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75% tread in front 25% on rear on my '05 legacy

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Rear or front wheel drive on the '05 legacy gt? deavilleb

Posted on Mar 07, 2012

  • deavilleb Mar 07, 2012

    All wheel drive

  • Chris Phillips Mar 07, 2012

    Guy you need every bit of grip you can get with a fuel consumption of 18 MPG City / 24 MPG Highway! That Subaru sure drinks the juice and worn tires are not going to help. Do you own an oil well by the way?



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