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    Does the rim (not size) make any difference in the ride quality?

    UPDATE --- So, after about 4000 miles driving on the Arachnids with the Super Sports, I decided to put ContiSportSilents on the Arachnid Rims... HUGE difference, day/night! The Rims were not the problem but the tires. I do notice some wheel slip during full acceleration with the ContiSports...
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    Does the rim (not size) make any difference in the ride quality?

    I will definitely will post an update once I get the tires switched. I'll be really disappointed if its the rims and not the tires, since I really like the way the Arachnids look.
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    Does the rim (not size) make any difference in the ride quality?

    Yes, the Arachnids are about 6 pounds lighter in each tire. This is why I was thinking maybe the rims have something to do with it. Is it possible the lighter wheel causes a more harsh ride?
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    Does the rim (not size) make any difference in the ride quality?

    With the suspension dampening, I've noticed its more about rebound than quietness. The comfort setting only increases the feeling of "floating" vs increase ride quality. I've considered that the brand new tires could be the reason for the difference in ride quality and noise but its such a...
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    Does the rim (not size) make any difference in the ride quality?

    They are only about 2-years old with maybe 8000 miles on them. Tread looks to be about about 50% remaining.
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    Does the rim (not size) make any difference in the ride quality?

    So, I recently traded in a 2016 85D for a new 2020 Long Range Model S with staggered 21" Twin Turbines with Continental ContiSportContacts. The 2016 85D originally had non-staggered 21" Turbines with Continental ContiSportContacts. Through the referral program I obtained 21" Arachnid rims with...

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