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Old 05-21-2013, 06:21 PM   #1
John and Sheri
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Drives: 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS Yellow
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Huntersville, NC
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Angry Avoid SMS Supercars (Saleen)

This is a warning to anyone considering purchasing anything from SMS Supercars also known as Saleen. I wanted the SMS hood with the butterfly ports for my 2011 2SS/RS Camaro. I ordered and paid for the hood in February and was told it would be delivered in two weeks. After three I began calling a speaking with Natasha Bijelic. Time and time again she promised the hood would be delivered in a week. I went as far as trying to contact Molly Saleen and left her several messages that were never returned. Finally in April the hood arrived but it was damaged, so I sent it back. At that point I began talking with Adam Torres and he was the only one that followed up with returning phone calls. Within three weeks he had another hood delivered and it looked undamaged when it arrived. I took it to my paint and body guy and he began to prep it for paint and the hood which is made of two parts separated and he had to epoxy the pieces together. He also noticed there was no latch on the hood and not one in the box. I called and miraculously got Natasha on the phone and she transferred me to the tech guy, Bill Vaughn. He told me to take the latch off the stock hood and use it. Not believing what I was hearing, I reminded him the stock latch was riveted in and was not supposed to be removed and used on another hood. I mean this is their tech guy. So with no latch and not help I have been trying to get my money back and return the hood with no success. I call day time after time and day after day but get sent to voice mails. I leave messages that are never returned. I am now seeking legal options because 2000 dollars may not mean much to SMS Supercars but it is to me. One other thing that will leave you scratching your head, there were no instructions included in the box on how to install the cable system for the butterfly ports. When I called and actually got some help on this issue I was told they did not have the instructions for the Camaro, however they had them for the SMS Challenger and they would send those they were similar. Again, this is SALEEN...a huge name in the car industry. I LEAVE THIS WARNING --- DO NOT DO BUSINESS WITH SMS SUPERCARS. Do what I should have done and check their Better Business Bureau record. If I had done that prior I would have never ordered this hood. I hope this helps anyone considering buying anything from this company.
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