Originally Posted by sc00by4life
the problem is mostly the rear. You'll need to remove the sideskirts and the rear end "cap" underneath them. You'll definitely have vertical clearance with the spring perch if you are using forester struts.
I'm running a similar size (225/70/15), with a hair shorter OD. I had to use spacers in the rear to clear the struts with 15x7 +43 Braid TA Safaris.
I actually haven't put the stock skirts back on since I removed my summer gear, so that's a plus. It "looks" like they'll fit based on pictures I've poured over. I'd really rather not go smaller if possible so I can do some rock crawling on the wussy NE jeep trails around here.
I guess I'll just loose the rear bumper for the season too if I have to