Lug nut and wheel center cap size?

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    Does anyone know the lug nut and wheel center cap size for the M3 18" wheel?
     
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    With the backlog of center cap orders, I'm surprised someone hasn't started 3D printing and selling simple center caps...
     
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    lug nut are 21mm. not sure about center caps
     
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    I caller Tesla Palo Alto, parts, and they measured the center cap for me, the head is 57mm and back is 55mm.
     
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    Model 3 Wheel Lock Set - I noticed this was available in the official Tesla store. Can anyone who has already taken delivery advise if the lug nuts that come with the model 3 are a lock set? I thought it was standard these days for that to be the case - especially for luxury vehicles. Thanks!
     
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    Nope. Just regular lug nuts. They are actually unfinished as well. Just took mine off and replaced with gorilla lug nuts.
     
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    Well that is disappointing! Ok then, that leads me to a new question, if I purchase some ahead of delivery, will the Tesla service station put them on my Model 3 for me when I take delivery?
     
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    Delivery center certainly won’t. There goal is provide delivery...no additional services. Service center will but likely at a cost unless you find a kind service advisor. You honestly don’t need the locks. The 19” lugs are hidden behind a cap and 18” are hidden behind the aero hubs. Plus the rims are not anything in demand or worth stealing
     
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    ok that's good to know! thanks so much for the help! :)
     
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    Which gorilla lugs did you put on?
     
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    Got them from evannex.
     
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    Can you use Gorilla lugs and still fit the aero cap?
     
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    Thought I would post a picture of the Gorilla lug nuts for those considering. I think they look good. IMG_2881.jpg
     
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    True, but after I saw the scratches on the outside edge of the wheel probably caused by friction from the aero caps, they are not going back on. I would rather sacrifice the extra 5-10 miles range.
     
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    They must have been measuring with a ruler or something. I measured my tesla caps at just under 58mm at the widest point (the face). The "fingers" on the back have a 50mm outside diameter and 53mm OD for the "notch" on the fingers. The center of this notch to the back of the face is 9mm.

    Also I don't know if it's been mentioned but 4 centercaps cost $60 where the kit with nut covers is only $50.
     
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    I have a set from Tesla available for sale - just msg me and make an offer. I had ordered it before I changed my mind and ordered 19"s instead.
     
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    Has anyone taken delivery of the 18” TST turbine wheels sold by TSportline? They were supposed to start delivery this week.
    I ordered the silver turbine wheels and cannot decide what to do with the lug nuts. I don’t want to pay $50 for black plastic covers that do not match. Apparently the chrome lug nut covers are no longer available.
    I purchased the chrome Gorilla lug nuts from Evannex,but I don’t know if they will work on the turbine wheels.
     

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