DougWantsALeaf
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Leaf Number: 407811
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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 S Plus (98.06% SOH) & 2019 SV Plus (94.77% SOH) Both Silver
2013 Leaf SV sold 2019 with 11 bars
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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
White LEAF 2019 SL Plus purchased 8/10/2019

goldbrick
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Leaf Number: 311806
Location: Boulder, CO

Re: OEM Rims that fit?

Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:16 pm

Here's my Leaf with the Altima tires in case anyone is interested

https://photos.app.goo.gl/NhGUHX9k1QEzKg8w9

LeftieBiker
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Re: OEM Rims that fit?

Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:57 pm

Similar to the Leaf OEM, but a little more modern looking.
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Steelcity
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Location: Pittsburgh

Re: OEM Rims that fit?

Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:08 pm

Goldbrick nice looking wheels, clean and a clean car!
2013 S Bought used 2020 33,000 11 bars
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