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I have the chance to get a set of Tesla S wheels with 245 35 21 tires dirt cheap. Should i have any issues on my 2012 Pilot?
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Even if the bolt pattern matches I wouldn’t do it unless the fully loaded weight (vehicle plus payload) of the Tesla S is the same or greater than the Pilot when it’s fully loaded.
 

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Even if the bolt pattern matches I wouldn’t do it unless the fully loaded weight (vehicle plus payload) of the Tesla S is the same or greater than the Pilot when it’s fully loaded.
It could actually be, those sumbitches are heavy with all those battery packs!
 

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Hell yah I would do it!

Tesla S curb weight is 4941lbs, 12 honda pilot curb weight without the 500lb driver is only 4550lbs
send us pics when installed I may do the same :)
 

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Your ride is going to be rougher with those rims too. I noticed a difference when I went from 18 to 20 and you are going to 21.
 

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The bolt pattern on the Tesla wheels is 5 x 120mm, while our gen-2 pilots are 5 x 130mm. They won't fit. See correct info below.

Further, the Pilot depends on a "hub-centric" fit, where there's a relief in the wheel face that fits snug on the hub and keeps the wheel centered on that hub. Folks have reported that they have fitted Camaro SS rims on their Pilots, after adding a spacer ring that keeps the wheel centered on the Pilot hub.
 
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The bolt pattern on the Tesla wheels is 5 x 120mm, while our gen-2 pilots are 5 x 130mm. They won't fit.

Further, the Pilot depends on a "hub-centric" fit, where there's a relief in the wheel face that fits snug on the hub and keeps the wheel centered on that hub. Folks have reported that they have fitted Camaro SS rims on their Pilots, after adding a spacer ring that keeps the wheel centered on the Pilot hub.
Nope 5 X 120mm

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I stand corrected. I must have been thinking about one of the other toys in the garage.

The centering ring on the hub still needs to fit the wheel perfectly. That's the 64.1mm dimension on the chart. What size is used in the Tesla wheels?
 

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Curiosity drove me to look at the Tesla wheels specs. Looks like the 64.1mm center bore is common to both, so they will bolt up. The offset on the Tesla S wheels is 40mm vs. the Honda ET45, which -probably- isn't enough difference to worry about.
 

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Did you pull the trigger? With a rougher ride, a bit worse gas mileage, and this video as a reference (
) I would steer clear. But that is me, and I do wonder what they look like on your pilot.
 

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Note that the Model S wheels will fit, while the Model 3 wheels have a smaller bolt pattern.

As far as the pothole and the rim fracture, well.... That's damage is common. That doesn't make it any easier to put up with, of course.
 

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I'm very late to this discussion, but just got a 2012 Pilot and want to upgrade to 19" wheels. There a set of Tesla wheels with the specs that I'm looking for (19x8 +40) but wasn't sure if they'd fit properly. I found a pic of an Odyssey with Tesla wheels and they fit perfectly. I'm guessing the Pilot would be similar.

So, did you get the wheels and if so, how was the fit?
 

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I've installed Tesla model s wheels on my 2006 odyssey bolt pattern and center bore are the same. In the front the wheels rub on the brake calipers so I added a spacer .
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Curious how the steering and handling have changed, particularly with the spacers added in front. They change the effective wheel offset and reduce or maybe even reverse the negative scrub radius designed into the car.
 

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If Teslas wheels hold up as well as the rest of their cars, I'll pass.
 
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