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Aero covers, or Spikes (No Covers) Pics.

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by PRSIST, Aug 27, 2017.

  1. PRSIST

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    Since about 99% of the Model 3 photos out there have the $1,500 wheels on them it was a challenge to find a picture with the Aero wheels and with the covers removed. I couldn't find a Blue nor a Midnight Silver. But what do you think of the other colors and the look of the spikes?? Could they possibly find a place in your heart?

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  2. siggyfreud

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    This is likely what I'll be running on midnight grey. I don't mind the look, and more money for aftermarket later.
     
  3. Sportstick

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    I like the color and design of the spokes (assume you meant this), the rim, the entire wheel!
     
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    what do you mean by spikes?
     
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    This (emphasis mine):
     
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    stopped reading and replied after first post...thanks for doing the heavy lifting for me!
     
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    Ok guys...spokes.
     
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    I imagine someone will develop a sweet aftermarket cap with a nice "T" on it to cover up the lugs in the center and then the spokes will look super sweet. Evannex are you listening? ;)
     
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    Anyone know the size of the lugs? A silver lug nut cover will clean the look and a center snap on cap with T logo should be easy to add as well.
     
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    Thank you
     
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    Looks like only the white and maybe that silver photo have what I understand to be the final gun-metal grey "spoked" wheel? Right? The brighter chrome wheels were done away with as I understand. The aero covers with the brighter chrome under it created a white wall looking cap ring that didn't look good at all so they just made the base wheel darker.

    As someone who is considering the standard (badass) black, I'm really looking forward to seeing what the gun-metal grey spoked wheel looks like... I hate that I like the brighter chrome look with the black - if I slip back into wanting the premium wheels then my color choice is again a question mark for me, while with the aeros, I'm excited with the black or midnight silver with those.
     
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    I was leaning toward the 19's at first solely due to look, but now that I've seen the aero more, and learned that the covers come off and those (pretty decent looking) 18's are underneath, it's a total no-brainer to go with the aero wheels. I will most likely run without the covers most of the time and will paint/plastidip the wheels gloss black for everyday use.
     
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    Trevor @ M3OC says the T center cap can be purchased at any Tesla service center and the lug nut caps are generic to many cars (not just Tesla).
     
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    I hate that for me, it's all about color. I like those images where the 18" had more of a silver color, much like the 19". But I don't think I'd ever be content with the dark grey color.
     
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    I 100% agree.

    I prefer silver color.
     
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    It looks to me like all of those photos posted in this thread are of early "RC" cars with the unpainted/unfinished wheels. I think since then they have updated them to the darker "gun metal" finish, so those pictures may not be at all representative of what you can actually get.

    I am expecting more like this:
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  20. PRSIST

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    That's too bad. If gun metal is what will be coming out, then I am back to getting my own wheels put on.
     

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