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Old 09-05-2011, 06:41 AM   #1
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Anyone use www.wheelsrims.net?

Can this place be trusted? I was looking for some cheap(er) wheels for winter, and came across them -- prices are very low, and the part numbers seem to be OEM -- does that mean they aren't replicas? (honestly, wouldn't care as long as the quality is OK)

Anyone have good or bad experiences with them?

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They look like replica wheels . Which is fine provided that they have the correct fitment (i.e. Porsche hubcentric) , and they meet certifications like JWL , TUV ect...
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You asked if this site could be trusted.

I work in the government and I just tried to go to the website and it was blocked. So I am not sure about it. Why would it be blocked?
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there is also another thread on the topic. http://www.986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=26535

I googled this website and most of the hits were people asking if anyone has used it before.

http://www.finishlinewheels.com/ was listed on a jeep blog "They do sell OEM refurbished wheels as well as replica wheels."
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You asked if this site could be trusted.

I work in the government and I just tried to go to the website and it was blocked. So I am not sure about it. Why would it be blocked?
I worked in IT for the fed gumment for thirty years. I can tell you that sites are blocked for a variety of reasons, the most common being they aren't job related.
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WheelsRims.Net Update

So, I went ahead and order a couple of weeks ago, immediately got an "out of stock" message, saying they would let me know as soon as they got them in and could ship them.

Today, I went to check on status, and their system shows my order has been cancelled.

Oddly, the order status redirects to "http://market.autopartsfair.com", so obviously there's some reseller hinkiness going on...

I guess I'll be checking those credit card receipts fairly carefully from now on.
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I worked in IT for the fed gumment for thirty years. I can tell you that sites are blocked for a variety of reasons, the most common being they aren't job related.
That's funny.
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same thing happened to me when I tried to order one replica wheel to hold me over while my factory wheel was being welded. I would not order from a place that no one has ever heard from. That's worse than Ebay.

By the way those JWL certification stamps can be faked.

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So, I went ahead and order a couple of weeks ago, immediately got an "out of stock" message, saying they would let me know as soon as they got them in and could ship them.

Today, I went to check on status, and their system shows my order has been cancelled.

Oddly, the order status redirects to "http://market.autopartsfair.com", so obviously there's some reseller hinkiness going on...

I guess I'll be checking those credit card receipts fairly carefully from now on.

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