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Classic car owner seeking refund for incomplete paint job

Classic car owner seeking refund for incomplete paint job

MIDWEST, Okla. (KFOR) – A Midwest Town man is feuding with a personalized autos store around a paint task. He explained to KFOR soon after 5 months of minor progress he requested for a refund, but the shop owner has stopped communications with him.

Frank Vazquez was on the lookout to spruce up his lime green 1971 Pontiac Grand Prix. 

Picture courtesy of Frank Vazquez

In July, he took it to Twisted City Customs at 21979 N. Macarthur Ave. in Blanchard. The deal made for a paint position was to fork out $2,000 upfront, $1,000 in August, and a further $2,000 at the stop of the occupation in September.

Vazquez compensated the upfront total.

“So we’re in the center of the thirty day period of August, he did not overlook,” Vazquez spelled out. “He referred to as me about $1,000. ‘Oh, I will need provides.’ Alright, no trouble. Satisfied him down at the on line casino, gave him $1,000. He sent me a receipt and I was superior.”

Vazquez explained with $3,000 now invested, he was discouraged with the lack of progress.

“Now we’re almost in December. The automobile is continue to the same, hadn’t finished practically nothing to it, just sitting down there,” he said. “Every time I referred to as him, there was often, it is a wedding ceremony or it is her birthday or it’s our anniversary, or she’s ill or he’s ill. Nothing was finding completed.”

Vazquez confirmed KFOR a textual content trade from November 28 with Twisted City’s operator releasing him as a shopper.

“I am releasing you as a consumer because of to deficiency of boundaries, threats, contacting all hrs like weekends following I established the identical boundaries in excess of and over,” the text explained. “You have been trying to control the whole system, no one promised an exact completion date. I have extra than just you as a client and I have however updated you additional than I really should of had to… I’m ill proper now and told you that, an update that I did not want to share. I’m not likely to deal with someone like you.”

Vazquez then requested his motor vehicle again, feeling no regret for his steps.

“You acquired my car or truck and my money. Sure, I do want updates and pics,” he explained to KFOR. “So, I could have historical past on the progress of the automobile.”

Even though he received his car or truck back, no funds was returned.

When KFOR texted the operator ourselves, on Wednesday, he instructed us his contracts condition no refunds.

But Vazquez claims he in no way signed a contract and was under no circumstances instructed no refunds. He believes he at the very least deserves dollars again for unpurchased provides.

“$1,500 apiece for him and me, I think it would be just fine,” Vazquez explained. “I really do not want the entire $3,000 for the reason that he did perform on it, but I really don’t want to be robbed both.”

When we requested specifically about a refund for parts, we acquired no response from the owner. Vazquez reported he’s geared up to just take authorized action if he does not listen to from Twisted Metropolis about a refund before long.