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      Ok so I made a decision because it's starting to snow here in Toronto, ON. I don't feel safe in the Michelin PSS in this weather. Unfortunately, it will take two weeks for my package to arrive at my tire shop(Tires23 in Mississauga) from the distributor in the states... now the part you've all been waiting for:
      Cost = $3850 all in, after tax, install.
      Rims = BBS SR 19x8.5 Satin Grey
      Tires = Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 245/40/19.


      Hoping that this is going to look mighty fine (imho better than the polestar rims), and I still saved at least $650 when compared to the dealer.

      link to rims: http://www.tirerack.com/images/wheel...anth_ci3_l.jpg

      Will post pics once installed in a couple of weeks.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Blakk_Viking View Post
      Ok so I made a decision because it's starting to snow here in Toronto, ON. I don't feel safe in the Michelin PSS in this weather. Unfortunately, it will take two weeks for my package to arrive at my tire shop(Tires23 in Mississauga) from the distributor in the states... now the part you've all been waiting for:
      Cost = $3850 all in, after tax, install.
      Rims = BBS SR 19x8.5 Satin Grey
      Tires = Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 245/40/19.


      Hoping that this is going to look mighty fine (imho better than the polestar rims), and I still saved at least $650 when compared to the dealer.

      link to rims: http://www.tirerack.com/images/wheel...anth_ci3_l.jpg

      Will post pics once installed in a couple of weeks.
      has it been confirmed the wheels from tire rack will clear the calipers?
      (had great fun yesterday trying to drive in our first snow here)

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      Well, TireRack apparently "Test Fitted" them to one of our member's V60 Polestars, so it should be confirmed.
      That said I was cautious and asked the tire shop what happens if they don't clear the brakes, and they said they will take them back at no cost.

      So to answer your question, they should be confirmed, but I'll let you know forsure once I get mine.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Blakk_Viking View Post
      Well, TireRack apparently "Test Fitted" them to one of our member's V60 Polestars, so it should be confirmed.
      That said I was cautious and asked the tire shop what happens if they don't clear the brakes, and they said they will take them back at no cost.

      So to answer your question, they should be confirmed, but I'll let you know forsure once I get mine.
      after the dealer said his volvo delivered version of the 19" tire rim package cost over $4,000 with tax for pirelli 270 sottozero snow tires, spoke with gary at tirerack to order the michelins and bbs sr with sensors last week. asked to have them mounted and balanced for free so delivery will be first week of december. been snowing here, making it fun fun fun to drive up or down the driveway without getting stuck or crunching into the trees. the summer tires have just the tiniest bit of snow traction above none.

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      Quote Originally Posted by s60r05 View Post
      has it been confirmed the wheels from tire rack will clear the calipers?
      (had great fun yesterday trying to drive in our first snow here)
      When I bought mine, my salesman Doc stated "they are guaranteed to fit". Thanx to user Polestar driving to their location and having his car's brakes lazer measured and photographed for the "see it on your vehicle" feature. See the thread Polestar started about that.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Blakk_Viking View Post
      Ok so I made a decision because it's starting to snow here in Toronto, ON. I don't feel safe in the Michelin PSS in this weather. Unfortunately, it will take two weeks for my package to arrive at my tire shop(Tires23 in Mississauga) from the distributor in the states... now the part you've all been waiting for:
      Cost = $3850 all in, after tax, install.
      Rims = BBS SR 19x8.5 Satin Grey
      Tires = Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 245/40/19.


      Hoping that this is going to look mighty fine (imho better than the polestar rims), and I still saved at least $650 when compared to the dealer.

      link to rims: http://www.tirerack.com/images/wheel...anth_ci3_l.jpg

      Will post pics once installed in a couple of weeks.


      The BBS SR wheels look sharp!






      I also look forward to seeing picts of the Quad Berlin when someone has them installed.

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      Volvo offers a 20" accessory wheels for the XC60, I wonder if these would work as an alternative wheel option.




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      The XC60 accessory wheel: 19-inch Achilles Diamond Cut - Dark grey - if it fits over the brakes.




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      PolestarOfficial says no. Johann has experience with some and said the same.

      I would have loved to have shown you the quad Berlin mounted last week but my car seems lost in transit the 30 miles it needs to travel from Port to dealership. Grrrrrrrrrrrr
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      Got them from tirerack, 245/40r19. However, I think it is rubbing on the outside edge a bit with 45 offset.

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      Quote Originally Posted by br472267 View Post
      Got them from tirerack, 245/40r19. However, I think it is rubbing on the outside edge a bit with 45 offset.
      Is it 8J or 8.5J?

      You could try to stiffen the front suspension to limit the suspension travel a bit.
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      This is probably why 235mm section width was recommended to us. I was worried this may be the case but went with 245mm anyway minus anyone having a negative experience yet.

      Eh, I'm used to a touch of rubbing of the snows. Hope it is very slight.
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      wheel looks good and the added rubber looks safer. can't quite tell, are the tires the michelins?

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      Quote Originally Posted by s60r05 View Post
      wheel looks good and the added rubber looks safer. can't quite tell, are the tires the michelins?
      Yes, they are x-ice xi3.

