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beemerbum1
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The only trim that has the 22" wheels as standard is the One. Under specifications it states the 22" wheel is an available option for the other trims. My guess is that will be a $2000-$2500 up-charge based on the likely difference in cost vis the 20"s. So if one prefers the 20"s on their One, it would be nice (!) if Fisker either offered a discount (not likely) or some option such as the roof rack.

Just dreaming, I suppose...


   
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I would love to have the same dream!  🙂  (although I would pay to "upgrade" from 22"  wheels to 20".)

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Sean Callahan
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I wish I could see Henrik's test vehicle before locking in my build just to examine the AirGlider wheels up close like I did the SlipStreams. I was impressed with the carbon fiber inserts. I'd love to see the carbon fiber inserts popped off to see what the wheels look like without them. Any guesses? 

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beemerbum1
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The 20s without that weird cover aren't all that bad looking - I will probably have the spokes powder coated bright silver or something - but the 22s will be more valuable. So some people have suggested to get the 22s, sell em, and buy some 20's plus pocket the probable difference. This could actually be done within the Fisker system by ordering the "winter wheel/tire option" when you buy the car. Then sell the 22 tires and wheels, buy decent tires for the 20s and sell the winter tires (or keep em). If they don't give some consideration towards getting 20s outright, I might just do that.


   
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BayouBob
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Posted by: @seancallahan

I wish I could see Henrik's test vehicle before locking in my build just to examine the AirGlider wheels up close like I did the SlipStreams. I was impressed with the carbon fiber inserts. I'd love to see the carbon fiber inserts popped off to see what the wheels look like without them. Any guesses? 

Man that is a tough one! You are doing the storm trooper combo with white and black. I am partial to the air gliders, but on the storm trooper edition I think the Slip Streams would look especially good.


   
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BayouBob
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Posted by: @bayoubob
Posted by: @seancallahan

I wish I could see Henrik's test vehicle before locking in my build just to examine the AirGlider wheels up close like I did the SlipStreams. I was impressed with the carbon fiber inserts. I'd love to see the carbon fiber inserts popped off to see what the wheels look like without them. Any guesses? 

Man that is a tough one! You are doing the storm trooper combo with white and black. I am partial to the air gliders, but on the storm trooper edition I think the Slip Streams would look especially good.

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@bayoubob I love it -- the Storm Trooper look!!! My daughter just asked is it Darth Vader's car? ...Then she said I want the Storm Trooper car. 😆

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Old Aviator
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I just want those blue calipers on mine.  Why won't they atleast confirm that as the color?


   
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BayouBob
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Posted by: @seancallahan

@bayoubob I love it -- the Storm Trooper look!!! My daughter just asked is it Darth Vader's car? ...Then she said I want the Storm Trooper car. 😆

Well, there you go you have no choice now. As you can see, the Air Gliders just do not quite pull off the empire strikes back thing quite as well...

 

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Here is another Ocean wheel thought, this time… between silver and black for F3 & F5.

As I am no expert in brake pads (please correct me if I am wrong!) it would be great to know what kind of brake pads the Ocean has, organic, semi-metallic (most likely), or ceramic (less likely). Until we find out… usually the European cars produce (after each braking), a dark (blackish) brake dust opposite to the Asian and NA cars which have a much lighter (grayish) brake dust. This dark brake dust that gets on the nice, shiny silver alloy wheels makes them look gross (see pic.), not so much on the black alloy wheels. Both, silver or black will need the TLC, but until you attend to them, the black will look much better! (Just me).

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Posted by: @jevs

Here is another Ocean wheel thought, this time… between silver and black for F3 & F5.

As I am no expert in brake pads (please correct me if I am wrong!) it would be great to know what kind of brake pads the Ocean has, organic, semi-metallic (most likely), or ceramic (less likely). Until we find out… usually the European cars produce (after each braking), a dark (blackish) brake dust opposite to the Asian and NA cars which have a much lighter (grayish) brake dust. This dark brake dust that gets on the nice, shiny silver alloy wheels makes them look gross (see pic.), not so much on the black alloy wheels. Both, silver or black will need the TLC, but until you attend to them, the black will look much better! (Just me).

Regen! Unless you drive it really hard, the amount of dust is much more manageable in my experience. The brakes seem to last 2x - 3x as long thanks to regen. (n.b. bogus ICE-funded pseudo-studies notwithstanding, in the real world EV brake pads rarely wear).


   
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 JEVS
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@bayoubob Yes, now that I think more, you are correct!!! Thanks.

These forums are a gold mine, especially for first EV owners like me! 🤗 


   
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Posted by: @jevs

Here is another Ocean wheel thought, this time… between silver and black for F3 & F5.

As I am no expert in brake pads (please correct me if I am wrong!) it would be great to know what kind of brake pads the Ocean has, organic, semi-metallic (most likely), or ceramic (less likely). Until we find out… usually the European cars produce (after each braking), a dark (blackish) brake dust opposite to the Asian and NA cars which have a much lighter (grayish) brake dust. This dark brake dust that gets on the nice, shiny silver alloy wheels makes them look gross (see pic.), not so much on the black alloy wheels. Both, silver or black will need the TLC, but until you attend to them, the black will look much better! (Just me).

I doubt the Ocean will get ceramic brake pads; they are very expensive.  The brake dust from European (and performance) vehicles has more to do with the softness of the pad than the color.  Performance vehicles tend to have softer pads as they provide more bite and a nice, solid brake-pedal feel but the downside is that they generally wear out more quickly leading to excess brake dust.  The Japanese (and more economy) vehicles tend to have harder brake pads that do not have as much residue.

This is not as relevant for BEVs as much of the braking is done through regenerative braking and the brake pads get much less usage (and in turn dust) than an ICE vehicle.

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 JEVS
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@ttrinchi Thank you, great point and info. It’s always good to know how it really works and what to expect. 🙂


   
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Jesper_Denmark
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@ttrinchi Ceramic brake pads are not expensive (I always buy ceramic pads, due to less dust and they last longer) . I think you mix it up with ceramic brake discs. Anohter thing is that ceramic brake pads produce less dust than other e.g. metallic brake pads


   
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