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Any success getting Tesla to remove fancy wheels from an inventory car?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by calisnow, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. calisnow

    calisnow Active Member

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    I'm looking for an inventory car right now, and some of them have upgraded wheels - which I don't want. Has anyone tried to get Tesla to remove the wheels and sell the inventory car with a base wheel/tire package?
     
  2. 7racer

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    I could not, I was just looking to go grey 21's instead of the silvers and they wouldn't even do that!
     
  3. esk8mw

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    My advice is to take delivery as is, buy a used set of the stock 19s or other wheels, sell the 21s, profit.
     
  4. Cyclone

    Cyclone Cyclonic Member ((.oO))

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    I would concur with this.
     
  5. Zybane

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    Get aftermarket wheels. Those stock 21" are a huge profit item. $4,500 and IMO they don't cost Tesla more than $1000 to procure.
     
  6. aus

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    I maybe up for a trade. I just ordered a car for December delivery with stock 19" wheels.
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  7. cgiGuy

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    While doing my inventory hunt, I couldn't even get them to agree to add Autopilot to the cars that didn't have it enabled. They said that even though it's a software thing, the Monroney can't be changed and it needs to match the car upon sale.
     
  8. Cyclone

    Cyclone Cyclonic Member ((.oO))

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    You mean for $2,500 right? So they would make you do a post-delivery activation for $3k?
     
  9. MikeInFL

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    Tesla used to allow wheel swaps, but that's no longer the case. Sometimes though if you get the right Owner Advisor he/she may try to make it happen (more likely at end of quarter)
     
  10. cgiGuy

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    Correct. Which would then be out of pocket (and more expensive) vs. rolled into the loan.
     

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