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    • Warning to Mercedes Enthusiasts! Evosport hundreds of thousands in debt, not delivering parts


      We have been sitting on this story for some time but enough is enough, something has to be said. We can not sit idly by while Evosport continues to take money from our users and not deliver parts. BenzBoost user JRCART is the latest person who Evosport has taken thousands from, in his case under the guise of delivering a Weistec supercharger for his CLK63 black series. We wish we could say he is the only person who has spent considerable money with Evosport only to not get what he paid for, but he isn't.

      Many of you know JRCART as Jim. A nice guy who has a CLK63 Black Series who has done considerable business with Evosport. Well, months ago, he paid Evosport over $30,000 for his Weistec supercharger only for the car to sit with nothing done to it. As a matter of fact, JRCART told us Evosport used this time period to charge something around $20,000 to JRCART's insurance company for front end damage. Not only were we told they took tens of thousands and did not deliver the product they promised, they decided to make money off JRCART's insurance company for bodywork repair whose cost was inflated. UPDATE Jim finally got so fed up with the empty promises after months he had his car taken out of Evosport this past week and taken to Wesitec.

      We called up Weistec to confirm this and they did confirm the car was now at their facility. We spoke to Steve at Weistec who was a complete professional. He was as politically correct as one can be and would not engage in any mudslinging and that is to be respected.

      Now JRCART and his Weistec supercharger fiasco with Evosport is just one piece of this puzzle. We mentioned hundreds of thousands of dollars. Well, it turns out that a guy by the name of Jim Brady invested $300,000-$400,000 in Evosport. We believe these funds were used for Evosport's new facility and he is waiting on his return. Well, he is going to be waiting a heck of a long time and better get in line. On MBworld he posts as if nothing is wrong and who can blame him? He wants his money back and likely did not realize what he was getting himself into. This is a huge sum of money and we hope he gets it back.

      In addition to the now hundreds of thousands Evosport owes, they owe Powerchip a large outstanding balance. This was confirmed in a discussion with Powerchip representatives who did confirm the outstanding balance but would not say how much. We have heard rumors ranging up to $100,000 but now you can all see why Powerchip has the pull with Evosport that they do.

      Is this it? We wish, but it isn't. Evosport has an outstanding balance with Rotora. Wondering why you haven't received your Evosport rotors? Well, BimmerBoost user tgoss has been waiting months now for his rotors. He is going to be waiting indefinitely as we have been informed that Rotora supposedly suspended Evosport's account for an oustanding amount in the thousands. See a pattern here?

      This has to be it, right? Well, it isn't. Since Evosport started MBworld and it was purchased by Internet Brands they have been able to keep this all silenced on the site they control, MBworld, as well as other internet brands sites such as 6speedonline. Don't believe us? Look at this poor guy who has been waiting since October of 2010 for his parts: Evosport Parts The discussion was locked to help preserve Evosport's image. We contacted the poster and he got us in touch with his friend and still until today in April 2011, he has not received all his parts.

      Ok, that is all? Right? Can't be any more? Well, I referred my friend to Evosport who managed to talk him into a V10 twin turbo swap for his E92 M3. I tried to tell him that was a project that would have no end, but he did not listen. Evosport took the S65 V8 out of his M3 only to place it into Brads (one of Evosport's owners) father's race car. This car has been sitting in the shop collecting dust for years now with no end in sight but 10's of thousands taken.

      We actually could go on as there are users who have not received headers, pulleys, rotors, etc. There are some prominent individuals we have been told about who did not get their Evosport parts so the list goes on. Everyone in the Mercedes community must be made aware of this as on MBworld all of these details are deleted or removed to protect Evosport who does control MBworld.

      So is this all incredibly shady? Yes. But why? Why would they do this? Well, Evosport has moved into a very large new facility and it would seem they are funding it with their customers money. Now you must be saying, how can they survive this? Well, we don't know if they will. JRCART stated that when he picked up all his parts from Evosport Brad looked like he was about to cry. He must know the jig is up. If Jim Brady gets tired of sitting around he will have to go the legal route to get his money back. JRCART (Jim) is already getting his insurance company involved. If Powerchip and others all try to get their money at the same time Evosport is going to be in some major trouble. Our advice? Until all debts are repaid, stay away. That is unless you like waiting forever for parts from a company on very shaky ground.

      This article was originally published in forum thread: Warning to Mercedes Enthusiasts! Evosport hundreds of thousands in debt, not delivering parts started by Sticky View original post
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      1. Dodger63's Avatar
        Dodger63 -
        Brad just posted in Mbworld he has 40 sets of rotors
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Dodger63 Click here to enlarge
        Brad just posted in Mbworld he has 40 sets of rotors
        Great, tell him to send that post to 6 months ago.
      1. sofa's Avatar
        sofa -
        Click here to enlarge

        · Water Pump Pulley
        · Power Steering Pulley
        · Alternator Pulley
        · Larger Idler Pulley
        · Small Tensioner Pulley
        · Captive Washer
        · 1 x Washer, 1x bolt
        Overall Weight is 3KG

        All Missing Part is arrive
      1. 0-60Motorsports's Avatar
        0-60Motorsports -
        ^did they resend you the missing parts or did u find them in ur previous shipment?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by sofa Click here to enlarge
        http://www.benzboost.com/images/impo...IMG_0615-1.jpg

        · Water Pump Pulley
        · Power Steering Pulley
        · Alternator Pulley
        · Larger Idler Pulley
        · Small Tensioner Pulley
        · Captive Washer
        · 1 x Washer, 1x bolt
        Overall Weight is 3KG

        All Missing Part is arrive
        And there we are, thank you.

