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Will a set of wheels fit inside a Model 3?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by mekberg, Jun 18, 2018.

  1. mekberg

    mekberg Member

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    I know I'm getting a bit ahead of myself here...

    I plan on picking up the 18" winter wheel and tire set from the Tesla online store in a few months. I live in WI so I'll have to drive to Highland Park to get them installed (unless Mobile Service can bring them to me?).

    Think I can get the all-seasons in the car for the return trip with the rear seats down?
     
  2. jmp3000

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    Yes, I did this but it was a close fit. I had 4 new 19" wheels and separated tires inside. In addition to the trunk and back seat (with the seats folded down), I also needed to use the front passenger seat. I'd recommend an old sheet or something to keep your new car from getting dirty!
     
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  3. mekberg

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    Do you think it would be easier with the tires on the rims?
     
  4. jmp3000

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    Yes. I carried the four assembled wheel/tire combos home in the car and it was a bit less tight.
     
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  5. scrapps

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    I somehow managed to fit 2x 20x8.5 & 2x20x10 wheels along with a separate set of tires in the car at the same time, so you should be fine ;)
     

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