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    VMR VB3s 19" wheels review!

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    VMR VB3s 19" Gunmetal Powder coat, Rims+Tires

    Front: (2) 19"x8.5" VB3
    Rear: (2) 19"x9.5" VB3
    Conti Sport Extreme Contact DWS -
    Front: (2) 235/35-19 Tires
    Rear: (2) 265/30-19 Tires

    Review:
    Let me start of by saying David was extremely helpful in resolving the situation at hand and in the end, came through brilliantly.

    I had ordered the wheels sometime in mid may, and since the wheels were back ordered, they had to wait for shipment. David communicated with VMR giving me updates weekly letting me know if the wheels had come in.

    Unfortunately, by the end of 1 month's time, the wheels were still not in, and VMR was still giving me the walk around on the status. Upset, I asked David for help. Luckily, eAs had some VB3s in stock, but not in my color, however he did let me know they had an option to powder coat the wheels. Seeing as it was already a month, and I could no longer wait for VMR to get their shipment, I said let's go with it!
    Within 5 days time, the Wheels were stripped of the original finish, given a Gunmetal Powder coat with a glossy finish and shipped back to eAs for the tire mounting and balancing!

    Here is the other great part about eAs, not only did they help out with the powder coating, but they also got tires that were not on their list of packages. I had wanted to get the Conti Extreme Sport DWS tires, and they were able to order those in, get them mounted with the TPMS and shipped out within 2 weeks of me asking them to Powder coat (Even with the holiday weekend!)

    As soon as they came in, they were ready to go, all I had to do was mount them on!

    Here are some pics, and damn, were they worth the wait!

    Shipping: Slow BUT not eAs' fault - VMRs fault.

    Satisfaction: 9.5, not a 10 because I wish they were more concave like the MORR VS8s, but the price is definitely a bargain! At a fraction of the costs of the MORR Alloys.

    Recommend: Yes, highly recommend them to anyone and the powder coat looks beautiful.

    p.s. the Black and White roundels look amazing with the color!

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    Black and white roundels are hot but you ordered late April and received mid-July? That is a freaking long time...

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    Car looks HOT. Love the wheels.

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    looks sickk! i too wish they were more concave
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Black and white roundels are hot but you ordered late April and received mid-July? That is a freaking long time...

    I actually ordered them in May, I need to fix that, but \yeah, totally VMR's fault. They didn't update $#@!! After a month of waiting, there were NO updates.

    So I asked Eas to help, luckily they had some other ones in stock, then the powder coating process took about a week, followed by them receiving the tires, mounting/shipping/balancing.

    Yeah, definitely took a while but I think it was worth it

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DarkPhantom Click here to enlarge
    I actually ordered them in May, I need to fix that, but \yeah, totally VMR's fault. They didn't update $#@!! After a month of waiting, there were NO updates.

    So I asked Eas to help, luckily they had some other ones in stock, then the powder coating process took about a week, followed by them receiving the tires, mounting/shipping/balancing.

    Yeah, definitely took a while but I think it was worth it
    I thought they had these things in stock?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    I thought they had these things in stock?
    Well, they go through VMR for the wheels. When I had called in, they were out of the gunmetals, so they have to go through VMR to order them. Not sure how often they restock.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DarkPhantom Click here to enlarge
    Well, they go through VMR for the wheels. When I had called in, they were out of the gunmetals, so they have to go through VMR to order them. Not sure how often they restock.
    I see, hopefully EAS can shed light on this.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    I see, hopefully EAS can shed light on this.
    Sure. Well in a nutshell, we're a stocking distributor for VMR, which means that we carry our own inventory as well. Because of this, and also because we're exclusive on some colors like Gunmetal and Matte black, VMR usually refers customers to us in case they need any of those colors. So in a way yes, we can take inventory from VMR like most other vendors do, but we also carry our own inventory in which we directly can pull from just incase VMR is out of stock directly.

    Hopefully that makes sense, but I'm glad you got the wheels the way you like and I would certainly like to see some more pictures if you've got any more Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Jurrian @ eas Click here to enlarge
    Sure. Well in a nutshell, we're a stocking distributor for VMR, which means that we carry our own inventory as well. Because of this, and also because we're exclusive on some colors like Gunmetal and Matte black, VMR usually refers customers to us in case they need any of those colors. So in a way yes, we can take inventory from VMR like most other vendors do, but we also carry our own inventory in which we directly can pull from just incase VMR is out of stock directly.

    Hopefully that makes sense, but I'm glad you got the wheels the way you like and I would certainly like to see some more pictures if you've got any more Click here to enlarge
    Thanks, so if I have this correct, you have an exclusive deal for certain colors with VMR but these colors are not always in stock?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Thank, so if I have this correct, you have an exclusive deal for certain colors with VMR but these colors are not always in stock?
    VMR went through a short dry peroid, and within that time - other vendors depleted our stock as well since we had the only stocking inventory. We do have an exclusive agreement with Gunmetal/Matte Black sicne we introduced these colors to market on the VMR side.

    VMR (as well as our stock) will be fulfilled by next week.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by tom @ eas Click here to enlarge
    VMR went through a short dry peroid, and within that time - other vendors depleted our stock as well since we had the only stocking inventory. We do have an exclusive agreement with Gunmetal/Matte Black sicne we introduced these colors to market on the VMR side.

    VMR (as well as our stock) will be fulfilled by next week.
    I see, sounds good.

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    There we go, explained much better than I ever could Click here to enlarge

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    Real nice, I want the exact same wheels.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Scorpion Click here to enlarge
    Real nice, I want the exact same wheels.
    I'll get you set up, PM coming your way.

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