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Aftermarket wheels and tires

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Stellavator, Jul 29, 2018.

  1. Stellavator

    Stellavator Member

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    I have an AWD ordered with sport 19s. Considering dropping the 19s and taking delivery with the 18s, then buying aftermarket wheels, and selling the originals.

    Two questions:

    1- is there a market for the original 18s? Will anyone buy them, and how much can I expect to get for them?

    2- recommended replacement set. Tire Racks system suggests a staggered set of turbine wheels 8.5/10, with 235/265s on them. I want a nice looking set that fits well, and isn't a reduculous weight increases/range loss.

    Any help would be appreciated. Especially if you have done any of this, and if you have pictures.

    Thanks!
     
  2. shiz

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    I’m kinda in the same boat. I actually prefer 19” instead of the 20”, but the 3PD model doesn’t give u the option for 19”. I’m not too fond of the 18” aero. I wouldn’t mind considering the 19” u may get? When is your delivery and what are the tires that come with the 19”?
     
  3. Stellavator

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    Well, if I stick with the 19s, I'm keeping them on. I would only be selling the 18s if I got them, and upgrading with aftermarket.
     
  4. Xenoilphobe

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    #6 Xenoilphobe, Aug 1, 2018
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    I think I found my mono block forged wheels --- $470 each and only 18 pounds ..

    Titan 7 T-S5 Wheel - 18x9.5 / 5x114.3 / Offset +40 (Satin Titanium) | Evasive Motorsports

    or these

    Titan 7 T-R10 Wheel - 18x9.5 / 5x114.3 / Offset +40 (Machine Black) | Evasive Motorsports

    Just need a hub ring to bring it from 73mm center bore to 64.1mm center bore -
    Muteki Hub Ring 73mm / 64mm | Evasive Motorsports

    Lifetime structural warranty too!!!


    3.6 lbs lighter than bare aeros and 5 lbs lighter than the stock 18 inch with aeros on - specs here - Titan 7 Forged Wheels - Forged For All

    @Stellavator What do you think? Add some Michelin PSS 4s's.....



    Stock size is
    • Size: 18X8.5"
    • Offset: +40
    • PCD: 5X114.3
    • Center Bore: 64.1mm
    • Weight: 21.6 lbs (Without Aero Cover), 23 lbs (With Aero Cover)
    • Lug Nut Spec: 13/16 Hex, 14X1.50 Thread
    • Lug Nut Torque Spec: 129 lb-ft
    • Price: No Charge
    • Tire Spec: Michelin Primacy MXM4, 235/45-18, 98W
    • Details: This is the original base model wheel that comes with every Tesla Model 3 free of charge.
     
  5. TurboCJ

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    @Stellavator PM me. I will take the wheels off your hands.
     
  6. Stellavator

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    Well, if I ever get my car, I will. I just changed the color and got bumped back a month. I thing that's just the system kicking out a 2-4 month window, but who knows. My first AWD config was 6/26. Hope that still holds.
     

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