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      07-28-2012, 12:37 PM   #155
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I'm so glad I didn't go with there wheels (I was so close too)
You went over-the-top baller instead.
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      07-28-2012, 01:57 PM   #156
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I'm so glad I didn't go with there wheels (I was so close too)
I'm with you. I've been close a few times. It's tempting because they do have nice designs
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      07-28-2012, 02:36 PM   #157
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I read all this and also wonder why I see these wheels on some serious cars. A buddy of mine has a set on his GTR. Now that I think about it, he did ship them back to have them re-coated as apparently the finish was peeling. Wheels look good, but man, some serious problems out there. I like my rock chipped OEM 220s.
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I read all this and also wonder why I see these wheels on some serious cars. A buddy of mine has a set on his GTR. Now that I think about it, he did ship them back to have them re-coated as apparently the finish was peeling. Wheels look good, but man, some serious problems out there. I like my rock chipped OEM 220s.
Those rocked chipped OEM 220's are built/forged by FUCHS wheels in Germany. A well known company with years of knowledge and rigid testing. To top it off their TUV certificate if official and not photo-shopped.
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      07-31-2012, 02:45 PM   #159
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this "case" reminds me of the formula that was used in Fight club for car imperfection recalls..
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      07-31-2012, 11:37 PM   #160
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I'm so glad I didn't go with there wheels (I was so close too)
You went over-the-top baller instead.
I love my BBS
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      08-01-2012, 10:44 AM   #161
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they're both in Florida
You do know AA doesn't push ADV anymore like they used to right? Unless it is specifically what the customer wants, they actually promote an entirely different line. This is last year's news.

I feel your pain OP, mine was with another forged wheel company based out of the west coast..5g later, times 2! On our own shop cars.

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You do know AA doesn't push ADV anymore like they used to right? Unless it is specifically what the customer wants, they actually promote an entirely different line. This is last year's news.

I feel your pain OP, mine was with another forged wheel company based out of the west coast..5g later, times 2! On our own shop cars.
Thanks for the update on AA and ADV.

What was the wheel company you had trouble with?

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You do know AA doesn't push ADV anymore like they used to right? Unless it is specifically what the customer wants, they actually promote an entirely different line. This is last year's news.

I feel your pain OP, mine was with another forged wheel company based out of the west coast..5g later, times 2! On our own shop cars.
yes
please just name the god damn shitty wheel company
lets flush them out so they go out of business and we won't have to deal with their subpar business ethics and their wanabe baller-wheel bullshit like every other "forge" wheel company popping up everywhere.
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95% of forged wheel company's are fukn bs I know this for a fact. I would bet that 99% of forged wheel orders on this site where delivers late. In the end people where happy but the process was not smooth if someone wants to disagree with me go ahead.
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daaamn all this and their prices r mad high............. wth
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95% of forged wheel company's are fukn bs I know this for a fact. I would bet that 99% of forged wheel orders on this site where delivers late. In the end people where happy but the process was not smooth if someone wants to disagree with me go ahead.
how about u go away?
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95% of forged wheel company's are fukn bs I know this for a fact. I would bet that 99% of forged wheel orders on this site where delivers late. In the end people where happy but the process was not smooth if someone wants to disagree with me go ahead.
What did he say?
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      08-14-2012, 03:18 PM   #170
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please just name the god damn shitty wheel company
lets flush them out so they go out of business and we won't have to deal with their subpar business ethics and their wanabe baller-wheel bullshit like every other "forge" wheel company popping up everywhere.
No problem Aus.

I had an issue with DPE wheels. The finish flaked off, and the "polished" aka hazed lip was my biggest issue. It pissed me off so much because I paid for the lip to shine. I even paid an extra grand to re-polish my 1 piece wheels which was a royal PITA....because their rep at DPE told me he can only hook me up with new barrels, at a discounted rate. Basically buy another set.


Ever since then we use strickly BBS or OEM on our cars. We just set up a new E60 M5 with the Stop-Tech, ESS Tuning S/C, AA Full exhaust but instantly I went for BBS CH-R Monoblock wheels (partially too because I overshot our budget or would love P40s on it).

I will say that the one company I do believe in, and most likely always will is HRE. My next set of forged custom wheels will be from HRE because the people, the product and the support cannot be beat.
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I figured it was DPE, but didn't want to start another bad wheel topic without the facts. They have a BAD reputation for delivering wheels on time and with bad finishes.
I haven't seen any failures, but lots of headaches with DPE.

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Another negative story about DPE. What's up with these wheel companies. Once they become successful they slack up.
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      08-14-2012, 11:08 PM   #173
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No problem Aus.

I had an issue with DPE wheels. The finish flaked off, and the "polished" aka hazed lip was my biggest issue. It pissed me off so much because I paid for the lip to shine. I even paid an extra grand to re-polish my 1 piece wheels which was a royal PITA....because their rep at DPE told me he can only hook me up with new barrels, at a discounted rate. Basically buy another set.


Ever since then we use strickly BBS or OEM on our cars. We just set up a new E60 M5 with the Stop-Tech, ESS Tuning S/C, AA Full exhaust but instantly I went for BBS CH-R Monoblock wheels (partially too because I overshot our budget or would love P40s on it).

I will say that the one company I do believe in, and most likely always will is HRE. My next set of forged custom wheels will be from HRE because the people, the product and the support cannot be beat.
Welcome to the club, there are many more of us. After my "thread" I made about my troubles with them I have had trouble moving the set from my G37....
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how about u go away?
What are your panties in a bunch about now. Because I am right look another wheel company flushed out of the woodwork. Prove me wrong find 10 customers from any forged wheel company who had a smooth transactions. Besides HRE or BBS
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      08-15-2012, 12:01 AM   #175
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i dont here much bout DPE anymore on the any of the forums. Seems like they selling most of there stuff overseas like Indonesia
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What are your panties in a bunch about now. Because I am right look another wheel company flushed out of the woodwork. Prove me wrong find 10 customers from any forged wheel company who had a smooth transactions. Besides HRE or BBS
seriously you can barely compose a sentence that makes sense....
just go away your opinion is not warranted here.
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