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Old 01-06-2004, 09:32 PM
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Warning Ripoff. Fraud. Warning

This is a warning going out to EVERYONE. DO NOT deal with a company by the name of Hwy 41 Scrap Metal. They WILL rip you off. I purchased a Rear End from them over a month ago and haven't received it. After numerous calls and emails, they came up with excuses after excuses, if I could get in touch with them.

I called the sheriff's department in their town and they had around 25 complaints. One of the only ways to act on it however is to personally go there. And it is far away.

SO WARNING... DO NOT DEAL WITH

HWY 41 SCRAP METAL
SELMA, ALABAMA

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Old 01-06-2004, 11:48 PM
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PM me their phone number and what kind of rear end you were looking for. That way I can call them and ask for the same part and when they tell me they have it, I can remind them of their previous obligations with you. He!!, I might even do my best Roy D. Mercer on 'em.
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Old 01-07-2004, 12:27 AM
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For the amount of money that it costs for a rear end I would pile four or five buddies into an ol' truck and go down there. THen I'd get out and say, you got about 30 seconds to put a rear end in the bed of this truck, or you're going in it instead. Make up your mind.

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Old 01-07-2004, 05:17 AM
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This rear end swap has been a real treat for you hasn't it, GTX?
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It's a shame to see somebody get ripped off in any situation. I know that there are issues here about publicly discussing a company, but you might want to post this on some other boards as well. At least maybe you can keep someone else from suffering the same fate as you.
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don't forget, in Alabama "he needed killin" is a valid legal defense
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Old 01-07-2004, 09:38 AM
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don't forget, in Alabama "he needed killin" is a valid legal defense
*looks both ways* Nothing that couldn't be done with a tire iron for $50....* looks both ways again..*
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Old 01-07-2004, 01:11 PM
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I'll give a call to Sharon Jean ( you gotta say it southern like).

she'll whup his as_!
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Thanks for the replies guys.

The number if you want is 334-872-9393

They rarely pick up the phone. When I called the sheriffs office, they said you are behind about 25 other complaints. The problem is no one wants to go down there to sue. Hell I'd love to go down to do anything, but its a drive.

Its ashame what some guy could do to people, and me being younger this put me in a pit. Well, ***** happens, I guess theres no way to avoid it other than being more cautious.
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Old 01-12-2004, 09:01 PM
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do you have a receipt? Sue his ***! Don't let people screw you over, get down there and send a size 12 up his cornhole! I'm serious dude, don't let this go, kick some butt.

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Old 01-13-2004, 10:24 AM
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Hey Killer.......wanna take a Road trip???
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Make sure you guys swing on by the top of SC on your way down. I'll hop in the back.


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Old 01-13-2004, 12:02 PM
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LOL, that would be hilarious. I have a bad taste in my mouth about this kind of thing because back when I was a little younger I let a mechanic screw me over when all my stuff got stolen out of my truck. I've kicked myself ever since. I will definately not ever let that happen again, so I feel strongly about these things.

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Tell me where this place is and I'll take a ride I'm only about an hour away from alabama. I've been a mechanic for over 30 years and yet to have rip anyone off. I've even fixed cars for nothing because the people didn't have any money.
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Here's the address if you need, you can go to mapquest to get some directions. If you do go, let me know if there is EVEN a scrap yard there!! That would be ridiculous.

Hwy 41 Scrap Metal
2658 Alabama Hwy 41
Selma, AL 36701

I'd take a road trip too if my rear end project didnt put me in a whole. At least I got it done!!
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