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EVT vs TST 18" Wheels

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by netjack, Apr 12, 2018.

  1. netjack

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    I ordered a set i think they will be Great. Yes the cost difference was a factor when choosing who i should purchase them from but i had difficulty with corresponding with some vendors. When it came to questions EV was right on top of it. And seems to be quick to ship also. I'll let you know when i get them Saturday.
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    ~ 7 lbs heavier per wheel than the stock 18"s will have a significant negative impact on range. I would pass or just paint my existing model 3 wheels.
     
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    The EVT or TST wheels are 7 lbs heavier?
     
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    #5 oneshortguy, Apr 13, 2018
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    Refer to this: The Tesla Model 3 Wheel and Tire Guide

    Looks like T Sportline is making the 18" Flow Forged to match the Base wheel weight. Any Turbine style wheels is likely heavy by design.

    I highly doubt 'The EVT turbine is on average 1-2lbs lighter in construction per wheel than other turbines in the market'. The 19" EVT and 19" TST are already in 28-29 lbs and a 20" is already breaking 30 lbs.
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    18 x 8.5 x 40 ET in forged weigh ~17 to ~ 18 lbs. so that the fact that the TST's are only ~ 3 to ~ 4 lbs heavier than forged is pretty good, but why would you bother if the stockers already weight ~ 21 lbs? Looks for $1300?
     
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    I'd personally be looking at a set for summer wheels and using the OEM Aero rims with winter tires.
     
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    This is what most owners did with 19" TST for Model S.
    -keep factory stock on Winter tires
    -19" TST for Spring/Summer on All Season or Summer tires.
     
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    Wonder how much the stock 18s cost.
     
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    I actually bought two sets of stock Tesla wheels in 19 inch for both of your S’s for $700
     
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    Are they going to be milled to accept the 3mm lip of the performance hub?
     
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    Wow that’s awesome!

    I may have to get a set of these!

    Any way to pop aero covers on them? :p
     
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    Long story short for a non-car guy (ie didn’t know a camber from a caliper), if I upgrade my P3D- order to a PD3+ (With bigger brakes) I will now be able to switch out the 20s for the Tsportslines 18s (or 19s) during snow/pothole season without any issues?
     
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    Any reason why you're gonna put winter tires on the OEM Aero's instead of the new set of EVT/TST's? The OEM's will already have All Season tires on the wheels so I'm thinking of putting winter tires on the EVT/TST's.
     
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    Because I think the TSTs look nicer than the OEM aero wheels. They'd better suit me as summer wheels. I'm still undecided with whether or not I'll be buying 18" or 19" TSTs. If 18" then I my use my oem tires.
     
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    Does the P3D+ fitment require extra hardware(spacers) or are they milled for the lip?
     
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    We are reengineering our entire line of Model 3 wheels to fit and are already shipping. Model 3 customers can select their Model 3 spec on our website so they receive the proper wheels.
     
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