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      03-22-2012, 02:09 PM   #243
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HRE Wheels and COR Wheels are the only real custom wheels manufacture in existence....
GTFO.
You registered today to piggy back on HRE and give plug to COR? Who the F is COR anyways. If anything they just look like a copy of ADV1.
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      03-22-2012, 02:13 PM   #244
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GTFO.
You registered today to piggy back on HRE and give plug to COR? Who the F is COR anyways. If anything they just look like a copy of ADV1.
LOL good catch...
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      03-22-2012, 02:33 PM   #245
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you guys forgot one custom wheel company that probably has the best motorsport reputation mentioned in this thread: Fikse.
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COR is the real deal that's who they are. They are in the same business as MHT and own the lathe/cnc machines that are used to cut for many companies out there.

Since they are the manufacturer, they don't spend very much time advertising just like how you don't see MHT spending $$$ on advertising either.

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You registered today to piggy back on HRE and give plug to COR? Who the F is COR anyways. If anything they just look like a copy of ADV1.
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      03-22-2012, 03:15 PM   #247
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I have no idea why Active Autowerke partnered with ADV that potentially hurt Active's reputation.

I'll feel more safe with VMR than ADV....
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      03-22-2012, 03:21 PM   #248
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COR is the real deal that's who they are. They are in the same business as MHT and own the lathe/cnc machines that are used to cut for many companies out there.

Since they are the manufacturer, they don't spend very much time advertising just like how you don't see MHT spending $$$ on advertising either.

Alhough COR has a mill and lathe they are not in the same ballpark as HRE or MHT or even ADV1.

MHT advertises probably more than anyone just not in this market. You know they make DUB spinners, Davin streetspin, and MHT forged. These are all machined on cnc machines.

I will say this just because you own a couple cnc machines does not make your wheels better than someone who does not.

Alot of what makes the wheels is the components used along with the engineering and finally the finish quality and how long it lasts.

One of the above 3 things is what potentially caused the failure in this thread. The question is does it fall on ADV1 or a supplier. They have definatly made a fair offer to rectify the situation.
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      03-22-2012, 03:59 PM   #249
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I've always had a problem with all these million companies making wheels. It seems like you are no better off then just buying cheap replicas, at least those wouldn't burn holes in your pockets. It boggles my mind with all these people buying $7-10,000 wheels from companies that have been in business for 5 years or less. Either they are secretly being given away or there are more stupid people out there giving away their cash than expected. Furthermore, I would never EVER buy wheels from Jordan or a company which he is involved with. YET people continue to just surrender their money like idiots and then complain that they feel duped. Continue to make videos wearing Piquets that these suckers have basically bought for you.
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      03-22-2012, 05:55 PM   #250
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best thread i've read in a long time.
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      03-22-2012, 06:20 PM   #251
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I've always had a problem with all these million companies making wheels. It seems like you are no better off then just buying cheap replicas, at least those wouldn't burn holes in your pockets. It boggles my mind with all these people buying $7-10,000 wheels from companies that have been in business for 5 years or less. Either they are secretly being given away or there are more stupid people out there giving away their cash than expected. Furthermore, I would never EVER buy wheels from Jordan or a company which he is involved with. YET people continue to just surrender their money like idiots and then complain that they feel duped. Continue to make videos wearing Piquets that these suckers have basically bought for you.

Why does it matter how long a company has been in business as related to the price you pay?
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      03-22-2012, 07:46 PM   #252
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A small percentage of defects exist in most manufactured products.

I know the following are different instances but goes to show this sort of stuff happens.

Here's HRE
http://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=331067
http://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/3...monoblock.html

I'm not bashing HRE either but it just goes to show that it happens.

I'm sorry to hear about your friend's wheels but I bent and cracked 22x12 wheels on my x5 before. I still run 22s regardless because they look good.
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      03-22-2012, 07:52 PM   #253
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Do you want to talk about how HRE equipped cars were banned from a number of major race tracks and organizations in the mid 2000s due to a rash of failures?

Every wheel company has failures.

EDIT - I should add that although those statements were made by a very well respected instructor and member of Audiworld, I do not believe they were ever adequately substantiated.

