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Anyone running forged 19" wheels?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by beatle, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. beatle

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    I know the popular thing is to upsize the wheels to a forged 20" or 21" wheel to keep the unsprung weight from getting too carried away, but a forged 19" would be even better since the tires are also lighter. Goal is a wheel/tire package under 50 pounds. Poring over the search results for 19" wheels didn't leave me with any hits though. Anyone else running nice forged 19" wheels?
     
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  2. Blu Angel

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    I'm running the 19" Titan S-5 forged wheels with summer tires
    AND original 18" OEM wheels with Nokian winter tires

    There was a group buy last year on the tesla motor club forum.

    Titan 7 Forged Wheels - Forged For All
     
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  3. beatle

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    Nice, I'll have to look that thread up. Have any pictures?
     
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    #4 Xenoilphobe, Jan 8, 2020
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    I have a deposit in with Evasive Motorsports for the forged Titan7 TS-5 in 19 inch wheels... we need a minimum of five (sets) orders to get them made - here is the direct link to the Model S version.(all colors count towards the minimum five order)

    I was the guy that started the Model 3 group buy and wish I had done the same thing for the Model S from day one.
    Evasive Motorsports | PH: 626.336.3400 Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm PST: Titan 7 for Telsa Model S

    Weight Savings:

    Titan 7 T-S5 Wheel
    19x9.0 / +35 Wheel Weight: 20.8lbs

    Price of Set of Four Wheels: $2700
    Shipping is not included.
    Once 5 sets of this fitment is reached, Titan 7 will start manufacturing.


    Stock Tesla Wheels
    19x8.0" Model S Base Wheel Weight: 29.5 lbs
    19x8.0" Slipstream Model S Wheel Weight: 29lbs
    19x8.0" Cyclone Model S Wheel Weight: 29.8 lbs
    21" Turbine Model S Wheel Weight: 21x8.5" = ~35.2 lbs (without tire), 21x9.0" = ~38 lbs (without tire) - I sold two sets of these OEM boat anchors after multiple side wall blow-outs.
    21" Twin Turbine Model S Wheel Weight: 21x9.0" = ~35.2 lbs (without tire)
    21" Arachnid Model S Wheel Weight: 21x8.5" = 27.85 lbs (without tire), 21x9.0" = ~ 28.75 lbs (without tire)

    We may want to just call Mike Chang at Evasive, I could go for two sets. Also looks like they now have a Titan Wheel for trucks too..CyberTruck?

    If you find a better deal for full forged lifetime guarantee 19 X 9 in +35 wheel offset with 64.1 Center Bore & 5 X120 PCD, let me know, I am open to look at other options. I don't want spacers or center rings or any mods, just direct bolt-on.
     
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  5. Xenoilphobe

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    I didn't see any specs on the VS02. How much do they weigh? The Titan7s look promising.
     
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    After much research I opted for the Tsportline 19" Arachnid replicas for weight and price especially since I wanted to run a ultra high performance allseason tire for year 'round use in Colorado. They're super light and look really nice on the car. I've posted up plenty of pics of how they look and I don't even notice the difference between the 19" and 21" visually. They also ride MUCH better than the 21" that were previously on there. Take a look at them and if you're interested private message me for a referral code for $50 off.
     
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    They look promising and relatively lightweight, though I may want to stick with silver (still undecided). It seems like they are only available in black and space grey (gunmetal).
     
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    Space Grey TSS is the way to go, IMHO. Killer looks on my car. :)
     
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    Everyone knows the black ones are the fastest. :p
     
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    Not a fan of the TSS flow formed wheels. I want something a little stronger on my S.
     
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    Here is our 1/4 record P100D with fully forged Signature Wheel SV104

    Spec: 19x8 ET20 square using factory 245/45/19 tire (customer want more tire protection and ultimate weight reduction)

    Weight: 19.2lb each

    We can build you a set in any spec to fit your goal/ purpose, we also offer 20+ finishes included the silver you prefer, send me a message if you are interested.



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  13. Xenoilphobe

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    Just sent you an email.
     
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    Do you know how many more they need for the group buy of 5?
    Might be interested
     
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    I don’t know. But I really want these. I got quotes from others that were $1000 more and I can’t stomach that for wheels. Especially when you can buy Arachnids with rubber for less than $3K
     
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    I was really hoping to find the titan 7s in something not 19s but ended up ordering 20" bc forged wheels during black friday. Just waiting for winter to pass so I can throw them on. I picked the RZ21 because they are similar design to the titans and look like the signature wheels posted above. prices for custom built is hard to beat and includes shipping. the lack of decent vendors on here I ended up ordering mine off the lexus forum I'm also a member on but pkautodesign is the company I purchased thru. Super helpful guys and had prices below listed on bc's site.
     
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    #17 Xenoilphobe, Jan 13, 2020
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    19″ DIAMETER STARTING AT $3450 SHIPPED A SET, that still $700 more the the Titan7's before you even add a finish or a custom fitment and BC Forged don't come with a lifetime warranty. They also charge $200 per set for Knurled Bead Seats, which are standard on other wheels (Titan7, I am sure others too, but I would have to look)

    All BC Forged wheels carry a 3 year structural warranty and 1 year finishing warranty.
    How much do they weight, why are they flow forming the barrels? Interesting that they have some in stock for the Model 3, but again no specs, no weight, no production details.

    19″ RZ05 – Tesla Model 3 | BC Forged North America

    What does this mean? FLOW FORGING, Monoblock Wheel Skirt & Modular Barrels


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    Yea but almost all the finishes you can get in the monoblock don't cost anything additional and you can get any width and offset you want. also I paid less than that shipped for 20" wheels.
     
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  19. Xenoilphobe

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    Does it concern you that they aren't mono block? They are pressing the facing into a pre-made barrel and fusing it.
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    Thats the modular wheel design. Most multi piece wheels are designed like that where the face is bolted onto the barrel. Their faq has good info on the manufacturing process.
     
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