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    • Proof that Evosport is thousands in debt and soliciting customers for generation of capital

      Most of you saw that Benzboost broke the story last week on Evosport's debt and failure to deliver parts to customers. We quoted this debt as in the hundreds of thousands but now have exact up to date figures that were released by Evosport themselves. Where and why would they reveal these figures? They revealed the details in documents seeking investment from a select, hand picked group of customers in order to get money they need flowing in.

      Evosport has about $300,000 of debt with a quarter million of back orders that have not been fulfilled. They are cash strapped so they have hand picked a number of their customers to solicit for investment purposes. We have been able to get a hold of the proposal with all the details from more than one source. This investment group is being spearheaded by Jim Brady (James J. Brady of Ringler Associates) who is one of their customers. He is also a CLK63 Black Series owner and it is Black Series owners who are mostly being targeted for investment. Why Jim Brady is doing this for Evosport, we have no clue but will certainly try to find out.

      The investment documents are all detailed below. They verify that what was written previously is accurate. We now know the investment amount each customer is being asked to produce is $100k minimum. The documents are dated April 2011 so this information is as up to date as possible. Additionally, we do not know if Jim Brady has already invested as numerous sources have given us varying figures on his own commitment. It could be that he has already committed funds and that they have not been enough to pull Evosport out so other sources are being tapped.

      We feel this information is necessary to not only validate our investigative journalism, much of which was already confirmed by customers coming forward to say they had not received their parts as well as JRCART confirming his issues with Evosport, but also to warn potential investors and customers of the current situation. It is irresponsible to continue to collect money from customers who expect delivery of their parts when there are very real issues that affect if Evosport will even continue to be viable. Not to mention that Brad Otoupalik e-mailed BenzBoost with veiled threats about "slander" which this isn't, it is completely factual based on details Evosport has verified in its own documents sent out into the public. Attempting to silence this on MBworld and threaten us only caused more people to be willing to come forward in support of what BenzBoost had the courage to reveal. We will not be pushed around or intimidated by Evosport or anyone else for that matter for providing the community with the truth MBworld hides from them.

      You can verify all the information in the documents below. You can also see the questionnaire that attempts to assess just how much money the potential investor has. Evosport's fiscal information is all detailed as well as debt and pending litigation involving a damage claim to a Lamborghini. We have also been told of liens which if it becomes necessary we will look into in much further detail. Evosport is apparently in damage control mode attempting to pay off what they can which we have not been able to verify but have received some anonymous tips stating so. Additionally, one tip stated that Bob Otoupolik's credit cards have been locked but we do not know if this is true. If anyone has any information to verify this tip, do not hesitate to contact us.











      This article was originally published in forum thread: Warning to Mercedes Enthusiasts! Evosport hundreds of thousands in debt, not delivering parts started by Sticky View original post
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      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Jesus, LOL, please don't hang me because of all the typos in my last post typing from a phone.

        Please don't twist my words around. Everyone knows I am very vocal and I do not have a problem speaking my mind. The insurance company IS NOT still involved because of any insurance fraud reasons, they are still involved because the paint work done by evosport/their sub-contractor body shop was not to my satisfaction. IMO this part of the story is done.
      1. JBond's Avatar
        JBond -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Eirebenz Click here to enlarge
        I think it is absolutely despicable (yet predicable) what is going on of late regarding this fiasco:

        Evosport and/or supporters (be that legal or otherwise) have just about succeeded in turning this story around 180 degrees to make them look like the victim. Shady (yet masterful) spin to say the least. If they end up going bust, they should definitely pursue a career in politics.

        Over the past week or so, it has become very clear that the veracity of the claims against Evosport have waned (not from Sticky though). I predicted that would be the case, and it is not surprising at all.
        It doesn't take a brilliant lawyer like Benz280SL to see that certain customers have been instructed to hush-up if they want to get the service/products they already paid for.

        Lest muppets like Benz280SL spew nonsensical legalese in response to this post: do yourself a favor and read this thread in its entirety. If you do so, you'll realize that everything Sticky purports has been verified by jrcart or others in the past. That those who are owed something by Evosport are not as 'vocal' as they were 1 week ago is inconsequential.
        This.

        Does anyone actually believe that Evosport is not telling people to shut their mouth's or parts won't get delivered to anyone?

