I am going to assume GM clearances everything for the 37's on the same wheels, so backspacing will be critical on aftermarket wheels.After watching the crab walk again I'm curious how different wheels and tires would affect this. Obviously they would have to be very close to the same offset, backspacing and all of that, but wonder if an aftermarket wheel and the optional 37" tire would operate the same way.
That is a great question, with 4 wheel steer, the alignment setting are likely changed to not get any weird handling on initial turn in which could affect tire wear. We will have to figure that out as the first owners tack on some miles.Also curious how crabwalk and 4 wheel steering are going to affect longevity of tires and pattern of wear. Will all tires fair equally or will knobies be bad news?
Most shops with a 4 wheel computerized alignment machine should be able to do it (GM will publish the specs and settings), but a good alignment is worth paying for, not something to shop for the best price. My Tesla was delivered new out of alignment, steering wheel off center, Tesla sent it out to a local alignment shop..Very true and something I would imagine has to be done at the dealer. Discount Tire or a shop like that would not have any idea how to proceed with this setup.
Tesla does not have a pre delivery inspection... When I got my car Dec 28 2020, it was still warm from manufacturing, literally assembled on 12-26-2020 in the tent. The guy who delivered it to my house and spent a whole 3 1/2 minutes with me before he left said he had 17 more cars to deliver that day, and to just log any defect I found into the phone app, with pictures. I found quite a few, and it took a couple service visits to rectify them. Interestingly I was quite disappointed at the time, but sine the car has been great, and I smile every time I drive it.Wow right out of the gates and not aligned. Kind of interesting they didn't pick that up during the pre delivery inspection. Makes sense and didn't really think about it like that as most alignment machines are similar.