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      Quote Originally Posted by rebelde azul View Post
      did ur dealer install the supplied wheel locks , on the the 20's

      Not seeing them on the 19's
      Correct, dealer installed the wheel locks, but they won't fit the winter rims.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Johann View Post
      Is it 8J or 8.5J?

      You could try to stiffen the front suspension to limit the suspension travel a bit.
      They are 8.5

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      With ET45 plus 8.5", the rim is 1.25cm or 0.49" wider out of the wheelhouse, then original, plus half of the wider tire...
      No wonder thy are rubbing on the outside, you'll also get more chip damage at the fenders above the mudguards.
      I'm sorry, about the poor Polestar

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      Same here, just dont get it why people spend over 60000$ on a car but are not willing to pay for good, well tested winter setup - no offense though

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      I'll reserve judgement until later. Last few posts seem like over reactions until a) br# defines what he meant by 'some' and whether that definition includes "easy and often" and b) I get my damn car that's a week late and screwing up my thanksgiving travel plans and I get experience w/my winter wheel/tire purchase shipped to and waiting at the dealership.
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      And this is why I waited before pulling the trigger on a winter wheel set-up, all the wheels on tire rack are 45mm offset. They might not rub with 235's, a little more stretch over the 8.5" rims. Interestingly enough, Tire Rack now lists 235's as an alternate size, in addition to the 245's they first listed as their recommended size.
      However I certainly understand the desire for a more affordable winter set-up, who wants expensive wheels trashed in the winter? Fortunately, in Seattle, it rarely snows or gets colder than 40, and when it does get cold, it's dry. But I cannot afford to miss work, ever. So I have always had a winter set-up that goes on in December and comes off in March, just in case. I just don't have a set-up for the Polestar....yet.
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      Quote Originally Posted by br472267 View Post
      Correct, dealer installed the wheel locks, but they won't fit the winter rims.
      Polestars come with factory wheel locks?
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      Quote Originally Posted by TexasV70R View Post
      Polestars come with factory wheel locks?
      yes standard s/v60 part 2011 +
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      Polestar 19" winter wheels with the logo's of the 20" wheels.

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      New version then...or done by you self or your dealer?

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      Quote Originally Posted by TomOldi View Post
      New version then...or done by you self or your dealer?
      Done by a dealer.
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      Hebben het goed gedaan, bijna als origineel

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      Quote Originally Posted by rebelde azul View Post
      yes standard s/v60 part 2011 +
      I was charged by the dealer for wheel lock, is it suppose to be an extra charge for it?

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      This is the front,



      rear:


      the possible rub at rear:


      I'm not sure how easy or often tbh, I'm not sure how it suppose to fell when rubbing. I only noticed it after my coworker pointed out the the possibility.

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      Good timing on the post and discussion of the subject. I can say -- and confirm with certainty -- that not all 19" rims, 8.5" wide, with 245mm section width tires, rub or stick out. I.e., mine do not. Pictures to come shortly.

      The certainty that they do not rub based on me driving into NYC from Long Island on the LIE, specifically the stretch of road under the Van Wyck which has some monster dips and sharp rises of the road. Anyone who knows the road knows that stretch of road is the litmus test for how a vehicle soaks up the bumps, with what level of stability. And, No rubbing. And that's with the weight of the stock rims + tires in the back of the wagon weighing the car down nicely.

      Stand by while I grab the pix off my SD card.

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      As promised...

      19x8.5 Quad Berlin MGS
      245/40R-19 Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 Asymmetric XL

      All images are here: http://m8ofoto.smugmug.com/KarKrazy/...ar-pickup-day/
      But enough are below...

      Rear, fits nice. Sure, it's pushed-out a little more than the stock rims & tires. But not too far; the stock tires will kick junk onto the rear bumper, just a bit less. They're within the wheel well, and it doesn't rub:



      I didn't notice at the time, it's an in-focus shot of a bush ... I will have to re-take this angle.



      Various angles:









      Last edited by m8o; 11-26-2014 at 09:29 PM.
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      the dark wheels go very well with the black star.
      appears you only got a bit of sleet and a ot of rain. we received a nice present for the skiers up here.
      would be fun to drive in if i had received my wheels and tires from tr before the snow.

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      Wheels look very good, but I fell sorry for that frontplate you are forced to use....

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      Ya, it was a winter non-event here. I didn't see much of anything left on Rt. 91 or 89 aside from the stretch of road just south east of Montpelier VT. It was a hard sluch that had frozen mostly hard. The PA4s handled that we'll up to about mid 70 mph.

      Update on the fit/rub question...

      So as hinted at I just drove 300+ miles from NYC to Stowe VT, and I managed to get a tire to rub ... once ... about 1 mile from my home on local streets, at about 10 or 15mph, making a sharp 120 degree left turn as I was getting onto the service road before the entrance ramp to the highway. The back was loaded with a few hundred pounds of gear.

      But once underway no matter how big a hit, on turns, I never heard the rub. So there is something to be said for rolling the rear fender on the inner edge ... if you'll use a combo of 8.5" rim and 245 section width. The front is already rolled as those of you who already have the car know. But it may be overkill too as its tough to coax the rub to occur.
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      Happy holiday
      Ur new ride looks fantabulous
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      Thank you. Happy thanksgiving to you too, and to all.
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