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Aftermarket wheel owners -- is there a market for the Aero wheels

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Alketi, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. Alketi

    Alketi Member

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    I'm thinking about getting aftermarket wheels for the Model 3.

    For those that have tried to sell their 18" Aero wheels -- is there a market for them?

    I've glanced on eBay from time to time and appear to be seeing the same listings, still open.

    Thanks
     
  2. skitown

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    I would guess there will be once winter rolls around and people are looking for a second set for sure. At that point, I will be in the market myself.
     
  3. Brando

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    IF I were wanting to sell, I'd research what other cars could mount these tires. AND give detailed measurements for those buyers savvy enough to use this information. I suspect they'd help the aerodynamics of most any car. How much? unknown

    Perhaps eBay sellers do this already ??
     
  4. RayK

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    I might be in the market for the Aero covers. Passenger side ones already have curb rash :( .
     
  5. Chewy3

    Chewy3 If MacGvyer had a beard

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    I hope it is not contagious.
     
  6. UltralightBeam

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    Kinda wish there were 19” Aeros
     
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  7. RayK

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    Only would be if I had to constantly parallel park on the left hand side of a one way street.
     
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    Love it! I would take some 19” or 20” Aeros! They 18” Aeros look great but need to be bigger and save some electricity.

    I will take some unwatered Aeros on the East Coast.
     
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    Here’s to hoping a good looking winter set from tesla comes out for P3 w/big brakes!
     
  10. ppower

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    I thought for a second you were gauging interest in making aero aftermarket wheels. I want to say yes, but the answer is really no to that because those solely chasing fuel economy really don’t care much about what it looks like. I mean, they’d get a boner over fender skirts. I prefer to see what’s under the skirt. There might actually be a market for this though.

    Anyway, your real question. Think outside the box, people. If you are selling, market it to non-Tesla people. These would look great (without hubcaps) on a lot of Honda/Acura. Having aero hubcaps is the extra but not the main thing.
     
  11. Park2670

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    I would like to buy, but am waiting for the price to go down on the used aeros. Plus for me to get approval to order the car.
     
  12. ebmcs03

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    I’ll buy them for tires alone. If I needed new tires.
     
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  13. PoitNarf

    PoitNarf The Clown Prince of Crime

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    Yep, I may be looking to pick up a set come early November to put winter tires on and save the all seasons for my next tire change. By that time there should be quite a lot being sold which hopefully means the prices will go down a bit.
     
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