        I'm intrigued by the about face that JRCART has done in this thread, by editing his posts on MBW and by commenting on Jalopnik in Evosports favor.

        http://jalopnik.com/#!5792464/mercedes-tuner-fights-online-forum-over-hundreds-of-thousands-of-dollars

        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART1 on Jalopnik Click here to enlarge
        Hello, I am the JRCART mentioned in this article. I want to point out and clarify a few issues and inaccuracies I have with with the article. First off evosport has now delivered on pretty much everything they were contracted to on my vehicle. There are a couple of small misc small tidbits that need closure but for the most part they have now delivered on what was promised to me. I am flying out to California next Wednesday to meet with management and owners of evosport so we can finally put this to rest on move on.

        I personally do not have a problem with journalist or person posting factual information about a business regardless of if it appears"harmful" to the business. Consumers have the right to know the truth about a company or business. However, the key words in my previous sentence being FACTUAL INFORMATION. ALthough I can not comment on all the various details mentioned above becuase some of it does not pertain to me the article does have many mis-quoted or inconsistant FACTS about my(JRCART's) part of the story.

        Were there delays and problems with this project envolving evosport? Unfortunatley, Yes there were. Are those problems/delays spelled out accurately in the article above? No they are not. Please let me attempt to clarify. First of all the amount of the supercharger was not $30k, it was $15k, I contracted evosport to do alot of other work in addition to the super charger install, it was a much bigger project than just a SC install. The total of all that other work along with the supercharger totaled just over $32K. In addition to the supercharger install there was some slight body damage to the car as a result of a fender bender that I had evosport take care of. A claim was my to my insurance company as a result of the fender bender, some of the paint work done by evosport/their sub-contractor was not done to my satisfaction. The paint issue is one of the things that I am confident will be finalized on my visit next week. I have indeed contacted my insurance company but the work is being handled to my satisfaction so no further action should be required at this time. I also have indeed spoken to my attorney(2 attorneys actually) but now that evosport has pretty much delivered on everything promised there will be no need for my attorney to get involved or take any further action as I see it at this time. The way the above article was written makes it appear that there is pending legal action or a suit filed against evosport and that is NOT acccurate. I do not anticipate any suits being filed on my behalf becuase again, the vast majority of what evosport was contracted to do has now been delivered.

        Should anything change between now and my visit/meeting with evosport management next week I will let everyone know, but I don't anticipate any further problems or delays at this point. I had a long conference call last night with the evosport management and all parties involved are in agreement of what is happening moving forward.

        For those of you that know me or follow me on any of the auto forums you know I don't have any problem with speaking my mind so I don't need any 3rd parties speaking up for me, especially if it is not accurate information.

        I would like to also add that I have been dealing with evosport for over 3 years, they have done ALOT of work on my vehicle and up until this latest round of modifications everything went well, their quality was and still is top notch. Obviously there were some bumps in the road on this go round, it did leave a very bad taste in my mouth but I can still say they do good work. Hopefully they are working through the bumps and issues and deliver on any customer back orders and it appears they are. (Edit comment)
        Just to clarify that's not a clarification post, that's an update. The info reposted by Jalopnik originally posted by Sticky on this site was accurate when it was posted, and at that point you were looking for help from other MBW members to help bring the situation to light. So no, I guess not everyone on the net knows you don't need third parties help when you specifically ask for it. I was one of the people that posted on your behalf on MBW without even knowing you, I won't make that mistake again.

        Members and friends came to bat for you and now after you're taken care of, largely if not solely due to this thread and the support you were given, you just shrivel up and disappear like a grape drying on the vine.

        Just goes to show everyone's out for themselves I guess.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Please don't twist my words around. Everyone knows I am very vocal and I do not have a problem speaking my mind. The insurance company IS NOT still involved because of any insurance fraud reasons
        No one is twisting your words, no one said anything about fraud only a user coming out of nowhere did, and you are more than free to speak your mind.

        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        The insurance company IS NOT still involved because of any insurance fraud reasons, they are still involved because the paint work done by evosport/their sub-contractor body shop was not to my satisfaction. IMO this part of the story is done.
        Yes, and this is what we wanted to clarify as well as you stance changing from inflated costs to now accurate costs. It was implied earlier they were charging too much, and this has changed.

