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I have my stock wheels/tires on my 2020 Forester Sport and have bought some snow tires. I'm looking to put the snow tires on some basic wheels so that I can more easily swap between my summer/winter tires.

Any recommendations?
 

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Search Craigslist for a used OEM set from a 2015+ Outback or current gen Forester.

Or a set of steelies.
 

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,,, looking to put the snow tires on some basic wheels... Any recommendations?
You can order just the rims (with or without TPMS) from TireRack and be sure they will fit.
I learned many years ago to spend a little more for alloy winter rims rather than steel- if you live anywhere using salt on your roads. Your winter rims can last indefinitely. Having them look like rusted cr*p on your nice daily driver can be a recurring kick in the teeth.

For me, I make sure the style I choose is easy to clear out snow from the spoke area.
 

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From what I found, OEM wheels sell for too much money. $175 - $250 used on eBay, not a good deal in my opinion. Brand new Motegi mr118 rims can be purchased for less than $150 each, even less if you hunt the internet.
 

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I have my stock wheels/tires on my 2020 Forester Sport and have bought some snow tires. I'm looking to put the snow tires on some basic wheels so that I can more easily swap between my summer/winter tires.

Any recommendations?

You can search for wheels by vehicle on Discount Tire

17-inch may be a good option to consider as selection is large (steel wheels available) and a little easier on the wallet than an o.e. 18-inch fitment. 16-inch is an option too, though wheel selection is minimal.
 

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I have my stock wheels/tires on my 2020 Forester Sport and have bought some snow tires. I'm looking to put the snow tires on some basic wheels so that I can more easily swap between my summer/winter tires.

Any recommendations?
Rock Auto...$115.00 each for OEM style wheels
 

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I agee with DT. I have a set of black Drag 17" allow rims that I bought for my 2009 Forester. It is a versatile wheel with good looks and has the 5x100 spacing. Holy crap, I just realized that I owned these for 11 years now. I bought them because they were cheap, black and good looking. There are a ton of 17" tires to choose from and they cost less. You also get a bigger sidewall and I find this important in the winter snow when you may not see a curb and your 18" with smaller sidewalls are more likely to cause rim rash.

Anyways, when I bought the 2019 Sport, of course I wanted to have winter wheels and too my suprise, these Drag wheels had the dual hole pattern, 5x114.5 and 5x100. So, on they went with the same Bliztak winter tires. I recently added a lift kit and knew that I wanted to use these 17" wheels. So, I installed the BFG KO2 tires. They are beefy and have tons of sidewall for rock crawling. I also modified the center caps and added blue Subaru badges. These came out super awesome.

What I am most exited about to share is a solution for the TPMS sensors. I hate having the warning light on in the car. In the 2009, it was just a simple annoying light, but in the 2019 Sport, the light flashes and the instument display panel reads all dash lines and it was much more annoying. So, I actually have sensors in both wheel sets. Because the 2019 has a new series of TPMS sensors, DT really struggled to get them programmed. And when I had them switch back to the factory wheels for summer, they could not program the factory sensors and it took them over a week with multiple calls to the programmer manufacturer to get teh right codes. So, I searched for a reasonable solution and found the perfect tool for the job. For about $200 you can buy two ATEQ (yes, you need both) programmers. One device wakes up the sensors and the other pairs the sensor with the computer via the OBD II port. Now I can swap my summer and winter wheels in about 30 minutes with paired sensors.

Once the computer configuration is done, you can just push the summer/winter button and viola, everything is synced. I think this programmer can be used for 3 to 5 vehicles too.

You can learn more about the programmers if you are interested on my modz page. Page 11 Post #220
('19+) - My 2019 Subaru Forester Sport - Let the modz begin!

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