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Show me those Arachnid wheels / Spiders!

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Az_Rael, Sep 30, 2017.

  1. Az_Rael

    Az_Rael Supporting Member

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    Lets start collecting photos of Arachnid wheels! (I know there is this thread: Random Arachnid Wheel on Model S or X sightings , but that one seems geared towards real life unedited street shots.)

    So I thought I would start a more general thread with all sorts of photos - street shots, glamour shots, etc! Bring it all on!


    Got mine installed today, and took a couple of shots in the driveway. Need to take her out for a better photo shoot soon. These are the grey arachnids on my red P85. Kinda wishing I had the red calipers now. Maybe I will have them powder coated sometime

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  2. Fiver

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    I'd post mine but I curbed them within 4 days of them being installed.
     
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  3. BigCity

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    Got mine yesterday if anyone wants a set I have them in hand ready to sell
     
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  4. bint2k

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    Horrible background but RED Calipers!
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  5. boaterva

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    Can you do Arachnid on an X?! I thought there were wheel size/spacing/something issues.

    Oops, that’s the other thread. Still though it was an S only option?
     
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  6. Az_Rael

    Az_Rael Supporting Member

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    My sympathies. I am sure I will spend a lot of time swearing the first time I curb mine
     
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  7. Qbenjamin

    Qbenjamin Frugal But Classy!

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    Why would this even be an issue...? Just don't park near a curb. I will literally walk a couple of blocks to avoid curbing my wheels.
     
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    Service center did it for me...
     
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    Qbenjamin Frugal But Classy!

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    Ouch, I would've made them replace the wheel.
     
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    Stooped at a park for a quick cell phone shot:

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    Please tell me you're joking... and please tell me if you aren't joking, that they replaced them.... the suspense is too much to bare
     
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    I thought I saw a thread where someone said they've seen them on an X with no issues... would love to see photo and to know the tire choice.
     
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    I wasn't parking, I was driving through a drive up bank window. Didn't even think that the curbs would be narrow. The noise it made as it happened (to just one wheel thankfully) sounded like "scrrrrrrrrrryouaren'tsellingtheseanymorerrrrrrrrrr". It was exactly the sound losing several thousand dollars of value makes.
     
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    Repaired. And would not spring for the other tire so the tread would be the same. I bought that. So we'll call it even? Right? It wasn't that bad of damage, aside from the tire...

    Total disclosure, they weren't the arachnid, didn't purposely imply that, but same issue...
     
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    buttershrimp Click my signature to Go Mad Max Mode

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    Yikes... still sounds painful. you should ask for a free tesla tire kit so you can prepare for the next service visit :)
     
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  17. DrivingRockies

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    Perfect! I'll see what they say.
     
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  18. artsci

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    I had mine powder coated in black chrome.

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    This was the night I installed mine. Apologies for the poor lighting conditions!
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