        I want to make it clear to protect myself as well as my reputation of reporting the events accurately. That is all, I agree, this is not a major issue and it is over with.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JBond Click here to enlarge
        This.

        Does anyone actually believe that Evosport is not telling people to shut their mouth's or parts won't get delivered to anyone?

        I'm intrigued by the about face that JRCART has done in this thread, by editing his posts on MBW and by commenting on Jalopnik in Evosports favor.

        http://jalopnik.com/#!5792464/mercedes-tuner-fights-online-forum-over-hundreds-of-thousands-of-dollars



        Just to clarify that's not a clarification post, that's an update. The info reposted by Jalopnik originally posted by Sticky on this site was accurate when it was posted, and at that point you were looking for help from other MBW members to help bring the situation to light. So no, I guess not everyone on the net knows you don't need third parties help when you specifically ask for it. I was one of the people that posted on your behalf on MBW without even knowing you, I won't make that mistake again.

        Members and friends came to bat for you and now after you're taken care of, largely if not solely due to this thread and the support you were given, you just shrivel up and disappear like a grape drying on the vine.

        Just goes to show everyone's out for themselves I guess.
        It's fine, I'm glad Jim is getting what was owed to him and the situation is being resolved for him. Everything regarding him (who is a prominent customer) should be settled by next week I take it, we'll see.

        Someone had to stand up and have the courage to say it and I guess I was the only one willing to do so. No big deal, I'm happy for him and I'm happy for the customers getting their parts.

        If anyone in the future needs any help or is being treated unjustly by a vendor, I will be glad to stand up for them as no other site seems to be willing to. Certainly not MBworld, and certainly not if the issue concerns Evosport.
      1. JBond's Avatar
        JBond -
        Note the 180, these are JRCART's posts from just the first 2 pages of this thread:

        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Wow, that one was locked up in record time over on MBW LOL, actually it's not really funny at all, nobody should be laughing. AMAZING......
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        To think I trusted these guys, I had a couple of great experiences with them, although they never once hit a deadline but they only missed by a week on one occasion and about 2 weeks on another but this time around was a far different story. The car was delivered to them on or around October 20th 2010 for some body and paint reparis and some other mods (SC was not in the picture until late Dec 2010). Before the project was started I set a firm completion date of march 1st 2011 and brad commited to meeting that date. As of last Sunday March 27 evosport was not done with the car so the decision was made to pull the car from evosport and let Weistec complete the work. Weistec was amazing, they did more work in 5 days than I had seen out of evosport in 5 months and that is no exageration, not even a slight exageration.

        What I find puzzling is that they use the move to their new 15,000 sq ft facility as an excuse for the delays, my question is why are they expanding if they can't financially handle their current work load? Kinda like putting the cart before the horse isn't it?

        There will be more info to come, when the time is right I will be releasing every detail of the JRCART/evosport debacle with detailed e-mail and text correspondance, insurance information, wire transfer info and more. Right now my hands are tied becuase this might(is) be turning into a legal matter and we have been advised to not divulge certain information so I hope you guys can understand about the lack of info I am sharing at this time.
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        NEWS UPDATE

        The thread on MB World has now been completely REMOVED...even after Brad said it would not be....more lies
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        STICKY, There is more to the story but none of it is going to make Brad or evosport look very good. Everything is very well documented at my end, e-mails, wire transfers, phones calls and emails with insurance adjusters. You better free up some more bandwidth because when I post it's gonna be about 3 pages long and your server is going to overload from all the hits on the site. In due time, I promise.
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        It's all good, they can ban away, I would expect nothing less. I have registered usernames on 15 or so european car Forums in the past week or so. When I post it will be EVERYWHERE and even in a couple places they are not expecting. Brad's biggest problem now is that he has duped the wrong person/people...smarter, savier and with much deeper pockets than him. I might consider letting him off the hook if he and Simon were to post publically and tell THE TRUTH about everything, not only the JRCART situation but each and every person that has been put out by having to wait for them to deliver on goods and promises. If they could state when every last item that people have ordered will be delivered but who am I kidding? I'm not playing around, attorneys and the insurance company are already involved so the wheels are already in motion. When I post my info it's most likely game over for them, probably a BK will result so it is in everyones best interest that evosport survive this becuase if they were go BK NOBODY is getting their parts or refunds, it will be tied up in courts for years and the judge will determine who gets paid what and the companies and people with the money to hire attorneys will be at the top of the payment list, the "little guys" that had to save up their hard earnned cash for weeks or months to buy that new pulley or that new set of headers won't have the cash to hire representation to fight for what is theirs. I honestly hope everyone gets their parts but I would't hold my breath. A class action suit might be the only way recoup anything but that would still take years and a BK would prolong it even further.
      1. JBond's Avatar
        JBond -
        ...sorry make that 1-10 I guess.

