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Beware: Distinct Fabrications out of Mckinney, Texas

Discussion in 'Products, Vendor & Member Reviews' started by Jared, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. Jared

    Jared Administrator Staff Member

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    As some of you may be aware, my truck was damaged after taking it to a shop to have the front tubbed. The same day I dropped it off it was hit buy another customers Yukon, that was in the shop's possession.

    The owner, Hector, of DF stated he was going to take care of it. So he was to tub, fix damage, put on shackle, and paint my rear bumper.

    What I got was shackles...yup, all he managed to do in 3 weeks of having the truck was installing my rear drop shackles. The day before the insurance picked it up to take it to the body shop (that I had to initiate through my insurance) he stated that he had the driver side tubbed and would cut out the fucked up fender (mini-tub) in order for me to at least have it drive-able. Well, he didn't.

    I paid $150 up front on good faith for him to do the work. This guy should be ashamed! He had a location in Rowlett, now Mckinney, and stated that he was moving to Arlington soon. STAY AWAY!


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    The same day I dropped it off, this happened
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    does it look tubbed to you?
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  2. Jared

    Jared Administrator Staff Member

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    Oh, and after all the bullshit, he then says he can't afford to fix it, and that the guy who was driving the customers car who was at fault was claiming it on his insurance. So this coming Wednesday puts me a month without my truck, no rental, and as of 8:42 am Monday morning, his insurance has not taking fault.

    Please spread the word!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. fortplainman

    fortplainman official CGM slut

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    fuck just saw pictures on FB that sucks something horrible man.
     
  4. CUB

    CUB Well-Known Member

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    Holyyy shit.. What a shame he owns a shop... I know it's an unfortunate situation and tubbing is kinda something easier left to a pro, but this is the exact reason I don't let/am scared to trust another person /shop with my truck, especially with me not being there..

    Damn bro, sorry, hope your attorney nails his ass to the wall and that guys insurance covers it
     
  5. Jared

    Jared Administrator Staff Member

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    The major problem is, he was a fabricator at a couple big shops in DFW at one time, plus, several guys have spoke good about him and recommended him, so I felt comfortable. I will be editing every single fucking post that has his shops name here on CGM. I know I've seen 2-3 at least, every one will have a side note in a highlighted color to stay away from him.
     
  6. Gannon

    Gannon That Guy

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    Damn that sucks man. Is there going to be any problems with his insurance claiming it being there was not any police report and it happened a couple weeks ago?


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  7. Jared

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    That I don't know, I did try and attempt a police report. Mckinney said since it happened at an earlier date than when I called, they couldn't do anything about it. But I have everything saved from them admitting fault.
     
  8. bayousam

    bayousam Well-Known Member

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    damn man, sorry to hear that...hope in the end this shit works out for you
     
  9. Gannon

    Gannon That Guy

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    Hope it work outs for you. Only reason I asked cause same thing happened to my dad a couple years ago. Might want to look into talking to the insurance company and seeing if a police report in necessary being it was on private property, with witnesses. Kinda like a loophole my dad found through the other party's insurance.


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  10. Jared

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    Well, I have in plain text where he admitted fault...but USAA already knows the entire story. I told them about the attempted police report etc, left no detail out.
     
  11. Charlie

    Charlie Member

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    Good luck. Post this everywhere, hell even make a craigslist post about it.
     
  12. Jared

    Jared Administrator Staff Member

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    I've posted on a couple other forums I am active on. I have a couple more I will post on later. CL will be next. For now I'm off to bed.
     
  13. Adjusted

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    Jesus man, thats terrible. Glad you posted this, he seemed like a good alternative to the more expensive shops in the area (guess now we all know why) - I mightve paid him a visit at some point had you had a more positive experience. Sucks to hear that he had it for so long yet you still had to get insurance involved; just another dishonest piece of shit fab shop.

    Hope everything works out for you. I was super happy with the work Nfamus did for me - although they were expensive they had excellent communication, worked quickly for the amount of stuff I had them handling, and I was very pleased with the results. You might give them a shot.
     
  14. Ginger

    Ginger Bubbles

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    sorry about your shit luck jared.

    Atleast it will help keep some people from being screwed as well.
     
  15. BOO5TED

    BOO5TED Resident Smartass

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    Damn that sucks, he doesn't have insurance owning a shop? :think:
     
  16. Ginger

    Ginger Bubbles

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    he doesnt want to have it go up easily, thats why he wanted it to go though his employee's insurance.

    to tell you the truth, doing custom work like that, i bet his insurance is out the roof already unless he doesnt have any. which he isnt required to if you sign a waiver.
     
  17. Jared

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    I assume he does (we know what assuming gets us), but I also assume that it must be a high deductible. He said he couldn't afford to fix it, I fail to see how that's my fault, or problem. Had I ran over his dog, hit his child, or his wife, I would have to pay...
     
  18. Ginger

    Ginger Bubbles

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    sorry jared, but the running over dog, child or wife has be cracking up.
     
  19. BOO5TED

    BOO5TED Resident Smartass

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    Exactly, it happened by an employee of his, at his shop. He pays :imo:
     
  20. Riveradoz71

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    Sorry man, that blows!
     

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