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Old 04-15-2019, 04:15 PM
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New Z, 900 miles, 700 miles when I noticed a vibration above 67mph. Assume it occurred when the car was demo'd (had 135 miles on it when I got it) and I never had the opportunity to exceed the speed limit until recently. Obviously not badly bent, but a PIA nonetheless.

Sales guy never responded (Tim Boone) so I guess I'm done with FH Daley.

Seems like I have three options:
Have them repaired, buy two new OEM wheels that will likely also be prone to bending which is a very common complaint on the CF, or buy a whole new set that is not prone to bending as these wheels are?

What would you guys do?

Also, do you have a recommendation for a shop in the SR/Petaluma area that you would trust to straighten them?

TIA, Nick
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I am going to have Pagnano's send one out off my C5 in a couple weeks when back in town, he said it takes a week or so. He has the absolute best equipment in the county, one man shop.
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Originally Posted by pcguy2u View Post
New Z, 900 miles, 700 miles when I noticed a vibration above 67mph. Assume it occurred when the car was demo'd (had 135 miles on it when I got it) and I never had the opportunity to exceed the speed limit until recently. Obviously not badly bent, but a PIA nonetheless.

Sales guy never responded (Tim Boone) so I guess I'm done with FH Daley.

Seems like I have three options:
Have them repaired, buy two new OEM wheels that will likely also be prone to bending which is a very common complaint on the CF, or buy a whole new set that is not prone to bending as these wheels are?

What would you guys do?

Also, do you have a recommendation for a shop in the SR/Petaluma area that you would trust to straighten them?

TIA, Nick
Nick,

Having a stock wheel straightened will only cause it to bend or crack again. You are not alone and we replace a fair amount of cracked Z06/GS wheels and many of them have to be replaced again. Thank CA for our crappy roads.

If you're interested in a good set of forged wheels that won't bend or crack, we sell the best.
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