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    Default Ebay strikes again.

    I am pretty sure I was taken yet again on ebay. I bought 4 "JK Rubicon" wheels. When I received them they were the painted cast. I am pretty sure no Rubicon JK came with painted cast. Rubicon had the machined version of the same style. Before I send an email and possibly make an arse of myself I wanted to post. Here is the ebay item.

    Item title: 2008 17" JEEP JK WRANGLER RUBICON STYLE ALLOY WHEELS NU
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    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300273153449


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    hate to tell you but you didn't read the title properly. It said "Rubicon STYLE". But that's how they get ppl. It's a battle you wont win since the title does not describe them as rubicon wheels.
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    plus it states further down the description. "OE Painted Silver Alloy" Sorry bro. you're stuck with them. Go get them powder coated the color you want and they will be better than stock.
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    Concur...your bad Bro...not theirs. They disclosed clearly.
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    Grrrr. That is why I posted. The picture is clearly the Rubicon machined but reading down in the specs it does state painted. Thanks for the info. I will vent my frustration on the trail.
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    Quote Originally Posted by archero View Post
    Grrrr. That is why I posted. The picture is clearly the Rubicon machined but reading down in the specs it does state painted. Thanks for the info. I will vent my frustration on the trail.

    Screw it Bro...powdercoat them black and then they'll stand out from the crowd!
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    That blows... but I agree... powder coat'm and you will love'm!
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