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Slip Stream vs Cyclone wheels

Discussion in 'Model S' started by ArtC, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. ArtC

    ArtC Member

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    What's the difference? Is the Cyclone wheels worth the price difference?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Odebek

    Odebek Don't Panic

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    big difference ;)
     
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  3. cab

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    It's really cosmetc, and comes down to whether or not you simply prefer the look of the cyclones over the slipstreams. Indeed, all of the wheel options are now a similar theme cosmetically. While the fat rim on the slipstreams bugs me a bit, they look decent enough in person.
     
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    #5 twonius, Aug 6, 2016
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    I'm not a huge fan of my slip streams so I'm planning on plasti-dipping them anthracite or a very dark bronze to make them less noticable

     
  6. Cnasty

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    The slipstream are awful looking on such a beautiful car. I couldn't justify the expense for the turbines and upkeep or the Cyclones so I got them and will eventually get them replaced.

    Sad these are what we get on a luxury car as I think they are pretty generic and blah.

    Opinion though and some enjoy them.
     
  7. Odebek

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    I was thinking of doing the same thing. If you do it, can you send some pics?
     
  8. cab

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    I wasn't a fan of the slipstream in pics, but once I saw them in person, I decided they were definitely doable. They aren't 21" turbines, but much better than I expected. Of course only us car people even notice the difference!
     

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