        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Wow, that one was locked up in record time over on MBW LOL, actually it's not really funny at all, nobody should be laughing. AMAZING......
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        To think I trusted these guys, I had a couple of great experiences with them, although they never once hit a deadline but they only missed by a week on one occasion and about 2 weeks on another but this time around was a far different story. The car was delivered to them on or around October 20th 2010 for some body and paint reparis and some other mods (SC was not in the picture until late Dec 2010). Before the project was started I set a firm completion date of march 1st 2011 and brad commited to meeting that date. As of last Sunday March 27 evosport was not done with the car so the decision was made to pull the car from evosport and let Weistec complete the work. Weistec was amazing, they did more work in 5 days than I had seen out of evosport in 5 months and that is no exageration, not even a slight exageration.

        What I find puzzling is that they use the move to their new 15,000 sq ft facility as an excuse for the delays, my question is why are they expanding if they can't financially handle their current work load? Kinda like putting the cart before the horse isn't it?

        There will be more info to come, when the time is right I will be releasing every detail of the JRCART/evosport debacle with detailed e-mail and text correspondance, insurance information, wire transfer info and more. Right now my hands are tied becuase this might(is) be turning into a legal matter and we have been advised to not divulge certain information so I hope you guys can understand about the lack of info I am sharing at this time.


        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        NEWS UPDATE

        The thread on MB World has now been completely REMOVED...even after Brad said it would not be....more lies
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        STICKY, There is more to the story but none of it is going to make Brad or evosport look very good. Everything is very well documented at my end, e-mails, wire transfers, phones calls and emails with insurance adjusters. You better free up some more bandwidth because when I post it's gonna be about 3 pages long and your server is going to overload from all the hits on the site. In due time, I promise.
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        It's all good, they can ban away, I would expect nothing less. I have registered usernames on 15 or so european car Forums in the past week or so. When I post it will be EVERYWHERE and even in a couple places they are not expecting. Brad's biggest problem now is that he has duped the wrong person/people...smarter, savier and with much deeper pockets than him. I might consider letting him off the hook if he and Simon were to post publically and tell THE TRUTH about everything, not only the JRCART situation but each and every person that has been put out by having to wait for them to deliver on goods and promises. If they could state when every last item that people have ordered will be delivered but who am I kidding? I'm not playing around, attorneys and the insurance company are already involved so the wheels are already in motion. When I post my info it's most likely game over for them, probably a BK will result so it is in everyones best interest that evosport survive this becuase if they were go BK NOBODY is getting their parts or refunds, it will be tied up in courts for years and the judge will determine who gets paid what and the companies and people with the money to hire attorneys will be at the top of the payment list, the "little guys" that had to save up their hard earnned cash for weeks or months to buy that new pulley or that new set of headers won't have the cash to hire representation to fight for what is theirs. I honestly hope everyone gets their parts but I would't hold my breath. A class action suit might be the only way recoup anything but that would still take years and a BK would prolong it even further.


        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Wrong

        blair_mbz is Brad, I recieved a email from a MBW moderator confirming it.

        If you notice blair_mbz is trying to discredit some of JRCART's posts becuase one of my friends(Rich) posts under the JRCART name. Truth of the matter is that Rich is 100% responsible for building my BS as well as all of my other vehicles from custom golf carts to ATV's to Harleys, cars, trucks and my RV. For Brad or blair_mbz to infer that Rich's posts are not in my best interest is 100% incorrect. Rich is one of my best friends of 22 years and recently former employee. Rich is the one that saw the writing on the wall with delays back in early jan and cautioned me to put some pressuer on evosport for updates. Rich has a far better technical grasp on things than I and a better eye for making things look cool so he pretty much has free rein to do whatever he wants to any of my vehicles and he drives them all regularly as well so as you can see his interests are with me and all my vehicles. Furthermore Rich can post under my username becuase I know that for the most part his thoughts mirror my thoughts so for brad or anyone to try to discredit him would be wrong.

