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Old 20-04-2017, 03:44 PM   #1
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UPDATE: Damaged wheels...gutted

Hi all,

So I had a nail in both my rear tyres and had them replaced earliertoday by a mobile fitter. Never had any problems before but this was the first tyre change on my new to me car a Honda Civic.

This is the general condition I keep my wheels in (this photo was from a wheel off clean in November I think).



This is the state of them after wheel weights were removed using what I can only assume was a screwdriver by mobile tyre man.

Rear right wheel:





Rear left wheel:





Stupidly I checked the tyres and checked the guy torque the nuts but it was raining and I didn't think to look inside the barrels.

Needless to say I will be making a complaint but do you think I am likely to get anyway as the only thing that's going to make these better is a refurb I would have thought.

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Old 20-04-2017, 03:47 PM   #2
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That's disgusting
Ring their head office and kick off
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thats bad.
i once changed my weights for black ones as i have black alloys and just used a screwdriver with a pry end, so simple.

definitely complain, theres no excuse for those marks, its like he was looking the other way when he went to the weights.
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Old 20-04-2017, 03:49 PM   #4
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That is really shoddy work you can only but try, I hope you get a result to your satisfaction.
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Forgot too add
If your on Twitter.Tweet the company what's happened with pics,should get the attention quicker from them
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good idea
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Old 20-04-2017, 04:01 PM   #7
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There's no excuse for that kind of "workmanship." Hard to believe that sometimes there is no pride in doing the job right


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Old 20-04-2017, 04:02 PM   #8
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I have absolutely no idea about tyre fitting but that is absolutely outrageous. What kind of half wit does that? Errr I think I'll remove those old wheel weights with a screw driver... What a tool.
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It's a shame that your well kept wheels have been marked. Hopefully you'll get some sort of compensation from the culprits.
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Thing is, if it was me, I would want new wheels not a refurb


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