Wheel Kinetics in Tucson, AZ

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Internet Auto Dealer: Used Vehicles and Diesel Trucks


Established in 2002.

In 2002, Dennis founded Wheel Kinetics to sell wheels for racecars and support his car racing.  Over time, cars started coming and going and Wheel Kinetics morphed from a wheel business to an Internet Auto Dealer!

We provide the best automotive website and full inspections.  With our attention to detail, videos, 20 megapixel pictures, and award winning website, you really can buy a used vehicle sight unseen!

Wheel Kinetics

Dealer Info:

Phone(s):(800) 860-0194
Address:1909 Gardner Ln, Tucson, AZ, 85705
  • Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Reviews on Wheel Kinetics

Clea M. | 2015-01-01

It has been two years since I bought the F250 and it is still running strong. Made a couple modification to the truck and maintained regular oil changes, tire rotation etc. only had two problems which I think is fixed, but had to change out the ball bearings in the front and the alternator went out 4 times in two years, which is very unusual but  hopefully it will now continue to recharge the battery and operate properly. Hopefully by the end of 2015 I will get another diesel from wheel kinetics!!!!

Juan F. | 2014-10-09

I bought a 2005 Nissan Titan 68K miles for 14K last year. The + : The truck is awesome. Runs like a champ, interior looks like it has 3k miles, and bought it for 3-5K under blue book. Awesome customer service 2 thumbs up, reliable and honest. The - .. Its a truck with brandished title, not buying brand new vehicles have to be ready to replace small stuff, for example... battery, tires, brakes. Bottom line: getting new battery tires and brakes is worth getting a
truck that is 25%+ blue book value. dealers will not give you full value of vehicle due to brandished title if it shows up on carfax, but consumers might. If your looking to sell it you will be dissapointed. If your looking to buy a truck/car to actually own and keep your car for a very long time you will be very happy!!!!!!!!!

MotoGuy A. | 2014-03-31

I bought a 2005 F250 4x4, extra cab, short bed, Lariat, 6.0 PSD from Dennis- It was a great experience and Dennis is a GREAT guy!! I was VERY nervous about buying a high mileage 9 year old truck sight unseen over the Internet but all the HD pics, the YouTube video and Dennis answering all my questions/concerns with great detail and always very fast put me at easy...  

Super easy to transfer funds, almost instantly I had a email with copy's of all the paperwork and within a day or two had the actual clear AZ title in my hand.  I had the truck shipped to me using his preferred shipper and that was super easy also.. 4-5 days after I paid for the truck it was at my front door being unloaded from the shippers rig..

The truck--
The truck was MUCH better then I was expecting, it was/is a really nice truck! I could never afford a new $50-$60-$70K SuperDuty and had it in my mind this truck would be just be ok--- well that wasn't the case this truck is AWESOME!!! I spent a 3 day weekend washing, cleaning, waxing an giving her some TLC and it looks almost brand new- I've had more then a few people ask when did get a "new" truck?!
They all can't believe it when I tell them it's 9 years old and has 200K miles on it..  
I've done all the maintenance , oil change, diff, tranny oil, fuel filter, 4 new tires and she runs great, tons of power and makes me smile every time she rumbles to life!!!
I would recommend Wheel Kinetics and Dennis to anyone that wants a honest great deal and a all around great buying experience.  
Top notch guys, great truck- Zero regrets.. Thanks guys!

Scott T. | 2014-01-14

I bought a 2002 F350 7.3L Diesel 4x4 from these guys right around Christmas and have had nothing but a great experience.
I was worried about buying a vehicle that I'd never actually touched but I watched the video many times and poured over the HD pictures supplied for weeks before I decided I felt like I had a good grasp of what I was getting into and I made an offer.
Communication with Dennis was fast enough for me.  I don't like talking on the phone so the email/chat method worked just fine for me.  The price was such that I saved a least a couple of thousand dollars going this route despite having to have it shipped from AZ to CA (it was much cheaper than going out there and driving it back).
Definitely a 5 star experience.

Carlos J. | 2013-08-27

I bought a 2005 F-350 PSD from Wheel Kinetics. Dealt directly with the owner Dennis. He was very honest with the condition and the history of the truck. I've had the truck for two years now and the only issues that have come up were the ones originally identified prior to the purchase. Best car buying experience I have ever had new and used.


Josh M. | 2013-08-24

The brothers are good guys and good business men. I've known these guys for 8 years and bought 5 vehicles from them. Just recently I bought my mom a Mercedes and their was a problem with door that occurred 3 months after owning it. I brought it in to them and they fixed it for free. No other used car dealer would do this. Keep in mind these are not new cars so sometimes you might need to do some minor cosmetic repairs, but the money you save its well worth it. I have never had any major repairs on a vehicle I purchased from wheel kinetics. I highly recommend them.

Barney P. | 2013-08-22

wish I could give negative stars... Worst jacka$$e$ EVER, stay away and Hope they go out of biz

Adam C. | 2013-06-14

Buying a used car is a risk.  Buying a used car sight unseen is a bigger risk.  But this was, by far, the easiest and most satisfying used car experience I've ever had.  I'm glad I took the plunge!  I think it's the future of car buying, and it's cool to have such a forward thinking business in Tucson (especially when most everything else is so backwards).  Thanks guys!