        Post your missing parts on BenzBoost, get them the next week.
      1. PetroC63's Avatar
        PetroC63 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        And there we are, thank you.

        Post your missing parts on BenzBoost, get them the next week.
        Great job Sticky.Click here to enlarge

        I wonder how long sofa would have waited if BB wasn't around.
      1. sofa's Avatar
        sofa -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 0-60Motorsports Click here to enlarge
        ^did they resend you the missing parts or did u find them in ur previous shipment?

        Evosport just resend all missing part to me after i proved that they didn't sent to me.
      1. sofa's Avatar
        sofa -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by PetroC63 Click here to enlarge
        Great job Sticky.Click here to enlarge

        I wonder how long sofa would have waited if BB wasn't around.
        i think is might forget my order.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by PetroC63 Click here to enlarge
        I wonder how long sofa would have waited if BB wasn't around.
        A good question and I wonder how long it would have taken for everyone else as well... at least we can keep them in check. I'm glad people are getting what they paid for!
      1. 0-60Motorsports's Avatar
        0-60Motorsports -
        So I've been speaking to EVOSPORT for the last few days about ordering some Brake rotors for the SL55 R230. Their sites down right now but Simon at Evosport has been pretty quick to reply back to my emails etc.

        Any one have any updates on their business situation? I dont want to have issues dealing with them from so far away.
      1. ezec63's Avatar
        ezec63 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 0-60Motorsports Click here to enlarge
        So I've been speaking to EVOSPORT for the last few days about ordering some Brake rotors for the SL55 R230. Their sites down right now but Simon at Evosport has been pretty quick to reply back to my emails etc.

        Any one have any updates on their business situation? I dont want to have issues dealing with them from so far away.
        Evosport sells re branded giro disc ! Call up any giro disc dealer and cut the middle man out ... and a shady middle man at that ! Click here to enlarge
      1. ezec63's Avatar
        ezec63 -
        i know your not from the US so if you can find a local giro disc distributor it'd be better but if not i just ordered some for my c63 coupe a couple days ago i can PM you the guy i used hell hook you up !
      1. LZH's Avatar
        LZH -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ezec63 Click here to enlarge
        Evosport sells re branded giro disc ! Call up any giro disc dealer and cut the middle man out ... and a shady middle man at that ! Click here to enlarge
        I know Simon and he is a good guy. I'm sure if he doesn't have them in stock ready to ship he will tell you. they've been down that road before and I'm sure learned their lesson.
      1. 0-60Motorsports's Avatar
        0-60Motorsports -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ezec63 Click here to enlarge
        Evosport sells re branded giro disc ! Call up any giro disc dealer and cut the middle man out ... and a shady middle man at that ! Click here to enlarge
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ezec63 Click here to enlarge
        i know your not from the US so if you can find a local giro disc distributor it'd be better but if not i just ordered some for my c63 coupe a couple days ago i can PM you the guy i used hell hook you up !
        Thanks for the info but I want to give EVOSPORT a chance. As far as I have heard from a few people that their back on track. Please PM me the contact info for your supplier any way so i can check it out.
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LZH Click here to enlarge
        I know Simon and he is a good guy. I'm sure if he doesn't have them in stock ready to ship he will tell you. they've been down that road before and I'm sure learned their lesson.
        Thanks LZH. I hope they stick to their recent good service. I just got a reply from Simon and its pretty late in the US right now. Fingers crossed all goes well.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Man was this is a classic.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Man was this is a classic.
        DCT Build thread is a classic...you decide if you pussy is not sore and if you will be showing up this weekend?
      1. cturbos's Avatar
        cturbos -
        STICKY
        what's with(You don't have enough reputation) message i get every time i want to see something.
        thank you
      1. Jake@Eurocharged.com's Avatar
        Jake@Eurocharged.com -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by cturbos Click here to enlarge
        STICKY
        what's with(You don't have enough reputation) message i get every time i want to see something.
        thank you
        you need to build rep points (1000) to view the threads. Start posting great content and you will be there in no time..... (I am trying to get there too lol)
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Jake@Eurocharged.com Click here to enlarge
        you need to build rep points (1000) to view the threads. Start posting great content and you will be there in no time..... (I am trying to get there too lol)
        Just to view hidden messages.
      1. mramg1's Avatar
        mramg1 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ezec63 Click here to enlarge
        Evosport sells re branded giro disc ! Call up any giro disc dealer and cut the middle man out ... and a shady middle man at that ! Click here to enlarge
        Here here my friend. Evosport is a middle man, IMHO, that charges WAY toooooooooo much, LOL