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Model X and 21" Arachnid Wheels

Discussion in 'Model X: Driving Dynamics' started by Pandamoanium, Jun 24, 2017.

  1. Pandamoanium

    Pandamoanium Member

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    Has anyone done this or know if it would work with spacers?
     
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  2. Mjølner

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    Have anyone tried it? I know the offset is wrong, but would it physicly fit?
     
  3. EV bud

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    I'm also interested to find this out. Read in another thread that it was something to do with the load of the X vs the S, however, forged wheels should actually be stronger than the the stock 22s so other than offset, unclear why it couldn't work.
     
  4. kev1n

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    comparing the 2 wheels side by side we have

    20x9 +35
    20x10 +40

    vs

    21x8.5 +40
    21x9 +40

    front wheel would have 1mm more inner clearance
    outer would sit in 11mm more

    rear wheels would have 13mm more inner clearance
    outer would sit in 13mm more

    simply put, they should fit but will be more sunken into the wheel well by ~1/2 inch
     
  5. Tech_Guy

    Tech_Guy P100D Upgrade complete

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    I would not use these wheels on the x as Tesla doesn't recommend it most likely due to the extra weight of the model x
     
  6. EV bud

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    Any reason why you couldn't just add spacers?
     
  7. Pandamoanium

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    The information provided is that even though they're forged and all that fun stuff, the load rating is not enough for the Model X.
     

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