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Winter wheels

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Kensiko, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. Kensiko

    Kensiko Member

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    Looking for winter wheels. Already selected the tires: X-ice Xe3.

    BTW I'm in Canada. If you have any suggestions or "don't buy this", go on. For now the cheapest I found is here.

    R141A
     
  2. Kensiko

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    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    Oem take offs are a great bet, that's what I got
     
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    I use the standard 5 spoke rims for my winter set of ice 3's. Good choice btw. Then I have the TST sportlines for the all season tires.

    The TSTs are reasonably priced and they look great.
     
  6. Kensiko

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    Ok those are silver

    R163A
     
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    OEM take-off 19" wheels, Hakka R2s on my 85D. The car will literally go anywhere until it high centers. Watch out for rocks sticking up between the ruts on those steep jeep tracks and logging roads -- I have the service bill to attest to it! But it is really that good in low-traction conditions, that you can get yourself into situations where you have to worry about such things.

    Among other things I probably should not know is that the backup camera with the predictive guide lines makes it shockingly easy to back up 1+ miles when you cannot find somewhere to turn around. Even in the winter. Even on a logging road you mistook for a driveway. Even in the dark. Really, really not recommended and I'm never doing it again, but... it is possible. And my neck felt a whole lot better afterwards than the last time I backed up like that, in my old Subaru.
     
  8. ArtInCT

    ArtInCT Always Learning

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    Were I you.... for winter tires, I would seriously look at the Nokian Hakkapellita R2... quite an impressive tire with a large Tesla S following.
     
  9. Kensiko

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    Are they LRR ?
     
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    Ok but where to get that ?
     
  11. JPUConn

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    I got mine on this forum in the for sale section. There are often sets on eBay as well.
     
  12. Kensiko

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    I'm afraid price will be much higher for those since I'm in Canada. I should stick with the Replika, they are in Montreal from what I can see.
     

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