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DDM Tuning SUCKS

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by DWreck, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. Dec 2, 2010 at 9:39 AM
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    DWreck

    DWreck [OP] Famous Fabrication Vendor

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    Nuff said!
     
  2. Dec 2, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    You're going to leave us hanging with that?? :confused:
     
  3. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    AlaskaTacoma

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    ???? WHY
     
  4. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Their products are pretty good but their service does suck.
     
  5. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    AlaskaTacoma

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  6. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    you get what you pay for. $35 for an HID kit
     
  7. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:20 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    My friend has had their HID kit on his 06 GTO for about 2 years with no problems until today when he rear ended a car. I have had their kit on my quad for over a year with no problems except some startup flickering that was fixed with their harness kit. Not bad for being able to put up with mud, sand, water, vibration and hard landings.
     
  8. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    Tacomanator

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    so what happened OP?
     
  9. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    ToucanV13

    ToucanV13 You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    Their factory is in San Diego if you're trying to get parts...I usually cruise by that way
     
  10. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    S.B.

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    Yep^ they are about 10 minutes from my house in SD.

    OP: I agree. they suck and the people there are retarded and should be fired, but the product is cheap.
     
  11. Dec 2, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    97T

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    i know of lots of people running those kits with no problems
     
  12. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    jtav2002

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    Same. As mentioned, you get what you pay for. But IIRC, don't they have a good warranty? I mean all these cheap kits are generally the same just a matter if one company will warranty them better than another. Unless you're gonna spend a lot and get a kit that uses higher end ballasts, etc.
     
  13. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:16 AM
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    BSPDX

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    their product is good... and their CS is probably the worst I've ever seen... But, the price is right and I've never had a issue with the product as of yet :knockonwood:
     
  14. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:24 AM
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    Yes they have a lifetime warranty.
     
  15. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:27 AM
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    I've had a great experience. At first, I had some issues and went through two of the slim digital ballast kits. Someone recommended the analog ballast and they have been working flawlessly. Because of the issues, DDM didn't charge me an advanced replacement. I'm happy with mine except for blinding people with the 55W kit. I'm hoping to do a retro in the very very near future if I can get a deal on a set of stk headlights.
     
  16. Dec 2, 2010 at 11:36 AM
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    I'm starting to agree. I bought the DDM 55w slims and have had nothing with problems. Their customer service sucks and can't have the problem fixed. I have replaced ballast, harness. Have done their troubleshooting tips and nothing. The only good thing is that they are local
     
  17. Dec 2, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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    DWreck

    DWreck [OP] Famous Fabrication Vendor

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    One of the bulbs didnt lock in properly and fell out, burning the plastic on the cover and melting it to the bulb. They wont replace bulb because I didnt catch that it didnt lock and still installed it.
    They are cheap enough I can outright buy another set of bulbs and still be in it less $ than some other kits.
     
  18. Dec 2, 2010 at 12:48 PM
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    BeardedWeirdo

    BeardedWeirdo Junior Mint

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    So....you fucked up your install and ruined your own product and now you're mad because they won't give you free product. Let me school you on warranties. Even a lifetime warranty is only guaranteed against manufacturing defects and problems...not against abuse, neglect, poor installation, etc.

    Example...I can't go buy a new computer and pour water all over it and then get a new one under the warranty simply because I didn't know water shouldn't go in the computer.
     
  19. Dec 2, 2010 at 12:56 PM
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  20. Dec 2, 2010 at 12:58 PM
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    LOL.
     
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