        Truth be told Rich is the reason my BS got sent to evosport 3 years ago in the first place. Up until 2 days prior to shipping it to evosport in Nov of 2007 my intentions were to send the car to Renntech but Rich had seveal in depth conversations with Bob(brads dad) at evosport and convinced me to ship the car to evosport. As you all know evosport built me one hell of a great car and I honeslty think it's one of the best all-around vehicles ever built, it excels on the strip, road course or driving through town. Up until this last go around with evoport I was very pleased with their serivce and quality, they do offer and build some great products having sent the car there for 3 major winter projects in a row it's obvious I was happy with their work.

        UPDATE I have had some discussions with brad this week and things are getting worked out, I will keep everyone posted.

        ONE MORE THING: MY MOTOR IS NOT BLOWN, THERE ARE RUMORS FLOATING ABOUT THAT THE DELAYS ARE STEMMING FROM EITHER EVOSPORT OR WEISTEC BLOWING UP MY MOTOR, THAT IS NOT THE CASE MY CAR WAS RUNNING WHEN IT LEFT EVOSPORT AND IT IS STILL RUNNING TODAY AND WAS ON A DYNO FOR SEVERAL HOURS LAST NIGHT SO LETS PLEASE STOP WITH THOSE ASSUMPTIONS
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Brad has been trying to work things out all along, i never once claimed he threw in the towel, however push came to shove and after a few deadlines were missed I made the decision to pull the car out so I could get the work completed and try to enjoy the car during the good weather months. Everyone has my word that I will keep them posted, I've got nothing to hide from my side nor from evosports side and for right now I'm giving them the benefit of the doubt, if they spoil that trust then we can cross that bridge when we come to it.

        This is my last post for the time being on this topic but I should be posting up some dyno numbers very shortly
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        There is at least one moderatorthat can speak for himself, one of them emailed me the warning about blair_mbz and confirmed the IP was an evosport IP addy
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        About this time last week I was questioning the validity of some of the claims and figures in your original post but after reading the most recent post I'm not doubting anything. You need to change your name from Sticky to Dick Tracy.
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Sweet....I guess I need to drag myself away from the evosport threads and explore the site a little further.
      1. JBond's Avatar
        JBond -
        From what I'm reading I don't think anyone can claim they haven't been "accurately portrayed" and this is just what's posted publicly on this forum by JRCART himself or themselves, no texts, emails, phone calls, etc.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        No one is twisting your words, no one said anything about fraud only a user coming out of nowhere did, and you are more than free to speak your mind.



        Yes, and this is what we wanted to clarify as well as you stance changing from inflated costs to now accurate costs. It was implied earlier they were charging too much, and this has changed.

        I want to make it clear to protect myself as well as my reputation of reporting the events accurately. That is all, I agree, this is not a major issue and it is over with.
        The only time I mentioned chargeback was when I was going to have another shop redo the unsatisfactory paint work, at that time I was not aware of California laws that require me to give the vehicle back to that shop to give them one more chance to make it right. In IL the customer is allowed to pick any body shop(any body shop certified by the insurance co) to have the repairs done correctly the second time around and the insurance company will then go after the first shop to try to recover their costs.

        I will admitt that at one point I thought the amount of the insurnace work looked high for the amount of visible damage on the car but I have since obtained a complete breakdown of all charges on the claim from the insurance company. There was quite a bit of damage not visible that was uncovered after the body shop dug into it such as a trans cooler and radiator, those two items alone are several thousand dollars when the labor is factored in. In addition to those two items there was a cracked Dymag and a damaged Vorsteiner splitter so the damages added up pretty quickly.

        As mentioned before I will be meeting with evosport owners and managment on Thursday of next week, and at this point they have delivered on about 90% of what they were contracted to. They have my Vorsteiner splitter yet to be installed but they assured me that they have it in their shop and it will be delivered on my visit next week.

