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Do You Want TSportline to Produce 20" Turbine Wheels?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Todd Burch, Aug 13, 2014.

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Do you want 20" Turbines?

  1. Yes!

    64 vote(s)
    85.3%
  2. Naw.

    10 vote(s)
    13.3%
  3. What are turbines?

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  1. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    TSportline has nice 19" turbines in various colors. Some, such as myself, want 20s as I find the sidewall profile on the 21s impractically thin and would prefer a sidewall a bit smaller than 19s offer.

    Would you buy 20" turbines (9" width) if TSportline offered them?

    (This poll is to demonstrate interest and perhaps inspire TSportline or someone else to offer them).

    I'll start: Yes :).
     
  2. fmda

    fmda Member

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    But only when ET according to Tesla spec
     
  3. LuckyLuke

    LuckyLuke Model S P85DL

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    Yes! 20" in 9 both and 10" wide please, wrap them and ship them thank you ;)
     
  4. PaulusdB

    PaulusdB Mayor Gnomus Vintage Limb

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    Not interested. Just don't like the turbines rotating backwards on one side of the car. They ought to come in left and right versions.
     
  5. iKhalid

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    Yes, I would buy them in 20". They would look better, handle better, and cheaper than the 21"s offered by Tesla.
     
  6. ENZA

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    think this aftermarket brand is a little over priced considering it's aftermarket. especially when you have many different options to choose from. just saying.
     
  7. JakeP

    JakeP S P4996 / X P6028

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    Even though I have two sets of 19" TSTs already, I would upgrade my summer set to 20" if offered. Especially in a darker gunmetal grey or the dark Tesla wheel grey color!
     
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    It might be time for an intervention.
     
  9. JakeP

    JakeP S P4996 / X P6028

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    Indeed, five sets of rims could be too many!
     
  10. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    "...could be..." he says :rolleyes: :biggrin:
     
  11. iKhalid

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    Hahahahahahaha
     
  12. Sparks

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    Consider me a customer if they do. 20" is the perfect size for the car / tires.
     
  13. JakeP

    JakeP S P4996 / X P6028

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    This problem would easily be solved with the acquisition of a second Tesla!
     
  14. Newscutter

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    Jake, we're all here because we're your friends and we care about you....
     
  15. linkster

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    I believe this aftermarket 20" wheel/tire combination to be far superior to the expensive, damage prone, but gorgeous 21's due to:

    a) wide variety (35) 245/40-20s starting at $118 vs. only (8) 245/35-21s as currently listed on TireRack
    b) reduced wheel damage and tire failures associated with "rubber band" sidewall tires
    c) lighter (theoretically) wheel weight with less rotational mass will allow faster acceleration and quicker deceleration
    d) reduced alignment sensitivity for owners that are having difficulty in obtaining and maintaining precise factory settings

    IMHO, the "20" solution will pay for itself similarly to Chris1howell's .210" long ULs.

    Dark Gray please.....

    btw, 9" wide, 64mm C-B w/40mm ET
     
  16. justaddsun

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    Well put, Link. I just switched from the staggered gray 21s to the TST 19s today to have a bit more piece of mind on road trips and through cities. But, man I'm already missing the alpha dog look of those 21s! So 20s would be a great compromise. I'd be surprised if Tesla themselves don't come out with an offering. T Sportline should beat them to it ;).
     
  17. mdevp

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    I'm coming to the end of my primacies, we need to retry asking tsportline to reconsider making 20in turbines! On tirerack there're showing 245/40/20 Pirelli cinturatos that look incredible as per the reviews. And they run .2 inches wider than the 19in oem primacies so I think there won't be any major rubbing.
     
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    In like Flynn!
     

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