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StellaCORSE wheels

Discussion in 'Tesla Parts for Sale' started by vfx, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    #1 vfx, Dec 13, 2008
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    Apparently they have not put these in production

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    stellaCORSE Wheels
    16x7 & 17x8
    Price: $625.00



    Sector111 has partnered with Champion Motorsports to bring you the most alluring wheel designed specifically for your Lotus Elise and Exige. Run the track or the street with confidence. The highly advanced production process meets the strictest of standards and stellar looks set your car


    Lotus accessories from Sector 111
    http://www.sector111.com/products/performance/wheels/stellacorse_wheels_16x7_and_17x8.cfm
     
  2. Bob Smith

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    I like the silver ones. So the wheels for Elise fit Telsa?
    Does anyone have pictures showing the Tesla regenerative braking system versus the standard type of brakes on the Elise?
     
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    I believe the "regenerative braking" on the Telsa is just running the motor backwards. I think their wheel brakes are ordinary ones (perhaps the same as the Elise?)
     
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    At this point federal laws require all cars to have standard braking systems and mechanical hand brakes. Even if regen braking is included in the powertrain.
     
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    For what it is worth, I like the looks of those wheels a lot more than the stock ones.

    The Tesla regen braking feature doesn't have any factor on the bolt pattern, offset or other specs that determine what wheels would fit. (Tesla Regen braking is all a function of the eMotor controller, and doesn't have any componentry within the wheel or brake calipers).

    I do recall someone saying that the extra weight of the Roadster (compared to the Elise) due to the heavy battery pack drove them to install a "big brake kit" which would normally be a non-stock upgrade to the Elise. If you look at the pix on this thread those wheels all have 4 bolts. The Roadster "big brakes" use a 5 bolt pattern.
     
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    Hello everyone!

    What PCD and OFFSET does the forged Tesla Roadster rims have?
    Maybe they are fitting for my car.

    Best regards.
    Christian
     
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    We redesigned the stellaCORSE to fit the Tesla. Here is a picture of the stellas on the Roadster. If you are interested, please contact me.
     

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    What is the PCD and offset (diameter/width) of your wheel for the Roadster?
     
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    Shinoo, Yes I am still interested since 2 years now. We talk at the phone a few times. Did you hear anything from Tesla? Please reply if the Yen is not low enough.
     
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    Guys, I am still interested since about 2 year. If the Yen would ever go down then you guys might order them. So far I could not get 20 people interested. However I am still very interested.
     
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    Shinoo,

    I am still interested.
     
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    After begging these folks for 2 year I gave up and create something that is better then above.
    Please look here: Roadster Rotary Forged Wheels | tesla owners. us | Rolf Lohr
     
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    Dear Roadster Owners,

    Driving 1/2 year with my new wheels. Now I installed yellow wheels bands as well.
    In regards to performance and traction I am very satisfied. After not offering this set of wheels I got my own ones. Please look at the picture. Really looks great.

    Cheers, Rolf
     

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