Nevertheless, it is not difficult to find instances of HRE wheel failures...or really any manufacturer for that matter.

I know that Kinesis had catastrophic failure(s) during a racing event.
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      03-22-2012, 08:03 PM   #254
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Eguene - If you have problems or want updates you should by now have Jordan's direct line. If you don't PM me and i'll get it to you.
Matt!

1. it was Tony was said he will update me! so I should be contacted!

2. a date was promised and delayed on this TYPE of serious matter , and you want me to keep asking myself when I am going to be shipped with anything. Hello?! customer service? are you guys on the forum just selling wheels or a part of it is service?

3. lucky enough Tony actually replied to my email about a full refund! nothing solid yet but at least an update!

4. no direct line for me on anything
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      03-22-2012, 08:05 PM   #255
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Geez...
Tell me about it..there is enuff horse manuere being spouted here that I can smell it through my computer screen...good grief.
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      03-22-2012, 08:05 PM   #256
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you guys forgot one custom wheel company that probably has the best motorsport reputation mentioned in this thread: Fikse.
FIKSE seems very good! I never got a chance to try them but I've always been interested.
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      03-22-2012, 08:30 PM   #257
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... or there are more stupid people out there giving away their cash than expected.
Best post in this thread... 'A fool and his money are soon parted'.
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      03-22-2012, 09:50 PM   #258
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not to get off topic but since someone brought up cor.

http://mbworld.org/forums/w212-amg/4...or-forged.html

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      03-22-2012, 10:49 PM   #259
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Matt!

1. it was Tony was said he will update me! so I should be contacted!

2. a date was promised and delayed on this TYPE of serious matter , and you want me to keep asking myself when I am going to be shipped with anything. Hello?! customer service? are you guys on the forum just selling wheels or a part of it is service?

3. lucky enough Tony actually replied to my email about a full refund! nothing solid yet but at least an update!

4. no direct line for me on anything
Eugene,

Jordan posted his direct line on page 10 in his response to the issues you're having - regardless as you still seem still unhappy with the level of customer service please contact me at matt@adv1wheels.com so I have the best email address for you and I will update you personally on this order daily until it is resolved.
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Eugene,

Jordan posted his direct line on page 10 in his response to the issues you're having - regardless as you still seem still unhappy with the level of customer service please contact me at matt@adv1wheels.com so I have the best email address for you and I will update you personally on this order daily until it is resolved.
Tony has replied and he says Jordan will call me tomorrow about my refund request.

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      03-23-2012, 10:42 AM   #261
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Let's assume that what adv is saying its true
How could they have better handled this?
They are replacing the part AFTER the warranty had expired
And if you don't have stock, you don't have stock
Irrespective of the urgency of the failure, you still don't have stock

Had they said the warranty is expired sorry
I would have understood this even of animosity from you guys

Shit fails
Have people stopped buying 335i after the HPFP issues?
As long as the manufacturer rectifies the issues, I'm ok with that.
If you want the ultimate safety, maybe riding on 22s isn't exactly the best option
Stick with OEM

No offense to the OP
But if I'm worried about safety, and I want the ultimate reliability?
I would not go to after market wheels
Simple as that
+100... there are so many ADV.1 haters that don't even listen to logic...
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+100... there are so many ADV.1 haters that don't even listen to logic...
Past performance is the best indicator of future performance....
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Past performance is the best indicator of future performance....
Actually, most will tell you the exact opposite. If what you just said were the case, picking stocks would be damn easy. Likewise, no entrepreneurs would *ever* succeed. Almost every entrepreneur fails in his first venture - tons of stats to back that up - just google it.
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Actually, most will tell you the exact opposite. If what you just said were the case, picking stocks would be damn easy. Likewise, no entrepreneurs would *ever* succeed. Almost every entrepreneur fails in his first venture - tons of stats to back that up - just google it.
Not talking stocks - talking customer service & product. Don't see many if any threads of people bitching about ADVAN, BBS, HRE's Volks...Find plenty of people bitching about ADV1's & 360 forged. Clear pattern -
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