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...for a set of HP Evo's for my 2000 Passat. Of course the guy said they are in stock. I have no way to know otherwise! Of course they immediately charged my credit card.

Wish me luck.
 

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I think I'd give these Guyz a call... find out the shipping date / or the waybill if they've already been shipped.

I don't want to scare you. I've never dealt with them before, they may have some in stock. I just know that I wanted a set last month, and was told by another distributor that all HP Evo's were on backorder.

Jimmy :)
 

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I mean, it would pretty stupid of them to say they are in stock if the wheels werent but u never know. I see HP evos for the passat on ebay alot so i really dont know if they are lyin or not. The thing is, they could be lying, they got ur money already and they can make u wait if they want to. i also say, give them a call!
 

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Lug/stud conversion kit isn't the same as hub rings. HP made the Evo initially with 12mm lugs, but our cars use 14mm, now WheelGuyz will tell you that "it's completely safe to put a stud/lug conversion kit on your car" and will tell you that they have a BMW with 22"s with conversion kit and that its all great. Well it's NOT, you do NOT want to do that. They usually need to special order the 14mm, and they may even tell you that they don't exist, but they are out straight lying to you. I originally had these wheels shipped to me with 12mm lugs with stud conversion kit, and I simply sent them back and waited for the right ones, the ones with 14mm lug bolts. Make sure you do the same.

Also, the 14mm lug bolt rims do need rings, but that's not that big of an issue. You want to avoid the stud/lug conversion kit AT ALL COST!

Btw, I waited for these wheels from wheelguyz for 3 months. Hopefully you'll have better luck. :drink:
 

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PhatRabbitzz said:
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Lug/stud conversion kit isn't the same as hub rings. HP made the Evo initially with 12mm lugs, but our cars use 14mm, now WheelGuyz will tell you that "it's completely safe to put a stud/lug conversion kit on your car" and will tell you that they have a BMW with 22"s with conversion kit and that its all great. Well it's NOT, you do NOT want to do that. They usually need to special order the 14mm, and they may even tell you that they don't exist, but they are out straight lying to you. I originally had these wheels shipped to me with 12mm lugs with stud conversion kit, and I simply sent them back and waited for the right ones, the ones with 14mm lug bolts. Make sure you do the same.

Also, the 14mm lug bolt rims do need rings, but that's not that big of an issue. You want to avoid the stud/lug conversion kit AT ALL COST!

Btw, I waited for these wheels from wheelguyz for 3 months. Hopefully you'll have better luck. :drink:
I got mine from them and was told they were backordered up front. They took a $200 deposit to put me on the list so when they came in I would get a set. After a month they came in and they were shipped.
They should have gave you a ship date if they are in stock. These are some of the hottest selling wheels they have.
Anyway the Evo's are all 14mm lug holes to my knowledge :wink: Make sure they ship the hub rings(73x57.1) too and you will need new lugs! 14x1.5x25mm cone shape :wink:
 

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Thanks for ALL your input. I have been told by them that I'll have EVRYTHING I need with these wheels. I'll believe it when I see it. I'll post a follow up WHENEVER I GET THE WHEELS with the parts received and you all can tell me what I'm missing.

Hopefully nothing!. :wink:
 

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OK... Here's the latest update. Wheel guyz actually came through. They shipped within 24 hours and I've just received the set. Problem is... my wife does NOT want it at all and I need to sell it.

Send me a private mail or check the classifieds if you are interested.
 

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I'm married, and that sucks... I can totally picture the scenario...
I have a good job, and you should've heard the bitching when I came home with new BBS's on the ride... she shit!

It's all cool now, and she's learned to live with it.
Needless to say, I never even mentioned when I got the Eibach Pro System installed... she hasn't noticed that the car is lower, or the ride is harsher.

Marriage is great in some ways... but sucks for modding.

Jimmy :)
 

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JimmyDee said:
I'm married, and that sucks... I can totally picture the scenario...
I have a good job, and you should've heard the bitching when I came home with new BBS's on the ride... she shit!

It's all cool now, and she's learned to live with it.
Needless to say, I never even mentioned when I got the Eibach Pro System installed... she hasn't noticed that the car is lower, or the ride is harsher.

Marriage is great in some ways... but sucks for modding.

Jimmy :)
Funny most women will could care less about cars! They just dont get it :crazy:
 

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That really sucks. :thumbdow:

When I ordered my wheels my wife said "when are you going to get exhaust like we had on the Jetta?" She's pretty cool.
 
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