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Weld Wheel files for bankruptcy

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 1BadK-30, Aug 21, 2006.

  1. 1BadK-30

    1BadK-30 1/2 ton status

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    I've always gotten confused on their ads ... "If it's Weld, it's forged" ... does that it means it's forged if it's not welded? Or is it a forgery if the welds are not ... aargh.

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    they went bankrupt cuz no body could afford there damn wheels
     
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    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Weld wheels has nothing to do with welding. Weld comes from the owners name, Greg Weld. :rolleyes:
     
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    Careful on that quote there. I've bought 3 sets from them before. I still have one set I bought and now have two other sets that I bought from other people.

    You definitely get what you pay for when buying rims like these. Too bad the customer doesn't see it that way.
     
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    yellowK20 Well Lubricated Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I know there good wheels I have a set of Super singles:D On my 86' a set of scorpios on my Super Duty, and a set of Cheyenne 8's fixin' to go on my Brown K20 when ever I can save up for 40" MTR's
     
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    Oh yeah, I figgered. It's just funny that they say "If it's a Weld it must be forged" or something like that.

    'Swhat I get for reading the 4WPW "magazine" whilst on the throne ... 'bout all it's good for is wiping, anyway :haha:

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    I agree! I love my weld typhoons.
     
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    weld makes damn good wheels... but for the price, they sure as hell better. All my rims combined (2 vehicles...) cost less than one Weld rim. yikes.

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    No wonder, I'm sure they're good wheels but for the price of four of them I could find a decent woods beater or two.
     
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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    every great once in a while I see a set of craigslist cheap. They are probably stolen... but whatever. lol. I'll get a set for my tow rig someday. I saw a set of 4, 16" rims for $200 not long ago. My trucks wheels/tires are 16.5s so I passed. Hell of a deal though.

    oh well. Someone will buy them. Their tooling/experience in making high end forged AL wheels would be worth the price for another wheel manufacturer to pick up. There really aren't that many forged AL wheel makers around.

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