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Vendor Model 3 Aftermarket Wheels

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Tsportline, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. Tsportline

    Tsportline Vendor

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    Many reservation holders have been pinging us about what we'll be offering in our Model 3 Wheel Collection.

    Here's a couple teasers to get everyone as excited as we are.

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  2. Nuclear Fusion

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    Carbon fibre?
     
  3. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    It would be nice to see ALL of your after market prospects.

    I'm definitely a future customer of yours.
     
  4. smak

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    Any ballpark cost on the top wheels?
     
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  5. labfm

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    Without a doubt, metallic gray turbines are the best wheels. Period. So if you will have 18" or 19" turbine for the M3, I'm sold.

    Now pricing might be a peculiar proposition. It appears as though current pricing for the turbines for the S (~$1900 for 19" and $2200 for 20") is meant to undercut Tesla's offering on 21" turbines at $4500.

    So seeing that for M3, the wheel upgrade is only $1500, I wonder if the plan is to also try to undercut Tesla again? Might be a tough sell with 19" M3 turbines for $1900 vs Tesla's 19" NON-TURBINES for $1500. But at the same time, tough to justify to S customers that M3 19" turbines are less expensive than S 19" turbines, even though they're roughly the same size.

    Tough.

    I'm in no matter what for metallic grey turbines and you just solidified my choice to go silver on my M3.
     
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  6. Tsportline

    Tsportline Vendor

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    Pricing TBD. We hear the community's opinions loud and clear!
     
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  7. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    What would a 21 inch rim look like on a model 3? These are 20's. Can anyone accurately photo shop a 21 in rim on a model 3?

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    Please, God, no.
     
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  9. PRSIST

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    HELLO! What about 18" wheels to replace those hideous Aero wheels? Not everybody wants to ride on 1" of rubber from road to rim. Anybody else want the smoother ride and other benefits of an 18"??
     
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  10. Sportstick

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    @PRSIST...agree completely and thank you!
     
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  11. voip-ninja

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    Can you imagine how rough the ride would be... sheesh.
     
  12. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    Folks.

    Can anyone confirm the size of these wheels?

    I'm wondering how they would look. I'm not asking anyone to like them. Geeeshhh

    Does anyone have any photo shopping skills and can put 21 inch wheels accurately on a model 3?

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  13. Sportstick

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    It's not just the ride....it's that, PLUS: higher rotating mass slows acceleration, increases braking distance, reduces vehicle range...not necessarily a lot for any of these, but definitely going in the wrong direction! At my prior car company employer (pre-retirement) the engineers would say, "Designers love big wheels. Engineers don't!"
     
  14. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    Geesh people....you just can't stop can you?

    This is the world we live in now I guess.
     
  15. DChap23

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    Would be in for turbines , Black would really put it over the top !
     
  16. Garlan Garner

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    I'm in. Black turbines would be great.
     
  17. Trips

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    Yes, I'm in for some metallic gray turbine's.
     
  18. Bokonon

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    I'd agree that the formula for success here is pretty simple: offer a few different 18s that run the gamut from "pleasant-looking" to "bling-king", sit back and watch the cash flow in. (Maybe send Tesla a nice gift basket too?)

    Seriously, just make a basic 18" silver turbine and I'm sold.
     
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  19. timk225

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    I want 18 inch wheels. I want a softer ride. I will not even consider 19 inch wheels.

    And I want them cheap, as in $500 for a set of 4 wheels. And the stock Tesla TPMS sensors should be able to be taken off the stock Aero wheels and bolted in.
     
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  20. Timo

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    Because the wheels shown in the initial picture are from the S, are they available now, or is it a size issue?

    edit- that off white 3 is a nice look.
     

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