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Thanks for taking the time to read and answer. I have a 2017 Subaru Crosstrek limited 2.0. I am having a Andersen fab 1.5” lift put on it this Thursday. Next will be the tires and wheels. Does anyone know the largest I can go without altering the plastic on the car for tires? Thank you. I will be wanting to put the 15x7 wheels on it.
 

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I have 225/65r17 with no lift and have no problems. I've heard of people running 235's with rubbing, with and without a lift. Most people who run 235's lift and dont have any problems but i wouldnt go any bigger than that
 

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I'm not so sure that 226/65r17 fits the 13-17.
Also, blanket statements about 235s are misleading: 235/45r17 would be smaller than stock and 235/75r17 would be much taller.
I would suggest searching around the forum and/or reddit. This topic has been discussed and rehashed ad nauseam.
 

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I agree with @Sarang
225/60R17 is the biggest you can put for a 17” rim on a first Gen. I wouldn’t suggest the 225/65R17. They won’t fiT.

@nicholsonn8703 what rim size are you looking for? You mentioned 15x7 but all the suggestions have been for a 17” rim.

Anyways as far as 15” you can try one of the following:
215/60/R15
225/60/R15
235/70/R15
Different manufacturers offer their tires in only certain sizes. Once you nail down who’s tire you want you can start looking at sizes and comparing.
You can also use the tire size comparison calculator:
I would compare to the 225/60R17 tire size if you are running a first gen. You don’t want to go taller then this tire. Trust me, you will rub. I was running those for a good while and they were tight. But no rubbing.
 

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Thank you for replying and giving me 15” options and understanding more. I would like to get the bf Goodrich ko2s In the 235x75x15 ivenever been good at car stuff so I appreciate any more info. This is post lift. I don’t have to stand up to get out anymore!
 

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I agree with @Sarang
225/60R17 is the biggest you can put for a 17” rim on a first Gen. I wouldn’t suggest the 225/65R17. They won’t fiT.

@nicholsonn8703 what rim size are you looking for? You mentioned 15x7 but all the suggestions have been for a 17” rim.

Anyways as far as 15” you can try one of the following:
215/60/R15
225/60/R15
235/70/R15
Different manufacturers offer their tires in only certain sizes. Once you nail down who’s tire you want you can start looking at sizes and comparing.
You can also use the tire size comparison calculator:
I would compare to the 225/60R17 tire size if you are running a first gen. You don’t want to go taller then this tire. Trust me, you will rub. I was running those for a good while and they were tight. But no rubbing.
 

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Thank you for replying and giving me 15” options and understanding more. I would like to get the bf Goodrich ko2s In the 235x75x15 ive never been good at car stuff so I appreciate any more info. This is post lift. I don’t have to stand up to get out anymore!
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I think it's pretty well established that 235/75r15 will not fit your car.

215/75r15 seems like a better bet, or 215/65r17 with your oem wheels. check out willtheyfit.com to compare tire sizes.

Not to change the topic but, what can you tell me about that pint job? It looks very unique.
 

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Thanks I appreciate all of the info and the website. I actually bed lined it myself using paint by a company called durabak. I just ordered more paint this time there regular liner without beads. Going to camo it after I pressure wash it. Then wheels and tires.

 

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I think it's pretty well established that 235/75r15 will not fit your car.

215/75r15 seems like a better bet, or 215/65r17 with your oem wheels. check out willtheyfit.com to compare tire sizes.

Not to change the topic but, what can you tell me about that pint job? It looks very unique.
I tried to fit 235/75r15 on my Subaru with a 2 inch life and it’s not possible (2016)
 

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I agree with @Sarang
225/60R17 is the biggest you can put for a 17” rim on a first Gen. I wouldn’t suggest the 225/65R17. They won’t fiT.

@nicholsonn8703 what rim size are you looking for? You mentioned 15x7 but all the suggestions have been for a 17” rim.

Anyways as far as 15” you can try one of the following:
215/60/R15
225/60/R15
235/70/R15
Different manufacturers offer their tires in only certain sizes. Once you nail down who’s tire you want you can start looking at sizes and comparing.
You can also use the tire size comparison calculator:
I would compare to the 225/60R17 tire size if you are running a first gen. You don’t want to go taller then this tire. Trust me, you will rub. I was running those for a good while and they were tight. But no rubbing.
What year model?
 
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