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  1. Dealer Service Problems, Maintenance, Warranty, TS
    Hey Everyone, So this is my first Subaru and AWD system in general. I have been practicing with the AWD by taking it out into open or low traffic areas and trying different combinations of driving styles. However, I cannot seem to find any combination that works for me when it comes to slushy...
  2. 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.
  3. For Sale / Freebies
    Selling a set of mounted and balanced snow tires from my XV. Bought the set before a snowstorm, used them for a month, kept them indoors ever since. Sold my XV last year, so the tires are basically new. Tires are Dunlop Winter Maxx, size 215/60/17. Mounted on black steel wheels, all mint...
  4. Appearance and Body
    Dear Friends, The front bumper of my Subaru XV Crosstrek (2015) bumped into the snow on highway. Car does not have any scratch or anything like that , except the front bumper on the driver's side has some damage. The black Guard on the right hand side has a dent and there is small crack just...
  5. Wheels and Tires
    Hello all-- I have a set of good 16" alloy rims from my old '05 Forester, I was shopping for snow tires and was offered something that sounds good from good local shop that I have used over the years. I'm wondering if could use the rims for 235/60 tires that my guy has for sale CHEAP. He's...
  6. 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?
  7. Hybrid General Discussion
    During a recent heavy snowstorm, our 2014 Hybrid Touring demonstrated that the hybrid system does far more than simply boost MPG. The electric motor provides almost 50 lb-ft of torque at 0 rpm, so there is no need to race the engine when plowing through deep snow. The extra weight (about 275...
  8. General Discussion Forum
    Mine didn't want in the garage last night! They are more comfortable sleeping outside in the elements......
  9. Crosstrek / XV Pictures
    Avantos Hill, Madrid. baja por elmacho75, en Flickr snow1 BN Baja por elmacho75, en Flickr Regards from Spain...
  10. General Discussion Forum
    Winter came early this year and for the first time in a long time I don't care how much it's going to snow. I know I can get my child to school and I can get to work, Crosstrek doesn't care, it says "lets go!!" We live down in a hollow with only hills in every direction for getting out...
  11. Crosstrek / XV Pictures
    Lets try this again, It's that time of the year again. Post up your XV Crosstreks in the snow!
  12. General Discussion Forum
    Its that time of the year, Post up pictures of you XV Crosstrek in the snow
  13. Crosstrek / XV Pictures
    I have enjoyed looking at all the other members pics of their cars, so I figured I'd give back and contribute pics of my car to the forum too!