        I was pretty upset with the Jalponik article because although some of what they published was accurate, some of it was not and even more of it was not accurate yesterday or Thursday when the article was published. They were reporting it like it was current and the situation has changed in the past 3-4 weeks. I have never changed my stance I said I pulled the car out of evosport and gave it to Weistec, I said that there were some loose ends that evosport had to still deliver on and that I would keep everyone posted on and I did. I posted an update on this site earlier this week that said that evosport now owed me under $1000 and a Vorsteiner splitter and that they are upholding their end of the deal. So you can imagine my suprise when I see a new article on Jalopnik yesterday that is quoting some bad information and is reporting some 3-4 week old information making it look like it is the current state of the situation. It was very mis-leading. I'm not changing my tune or backing off of anything but when this all came out and started a few weeks ago I promised I would keep everyone posted adn I kept my word, I kept everyone posted when I posted they owe me less than $1000 and Vorsteiner Splitter. Sorry if that is not the answer that you wanted to hear but it's the truth. I have posted the truth since day one regardless of if evosport liked what I had to say, just like I am posting know whether you or anyone else likes what I have to say. I would be just as bad if I did not post up an honest update.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        I will admitt that at one point I thought the amount of the insurnace work looked high for the amount of visible damage on the car but I have since obtained a complete breakdown of all charges on the claim from the insurance company.
        Exactly, this is all I wanted to clarify. Not a big deal at all.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JBond Click here to enlarge
        Note the 180, these are JRCART's posts from just the first 2 pages of this thread:
        Yep, and I stand by all those posts. I'm stil not saying I am happy about the situation, the damn car has been in California for 6 monthes now because of the delays at evosport. I promised an update and I gave an update. Weistec finished the install on my car and evosport has come thorough with the parts that were still owed to me. How is that a 180? It seems there are a few hipocrits on this site, everyone claims that they "just want to see the customers get what they are owed by evosport" and I post that I got what I was owed by evosport and now I'm the bad guy? LOL if that's the way you play have a nice life, but I don't roll that way. Am I going to start planning my nest round of mods with evosport? HELL NO! but I am not going to sit here and mislead people or let on that they have not finally come through and delivered on a vast majority of what I was owned. I'm not going to sit here and let what happened to me be used as a pawn in this game of chess. I told my evosport story 4 weeks ago and I'm telling you the same story today but with a happier ending rather than a bad or nasty ending, sorry you can't be happy for me pal.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        JRCART, I fully expect you or anyone else to post your complete experience from start finish, good or bad. As I stated, I'm glad they are making an effort now after about 6 months and it seems some heat has given them motivation.

        There is nothing wrong with you posting what was owed and if they come through on that, I fully encourage it. That is just my opinion.
      1. Yomama69's Avatar
        Yomama69 -
        JRCART, you seem to be the only Evosport customer happy...and that's pretty much because Weistec finished the work Evosport was supposed to do. I haven't seen any otehr Evosport customers post happy endings.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        It's fine, I'm glad Jim is getting what was owed to him and the situation is being resolved for him. Everything regarding him (who is a prominent customer) should be settled by next week I take it, we'll see.
        Yes, we will see. Trust me if I walk in there and they don't have my splitter there is going to be hell to pay and I will let all of you know about it but until then I am taking them on their word. I had a phone conversation on Thursday afternoon with them and I was assured they have the new splitter in their hands and waiting for me. I find it very funny that some of you have come down on evosport for being dis-honest yet I post a honest update as to the status of the situation and let everyone know it is nearly resolved and you want nothing to do with it...That's just wrong.
      1. Yomama69's Avatar
        Yomama69 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Yes, we will see. Trust me if I walk in there and they don't have my splitter there is going to be hell to pay and I will let all of you know about it but until then I am taking them on their word. I had a phone conversation on Thursday afternoon with them and I was assured they have the new splitter in their hands and waiting for me. I find it very funny that some of you have come down on evosport for being dis-honest yet I post a honest update as to the status of the situation and let everyone know it is nearly resolved and you want nothing to do with it...That's just wrong.
        You are just one customer. What about the rest of the $250K in "backorder"? That represents other customers -- unhappy customers who did not receive the product they ordered.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Yomama69 Click here to enlarge
        JRCART, you seem to be the only Evosport customer happy...and that's pretty much because Weistec finished the work Evosport was supposed to do. I haven't seen any otehr Evosport customers post happy endings.

