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  1. When should you put on the winter tires

    Wheels and Tires
    Thanks everyone for the helpful feedback. I have heard many times since I purchased the winter tires a few years ago that you should use them below 40 degrees. While it seemed logical that they could be too soft to hold up to driving at a warmer temperature, I have never been able to find a...
  2. When should you put on the winter tires

    Wheels and Tires
    I guess my concern is the still the high temperature. I drive down to DC occasionally throughout the year and they often have temperature spikes in the fall and winter that can bring the temperature up to the 70s. Is there a point where the higher temperature causes significant wear to the...
  3. When should you put on the winter tires

    Wheels and Tires
    Simple question: When is it time to put on the winter tires? Not asking for a specific date as that would depend on the region but what is the formula we should use? Do you wait for a specific average temperature? A date when it is likely to not go over a specific temperature? What do you do...
  4. ('14-'18) 2017 - Winter plastic wheel covers?

    Wheels and Tires
    Check out TireRack for options. It looks to me like they had several options beyond the basic steel wheels. I have winter tires and wheels on my daily driver and I could not imagine being stuck with steel wheels a third of the year. Find something that looks good.
  5. 2020 Forester Sport in Maryland, USA

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum from just up the road in York PA.
  6. 2019 Forester Sport in BC, Canada

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. I have been to Vancouver several times but never able to venture out of the city. You are lucky to live in an incredibly beautiful part of the world.
  7. First Forester Coming Soon

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. Word of warning: after people buy their first Subaru, they seldom go back to other brands. Those that do compare everything to their old Subaru and wish they still had it. Another thought to consider: look at the option list. You can often get exactly what you want by...
  8. Hello! Nice to meet you all.

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. Looks like you are ready to have fun with your Forester.
  9. Hello from NM :)

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. I hope you are able to find all the information you seek.
  10. I've been using this site for a while

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. Perhaps your next Subaru will be a Forester!
  11. New Member .'19 Sport #22 Crystal White

    New Member Introductions
    I have to agree with hoshie, however, my son weighs a heck of a lot more than yours. Welcome to the forum. Your story sounds similar to ours. We bought our Subaru in the same day it was taken off the truck as well.
  12. Not yet an owner...

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. My wife is on her 5th Subaru and second Forester. I would agree that it is the perfect vehicle for Alberta driving. Add winter tires and you would be unstoppable. Let us know if you ultimately decided to buy the Forester.
  13. Forester From Fife

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. Can you tell us more about your Forester?
  14. New guy with a used 2017 Touring XT

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. Enjoy the power of your XT.
  15. 2019 Subaru Forester Sport!

    New Member Introductions
    Welcome to the forum. Nice looking Forester. The advantage of plastidip is that you can change your mind and rub it off if you change your mind. I would think the orange adds to the uniqueness. It also ties the inside to the outside. The question is: can you either remove the orange parts to...
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