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help me not get scammed...going to check out some wheels

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by hamNswiss on rye, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Nov 8, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    so i found a smoking deal ($120) on craigslist on some trd wheels that a guy claims came off his truck when he got new rims. because this sounds so ridiculously low, im somewhat wary. what can i do to make sure i dont get screwed with junk/ a bent rim or something? any tips? also, i have the base model 16'' steel wheels. can i use those lugs with the trd wheels? thanks
     
  2. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    supriseaztacoma

    supriseaztacoma AZ it is a "dry heat"

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    It should be fairly clear if they are jacked up! there should be weights on the rim if it was balanced! Set it on flat or as flat of a surface that you can find and check the lip of the rim and see if it is flush all the way around the rim, do that on both sides of the rims.
     
  3. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    stunt man hans

    stunt man hans displaced viking living in New Hampshire

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    look for variations in the powder coat wheels can be taken to a dealer and repaired for a relatively cheap cost to the owner and then passed off as new.

    so look at the paint check like the other member had stated to make sure the wheel is true on a flat surface if it all looks good then go for it.
     
  4. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    MightyMouse-SCT

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    They could be fine . Maybe just not a gouging dipshit .
     
  5. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    Claymore21

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    Pics of the wheels?
     
  6. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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  7. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:35 PM
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    I got these from a guy here on TW about 6 months ago for $125 for the set.

    DSCN1906.jpg
     
  8. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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  9. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:44 PM
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    Just inspect them they should be fine.
     
  10. Nov 8, 2011 at 9:53 PM
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    supriseaztacoma

    supriseaztacoma AZ it is a "dry heat"

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    Like Gelo760 says, I dont think that you have to much to be scared of..
     
  11. Nov 9, 2011 at 4:34 AM
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    Those came from me! Glad you like them and they look good!

    OP: Do not let a good deal fool you into thinking someone is out to bone you. Hell, I have given stuff away! I am a firm believer in Karma..and if you don't hose people, they won't hose you. I think my asking price was fair for the wheels I sold to Claymore and clearly he thought it was fair. We both won!



     
  12. Nov 9, 2011 at 4:43 AM
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    Yep, not all everyone is out to screw the other guy. I have sold, almost given away two camera lens on these forums and also sold my mud flaps and OEM floor mats. Some folks are out to help, not screw the other guy. Just be smart about it.
     
  13. Nov 9, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    I was going to pick those wheels up on my way thru Phx from Sema last weekend but decided to pass since I realy don't need them.
     
  14. Nov 9, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    i dont really need them either, just want to get rid of these ugly ass base model ones. and for under $200 new rims mounted and balanced i cant really pass it up.
     
  15. Nov 9, 2011 at 3:57 PM
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    It was a killer deal. Did you end up picking them up?
     
  16. Nov 9, 2011 at 4:46 PM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    gonna check em out this weekend.
     
  17. Nov 9, 2011 at 5:05 PM
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    Yeah I think it's worth checking them out
     
  18. Nov 11, 2011 at 10:39 AM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    OME 885's and billies all around, allpro apex front bumper, Nfab tire carrier, black magic rallye 1000 driving lights, PIAA 510 fogs, bed lights, satoshi, 285/70/17 Duratracs
    guy was cool, just got new rims on his 2010 and didnt need these. aside from 2 good sized chips/nicks, they are in awesome shape...cant wait to get em on! :woot: (got em with lugs and center caps too)

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  19. Nov 11, 2011 at 12:42 PM
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    do you plan on retaining your tpms?
     
  20. Nov 11, 2011 at 2:34 PM
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    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

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    im not sure yet. why, are you looking for some?
     
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