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Old 11-23-2011, 05:39 AM   #1

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Expensive Lesson for Tire Shop.

I was having my G-Max's put on the front of my car, tech came in and said car was done. I said cool to bad I curbed the front right wheel just a tad. And he said yeah that big red gash sucks. I said WTF!!!!. Go out there and in the middle of the wheel is a straight line RED colored gash in my wheel. They try to clean it but the wheel has a small impression in it.

I said I did not do that. If I would of done that the wheel would of been turning and not in a straight line. So the shop manager say do I want a new wheel and I say hell yes. So yesterday go to get new wheel put on, turns out the pads on the tire machine where shot and the gouge came when taking the tire off.

They show me there cost on the wheel. 600.00 for a front wheel, ouch. So now I have my curbed wheel fixed and need to wash my other wheels seeing how dark they look to a new polished wheel.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:03 AM   #2

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That sucks. Its all about the equipment you buy. We have a bad ass Hunter tire machine and the ony part of the wheel that gets touch is the grabbers on the inside back lip or the outside of the front lip if doing reverse mounting. Other than that nothing touches the wheels. Even when doing 26's and 28's with rubber bands I never have a problem changing a tire. At least the shop stepped up and admitted they made a boo boo and got you a nice new shiny wheel.
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