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Nov 23, 1:47pm - #334060 
wheelmax.com ?

would you all reccommend buying a wheel and tire package from them? how fast is shipping? are the tires a good name brand w/ decent tread life, etc.? i'm a poor college student so its appealing to me when i see 18" wheel and tire packages for $799 shipped. i just wanted to know if they are a good company to deal with. i know they're a popular site. i might be interested in these:

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Nov 23, 6:30pm - #334061 
I've never dealt with them...I've heard people who've had good experiences with them, and I've heard people that received their wheel/tire package, and they messed up (One wrong size, etc)

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Nov 23, 7:40pm - #334062 
Im from sarasota florida and i met this guy with nice rims and I asked him where he bought it! he said from wheelmax!!! Im thingking of buying it from them too when i saved enought money... the guy said it only took a day for it to arrived coz they have one warehouse somewhere in Miami... Im just like you... frown a poor college student hehehehe!!!!


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Nov 23, 7:44pm - #334063 
Hey, your gonna have to meet up with us celica owners in tampa sometime thumbsup


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Nov 23, 7:59pm - #334064 
got my order in 5 days with no problems
a lot of members here have bought from them...those who are unhappy, complain and those who are happy dont happywink

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Nov 23, 8:02pm - #334065 
bought from them...got my order really fast but only ordered rims...good company thumbsup

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Nov 23, 8:49pm - #334066 
Originally Posted by Erick022121
Hey, your gonna have to meet up with us celica owners in tampa sometime thumbsup


yeah i like that idea thumbsup i know there are some nice celica here in sarasota coz i've seen like 5 of them just dont know who are the owners thou... heheheheh maybe we can start a club or something cheers


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Nov 23, 9:42pm - #334067 
do a search... I know this company has been discussed a fair amount before.

I bought a wheel and tire package from them, and haven't had any complaints. But beware that if you do have a problem, there is a pretty good chance that they won't be much help.

See http://www.bbbsoutheastflorida.org/nis/n...633000027003450 and decide for yourself if you want to take the risk.

"Based on BBB files this company has an unsatisfactory record. Specifically our files show a pattern of failure to eliminate basic cause of complaints regarding refunds as promised and a pattern of no replies to customer complaints brought to its attention by the Bureau."

As far as the quality of their products, they sell different brands, so I'm sure the quality varies, but the Exel brand is apparently a house brand that they manufacture themselves. That makes for attractive prices, and the quality seems to be decent. You can get different brands of tires, you just have to ask.

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Nov 23, 9:45pm - #334068 
the tire that come with the packages are kumhos and the ratings for them seem to be ok but they are summer tires so you might want to go stock wheels for winter. i would buy there warranty plan too. i plan to get my rims there and im gonna pay the extra 50$ for the warranty

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Nov 24, 8:02am - #334069 
I ordered from them and their customer service sucks. I wouldn't buy from them again

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Nov 24, 10:21am - #334070 
i would rather just buy rims alne from them and choose my tires later, since i won't be installing them til spring anyway. how can you see the price on just rims?

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Nov 24, 11:13am - #334071 
Bought from them. Got my rims/tires in 7 days. I had to go to UPS to get them, because I was never home when UPS came by. Everythings good so far. Had them about 2 months.

But. I lost one of the center caps while driving. Not the whole thing just the part that says the name of the wheel. Wheelmax wanted $15 just for the litte piece that goes in the center with the name on it and $10 shipping. eek WTF

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Nov 24, 11:40am - #334072 
wheelmax. some of their wheels look good. but material isnt the greatest. took them almost 2 months to ship me my wheels and they shipped me the wrong lugnuts.

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Nov 24, 6:55pm - #334073 
I don't like websites that don't even have online ordering. It show's a lack of effort or inteligence. The majority of the wheel stores I've found online though don't offer the traditional check out features your used to at say amazon.com or a major internet outlet.
wheelmax.com
wheelguys.com
wheelsnext.com

out of them I think wheelguys.com has the best page layout, but I still can't click on the wheel I want and order it.. I have to go to a seperate order form and fill in the wheel part number and my vehicle number or have to call them on the phone. primative..


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Nov 24, 9:31pm - #334074 
i order my rims there and got them in 5 days. i recommend them

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Nov 25, 12:21am - #334075 
Originally Posted by SwiftCelGTS
would you all reccommend buying a wheel and tire package from them? how fast is shipping? are the tires a good name brand w/ decent tread life, etc.? i'm a poor college student so its appealing to me when i see 18" wheel and tire packages for $799 shipped. i just wanted to know if they are a good company to deal with. i know they're a popular site. i might be interested in these:

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$799 for 18" rims and tires? that fugging good. thumbsup


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Nov 26, 3:23pm - #334076 
Originally Posted by celicatuner

I don't like websites that don't even have online ordering. It show's a lack of effort or inteligence. The majority of the wheel stores I've found online though don't offer the traditional check out features your used to at say amazon.com or a major internet outlet.
wheelmax.com
wheelguys.com
wheelsnext.com

out of them I think wheelguys.com has the best page layout, but I still can't click on the wheel I want and order it.. I have to go to a seperate order form and fill in the wheel part number and my vehicle number or have to call them on the phone. primative..


I asked them about that when I called to order. Why they don't have online ordering included on their site. They told me it cuts down on people ordering wheels/tires before they know what will fit on their car. Cuts down on returns because the CUSTOMER ordered the wrong size/style.

That sounds intelligent to me.

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Nov 26, 3:39pm - #334077 
Wheelmax is excellent, good shipping, balancing is perfect, tires are in good condition as well.
I ordered my 20" rims off there, I couldnt resist seeing 20 inch rims with tires for $1600. thumbsup thumbsup

Ordered my spinners off there too cool

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Nov 26, 11:35pm - #334078 
what about tirerack.com?

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Nov 26, 11:43pm - #334079 
Nice truck LilJones. Wanna sell it? Or trade for something?

Sorry SwiftCelGTS. Back to the WheelMax question.

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Nov 27, 8:20am - #334080 
email me at randall105@cox-internet.com
Let me know what you got to trade for it, or how much your willing to pay.
1991, 6 month old paint job, tires have about 1000 miles on em, 350 5.7L V8, rebuilt at 115,000 miles, currently has 126,000.

Let me know

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Dec 1, 1:59pm - #334081 
Originally Posted by badceli
Sorry SwiftCelGTS. Back to the WheelMax question.


WTF MAN!!! haha jk. smile

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