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  1. Members' Journals
    At the beginning of Covid Lockdown, my son said he wanted to go off-roading for his birthday. He’s 5. I’ll capture our journey to improve the family car for more off-road adventures here. I know many of you are of the same mind: how do I best mod the forester while maintaining it as a daily...
  2. Wheels and Tires
    Hello, I am looking to get a set of all terrain tires on my 2014 forester. I have a few options and looking for any suggestions. option 1 : stock 17in rims + all terrain tires (like falcan wild peak AT (225/60/17 or similar)) option 2 : stock brz/scion frs wheels ( 17 in X 7.5inch) + AT tires...
  3. Off-roading in Joshua Tree BLM

    Off-roading in Joshua Tree BLM

    Testing my Subie's capabilities and she did great! Started with a simple ride around town, then turned off-road where I tested lots of rocks, holes, steep uphill climbs, working the tires and working angles properly. Started with my air pressure down to 35psi, but with the heat they got back...
  4. Some recent road trips

    Some recent road trips

    I started my Foz journey and have added and upgraded over the years... Mods vary from "vanity" add-ons (like shiny trim on the foglights, the rear reflectors, etc) to useful (off-road lights, skit plates, dark tint windows) to logical (roof top basket, cargo covers, and more). With the...
  5. Forester Shopping
    What's the difference? Do I need the latter if I anticipate doing some occasional mild off-roading and snowy/icy roads? It would be a $1600 upgrade to go from X-Mode to Dual-Function X-Mode because the only the Sport Trim and above have it standard. Thoughts?
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