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Student Project: Steel wheels for Tesla car

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Zzzz..., Mar 31, 2013.

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    #1 Zzzz..., Mar 31, 2013
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  2. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Error
    Sorry, article can't be found.
     
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    qwk Model S P2681

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    Great find!

    I bet that wheel resonating technology was what Elon was talking about when he mentioned "really cool tech" .
     
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    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    So noisy wheels... It's cool, but don't think I'd want them
     
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    That's stretching things to draw any conclusions from this. The person who wrote the article could have simply made a mistake.
     
  7. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Funded by the Steel Industry. This is just another student design project that "borrows" the Tesla brand because it's cool.

    Real Tesla tends to prefer aluminum.
     
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    Peter,

    Why would I want my silent Tesla to make sounds? Noise pollution is solved by EVs.
     
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    First gen Tesla(Roadster) preferred carbon fiber. Second gen Tesla(Model S) preferred aluminum. Third gen Tesla will prefer...
     
  10. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    Wood! Totally eco-friendly. 600x450_wooden_wheels.jpg
     
  11. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    Only if harvested sustainably. :)
     
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    Model S is offered with three battery options, each offering different range and performance characteristics.
     
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    Can we add "student" to the thread title?
     
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    First gen had aluminum wheels (and frame).
     

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