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My subaru wrx rides horribly on oem low profile tires. can i…

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My subaru wrx rides...

My subaru wrx rides horribly on oem low profile tires. can i install higher profile tires without problems

Mechanic's Assistant: How old are the tires? And have they been a problem in the past?

They are about eight months old with no problems

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your WRX?

2017

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your WRX yourself? What have you tried so far?

No problems. no other tires tried

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No except i am looking for a little better ride. when i hot a pot hole it sounds like the end of the tire and front end. i read that the 2018 wrx has some suspension changes that provide a better ride.

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Hello my name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you with all of your vehicle questions today. Give me one moment while I review your question and come back with a answer. Please be aware I do not know your skill level or abilities so I will be asking a lot of questions and in a lot of cases we will respond to each other quite a lot before we find a solution. As far as phone calls are concerned that is the system prompting you, not me, and they do cost more money, I prefer text but in some cases a phone call is required. What you can do is go down a rim size or 2 and stay at the same tire diameter, that way all your electronics will read ok, just make sure it clears the calipers

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