Affordable Monoblock Forged! VS Forged Wheels!

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Looks great! How long was the wait for your VS Forged? I’m hitting the 2 months mark waiting for my matte brushed bronze VS16.
Your set is actually in the air right now on the way to stateside. We'll do some measurements when we get them to make sure they were built to clear your new brake setup.
 

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Your set is actually in the air right now on the way to stateside. We'll do some measurements when we get them to make sure they were built to clear your new brake setup.
Hi Josh, any update on this? The wheels should be at stateside by now. Unless it did an Amelia Earheart
 

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VS16 Gloss Brushed Bronze finish, 19x9+35mm @ 21lb. These are directional, left/right. I ordered matte finish, so Josh is helping me get them refinished before I take delivery. Posting these now and adding photos of the matte finish when available for reference. These look amazing now on their own, but it will look better in matte on the car. Images borrowed from Get Your Wheels.

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After almost two months of waiting, finally received my VS16 in matte brush bronze, 19x9+35. Too busy this week, only opened one box for a quick photo. Hopefully get these mounted this weekend. These are directional, L/R.
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I went with a slightly taller tires to get a bit more ground clearance before I lower the car a bit to narrow the wheel/fender gap. Net effect of maintaining stock ground clearance while narrowing the wheel/fender gap Loving the VS16 19x9+35 matte brushed bronze wheel on my car. I have a set of aftermarket brakes coming in 4-6weeks, it has 5mm thicker hat which effectively will make the wheel +30mm offset for a perfect flush alignment. 😀

Thanks Josh for helping me with the wheel.

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I went with a slightly taller tires to get a bit more ground clearance before I lower the car a bit to narrow the wheel/fender gap. Net effect of maintaining stock ground clearance while narrowing the wheel/fender gap Loving the VS16 19x9+35 matte brushed bronze wheel on my car. I have a set of aftermarket brakes coming in 4-6weeks, it has 5mm thicker hat which effectively will make the wheel +30mm offset for a perfect flush alignment. 😀

Thanks Josh for helping me with the wheel.
Looking good!
 
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@roguenode @beastmode13 have you been able to tell a difference in Wh/mi since you’ve made changes? Both of you went down to 19’s but beastmode went to 255’s.
330wh/mi with stock 235/35/20 (~2000+ miles), Sept to Jan.
338wh/mi with 255/40/19 (less than 300 miles so far, 200 of it was +65mph), Jan only.

This is not a definitive comparison, as driving on the new setup is rather limited, plus the weather is cooler now. My new set up is 13mm or 1.9% larger in diameter, this helps offset some of the efficiency lost from wider contact patch and air profile. With the stock setup, 72mph speedometer reading in car equals 70mph GPS reading. With the new setup, in car speedometer and GPS readings are nearly identical.
 

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@roguenode @beastmode13 have you been able to tell a difference in Wh/mi since you’ve made changes? Both of you went down to 19’s but beastmode went to 255’s.
Near as I can tell comparing my commutes since the change from my Teslafi data, I'm getting at least 5% and possibly 10% range increase. Hard to tell given the temp drops since I was running the stock 20's as well as snow/ice, etc. I'm running stock 19 tire size, but I have Pirelli Sottozero III's on the VS Forged right now.