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Show me those Arachnid wheels / Spiders!

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

  1. Daniellane

    Daniellane Active Member

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    These Fairweather virgin wheels/tires are under wraps until the weather improves in the Northwest.
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  2. Cowby

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    That’s a Sig Red....wait till u see the calipers........now where did I put that pic....
     
  3. LV85

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    WOW! Looks fantastic!! Might be my favorite color (even more than mine). I never noticed that pop like that before.
     
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  4. Stan Moraski

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    Is it just me, or do the red calipers really pop out behind the arachnids? Warm enough to paint mine two days ago (60 degrees) and today six to ten inches of snow. Winter in New England!
    Will post updated pics with red calipers tomorrow. Shout out to ForMyTesla for a great product that looks JUST like the $2300.00 OEM from Tesla.
     
  5. bishoppeak

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    More space between the spokes, makes for easier cleaning too.
     
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    that's a fantastic colour combo and camera angle. quoted for page 2
     
  7. Stan Moraski

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    IMG_0169.JPG Red Calipers done! Can anyone tell they are NOT Tesla OEM?
     
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  9. marine_cwo

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    Decided to go with yellow calipers under the arachnids because I've seen several blue metallic with the red. Tell me what you think!
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  10. Stan Moraski

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    Love the yellow! Maybe I should have gone with tan against the brown. Haven’t even had time to post the reds. You forum guys are tough!
     
  11. GatorGuy

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    I think the yellow looks great. I think red and blue is an awesome combo too though but yellow is unique. If my calipers weren't coming red from the factory I would have them painted yellow since the car is red.
     
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  13. Daniellane

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    I installed two (1 per wheel)
    It’s foolproof.
    I could literally pull in with my eyes shut..
    Victus Garage Vehicle Parking Block, Black Heavy Duty Rubber Curb with 6 High Reflective Yellow Targets for Car, Truck, RV and Trailer Stop Aid, 19.7 Inches Long x 4 Inches High https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071VLG9YM/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_QYQMAb79RHHHN
     
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  14. Daniellane

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    They have a distinct industrial rubber odor that eventually dissipates after removing from the plastic bags.
    I also purchased another set for my wife’s dual motor Model 3 (late 2018) which has been airing out in my garage for several weeks now.
     
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  15. Ketchups

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    Good to know! I may try leaving them out in the sun to expedite the evaporation of the VOCs.
     
  16. Mlorman

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    Has anyone powered coated or painted a pair? Is there a color code for the factory black wheels? I assume the are powder coated?
    Thx
     
  17. Stan Moraski

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    IMG_0172.JPG IMG_0173.JPG IMG_0175.JPG IMG_0172.JPG IMG_0172.JPG First shots with the spiders AND red calipers. Love the look!
     
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  18. bmah

    bmah Moderator, Model S / Model X Forums

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    Moderator note: Merged in the posts from the "Show off your spiders!" thread, originally in the general Model S section. It seemed to make sense to put all these Arachnid glamour shots in the same place.

    Bruce.
     
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  19. doctorwho

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    Here's my arachnid - long dead and somehow trapped in a rear light
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  20. Stan Moraski

    Stan Moraski Brownout

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    IMG_0171.JPG Not really the spiders we were talking about, but I like your sense of humor!
     

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