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I think you did awesome considering you had stock tires vs his A/T tires! Some decent tires and a small lift and go at it again!
Agree with above, what did you set your X Mode to?
 

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I think you did awesome considering you had stock tires vs his A/T tires! Some decent tires and a small lift and go at it again!
Agree with above, what did you set your X Mode to?
Thanks. Yeah, it will definitely make a big difference with different tires and a lift. I’m lovin it. I started no mode, then switched to x-mode snow/dirt.
 

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Nice vid. You still rocking it stock? I just picked up my 20 Sport a few weeks ago, love it so far.
 

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So my brother challenged me to an off-road battle. Of course I didn’t expect the Sport to keep up with the Jeep. But boy, was I surprised at how it performed. Check it out, and let me know what you think, and what I could have done differently.

I would have gunned it up the hill if I was running the OEM tires like you. Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail are nice tires you should check them out.
 

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Nice video. I used to off-road all the time with a lifted Toyota with 33"s back in the day. There's not really much more you can do with a stock Forester, that's not really an off-road vehicle, other that get more speed up them hill attempts. But than again why risk damage.

The jeep with a full frame and huge axle articulation will always be miles ahead against a car. Notice the jeep almost always has all 4 wheels on the ground. The jeep with 4 wheels on the ground could have run this terrain with your Forester stock tires easily.
 
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