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Thread: A warning If you are bidding on these 18" VXR alloys on ebay item 230796678358

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    Default A warning If you are bidding on these 18" VXR alloys on ebay item 230796678358

    Hope the links works, anyway I made contact with the seller in Stoke On Trent (about 35 miles from me) and agreed a price of £350, I arrived (Friday) and the wheels were a mess, the alloys have been ground/sanded, looks like some one has used an abrasive flap wheel and ground the faces and rims leaving flat spots, they had ground the contours on the spokes in places taking the corners off completely, the rims are all uneven from sanding/grinding. They then used a spray can to re spray. The tyres are various brands and a mixture of winter and standard tyres, I walked away.

    The photos make the wheels look excellent but have a close look you will see some of what I am talking about.

    Someone has already bid £320 (poor sod)

    Ady



    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2307966783...84.m1423.l2649

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    Quote Originally Posted by masonic View Post
    Hope the links works, anyway I made contact with the seller in Stoke On Trent (about 35 miles from me) and agreed a price of £350, I arrived (Friday) and the wheels were a mess, the alloys have been ground/sanded, looks like some one has used an abrasive flap wheel and ground the faces and rims leaving flat spots, they had ground the contours on the spokes in places taking the corners off completely, the rims are all uneven from sanding/grinding. They then used a spray can to re spray. The tyres are various brands and a mixture of winter and standard tyres, I walked away.

    The photos make the wheels look excellent but have a close look you will see some of what I am talking about.

    Someone has already bid £320 (poor sod)

    Ady



    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2307966783...84.m1423.l2649
    Report it to ebay.

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    They have the wrong tyre size as well for a Vectra C, should be 225 45 18
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    they look bad anyway, certainly not glossy finish

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    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/18-SNOWFLA...item4ab9a09742

    and they are back on ebay, the 'different tyre brands' made me look and yep they back for sale, just a frendly warning

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    nice one for letting us know...

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    some people just dont care what they are selling or how they sell it on eBay... So far I have found an SRI interior which is actualy a design interior and a now these wheels...

    Thanks for the heads up!

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    If they are selling for the second time ,

    what happened to the £ 370 winning bidder ?

    Shill bidding , i guess .

    They now want £ 400 B. I. N. ( what happened to the first £ 350 takes them ? )

    and the new pictures make the wheels look worse than the old pictures , but that might be the water on them .

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    Quote Originally Posted by HITFACTORY1403 View Post
    If they are selling for the second time ,

    what happened to the £ 370 winning bidder ?
    They probably went to collect and saw the state of them!

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    if you thought the alloys was bad then thats nothing compared to buying this

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Grana...item1e6fe8eb34

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