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Tireshop Damaged my wheels

I went in to get new 38" Toyos installed on my 20" Driv Blitz wheels to my local shop and one of the guys working on the wheels was a rookie and knocked a ton of rivets off my front 2 wheels. I am pissed off but trying to be cool with the shop and work something out. They are willing 2 buy me 2 new comparable wheels, since my wheels are no longer being made, and I'd have to shell out for the other 2 wheels. They are at wholesale price but I still don't like the idea that I have to pay for 2 wheels when I am not in the market for some. I don't want to come off as a prick and I don't know if it would be too much for me to tell them that they need to replace all 4 but I really don't like the idea of paying money for a mistake they made. What would you guys do?


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I can understand their problem with buying 4 wheels. What I would do is have them purchase the 2 replacement wheels and then DEEPLY discount the tires they sold you in order to cover most of the cost of the additional 2 wheels. That way they can keep it straight in the books.
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I can understand their problem with buying 4 wheels. What I would do is have them purchase the 2 replacement wheels and then DEEPLY discount the tires they sold you in order to cover most of the cost of the additional 2 wheels. That way they can keep it straight in the books.
I don't know if that would work man because I already paid for the tires almost 2 weeks ago


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I have had so many issues in the past with wheel places. They always get away with everything. I don't know if there is much you can do unless you want a set of new wheels. Or figure out a way to get a discount on new tires when you need them. Get something written up and keep it in a safe place.

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No and I really don't want to call them out since they are trying hard to make things right at this point. I just don't know if they really will without me having to fork up some money for their mistake


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i would have them issue you a deep discount on the tires you already bought. they can refund you some of that money. i dont think you should have to pay for any wheels
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this is an industry standard it seems insurance companies will do the same just replace the damaged unit

i would be pissed also
good luck with this

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I get there problem with replacing 4 but its their mistake, money should not have to come out of your pocket imo.
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r u sure you can't find new ?
20" Driv 20x10 Blitz 8 Lug 8x170 Black One Single 43 Replacement Wheel Rim | eBay
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8 lug chrome. That was the initial idea but they couldn't find it nor I. All the places that state they have them in stock are not up to date


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