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Old 07-28-2011, 01:31 PM   #51
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So what I'm getting from this thread is that Savini Wheels are pure shit?
For the money.... yes.

They'd be worth it if they were more in the 200.00 per wheel range.
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Old 07-28-2011, 01:42 PM   #52
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So what I'm getting from this thread is that Savini Wheels are pure shit?
I think pure shit is better than Savini Wheels.
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Not exactly They LOOK pretty and they vibrate or they don't look good but don't vibrate or they vibrate and don't look good.

Some vibrate, somes finishes fall off and others do both.
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to the op on this one, great job all the way around. i'm really sorry you had to go through this kind of SH** but you have save others.
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Old 07-28-2011, 09:50 PM   #55
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I think pure shit is better than Savini Wheels.
it doesnt peel off as easily as their "paint onto chrome" does
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I'm glad that I never got sucked into these way over priced wheels. I'll take my Foose nitrous rims any day over this crap. I paid $2,700 with tires and they work great and still look great.
Funny Lori comments about paying for rims or a supercharger....and I'm tracking with you on a solid compromise. I watched some of the above drama unfold and decided to go with a more cost effective rim/tire combo (so I could still afford a blower!!).

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to the op on this one, great job all the way around. i'm really sorry you had to go through this kind of SH** but you have save others.
I tried to be resonable in this matter and I am giving them ONE more attempt to try and FIX these wheels. IMO they should have been right from the start.

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it doesnt peel off as easily as their "paint onto chrome" does
How true this statement is, but it just isn't the chrome ones that the paint is falling off. I know Emma had to have hers refinished because of paint issues and hers were totally black. There is another member who had issues with his paint coming off and it turned into a big ordeal with Savini and he ended up just paying himself to have them re-finished because of all the drama.

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Funny Lori comments about paying for rims or a supercharger....and I'm tracking with you on a solid compromise. I watched some of the above drama unfold and decided to go with a more cost effective rim/tire combo (so I could still afford a blower!!).

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I totally understand what you are saying and don't think I have thought about that. I too, like Randy, feel like a total idiot for buying these wheels. I paid 995.00 for each wheel ( 3980.00 total ) plus tires, tpms sensor etc... plus another 225.00 trying to get these things to balance to no avail. That is ALOT of money for a set of wheels.

Hell I put a 6" lift kit, 20" Gear Wheels with 35" Nitto Terra Grappler tires on my truck for less than these wheels. AND these wheels and MUD GRIP tires ride SMOOTH, NO vibration. Go figure......
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that's a lot to spend on wheels and them still have issues
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that's a lot to spend on wheels and them still have issues
You are so right......

Well wheels are off , car is on jack stands and wheels are palletized waiting on them to be picked up for their return to SAVINI. Hopefully when they come back, supposedly on 8/9/2011 they will be right.
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You are so right......

Well wheels are off , car is on jack stands and wheels are palletized waiting on them to be picked up for their return to SAVINI. Hopefully when they come back, supposedly on 8/9/2011 they will be right.
Got my fingers crossed for you.

Unless they remake them though, I'm guessing they are gonna take the wheels off the palet, roll them across the floor to another pallet, put them on the other pallet and ship them back.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:01 AM   #63
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Got my fingers crossed for you.

Unless they remake them though, I'm guessing they are gonna take the wheels off the palet, roll them across the floor to another pallet, put them on the other pallet and ship them back.
Well since I am in the "Legal Processing Mode" right now that probably would not be a good idea.

They will eiher make them right or give me my money back and at this point that is what I would prefer. There are too many cases of a bad product being delivered and they think that since they are there and we are here that we will just give up. NOT. California has some pretty good consumer protection laws.
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Well since I am in the "Legal Processing Mode" right now that probably would not be a good idea.

They will eiher make them right or give me my money back and at this point that is what I would prefer. There are too many cases of a bad product being delivered and they think that since they are there and we are here that we will just give up. NOT. California has some pretty good consumer protection laws.

the worst part is that by their standards, the wheels are fine. thats why i asked randy in the other thread whether their tolerance was .300" or .003"

big difference in the two.
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Got my fingers crossed for you.

