forester Lift Kit Brands The Subaru Forester has been around since 1998 and has not slowed down in popularity. In fact, the Forester still sells over 10k units a month in the USA. With its…

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Best Fender Flares Without Drilling | Installed In 30 Minutes
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Best Fender Flares Without Drilling | Installed In 30 Minutes

Install Fender Flares In Under 30 Minutes With No Drilling My Install & Honest Review Of EZ-Flares Once I installed a set of wheels with a lower offset on my Forester, I immediately began "enjoying" the overspray that found its…

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How To Overland In A 2014 WRX Hatchback (Build List Included)

This lifted wrx hatchback is the funnest overlanding rig money can buy After posting the build feature for Kevin's 2017 WRX, Anthony reached out and asked if we would want to do an article with his 2014 trail-ready WRX hatch.…

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Best Off-Road Tires For 02-08 Subaru Foresters – Our Picks

The Ultimate Tire Guide For 2003-2008 Subaru Foresters A lot of SG chassis (2003-2008) Forester owners are beginning to lift their cars. With this usually comes the need to find a good All-Terrain tire for the trails. This can be…

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Best Off-Road Wheels For Subaru Outback | 2015 And Up Included

Give Your Outback More Off-Road Capability With These Rally Inspired Wheels Whether you just want a more aggressive look for your Outback, or you are planning to build it into an off-road machine, we’ve compiled a list of the best…

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9 Accessories You Didn’t Know You Needed For Your Crosstrek – No Professional Install Needed

The Ultimate Subaru Crosstrek Accessory Guide Here's 9 essential items for your Crosstrek that you can install without even visiting a shop.Photo: property of @venomtrek on InstagramAfter polling our readers and poring over sales reports, we've found some of the best…

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2013 Lifted WRX Rallies Dirt Roads & Pavement With Ease

A Powerful Daily Driver With Enough Clearance For The Trails Kyle's lifted WRX not only looks great and is a blast to drive to and from work - it also has enough clearance to get to almost any camping spot.…

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How To: Front Lip Install On 2000-2004 Subaru Outback

How I installed a front lip on A 2002 Subaru Outback with basic tools Most of the mods on this site involve lifted Subarus and going off-road. But some of us have a daily driver to get us around during…

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Car Camping Checklist | Essential Items For Your First Trip

Why Car camping? The flexibility that comes with camping out of your car is a huge draw for many people. You can go where you want, when you want. Here are some of the main benefits that car campers enjoy:Low…

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Best Off-Road Wheels For Subaru Crosstrek | Our Top Picks With Links

Give Your Crosstrek More Off-Road Capability With These Rally Inspired Wheels Top 4 Brands You Should Consider for 5x100 Off-Road Wheels That Will Fit Your Subaru Crosstrek KMC WheelsMethod Race WheelsMotegiBlack RhinoChances are you're reading this because you saw another…

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🏆 Subaru Roof Baskets | Our Top Picks W/Links To Best Prices

This helpful guide will give you the information you need to get a new roof basket on your car. Whether you're considering Yakima, Thule, Curt, Rhino Rack, or Rola for your roof basket, there are some great options for your Subaru!

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Subaru Outback Lift Kits | Our Top Picks

Our Favorite Subaru Outback Lift Kits (Plus where to buy them) Whether you're trying to turn your Subaru into an off-road machine, or just want a couple extra inches to give you peace of mind on the trails, there's some…

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4 Rugged Wheels For Your Off-Road Subaru Build Under $150

4 Rugged Wheels For your Subaru That won't break the bank Get that aggressive off-road look without spending thousandsIf you want to fit a bigger, more aggressive tire on your Subaru, chances are that you will need to upgrade wheels…

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How To Carry Extra Fuel In Your Vehicle: A Helpful Guide

When we’re out in the back country or deep in the forest on service roads, having extra fuel can be a great plan. Most vehicles have an impressive range of about 300-400 miles under normal driving conditions. However, when you load up the car with gear, drive on rough roads, and slowly navigate around dangerous terrain, those numbers drop substantially. For those of us running lift kits and bigger tires, that pulls our gas mileage down even further.

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Tires Available In 235/75/15

Many Subaru drivers have found that they can fit a 29 inch tire on their car without cutting fenders or sacrificing too much low end power. Most All-Terrain 235/75/15 tires measure at right around 28.8 inches in diameter and allow us to get extra clearance and off-road capability without rubbing or having to trim too much.  (more…)

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Best Tires for Your Off Road Subaru: A Helpful Guide
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Best Tires for Your Off Road Subaru: A Helpful Guide

Whether you have a brand new Outback, Ascent, Forester, or maybe an older Impreza that needs a little extra grip and off-road capability, there are some good all terrain tire options that many Subaru drivers trust. We’ve tested our fair share of tires and scoured countless reviews online to bring you a list of our favorite all-terrain tires for your Subaru.

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Is Subaru a Good Off Road Car?

For years, Toyota trucks, Land Rovers, Jeeps, and Ford pickups have dominated the “4 Wheeler” market. Their ground clearance and reliability have earned them years of respect. But are things beginning to change? (more…)

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“Should I Remove My Sway Bar When I Lift My Subaru?”

There are a lot of opinions regarding whether or not it's a good idea to remove your sway bar if you're doing an off road build. Let's dig in and see why we would want to do it and things…

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Will Lifting My Car Void My Warranty?
Lifting your car is great! But will it void your warranty?

Will Lifting My Car Void My Warranty?

You’re really enjoying your new Subaru Outback; the fuel economy is awesome, it’s comfortable, and it’s got enough room for all your stuff. But now you want to lift it just a bit so you can take it on even more adventures. You’ve no doubt wondered “is lifting my Subaru going to void my warranty?” The answer is yes and no. It depends on a few things and we’ll explore them each. (more…)

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Should I Buy a Truck or Lift My Subaru?

Lifted Subaru Vs. Truck

“Why should I lift my Subaru when I could just buy a truck or SUV?” It is a valid question. There are already lots of stock-ready options available for people wanting a rugged, off-road vehicle. So, why bother with lifting when there are Rams, Jeeps, Tacomas, 4Runners and others that are ready for the trails straight off the lot?  Despite the competition, there is indeed still reason for a lifted Subaru. Presented below are the Three Persuasive P’s for lifting your Subaru. (more…)

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Are Wheel Spacers Safe To Use On My Car?

There’s a lot of debate surrounding wheel spacers. Are they safe? Are there better ways to get the fitment I’m looking for? Will they destroy my wheel bearings in 3 weeks??? The web has no shortage of opinions regarding wheel spacers. But we’ll explore some of the different benefits and proper uses for them to help you decide if you think they’re right for your off-road build. (more…)

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4 Things to Know Before Lifting Your Subaru

If you’re interested in lifting your Subaru, we think you’re onto something great! Subaru owners looking to get additional off-road utility out of their cars should certainly consider lifting for a much more capable vehicle. However, lifting any automobile above its intended ride height, whether with bigger tires, spacers or different suspension, will come with definite changes in the car’s performance -- for better and worse.

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The 3 Most Popular Ways to Lift Your Subaru

Subaru drivers are typically drawn to the versatility and efficiency of the Outback, Forester, Impreza, and Legacy. The symmetrical all wheel drive and factory ground clearance are ideal for anyone wanting to take their daily driver into the woods for a hike, or the mountains to ski or snowboard. But what about those who want just a little extra lift? Is it expensive to lift your Subaru? Is it hard to do it yourself? We’ll explore some of the options and the best routes to getting just a little more air under your car. (more…)

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