        Like I just posted, I am not in any way happy about the situation, I am not happy that they had the car 5 months and got only a portion of the work completed. Yes, I did pull the car out an dhad Weistec finish it. I would not say I am happy. I am saying that they have delivered on the majority of what was promised. In one of my last post I said I'm not running out and planning a new round of mods with evosport, so to call me a "Happy Customer" is a bit of a stretch...more twisting of my words
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        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        I find it very funny that some of you have come down on evosport for being dis-honest yet I post a honest update as to the status of the situation and let everyone know it is nearly resolved and you want nothing to do with it...That's just wrong.
        Personally, I want everything to do with it as fair is only fair. It is ridiculous it had to come down to this to get things done but if things are getting done I'm happy for you in particular.
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        Yomama69 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Like I just posted, I am not in any way happy about the situation, I am not happy that they had the car 5 months and got only a portion of the work completed. Yes, I did pull the car out an dhad Weistec finish it. I would not say I am happy. I am saying that they have delivered on the majority of what was promised. In one of my last post I said I'm not running out and planning a new round of mods with evosport, so to call me a "Happy Customer" is a bit of a stretch...more twisting of my words
        Pardon me for being picky, but 90% complete 46 days after the completion date on the contract is unacceptable to me. Houses have been built in less time.
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        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Yomama69 Click here to enlarge
        You are just one customer. What about the rest of the $250K in "backorder"? That represents other customers -- unhappy customers who did not receive the product they ordered.
        Not to sound like a broken record, but also as I stated in a recent post, I'm not a pawn in anyones chess game. If people are owed parts by evosport they need to speak up, I'm sure my being open and vocal about the situation did not hurt when it came down to them coming through on my stuff. I guess I somehow became the poster child for the anti-evosport movement but if I were to continue to let people think I was still being screwed over that would be A) Wrong and B) Illegal. I can tell my story and say it took them 5-6 months to get the job done but I can't keep going on and saying they are continueing to screw me when they are not.
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        Eirebenz -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        Yep, and I stand by all those posts. I'm stil not saying I am happy about the situation, the damn car has been in California for 6 monthes now because of the delays at evosport. I promised an update and I gave an update. Weistec finished the install on my car and evosport has come thorough with the parts that were still owed to me. How is that a 180? It seems there are a few hipocrits on this site, everyone claims that they "just want to see the customers get what they are owed by evosport" and I post that I got what I was owed by evosport and now I'm the bad guy? LOL if that's the way you play have a nice life, but I don't roll that way. Am I going to start planning my nest round of mods with evosport? HELL NO! but I am not going to sit here and mislead people or let on that they have not finally come through and delivered on a vast majority of what I was owned. I'm not going to sit here and let what happened to me be used as a pawn in this game of chess. I told my evosport story 4 weeks ago and I'm telling you the same story today but with a happier ending rather than a bad or nasty ending, sorry you can't be happy for me pal.

        I think it's great you have resolution. I hope every other customer who was owed something by Evosport finds the same satisfaction.
        For the record, I couldn't care less about Evosport. For disclosures sakes, I've purchased from them in the past and haven't had an issue.

        I guess the point that some forum members are trying to get at here is that everything is NOT hunky-dory.
        In your heart of hearts, can you honestly say that Evosport would have resolved these issues to your satisfaction if the $#@! didn't hit the fan over the last few weeks?

        From the outside, the whole situation reeks of Evosport being backed into a corner by heavy-hitters like yourself - ultimately leading to them doing the right thing by you. And there's nothing wrong with that - your priority is to be made whole.
        Now that some people are getting your issues resolved (which is great), there's a misconception that everything's A-OK again. It's NOT.
        Evosport's recent conduct on MBW, as well as their behavior towards Sticky and Benzboost are just two of the issues in play here.

        If 1% of what you and others have claimed is true, that's reason enough to never do business with these guys again. Call it what you want, but actively and knowingly taking money from customers when they damn well know they don't have the capacity to follow through with their contractual obligations is tantamount to THEFT.
        Trying to cover the entire mess up is even worse.
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        JRCART -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Yomama69 Click here to enlarge
        Pardon me for being picky, but 90% complete 46 days after the completion date on the contract is unacceptable to me. Houses have been built in less time.
        Like I said, I will be there on Thursday this week to get the other 10% of what is owed me. They assure me it is there. I already stated I was unhappy with the time-line. You guys need some Hooked-On-Reading CD's I think.