SHAVERTOWN — Joshua Levy is a immature businessman with a new business geared toward automobile enthusiasts that promises to “take your automobile to a whole new level.”
The 26-year-old total his entrepreneurial suggestion and hobby for rebuilding cars to launch Nine1Forged, a circle prolongation association that specializes in a pattern and prolongation of customized three-piece wheels that are hand-built.
Levy initial took seductiveness in cars during a age of 16, when he speckled a 1983 Volkswagen GTI Rabbit on 13-inch wheels during a automobile show.
“I suspicion it was a coolest thing we had ever seen,” Levy said.
He purchased a classical Volkswagen GTI of his possess when he was 18, a automobile that he is still restoring, and has given collected some-more than 40 cars and counting.
“I adore all about cars and we unequivocally suffer creation them my possess and display them during automobile shows. we go to during slightest 10 automobile shows a year,” Levy said.
Last year a unsatisfactory confront with a association that was assisting Levy personalize a set of wheels annoyed something that he never illusory would happen.
“I had a 2003 Audi TT show-car that we was building and wanted to make it unequivocally mount out. we did a lot of customizing on that automobile and it won a lot of automobile shows, though it was blank one thing. Wheels. we systematic three-piece tradition wheels and was so vehement to have custom-built wheels for my car; so we thought,” Levy said.
What should have been a 4 to 6 week prolongation routine elapsed into 3 months but any wheels.
“After watchful over 3 months with no updates from a association and spending $4,800, we motionless to get a refund. The association treated me like a number. It was only a bad knowledge and terrible approach to feel after removing so personal with a association to pattern wheels that we wanted for something we was ardent about,” Levy said.
Though Levy didn’t get a set of wheels, he walked divided with something even better, he said.
“While operative with Nico, a sales repute for a association that helped me with my refund, we indeed grown a good relationship. After carrying that bad experience, Nico and we joked about starting a possess association to make wheels. A week after we indeed spoke on a phone again about creation a possess wheels and motionless to make it happen,” Levy pronounced on how he met business partner Nico Delgiorno of Lancaster.
Levy was so dynamic to launch Nine1Forged that he sole a automobile and his quad to get a business started — a clarity of expostulate that he credits his mom for after examination her lift 3 kids, work dual jobs and conduct to go behind to propagandize to acquire her Master’s Degree.
Since Nine1Forged emanated following a unfortunate patron use experience, Levy pronounced his association with Delgiorno is intentionally focused on providing best service.
“When someone orders tradition wheels with Nine1Forged, they are entirely concerned in a process. You’ll be updated with pictures, emails and phone calls via your build,” Levy said.
Nine1Forged wheels start around $3,000 and can cost as most as $5,000.
“Our association is targeted toward anyone who wants to build something special for his or her car. When you’re a automobile enthusiast, dropping three-to-five grand into a automobile isn’t uncommon. For example, when people take honour in a house, they’ll simply dump during slightest that, substantially more, on a building or remodeling a room. We yield a use that isn’t found around here for people who are deeply ardent about cars regulating a best barrels and lips on a market,” Levy said.
More information on Nine1Forged can be found during www.nine1forged.com, @nine1forged on Instagram and by acid a company’s name on Facebook.
Contact Justin Adam Brown during 570-991-6652.