The primary use of 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters is to change the bolt pattern to fit wheels that are made of another vehicle. They are available that will change a 5×120 to a 5×114.3 or to a 5×112, or the other way around. There are also adapters that will change a 5 hole pattern to a 6 hole. Before choosing the proper 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters, there are a few factors you need to know: 1. bolt pattern, 2. center bore, 3. thickness, 4. stud size. Since these 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters directly bolt to your hub and then the wheel is secured directly to the adapter, figure out the bolt pattern of the vehicle and wheel to ensure they are perfectly fit. Besides, many aftermarket wheels are made with various hub diameters, it is important to measure the center bore.
What Are the Thinnest 2022 Tesla Model S Wheel Adapters?
Another application of the 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters is to create extra space between the wheel and the existing hub assembly. You need proper thickness to make the adapters work well. Technically speaking, the minimum required thickness is about 1 inch (depending on the length of your studs). 1-inch 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters will stick out the wheels about 1 inch (25mm). This may cause some fender clearance problems. It is better to do some measurements. Use a straight edge ruler to measure the distance from the inner fender lip and the outside edge of your wheel tires or rims. This distance is the perfect thickness to get the wheels flush with the fender and the maximum amount that wheels will not rub the wheel well. Ticker 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters can be made to account for your wheel offset. Certainly, a thicker adapter will push the wheels out further. But thickness doesn’t affect the quality of your 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters.
How Do I Measure the Stud Size for 2022 Tesla Model S Wheel Adapters?
It is always important to have proper thread engagement of your lug nuts and studs after you have mounted the wheels on the vehicle with 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters. Most customers want the inside and outside hardware to match. This means that the vehicle stud size will match the adapter stud size. It is easy to know the vehicle stud size—it’s listed in your vehicle manual. You can also search Google. The best way is to measure actually. Try to use a pitch gauge to fit the teeth into your threads until you find the one that matches. When you get the pitch, write it down. You might have 1.5 mm. Then measure the thread width with a caliper in millimeters. This might be 14 mm across, write it down. There the thread of your vehicle wheel stud will be M14 x 1.5. Make sure that the studs of your 2022 Tesla Model S wheel adapters are long enough for a full thread engagement. For instance, if the thread is M14x1.5, then you need at least 14mm thread length for lug nuts to lock the wheel adapters in place safely.