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#1 Vipfreak

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 04:18 AM

Well if you haven't realized how s*** eGay LED lights are here is a great reason. Granted, I knew it would be BAD but... This bad? Wow... YOU'VE BEEN WARNED...

Note: Left one broke off while twisting it on. Right one the cover to the back disintegrated while twisting on (had glued it back on).

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 05:02 AM

Holy crap!! Thanks for the heads up!!

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 05:23 AM

I'm sure you can get your money back, eBay is pretty strict about situations like this and that's why they have their 'eBay buyer's protection program'. Message the seller first and explain to him/her what happened, and see if they'll either offer an exchange for a new set or give you a refund. If the two of you can't come to an agreement then file a case against the seller through the program. As long as you have proof that the item is defective, (which obviously you've posted pictures of it) I don't see why your problem wouldn't be resolved.

Let it be known, I've bought plenty of parts from eBay without a problem. And if they're is a problem and I'm in the right, it always gets resolved.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:44 AM

live and learn
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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:55 AM

Wow, it's true what they say, "You get what you paid for". Hope you get refunded for those, if seller doesn't want to dispute that sh*t!

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 10:37 AM

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 10:52 AM

^^this

I go through either superbrightleds or autolumination for LEDs, and haven't had any issues yet.
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Posted 20 February 2012 - 11:04 AM

Oh snap!! (literally)

Yeah, contact them and show them that pic. I think you should be able to get a refund.
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Posted 20 February 2012 - 11:23 AM

v-leds is the way to go
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Posted 20 February 2012 - 11:27 AM

v-leds is the way to go


Too bad their shipping rates to Canada are garbage.
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Posted 20 February 2012 - 11:31 AM

The Matrix has eBay H.I.Ds, no problems there. Both fogs and low beams. My Chevy truck has eBay lights also, and I've had license plate L.E.Ds on my bimmer for about a week now. Maybe I've been getting lucky?

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 01:48 PM

The Matrix has eBay H.I.Ds, no problems there. Both fogs and low beams. My Chevy truck has eBay lights also, and I've had license plate L.E.Ds on my bimmer for about a week now. Maybe I've been getting lucky?


I had the ebay HIDs its a hit and miss. 2 bulbs were DOA, seller shipped me 2 other bulbs that worked perfectly!!


v-leds is the way to go


Too bad their shipping rates to Canada are garbage.


Vled and Oznium are great, quality control is there and great products but just a lot more than what I would spend on LED's.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 02:38 PM

When I had my Matrix, 100% of my LEDs came from V-LEDs. I never found his shipping to be bad, and I was on a first name basis with the owner when I ordered the wrong parts, and had to send them back, and got replacements, etc. Fantastic customer service, and awesome products. I can't recommend him highly enough.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 02:51 PM

I emailed him about a refund or something, not expecting squat.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 03:07 PM

I emailed him about a refund or something, not expecting squat.


Keep the thread updated and I guarantee you you'll get your money back.

BTW, did you e-mail him through your personal e-mail? Or did you use the messaging system through eBay? Any conversation you make with the seller has to be done through eBay otherwise the protection program won't validate it.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 03:21 PM

Through eGay's system and sent myself a copy.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 03:34 PM

How much were they?


You got a point there. Low & slow is better than stock & slow.


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Posted 20 February 2012 - 03:42 PM

I'm too embarrassed to say... $28

In my defense, vLED messed up my order and I didn't want to pay THAT much since I was using them in my high beams as DRLs. I didn't need them THAT bright.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 03:47 PM

I have went through the ebay protection program several times and sometimes even without messaging the seller and still got a refund. When the people are clearly at fault, ebay notices, at least in my experiences.
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Posted 20 February 2012 - 06:41 PM

just curious how their feed back rating was
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