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eBay trex eyelids beware. Seller: vq5speed

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MRW, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Dec 12, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    MRW

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    Just wanted to give you guys a headsup. I bought the trex eyelid on eBay for about 45 shipped and received them in not so great condition. Not only were they somewhat wavy but they were both damaged with chipped edges on each side. The chips were only about 3-5 mm, but we had to take the time to fix all the imperfections which is un acceptable

    I tried emailing him again and again of course with no response so decided to give you guys the headsup on what you might receive when you order this. I don't know if it was just my set, but maybe more can Chime in.

    eBay seller ID: vq5speed
     
  2. Dec 13, 2010 at 1:04 AM
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    i bought a pair from the same guy and paint them my self. they came out smoother than a baby's butt really glossly. i install them about 2 weeks later to allow the paint to flash out. on first day in the sun the fiberglass start to debond. now you can see cloth weave though out the eye lid. i use to work on composites on ariplane for 14 years so it i know these are with cheap resin. the resin couldn't take heat from the sun for day! i should made a pair myself.
     
  3. Dec 13, 2010 at 1:13 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    I've got some of them from him, mine seem fine after about 3 months on the truck....
     
  4. Dec 13, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    I bought mine from him. Painted them myself. They have survived a +100° Texas summer with no problems. No complaints from me.
     
  5. Dec 13, 2010 at 7:11 AM
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    Bama_TACO

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    I got mine from him and have no complaints at all.
     
  6. Dec 18, 2010 at 7:33 AM
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    Got mine with no issues either.

    Nobodies prefect I guess, but not responding to emails is not acceptable.
     
  7. Dec 18, 2010 at 7:10 PM
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    ditto.
     
  8. Dec 18, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    I bought a set from him and the only issue I had was me trying to paint them. I e-mailed him to change my order and he was responsive and helpful. Sorry to hear you aren't getting the same service but I've got no complaints with the seller.
     
  9. Dec 18, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    do his eyelids work on 08s? listings are all 05-07. been looking at them. it's the only place I can find them on the web; that one dude on eBay. better place to get them?
     
  10. Dec 18, 2010 at 8:07 PM
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    Yes, they're the same headlights.
     
  11. Dec 18, 2010 at 10:25 PM
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    Lucky for all you guys! He still hasn't responded to my 4+ emails.. if he responded i would of never posted this
     
  12. Dec 19, 2010 at 6:28 AM
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    08's are the same headlinghts. This is the only person making them. The other option is to get them done using a vinyl decal at a sign shop.
     
  13. Dec 21, 2010 at 6:17 AM
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    Sorry for your ordeal. Had no probs with my purchase with him, but I know it does take him long to ship. Can't you file a complaint with Ebay to get this resolved with the seller?
     
  14. Dec 21, 2010 at 6:35 AM
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    How do you get them to stay on the headlight?
     
  15. Dec 21, 2010 at 6:46 AM
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  16. Dec 21, 2010 at 6:47 AM
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    Thanks Snake...

    Thats what I was thinking.

    Still debating on this mod
     
  18. Dec 21, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    +1, but don't go crazy with this stuff. It holds like crazy.....
     
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