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What kind of Tesla OEM rims are these called?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by mbhforum, Jul 30, 2018.

  1. mbhforum

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    I am getting my car pictured below autoflex'd on Thursday and as of now, I plan on dipping them like the Gray Turbines seen here below as well. I am curious if they even made these OEM rims in Grey? If not, has anyone dipped/wrapped them? I figured it's costing me half of what new rims would cost.

    My car was produced in early 2015.

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    Thanks for the speedy reply! They look pretty good in a dark color. Anything is improvement over what they are now as they constantly get dirty. I'd love to see these on a car, but I guess I will be the guinea pig!
     
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    Glad you posted this, I am also looking into having the double-spoke 19" rims on my '14 Model S powder-coated with something approximating body color (same color as yours) along with the faded calipers and rusty inner wheel hubs. Interested to see how it turns out for you!
     
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    I swapped my stocks for the same rim powder coated black:

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    Model S Options & Pricing | Tesla Motors

    Original names of Model S wheel options:
    • 19"
    • 21" Silver
    • 21" Grey
    IIRC, the 21s were commonly called "Turbines" but the 19s didn't really have a name in common use.

    Later came 19" Aeros, 19" Slipstream, ...
     
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    I will post pics hopefully on Saturday when my car should be ready. I am getting it autoflexed a blue color and wheels graphite/grey.
     
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    I got mine painted to match Tesla gray—look way better than original silver!
     
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    Can you post pictures please?
     
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    Luckily mine came with Grey caps for some reason. Not impressed with Plastic-dipped results. The surface is tough to clean - its a magnet for dirt and brake dust. PlastiDip also has poor durability. The rustoleum metallic spray paint I used on my Land Rover 6 years ago looks better even after some serious abuse. NEW looked good:
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    But after 15K miles they are looking pretty rough:
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    Mine are getting dipped with autoflex which is supposed to be better quality than Plastidip. We shall see..
     
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    We have done all three of our Model S wheels in PVD Black Chrome.. Realize in the light they are super shiny..

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    Strangely nobody know they are called "Base" 19" (WHEEL/TIRE PKG - 19X8.0J Base (Set of 4, TPMS Sensors, Center Caps))
     

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