DougWantsALeaf
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Re: OEM Rims that fit?

Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:29 am

Sorry, incorrectly put this in the wrong forum.
Here is an article on Tesla about the advantages of going to lower lighter rims.

https://insideevs.com/news/405659/video ... 18-wheels/
2019 SV Plus Silver 6/19 purchase 7,000 Miles
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GerryAZ
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Re: OEM Rims that fit?

Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:27 pm

DougWantsALeaf wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:29 am
Sorry, incorrectly put this in the wrong forum.
Here is an article on Tesla about the advantages of going to lower lighter rims.

https://insideevs.com/news/405659/video ... 18-wheels/
Increased efficiency is due to narrow tires (and possibly change in overall diameter), not reduction in weight.
Gerry
Silver LEAF 2011 SL rear ended (totaled) by in-attentive driver 1/4/2015 at 50,422 miles
Silver LEAF 2015 SL purchased 2/7/2015; traded 8/10/2019 at 82,436 miles
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