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Gareth Wales
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Location: Snowdonia

Brand New Wheels - Free

Post by Gareth Wales »

Just got four brand new 14 inch steel wheels for nothing from a West Country Citroen dealer. Next time you're at a dealer (and I very rarely am as my "local" one is many miles away and crap) ask a likely looking grey haired mechanic mechanic whether they've thrown any wheels away - which they do as a matter of policy when a new car customer orders alloys.
I found two senior Cit mechanics admiring my Tzd and fell into conversation about "best car they ever produced etc." I mentioned my odd wheels and they said there were four new ones in the skip. "Don't tell anyone where you got them - its company policy."

tim leech

Post by tim leech »

Well done gareth, if you get any more freebies like that let me know lol!

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Mike P
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Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2005 3:15 pm
Location: Leicester

Post by Mike P »

I'm off down my local dealership this lunchtime to pick a part up, will have to ask and see what happens. I could do with a set of steel wheels on the car whilst I sort out the alloys and tyres.
"F" White Phase 1 16V: 62K miles & seen on TV
"E" Grey Phase 1 16V: Long term project in bits