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Stock or aftermarket?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Romand, Jan 20, 2017.

  1. Romand

    Romand Member

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    Hey guys why are t sportline rims so expensive would you rather have them or ferrada fr2 rims?
     
  2. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    They are that expensive because people will pay that much for them.
     
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  3. green1

    green1 Active Member

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    Of course you could buy the Rials or Replikas that are almost identical to the tsportlines for half the cost (or less)
    I never understood why people buy the tsportline ones when the others are half the cost for the same thing.
     
  4. jplasmd

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    I use 19" Rials with Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 snow tires, and 20" Axis Model S wheels with my performance tires. Both the Rials and Axis wheels are turbines. Both have performed well for me. Both are half the cost of T sportline cast TST's if you want the turbine look. In your case, I think you're looking at the T sportlines forged wheels vs. cast wheels in the same style from other wheel makers. Forged wheels are stronger, so they can be made lighter. Look at the weight difference.
     

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