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Thoughts on these after market wheels / tires

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by mnx, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. mnx

    mnx 2013 P85

    May 6, 2009
    Ancaster, Canada
    So I've been trying to decide what to do for a set of winter wheels. I came across these which appear to have the correct specs (except for centrebore which can be adapted using a centering ring). They're roughly the same price as the Tesla 19's but are 6.5lbs lighter and come in black. :)

    19 Inch VMR VB3 - Matte Black Wheels - Wheel Size Price Details -

    Any thoughts on these? One of the possible issues I can think of is whether the bolts that come with these are going to hold up against the torque spec... (125 ftlbs)

    Also, has anyone found aftermarket wheels that have a 64mm centerbore? I can't seem to find anything... (It appears Honda has a 64.1mm CB but uses a 5x114.3 bolt pattern...)

    I'm looking at getting a set of these as well: (Hankook Winter i-cept evo) Consumer Reports seemed to like them, rated similarly as the Nokian WRg2's, Hakka R's and Michelin Pilot PA3's.
    Hankook Winter i-cept evo (1012603)

    Any thoughts on the above rims or tires is much appreciated.
  2. Nikoli

    Nikoli Member

    Mar 5, 2011
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Didn't see where they're made listed. If made in china I would pass on them. Other than that they look sweet.
  3. htsai14752

    htsai14752 Member

    Nov 28, 2012
    These wheels are very popular in the BMW community. I was thinking about getting 20x9 +35 VMR CSL or the V710
  4. tdiggity

    tdiggity Member

    Oct 3, 2012
    Bay Area, CA

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