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So I’m debating, do I pay for truck with the bigger OEM rim combo or do I get one with the default 21” rim and tire combo..... or do a wheel and tire package from TireRack etc?

I mocked up a couple colors with some generic black wheels and on road tires, I’ll have to do some more as I don’t think these wheels look good. BUT, it’s always nice to have options.
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I was originally going for the bigger wheel on-road setting, but as my kids get older and living in the PNW, we will do more and more off-road adventures, so I will go with the OEM 20” and all-terrain/weather tires. I think you can’t go wrong with this truck.
 

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Probably smart choice. We can always change out the wheels if we had too without having to add them to the financing. Would be nice to off-road again like when I was 16. I could post a now and then photo, that would be very cool.
 

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I don’t want to go the aftermarket wheel route because most aftermarket wheels have terrible quality and with an EV weight matters, too. I’m stuck between 20” and 22” options. Originally I thought I’d live with the 21” and save the initial cost, but cost for replacement tires for that size scare me, and the 21” design is ugly.
 

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The bigger wheels ride rougher, and do not do as well as the smaller ones in mud or snow, because of the shorter, less flexible sidewalls. And the bigger wheels look hideous.
 

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I don’t want to go the aftermarket wheel route because most aftermarket wheels have terrible quality and with an EV weight matters, too. I’m stuck between 20” and 22” options. Originally I thought I’d live with the 21” and save the initial cost, but cost for replacement tires for that size scare me, and the 21” design is ugly.
There are plenty of aftermarket wheels out there that are lighter and better made than OEM wheels.
 

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For those going aftermarket, how much range would you be okay with losing, if you've factored it in already?
 

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For those going aftermarket, how much range would you be okay with losing, if you've factored it in already?
Will be interesting, when I was looking at a tesla model 3 PE, I was going to put a larger wheel on it, but hoping not to loose mileage. I was looking at some forged BBS wheels and they were about 7lbs lighter than the stock wheels. Since we don't know wheel weight on the Rivian, it is so much more of an unknown.
 

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Will be interesting, when I was looking at a tesla model 3 PE, I was going to put a larger wheel on it, but hoping not to loose mileage. I was looking at some forged BBS wheels and they were about 7lbs lighter than the stock wheels. Since we don't know wheel weight on the Rivian, it is so much more of an unknown.
Do you remember how much that BBS wheel set cost with tires?

For Rivian's stock wheel weight, 32-33 lbs is what the 20's on the Model X weigh, and could help us guesstimate what it will be here. Any guesses? Even an upper limit? On F-150's for the same size its 35 lbs. Safe to say Rivan will want to be close to Tesla's weight.
 

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The BBS wheel weights really depend on which wheel and construction. For a nice 20" forged wheel you are around 18 - 22 lbs. Huge variations, but if you got a really nice forged wheel that is say 20 lbs, you will likely loose 60 lbs of rotational mass. If you went with a lesser expensive flow formed wheel you are closer to 25 lbs. If you plan on hauling loads or a trailer, then other considerations come into play.
 
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