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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Irish Dan, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Irish Dan
    Joined: Jan 19, 2006
    Posts: 1,231

    Irish Dan

    After waiting 8 weeks for my 215/75/15 wide white Coker Classics, I cancelled the order, ordered a set of BFG radial wide whites the same size from Diamondback;,,,received them as promised within 10 days;...9 days to be exact.....AND saved money in the process! That was MY experience: YOU decide!
  2. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
    Posts: 8,319

    Don's Hot Rods
    from florida

    Did Coker tell you they were in stock when you ordered them, and if not, what exactly were you being told during that 8 week period?

  3. Master of None
    Joined: Dec 18, 2009
    Posts: 2,279

    Master of None

    +1 I have had nothing but good luck with Coker tire. In fact, they just straitened out a order I placed for tires for a Cadillac. Instead of waiting on a pair of tires on back order; they allowed me to switch sizes to ones they had in stock for the same price as I paid for the original order. Good people in my book.
  4. 4t7flat
    Joined: Apr 15, 2009
    Posts: 266


    The Coker tires were probably coming from Brazil,and the Diamondbacks were made to your order,right here in the USA. I own four sets of Diamond backs,with no problems. My Cokers were junk,and no satisfaction from Coker,for replacement.

  5. Royalshifter
    Joined: May 29, 2005
    Posts: 15,729

    from California

    I have had dozens if not more transactions with Coker and top notch on service and replacement.....Hecter at Coker in Fresno is the coolest guy to deal with.....well in my case he is my friend and Coker warehouse is my neighber?
  6. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
    Posts: 8,319

    Don's Hot Rods
    from florida

    Our experience with Coker has always been just like Royalshifter's and Master of None's. We have bought from them for over 30 years and every transaction has been first rate. One time we got a rim that was bent right out of the box and they immediately sent us a new one with no questions asked.

    I think if you search Coker on here you will find hundreds of testimonials like this. You may have had a bad experience, not discounting that, but every company has this happen from time to time.

  7. Bobert
    Joined: Feb 21, 2005
    Posts: 820

    Member Emeritus

    Been very happy with Diamondbacks.
  8. Irish Dan
    Joined: Jan 19, 2006
    Posts: 1,231

    Irish Dan

    More info regarding the Coker order: BTW, I've ordered Cokers in the past and had no problem with the tires themsleves or the delivery time. THIS time I was told they were on BACKORDER;...over & over again. Long story short, I got tired of calling & waiting;....period!
  9. Kramer
    Joined: Mar 19, 2007
    Posts: 911


    So really there was no reason for this post. You were told they were on backorder, you finally got tired of waiting and ordered somewhere else. Not a reason to complain about a company. IMHO
  10. I have to agree with Kramer on this one... You were told they were on backorder... Why post something negative...
  11. henry29
    Joined: Sep 5, 2007
    Posts: 2,835


    I couldn't find where it says he was told they were on back order.

  12. Read post # 8.
  13. shinysideup
    Joined: Sep 1, 2008
    Posts: 1,627

    from ruskin, fl

    Delete this thread you whiner!
  14. Dreddybear
    Joined: Mar 31, 2007
    Posts: 5,949


    I think it was fate telling you to get bias plys :)
  15. Jess H
    Joined: Oct 14, 2003
    Posts: 102

    Jess H

    Sorry we couldn't fulfill your order Irish Dan.

    And you are right, we are back ordered on the Coker Classic 215/75R15 whitewalls, sometimes we just can’t keep up with demand.

    What we should have done is offered Irish Dan our American Classic or BFG Silvertown radial at the same price as the Coker, but obviously our rep didn’t think to do that.

    Also, the just for the record, as I like to squish false information, the Coker Classic radial is built in Mexico at a Michelin licensed plant, NOT in Brazil.

    If you guys aren't getting the help you need, shoot me a PM and I'll look into it.

    Thanks all,

    Jess Hoodenpyle
    Vice President - Sales and Customer Service
    Coker Tire Company
    1317 Chestnut Street
    Chattanooga, TN 37402
    Toll Free: 1-800-251-6336
  16. 117harv
    Joined: Nov 12, 2009
    Posts: 6,590


    That's class^^^^^, thanks for coming on and setting the record straight.
  17. cederholm
    Joined: May 6, 2006
    Posts: 1,621


  18. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
    Posts: 8,319

    Don's Hot Rods
    from florida

    We Americans are spoiled, just so used to walking into any store and finding endless supplies of whatever we want just sitting there. Those days are over and every company is watching their inventory more closely. Just today I called 3 places looking for tires for my daily driver and all of them are out of stock temporarily. It is just the way things are nowadays.

    I think the OP jumped the gun on posting this as it wasn't like Coker was dancing him around, they were being honest with him. That is the way they have always been with me and with lots of others on here evidently.

  19. slickhale
    Joined: Dec 19, 2010
    Posts: 756

    from Phoenix

    Everytime i see a thread bashing Coker it gets a response from someone from Coker. I've never seen another company stand up and offer solutions and even take blame if needed like they do. I can assure you the next set of tires i buy will come from them.
  20. Jim P
    Joined: Apr 27, 2005
    Posts: 239

    Jim P
    from Tyler, TX

    just made a purchase last week from Coker. Fantastic service. I wish some of the other companies I deal with could be half as good. Jim
  21. I get my tires from a farm coop in nebraska. :rolleyes:
  22. Offset
    Joined: Nov 9, 2010
    Posts: 1,685

    from Canada

    Re Post 15. I do not think you could ask for more from any company.

    To the original poster you were told they were on B/O and that was your decision time. I do not get the point of this thread. Nobody lied, nobody got taken, nobody took away your right to buy from someone else.
  23. LSGUN
    Joined: May 26, 2007
    Posts: 1,263

    from TX

    Thats some funny shit :D

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