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Old 10-28-2009, 04:37 AM
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Got a call Monday the 26th, the wheel is in. I'll let you know once it is rolling.
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The wife picked it up today. They wanted me to bring the truck there so they could change it. I requested that they just give the wheel to me so I can have my tire guy put it on. It will not be free with my guy, but the peace of mind I will have is worth it. The wheel looks great except for the "Made in China" sticker. That was an unexpected suprise. Oh well, global economy strikes again.
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Cool they let you keep the wheel . Nice for a spare !
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They do want me to bring the old one back in the box from the new one. They say they have to send it back. When I bring it back I will try to make a deal for it then. I can't imagine they have to send it back, but I don't know. Tim C
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Thanks to Crescent Tire in Hammonton, the new wheel is rolling. It has been since 9/27/09, but it is all taken care of. I believe that had it not been for the salesman I had, it would have turned into an "issue." Thanks to Gene at Circle Dodge.
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Delivered the wheel to them today. Had a pleasant conversation with my sales guy. With the reputation car dealers have earned today, and they deserve it, it's nice when you finally do come across a gentleman. If any of you fellow enthusiasts are in the South Jersey area, and are looking for a truck, PM me and I'll give you all the details of my "great" dealership experience.
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That's good news! I used to drive Toyotas but got tired of getting bent over, my Dodge dealer has been great. They are also a Mercedes Benz dealer, so that might be a plus.
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Most likely you won't get to keep the wheel since the vehicle is under warranty. Aluminum wheels can be easily repaired and you'll never know the difference from a brand new one.
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They wanted the wheel back and that's OK. I did learn one thing during this process. I contacted a company that repairs wheels. They told me that the wheel I had was a chromed plastic insert, epoxied to an aluminum wheel. Sure enough, when I looked at my wheel very closely, it was easy to see that they were right. The wheels look great, but it really is a very cheap design. They told me that if the aluminum wheel itself gets damaged, that can be fixed. But if the chromed plastic piece gets damaged, the wheel is trash. Just an FYI
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Ah, you have what they call a chrome clad wheel. I agree, they seem cheap. Be careful when you have the tires balanced (if you dont use the dealer) because these wheels require different cones for the balancer to prevent damage and properly center the wheel on the spindle.
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