Isaac W. | 2012-12-13

I am stationed at Ft. Huachuca, AZ and I bought a 2000 diesel F-350 (250K miles) from Wheel Kinetics. I dealt with Dennis and I was shocked about how upfront they were with their products. The way the website was setup and the ease to close the deal was impeccable.  I ended up referring another Soldier to Wheel Kinetics and they were able to get a deal also. I would tell anyone who would consider buying from Wheel Kinetics to take the following into consideration:

1. They have vehicles with high miles and those that are in between. If you are about to purchase an older vehicle expect some problems. I knew this going in and I set aside about $1-2K for initial repairs.

2. Look for visible oil leakage to indicate possible issues. I was there with my friend when he bought his 1999 F250 Diesel and we noticed a leak around the oil pan. We pointed it out to Dennis and Jason (Their Mechanic) and they quickly replaced the gasket and changed the oil on the spot.

3. If you are very skeptical take a mechanically inclined person with you when you look over the truck and during the test drive. No one is twisting your arm to buy the vehicle and it is low stress. If it is not the one you are looking for they have other options or they will refund your deposit.

4. Order a CARFAX with the VIN number on the website. This will give you more confidence on the vehicle's history and help you make your decision on whether you want to buy.

Overall, it was one of my most pleasant buying experiences with a vehicle. I am very satisfied!

Brad W. | 2012-12-03

I recently purchase a vehicle from Wheel Kinetics which is an internet car dealer.  I talked with Dennis about the vehicle and he stated that the truck had some exterior issues but he had his team of mechanics look it over and there was nothing wrong with the vehicle mechanically.  After I received the vehicle I took it into my mechanic for inspection and this is what was found to be wrong.  

Here is what we found,

Replace leaking valve cover gaskets and adjust valves (oil pooling at rear not dripping to the ground yet)

Replace leaking power steering pump (dripping to the ground)

Service trans and correct pan gasket leak (moderate leak, chunks of gasket missing)

Replace leaking trans cooler line (moderate leak dripping to ground)

Replace leaking trans speedo o'ring (seeping)

Replace leaking trans output seal (seeping)

Replace leaking fuel transfer pump and fuel heater gaskets (moderate oil leak) note this is to correct oil leak only if pump is bypassed

Wheel lug nut (missing)

Replace upper ball joints and lower control arms (all boots torn, rust at lower joints left worse, Joints have slight play at this time)

Replace loose Pitman arm (very loose)

Replace loose idler arm (very loose)

Front wheel alignment (required with ball joints, pitman arm or idler arm)

Replace air filter (dirty)

front brakes at 6/32 inch / rear at 7/32 inch ok

I own a business and 18 vehicles and these mechanics do not mess around with me.  They know that there will be plenty of business from me if they treat me correctly.  I then contacted Wheel Kinetics about what I found.

Hello Dennis,

I wanted to forward you the information that I recently received from my mechanic.  I talked to you about this vehicle and you said that your service department inspected the vehicle thoroughly and found that the vehicle was in perfect order mechanically.  I am wondering why all these things were missed by your mechanics?

I am interested in hearing your response.

They responded:

It sounds like a lot of service items that are to be expected for a 18 year old truck.  It also sounds like an overzealous mechanic.


I replied with:

I was hoping for a different response than you saying that when buying an 18 year old vehicle that I should expect a lot of broken parts even though you stated to me that your mechanics inspected it thoroughly and found no problems.  Secondly, I own 18 trucks and my mechanic is not overzealous.  He understands that these are fleet vehicles and I need them to run properly, not leak fluids, and not be unsafe.  I was hoping for a professional response to my inquiry.  Perhaps we can restart this conversation again.

Dennis replied with:

Ok, I'll try this conversation again.  You bought a 18 year old, $5000 truck.  Sometimes they seep.  Sometimes they have worn front end parts.

And we think your mechanic is a hack.  So we have a disagreement.

New trucks can be purchased at the dealership.  They're $60,000.

I replied with:

WOW!  Quite the response.   Thanks the explanation about the truck that was "thoroughly" inspected by your 3 mechanics and reported as in perfect condition.  I now know that perfect condition actually means seeping and a worn out front end should be expected.  Thanks for letting me know that a brand new 2 wheel drive diesel can be purchase for $60,000 or actually $42,000 but I already knew that.  Thanks for the helping me understand that the certified diesel mechanic at a reputable dodge dealership is a hack.  Maybe you could recommend a good mechanic that you would recommend.  Maybe one that thinks a vehicle that has "some seepage" and a worn out front end is normal.

If you haven't figured it out by now I am writing you because I was not in the market for a new truck I was in the market for a used 12 valve dodge diesel.  I did expect that there be some issues to repair, however, when you represented the vehicle in perfect mechanical conditions I thought your mechanics knew that seepage and front end damage are not minor repairs and therefore would disqualify a vehicle from being in perfect mechanical order.  Yes I am aware that I paid $5400.00 for the vehicle, however, if the representation of the vehicles condition was clearly represented I would not have offered as much for the vehicle.  Hence, why I wrote you.  Since you also went straight to the defensive and then started going on the offensive instead of dealing with me in a professional manner I am on the fence as to what I am going to do now.  Just a quick customer service pointer.  You might want to ask what I want before freaking out.  

They replied with:

I'm sorry that you're being taken advantage of by a mechanic.  Best of luck.

Seepage and a worn out front end are both maintenance issues and 1000% normal.  In fact, you even signed off on seepage (you should try reading).

Buyer Beware!