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Name
Nicholas E.
Year
2016
Make
Subaru
Model
Forester
Color
White
Next Slow process, but On the list next is a suspension upgrade, and Skid plates.

Modifications

Drivetrain
Stock 2.5i Automatic
Interior
Stock Tan
Exterior
Stock White / Rola Rack / Rocky Mounts Bike Rack
Audio
Stock
Lighting
Stock with LED Replacement Throughout
Exhaust
Stock
Wheel and Tire
KMC 721 Alpine 15" Travelstar ECOPath AT 235/75R15 - 2" Raceland Lift

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Do you have a full sized spare? If so does it fit in the trunk location without the foam?
I just Ordered the rim so it should be here soon. That’s my fist plan, I’m gona remove all the foam . I’m hoping it fits. If not it will go in the roof. Or maybe a hitch spare tire rack.
 

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I just Ordered the rim so it should be here soon. That’s my fist plan, I’m gona remove all the foam . I’m hoping it fits. If not it will go in the roof. Or maybe a hitch spare tire rack.
Keep me updated, I have the 215/75/15 in the back without the middle foam and fits just fine. Wanting to size up to 235.
 

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What is the difference in your ground clearance with the lift?
So I got an actual 2 inches out of the lift. Whichi was happy about, I heard mixed reviews depending on the lift you get whether you would actually get a true 2 inches. I also got about another 1 1/4” or so with the bigger tire setup. So I went from 8.75“ (stock) to about 12”.

I could’ve done without the lift. But the tire size I went with would have been a little too tight for my liking. Specially when loaded down, I probably would’ve had some good rubbing.
 

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Sounds right for the tire setup. I'm running 215/75R15, so very close to stock size, but some extra clearance would be very nice. Any issues you have noticed with the lift?
 

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Sounds right for the tire setup. I'm running 215/75R15, so very close to stock size, but some extra clearance would be very nice. Any issues you have noticed with the lift?
No issues so far. No modifications (trimming) needed to the rear . I did have to trim some plastic for some tire rub in the front. But it was only when I would make a reverse Sharp turn.
 
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