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Dammmm. I Think DDM Sent The Wrong Stuff

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Cars0n`, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. Jun 16, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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    Cars0n`

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    so i just got my hella 500ff's mounted yesterday and have been waiting anxiously for my hid's to come in, i ordered a 6000K H3 55W kit. today i got home and they had arrived.

    i tore open the packaging and found this.

    everything seems fine
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    is this a h3 bulb? it seems like its correct
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    you can see where the stickers were peeled off
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    it reads 12v 35W.
    [​IMG]

    i cant see why the ballast would say 35W unless it is in fact a 35W. i hope im wrong. it was a friggin pain in the ass to get these here to say the least. just because of the shitty service i will no do business with them again, now i gotta go through the hassle of a return/refund on top of the fact that im moving in a couple weeks. fuckin great.
     
  2. Jun 17, 2010 at 7:19 PM
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    supremetaco2

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    I feel you bro, same thing happened to me, well not quite, my stuff was just defected.... good luck with the return process lol.
     
  3. Jun 17, 2010 at 10:35 PM
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    pittim

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    whats the packaging slip say?
     
  4. Jun 17, 2010 at 10:40 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    That sucks. I had the same thing happen ordering HIDs from them, unfortunately it was my bad as I must not have clicked the 55w option on the pull-down on their site.
     
  5. Jun 18, 2010 at 7:53 AM
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    Raptor HID Kit, H3, 55W, 6000k
     
  6. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    MJonAgs32

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    ahh crap, i should open my packaging to see if they sent the right ones. haven't had time to do the install but i better check!
     
  7. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:35 AM
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    Cars0n`

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    hope yours turned out better than mine
     
  8. Jun 18, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    Why do people go for the Apexcone kits? $10 more and you have lifetime warranty and slim ballasts...
     
  9. Jun 18, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    this is true i did and never had any problems!:D
     
  10. Jun 18, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    both apexcone and the DDM slims have a lifetime warranty.
     
  11. Jun 18, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    yea man you got screwed, slim ballasts are the cool black ones.
     
  12. Jun 18, 2010 at 6:14 PM
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    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    i have 2 sets of apexcones and a set of DDM slims and i cant tell a difference besides the size of the ballast
     
  13. Jun 18, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    Why did you order H3s? The Tacomas use h4s
     
  14. Jun 18, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    hellas dont
     
  15. Jun 18, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    Oops my bad. I thought these were going in his headlights, he said he had mounted the hellas already. In any case, that sucks.
     
  16. Jun 18, 2010 at 7:19 PM
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    they sent me the wrong lights the first time too
     
  17. Jun 20, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    memario1214

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    Anyone know how to tell whether or not I have 55w? I ordered them, but nowhere on my stuff does it say 55?
     
  18. Jun 21, 2010 at 9:11 AM
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    the ballast should have a sticker on it. If it doesn't (like the OP) then idk how you can tell
     
  19. Jun 21, 2010 at 9:14 AM
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    update: they sent me the right stuff, but after trouble shooting the crap out of the bulbs, I found out that the ballasts are busted. I called DDM and left a message, I hope they respond fast (I doubt it though)
     
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