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Old 10-10-2013, 08:08 AM   #1
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Buyer beware of SVTAD

I purchased the front knuckles from SVTAD after he told me there was nothing wrong with them. I even asked if any of the holes were oblonged as that is why I have to replace mine.

He sent me the knuckles and I found the driver side tie rod hole completely oblonged out bad. Also instead of unplugging the ABS sensors or removing them from the knuckle, he just cut them. He will not take them back as he is calling it "normal wear".

Do not buy from this person unless you are looking for junk parts!


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Old 11-10-2013, 09:56 PM   #2
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Wow, I'm not surprised. He spared me the trouble by reneging on selling me an SVT head because he got a better offer after we already agreed on the price. He wanted to charge me $100 for shipping to make up the difference, when in reality it costs no more than $30 to ship that part. Sorry you had that trouble.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:48 AM   #3
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I would file a PayPal dispute if I were you. The product was not as described.
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Old 11-11-2013, 06:30 AM   #4
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Yeah, I was thinking of going that route. I tried to just talk to the guy but he didn't really care, he kept saying "as is". However, I asked about the condition(specifically oblonged holes) prior to buying them.

He is just a liar who's karma will hopefully catch up to him.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:21 PM   #5
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I've had my fair share of people screwing me over on these forums. It drives me nuts, but I keep buying anyway because what else are you going to do?
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:46 PM   #6
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Same here. I purchased some knuckles with a destroyed bearing. Seller claimed perfect when shipped. So I guess the bearing failed in transport. Anyway, I wasn't familiar with the paypal rules and sent payment as a gift. Lesson learned.
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:03 PM   #7
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Is.there.a.way to.put a hold on PayPal till you receive item and are pleased with it like eBay or something?
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:19 PM   #8
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You could file a dispute and then when you receive it close the dispute...
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Looks like he's only here to part out his car.

I'll keep an eye on him. Thanks for the heads up.
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Old 11-24-2013, 03:07 PM   #10
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many of the motorcycle forums I visit have pretty strict rules on new members selling anything
The new members usually cry about the rules but as a potential buyer I appreciate the site trying to look out for me

This guy with a low post count , I would never deal with him

I recently ran into an issue on an online purchase that I paypal'd
The seller would not respond to my emails and promised tracking info within days of the purchase
I logged it with Paypal and the seller suddenly learnt to communicate
My transaction worked out , order was actually backordered .

Unfortunately scammers usually know all the rules to make it easier to beat you
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