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Anyone using CVPI wheels on their RBV?


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So on Monday I'm picking up a set of 16x7 cvpi steelies for $30 each to put my summer tires on. I figure steelies are better for summer then winter cause they're less likely to rust. Anyone else using these? I'm putting them on an 03 sport trac.
 


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I guess I'll be the first then, should have them mounted by tomorrow.
 

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Only steel rims will rust, aluminum while it will corrode and look nasty will never rust.

Check them over good, they just had a massive recall on PI rims a year or two ago due to rust weakening them. Would be a bummer to get them put on and have the come apart on you.
 

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The recalled one's won't fit RBVs so that won't be an issue. I actually picked them up, had the tires taken off, painted them, and then had the tire shop refuse to put tires on them until I paid them to clean the beads at $10 each. They said they wouldn't take air if I didn't. Funny since they had air when I got them, but I'm at their mercy. I saved a ton of money by using them and now I'm just saving a little less then everybody else.
 

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they charge u $10 each to just use a wire brush and clean the bead area off real quick?? most shops do that for free.....
 

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Do what, charge or don't charge?

It seems the guy who quoted me didn't realize I had bought the tires from their shop so they didn't charge me after all. I guess he was confused because I had bought the tires a few days before I showed up with the wheels to get them mounted.
 

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Do what, charge or don't charge?

It seems the guy who quoted me didn't realize I had bought the tires from their shop so they didn't charge me after all. I guess he was confused because I had bought the tires a few days before I showed up with the wheels to get them mounted.

just the fact that a shop would charge someone todo that.....is plain retarded, i mean unless it had a huge gob of silicone all in the bear area from someone runnin under inflated tires.....but it its jsut a bit of dirt or surface rust, the shop usually never charges
 


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