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      02-22-2010, 03:20 AM   #1
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Son Tran is a scholar and a gentleman

Had rashed the HRE P47's a bit on my M3 sometime last year and did a little homemade repair, but heard great things about Son Tran's Wheel Repair Services here in SoCal. After watching his meticulous and frankly amazing work at Saturday's LTBMW meet I had him fix my ghetto repair job and he color matched my finish perfectly!





Here's another guy who got his really f'd up rim repaired by Son at the meet:
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=354022

Anyone in LA/OC in need of some wheel TLC definitely give him a call at (714) 742-6855, great services great price and a great guy!
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      02-22-2010, 04:41 AM   #2
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      02-22-2010, 04:45 AM   #3
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Ohh wow he does a great work!! It seems like nothing happen!!! Mind asking how much did he charged you?
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      02-22-2010, 06:21 AM   #4
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Son Tran is amazing!

He fixed my rims before and I couldn't even tell they were rashed before.
Super nice guy too
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      02-22-2010, 07:40 AM   #5
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WTF? How does he color match? Does he just use a brush?
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      02-22-2010, 09:41 AM   #6
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Does he just use a brush?
Probably more like an airbrush...
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      02-22-2010, 10:31 AM   #7
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I know he does amazing work! But I have always worried about when demounting and mounting tires, doesn't it affect his work, cause will it break off if you just use bondo or similar substances because it doesn't look like he welds anything right?
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      02-22-2010, 10:53 AM   #8
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Son Tran does a great job indeed..but a scholar and a gentlemen?? Maybe he is a wheel repair genius but I won't call him a scholar....just for future reference.

Great job Son Tran. I sent these pictures to a friend who her mom MESS'D up her wheel with a nice curve rash..she will be calling you soon..
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      02-22-2010, 12:20 PM   #9
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those are some nice results. Nice to have that guy handy for future reference.

How much did the repair run?
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      02-22-2010, 12:39 PM   #10
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need someone here locally T__T ..

on another note, that's a lot of wheel weights
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need someone here locally T__T ..

on another note, that's a lot of wheel weights
holy crap I missed that the first time. That rim is jacked if it needs that many weights.
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I can't even begin to see the blemish in that picture, that guy has some skills
Makes you want to curb a rim just to support the guy....wait scratch that
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Who pays people to create all of these "I love Longtran" threads? I see them all over E90post and now here.
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holy crap I missed that the first time. That rim is jacked if it needs that many weights.
One word: FALKEN
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Who pays people to create all of these "I love Longtran" threads? I see them all over E90post and now here.
I dunno but this is a Son Tran thread though.
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Who pays people to create all of these "I love Longtran" threads? I see them all over E90post and now here.
This is a wheel repair guy named Son Tran. Not Longtran.

Anyway, this guy is amazing!!! Such funny timing. My dad found him from some Ferrari guys. He came all the way out to Westlake village from the OC to fix two rims. A 20 on a n X5 and one of my dads Advan RS-D's. They both looked 100% perfect when he was done. Couldent even tell anything happened.

And on the RS-D I figured there was no way he could do anything with the double wall lip. Well I was wrong.

+100000 for SON TRAN!

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Those weights are essentially opposite the valve stem and TPMS. Those things add a considerable amount of weight.
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looks nice.. i saw him tackle a rashed wheel at the LT meet.

he did a great job on that wheel and on your HRE's too.

nice work.
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Saw this wheels in person and they looked great ! He did a good job !
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Nice to knwo there's a guy like that her ein LA, GODFORBID you scratch your wheels.
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Who pays people to create all of these "I love Longtran" threads? I see them all over E90post and now here.
1. This thread is about Son Tran.

2. Long has a good reputation because he is helpful and does good work. Plus he has good taste in mods. I know most everything I've done to my own car is because I saw it on his first.
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