Warranty Information

Warranty and Purchasing Procedures

  Claims: WELD takes pride in our shipping containers and go to extra effort to ensure that your order is received in good condition. Claims for any shortage or errors in shipment must be made within 24 hours of receipt of goods. Title of merchandise passes to buyer upon delivery to common carrier and delivery of all merchandise in good condition is the responsibility of the carrier. Claims for any damaged shipment must be filed with the carrier immediately upon receipt, no exceptions.   Damage or shortages: Carton shortages and damages must be notated on the carrier’s bill of lading at the time of receipt and a claim initiated with the shipping carrier. All WELD order discrepancies, such as concealed shortages found within a sealed shipment or concealed shipping damages must be submitted to WELD Customer Service via fax (816-842-6747), email (info@weldwheels.com) or by calling (800-788-9353) within 5 business days of delivery or the claim may be denied. WELD will review and confirm timely claims and either issue credit or replace part shortages at WELD’s discretion. Payment deductions by a Distributor are NOT allowed and will be charged back to the Distributor’s account along with any applicable finance charges for late payment and may result in suspension or termination of open account credit terms.   Credit Card Procedures WELD requires 100% payment by Credit Card (in full) for all wheel classes of products (if pre-arranged payment terms have not been established). When the wheels (and any/all wheel products) have been built/completed and are ready to ship, the buyer will be charged/added the “actual” freight to the final shipping destination.   Limited Warranty WELD’s warranty obligations for WELD Wheels (individually and collectively “Product(s)”) is limited to defects in materials and workmanship, as solely determined by WELD after careful inspection, for that period identified in the chart below that begins on the date of retail purchase by the original end-user purchaser (“Warranty Period”) as evidenced by the purchaser’s receipt of purchase.   Warranty Period:
Product Category   Product Line(s) Warranty Type   Term

Race Drag Race Structural 30 days from end user purchase
Oval Race Structural 30 days from end user purchase
Other non-street products   Structural 30 days from end user purchase

Street Sport Forged Structural 3 years from end user purchase
RT Structural 3 years from end user purchase
RT-S/GTS Structural 3 years from end user purchase

Truck REKON/Dually/Trailer Structural Lifetime structural warranty

  NOTE: Motorsports is an inherently dangerous sport with significant risk of personal injury or even death. When a user participates in vehicle racing, track events, performance motoring and or other motorsports events, he or she accepts the risk inherent therein. Weld Racing, LLC, its employees, and affiliates make no warranty that the use of its products or parts guarantees personal safety or freedom from physical injury or operates as a life saving device. Weld Racing, LLC. disclaims all liability for any special, direct, incidental or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, the loss of life or limb, or damages due to bodily or personal injury, which may arise or result  

Warranty Terms and Conditions

  STRUCTURAL WARRANTY Subject to the terms and conditions below, Weld Racing, LLC (“WELD”) warrants that its wheels (“Products”) shall be free of defects in material and workmanship beginning on the date of retail sale. The warranty period shall begin on the date of the retail sale of the Product, and shall continue for a period of thirty (30) days for the Weld Racing ® and American Racing ® Pro Series and all other products designated for drag racing, and for three (3) years for the Draglite, Rodlite ® and Prostar products designated for street use. This warranty is furnished solely to the original retail consumer of the products (“Owner”), and may not be transferred or assigned.   This warranty will not be effective unless the Products have been paid for in full.   This warranty will not be effective unless and until the Products are shown to have been used in accordance with current published WELD specifications and instructions, and with WELD accessories, fasteners, and replacement parts. This warranty shall not cover, and WELD shall have no responsibility for, damage or injury of any kind because of (a) abuse, misuse or any use of the Products for purposes other than for which it was designed improper, or (b) any modification to the Products or use of the Product with any accessories, fasteners, and replacement parts not provided by Weld. This warranty shall not cover, and WELD shall have no responsibility for, appearance defects following installation or mounting of the Products with tires. It is specifically understood and agreed by Owner that no warranty whatsoever is made by WELD regarding components manufactured or distributed by others and used in conjunction with the Products. WELD shall not have any obligations under this warranty unless the Owner notifies WELD in writing of any alleged defects in the Products within the earlier of thirty (30) days following Owner’s discovery of the defects, or the expiration of the warranty period and within ten (10) days following such notice delivers the Products with the alleged defect to WELD. Any such notice and Products must be delivered to Weld Racing, LLC, 6600 Stadium Drive, Kansas City, MO. 64129. WELD shall be allowed a reasonable period of time to investigate any warranty claim of the Owner, have authorization to remove samples from the Products, and to perform any testing to the Products WELD deems necessary to determine the cause of the alleged defect.   THE FOREGOING WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ALL SUCH OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED AND DISCLAIMED BY WELD TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR DISCLAIMED ARE LIMITED TO THIRTY (30) DAYS OR TO THE SHORTEST PERIOD PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WHICHEVER IS GREATER. THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY OF WELD UNDER THIS WARRANTY, AND OWNER’S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, SHALL BE THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT, AT WELD’S SOLE DISCRETION, OF PRODUCTS SHOWN TO BE DEFECTIVE. IN NO EVENT SHALL WELD BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED UPON BREACH OF WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT WELD IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES AND WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY DETERMINATION THAT ANY REMEDY SPECIFIED IN THIS WARRANTY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.   All Products, regardless of condition or situation, returned to WELD must have a Return Authorization number issued prior to return. Please call (800) 788-9353 to be assigned a Return Authorization number. Any Product returned to WELD without a return authorization number will be refused and returned to the Owner.   This warranty shall be interpreted under the laws of the State of Missouri, without reference to principles of conflict of laws. For international customers, the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods shall not apply. All court proceedings between Weld and the Owner concerning the Products, whether under the foregoing warranty or otherwise, shall be litigated only in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, or the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.