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  1. Model Year 2012 to 2017 Loss of power during water crossing

    Crosstreks Off Road
    I drive a 2014 Subaru XV/Crosstrek CVT transmission with a 1.5" lift and all terrain tyres. The other day I was off-roading down by a river bed where the surface is mostly very stoney. I had to cross a few bits of water and noticed that with some crossings with smaller stones i was getting...
  2. Model Year 2012 to 2017 Torq Locker, automatic locking differential

    Crosstreks Off Road
    Seems like there's a new auto locker option available for Crosstreks. I've already done a lift and skid plate (front, mid, rear) install, as well as upgrade to Terrain Contact tires, which are all working out very well. On a recent 5-day back-country trip I came up against the limitations of my...
  3. Model Year 2012 to 2017 Advice for off-road tires and wheels on 2016 crosstrek

    Wheels and Tires
    Hey everyone, I just bought a 2016 Crosstrek and I am looking to get some off road YEAR ROUND tires and rally wheels to beef up the Subie. I have been doing a lot of research, but am totally new to modifying anything stock on a car. I'm not looking to lift the car right away, so I want to...
  4. Applies to All Model Years Best/Favorite All-Terrain Tires

    Wheels and Tires
    Hey everyone! I was curious what everyone's favorite all-terrain tires are? If you want to say why, even better! Personally, I love the BFG's K02's: They have that classic/aggressive off-road look, they're widely available, they work in the snow well too, and they have excellent reviews/ratings.
  5. Model Year 2018 and Newer Best Lift Kit?

    Suspension and Brakes
    Hello! I am new to the forums (or at least to posting), but I have had my Crosstrek (2018) for a couple months now and was possibly wanting to do some fun stuff to it. I really liked the look and added off-road functionality of a lift and All-Terrain tires. My question is, can anyone tell me...
  6. Applies to All Model Years Off Road in NH?

    Crosstreks Off Road
    Hi Everyone. I think the closest place to Boston likely to have trails is NH. Does anyone know of any trails you can legally drive off road in Southern NH?
  7. Applies to All Model Years 2017 White crosstrek

    Crosstrek / XV Pictures
    I bought my baby back in february and haven't had a single regret since. She handles everything i throw at her and asks for a second helping. I just recently started really putting her to the test, and boy oh boy does she pass with flying colors. Within the next few months i am planning on...
  8. SOLD SoCal : 215/75R15 BFG ALL-TERRAIN T/A KO2

    For Sale / Freebies
    SOLD!!! 03-04-17 Hello Everyone, I have a set of 4 215/75R15 BFG ALL-TERRAIN T/A KO2's for sale. I bought them brand new and put them on my crazy Safari / Rally Nissan 240sx but the overall diameter (27.6" unladen) is just a little too big for this vehicle.... I was going to put it...
  9. Rail Mounted Basket??

    Appearance and Body
    I know I know.. Another thread on roofracks. But wait this one is different, at least to my knowledge it is. Ive spent since March looking for a basket or tray for my XV, but all I can find are ones that mount onto crossbars. Problem with that is I dont want to have to buy both. Are there any...
  10. Outer Banks Beach Trip-HUGE SUCCESS

    Crosstreks Off Road
    Looking through the pictures, I am still amazed at how well the XV performed. This poor car was borderline abused all weekend, and she took it like a champ. This is going to be a super long post, but I want to fill it with details so that I may alleviate the concerns of other XV owners...
  11. Need good Off/On Road Tires

    Wheels and Tires
    Hey folks! coming in at close to 2000 miles on the Crosstrek, and it's time for me to start looking at some better off-road capable tires (Have some mountain and beach trips in my future). Been looking at the General Grabbers and the Yoko Geolander AT/s. I'd like to try to keep the original...
  12. Can my Crosstrek pull out cars stuck in snow?

    General Discussion Forum
    I do quite a bit of off road driving. I haven't needed to yet, but if the situation were to arise, could I pull my friends car or truck out of snow or mud if it were to get stuck? And is it better to use one of the tow/recovery eyes, or the trailer hitch?
  13. Recommendations for low profile cross bars, roof basket, front rail, and tow hitch?

    Appearance and Body
    Hey fellow trekkers- Proud new owner and I absolutely love my new xv! I have the oem roof runners, but not any cross bars yet, and I'm really interested in adding a few exterior accessories within budget... -Roof basket: as low profile as possible, I really like the look of the yakima...
  14. method rally with general grabbers

    Wheels and Tires
    5-100 15x7 method racing 502 with a set of 225/70R 15 general grabber AT2's
  15. XV up on three wheels in outback Australia!

    Crosstreks Off Road
    Hey guys, I went to a little place called Lake Eildon and decided to take a drive off road to see what I could find. There was a crazy little trail that prompted plenty of wheel articulation. The car is my '13 XV 2.0i 6MT. Mods: Sports grill and spoiler, 18" Forester STi rims, 235/45/R18...
  16. Post your DIRTIEST picture of your XV.

    Crosstreks Off Road
    Since this is the off road section lets post dirty pictures of our Crosstreks! Here is a couple pictures from some fun I had today with fellow subie friends. Here in the northwest we have a large amount of Subaru enthusiast who often get together :) IMG_1884 by briangabel0, on Flickr IMG_1887...
  17. New to Crosstrek Family.

    New Member Introductions
    Happy to be apart of the best car community in the world!
  18. HOW TO: Completely disable VDC / Traction Control!

    DIY and 3rd party Maintenance, How To's & Tools
    I made this video for a step by step tutorial. For anyone wondering AWD is still effective.
  19. HOW TO: Completely disable VDC / Traction Control!

    Crosstreks Off Road
    I made this video for a step by step tutorial. For anyone wondering AWD is still effective.
  20. Brian's Tangerine XV

    Crosstrek / XV Pictures
    Well I see to get a lot of compliments on my photos so here is a thread all for my car! Some photos I took today... Here is the link to my Photobucket for more pictures. http://s866.photobucket.com/albums/ab225/ArmyBoyBrian/
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