Unless they remake them though, I'm guessing they are gonna take the wheels off the palet, roll them across the floor to another pallet, put them on the other pallet and ship them back.
Not quite. With mine, they used a magic marker to fill in a paint chip before sending them back.

I'm serious. I sent them back to be refinished and when I got them back, there was a chip in one of the front wheels which someone had tried to hide with a black magic marker.

BTW, my Forgelines are at the tire shop right now being mounted and balanced.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:35 AM   #66
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Makes me wonder if they give us all the crap and cut corners to save money knowing we are so far away.

NOT sayign they do, but makes me wonder. I went to Gulf Coast Custom Wheels the day before I left for the fest and they said they had never seen a set of Savini wheels but were not impressed. The style is great. He wondered about the hoops.

It just REALLY sucks when EVERY TIME and I mean E.V.E.R.Y. Time I get them done they look at them funny and show me what's happening. Ugh...... I've gotten used to it though. Just need to either strip the paint off or have them redone.
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You know Norm brought up a good point about these wheels or specifically Savini Wheels.

Butler Tire said that they had not seen any issues with Savini Wheels before, several othe HIGH END Shops, I mean who have actual stores, I contacted said that they haven't seen any issues. Now they all could be telling me a lie, but Norm proposed that Savini knows there bread and butter is these high end shops who sell a ton of wheels.

He also suggests that Savini KNOWS they can not send substandard wheels to those vendors, SO when they get a set of wheels that are not 100% correct they remake them for the high end stores and set the "Blems" to the side.

Now once some internet shopper/forum buyer comes along they pass off these not exactly right wheels off on them knowing it is so hard to get any resolution. Savini claims they are "Custom" and once you have them they are yours, or that is what they tell these vendors. Since they are" Discounting the wheels they make the vendor eat the discount and the vendor is really not making any money off the wheels. They makes their money on tires, lugnuts, mounting etc... So when it goes bad Savini washes their hands of it, tell the vendor " You knew they were custom" and leaves the vendor holding the bag and since the vendor did not really make any money off the wheels they have no play in refunding peoples money. Savini plays the " In tolerance " game all the while the customer is getting screwed.

Makes alot of sense.
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I guess they figure that us mullet wearing, Nascar loving, Crager riding camaro rednecks are too stupid to notice a vibration or a bad paint job. "F"em, I will tell every single person I know to never buy from those losers.
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I guess they figure that us mullet wearing, Nascar loving, Crager riding camaro rednecks are too stupid to notice a vibration or a bad paint job. "F"em, I will tell every single person I know to never buy from those losers.
Are you my cousin? LMAO Yeah us dumb redneck, trailer park trash , mud riding, UFO watching igits don't know nutin......
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Are you my cousin? LMAO Yeah us dumb redneck, trailer park trash , mud riding, UFO watching igits don't know nutin......
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I bet Shack wouldn't get a set of screwed up rims(oh sorry, I mean wheels. That's the redneck coming out again.) if he bought from those losers.
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you are insane if you do not call your CC company and do a charge back asap. if the wheels are not hub-centric, this means that the hub size drilled on your wheels is already too large, redrilling it will only make it larger. Centering rings are what you find on most cheaper 1 pc wheels on the market so they can sell them to multiple cars and make more money.
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you are insane if you do not call your CC company and do a charge back asap. if the wheels are not hub-centric, this means that the hub size drilled on your wheels is already too large, redrilling it will only make it larger. Centering rings are what you find on most cheaper 1 pc wheels on the market so they can sell them to multiple cars and make more money.
I have been in contact with the CC company and since they want the wheels back to try and FIX them then they said to let them try and if I am not happy then we can move forward with any disputes.

I did check the tracking number on the wheels and the estimated delivery date is 8/4, LOL Aint no way I will get them back by 8/9
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Old 08-01-2011, 04:47 PM   #73
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just from reading PQ's, Jkel's, and Emma's comments, has helped me steer clear from ever purchasing this brand. i hate to hear that u guys are having so many problems with them. i would def. be seeking other options if they cant correct the problem.
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I suppose if you ordered 20" or smaller, had them just use the raw aluminum finish, and charge half the price, it would be a decent product.
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If I could get half what I have invested mine right now, I'd take it. And they actually look great.
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