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Hi there!

I have ordered the ev6 gt line with the 20" black and silver wheels...however I want them all black. Looking close at the design it could look like this is a wheel which is pieced together...which means the silver parts may just clicked off...have anyone seen it live and taken a close look at the wheels?

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What I saw last week on an 'EV6 experience' was that the black part looks like 'plastic'.
It looked that it was clicked in or something like that.
oh, you might be right I was thinking about the silver parts. It's a bit of a faff but you could remove the tyre, remove the plastic parts and either paint or powder coat the whole wheel. You would need to rebalance obviously. I would also only fill with Nitrogen as you get less pressure variation with temperature changes.
 

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oh, you might be right I was thinking about the silver parts. It's a bit of a faff but you could remove the tyre, remove the plastic parts and either paint or powder coat the whole wheel. You would need to rebalance obviously. I would also only fill with Nitrogen as you get less pressure variation with temperature changes.
I could look like it is the black bits which are plastic...that would be like on the Tesla 3, due to less drag...so it will be interesting to see if this is the case and how the wheel looks behind the plastic! Maybe they look like the 21" wheels from the GT?
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Nice to see they offer other wheel/tire options in different market. With the Stinger, they had an option for another style of wheel/tire package in the US, in the catalogue. It was a first as far as I know but I don’t know if they sold any, as that wasn’t a common thing here and I don’t think any dealer ordered and equipped a car with a set for purchasers to see the optional wheel and know it exists. Most people here don’t care for the manufacturer option, they will go aftermarket as they tend to cost a lot less.
 

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oh, you might be right I was thinking about the silver parts. It's a bit of a faff but you could remove the tyre, remove the plastic parts and either paint or powder coat the whole wheel. You would need to rebalance obviously. I would also only fill with Nitrogen as you get less pressure variation with temperature changes.
I don't know about the wheel structure, i.e., any plastic, but I'm also looking for aerodynamic alloy wheels for winter tires. My main comment is to agree strongly with you about nitrogen only because it should dramatically decrease oxidation of the pressure sensors which are VERY expensive to replace when they fail. However, nitrogen submits to Boyle's law and the relationship between temperature and pressure just like any other gas, i.e., will undergo the same pressure variability as air.
 
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