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Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 1:29 pm
by hagbard
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I decided to open the other boxes, the rest are only slightly damaged, I'm taking them to my mechanic for his opinion.

Update. He told me to return them, they'd never seal properly.

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 1:46 pm
by Anikiri
whats another good place to buy rims if these are sold out?

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 1:48 pm
by Navon01
Was about to order last night but was too tired. Checked this AM and only 13", 14" are showing... :( (
Can they not get their act straight...

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 2:38 pm
by packardbell
Navon01 wrote:
Nov 1st, 2012 5:48 pm
Was about to order last night but was too tired. Checked this AM and only 13", 14" are showing... :( (
Can they not get their act straight...
I guess costco and robert thibert got together to clear out these over stocked rims. : )
needed to get another set and yes only 13 and 14 inch left overs.
when you buy a car today what models comes with 13 inch? beside from the smart cars : (

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 2:46 pm
by D168
hagbard wrote:
Nov 1st, 2012 5:29 pm
The pics:


I decided to open the other boxes, the rest are only slightly damaged, I'm taking them to my mechanic for his opinion.
Wow, that's harsh... I hope mine don't come like that!

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 2:47 pm
by Y2Breeze
packardbell wrote:
Nov 1st, 2012 6:38 pm
I guess costco and robert thibert got together to clear out these over stocked rims. : )
needed to get another set and yes only 13 and 14 inch left overs.
when you buy a car today what models comes with 13 inch? beside from the smart cars : (
Smarts comes on 15. I own one.

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 2:49 pm
by Navon01
first they increase price then pull off options...bummer!
needed 17" and were selling for $45, which was a great steal for a steel.

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 2:51 pm
by weedb0y
Y2Breeze wrote:
Nov 1st, 2012 6:47 pm
Smarts comes on 15. I own one.
Don't buy that. WHY? LOL

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 2:54 pm
by Answers
packardbell wrote:
Nov 1st, 2012 5:10 pm
anyways couldn't wait till saturday to install and balance the tires.
took me 45 minutes as I was helping my buddy bleed the slave cylinder.
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There actually quite ugly!!! Hope my black ones don't come full of holes

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 3:09 pm
by Answers
I just got an email with 4 seperate tracking order numbers for each rim via UPS.

no word on the tires I ordered at the same time.

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 3:16 pm
by bobcat99
Answers wrote:
Nov 1st, 2012 6:54 pm
There actually quite ugly!!! Hope my black ones don't come full of holes
Hoping mine are black too. That's what the pic showed.

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 3:26 pm
by noNuser
just received mine, is not made in CHINA is made in Switzerland WOOW

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 3:33 pm
by Backlight
Does anyone know what the deal is, are they sold out of everything larger than 14"?

I'm looking for - X99142N 17" for a Mazda 3.

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 3:35 pm
by birdman10
just received mine, same horrible box and OE X45447 made in the USA .

talking to the UPS man , he delivered 12 sets so far this week.

Re: Steel and alloy rims - now online!!!

Posted: Nov 1st, 2012 3:39 pm
by noNuser
Answers wrote:
Nov 1st, 2012 6:54 pm
There actually quite ugly!!! Hope my black ones don't come full of holes
lol probably made in china no wonder is ugly