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Custom3 07-20-2007 11:57 PM

The Official.:My Angel Eye Ballast Burned:.Thread!!
 
Why not make it a official??Seems like alot of fanatics ballast are either burning or not working at all.
If your ballast has burned or stop working then let it be known...Maybe this will get our sponsors to work something out with who ever is making these cheap ballast.

This is my 3rd ballast.....there isnt anything wrong in my installations its these damn ballast aren't build right....i watch this ballast burned right in front of my eyes...my angel eyes starting flickering...then all of a sudden the ballast got extremely hot...i burned myself when i touched it...i knew it was going to go...sure enough seconds later smoke starting coming out of the ballast.

I got my P46 from Umnitza.com...dont get me wrong they are great...you tell them your ballast fried and thell send you one right away...Under Warranty they say...you just have to pay for shipping.....$10.....thats fine at first...but when your on your third ballast...thats a total of $30 on shipping...for something thats covered under warranty?? I shouldn't be paying anything if its covered...im sick of it!!!!

There got to be another way to run these lights without that damn ballast...something more durable and safer.:hmm:


BMWPower06 07-20-2007 11:59 PM

I havent had too many troubles with my ballasts or angel eyes (knock on wood)

In one year ive only had to replace one ballast. but then again i hardly drive my car :eeps:

Custom3 07-21-2007 12:03 AM

The first ballast provided with the P46 lasted me one year...the replacement ones are the ones that dont last.:bawling:



Quote:

Originally Posted by BMWPower06 (Post 6340416)
I havent had too many troubles with my ballasts or angel eyes (knock on wood)

In one year ive only had to replace one ballast. but then again i hardly drive my car :eeps:


djnekkon 07-21-2007 12:08 AM

2 replacements burnt, that sucks even more....

Cheezemurda 07-21-2007 12:13 AM

Well everyone knows mine burned only 1 day after installing em. Now I'm on 3 or 4 I think (new one should be here monday)

Custom3 07-21-2007 12:19 AM

dont forget to post on monday when they burn again...lol:rofl:
:tsk:sorry



Quote:

Originally Posted by Cheezemurda (Post 6340475)
Well everyone knows mine burned only 1 day after installing em. Now I'm on 3 or 4 I think (new one should be here monday)


Cheezemurda 07-21-2007 12:28 AM

heh dont jinx me. I'm hoping this is the LAST ballast I EVER see.

russ330 07-21-2007 12:30 AM

Step #1 to creating an "Official" thread:

Post in the correct forum. ;)



/Moved

Custom3 07-21-2007 12:36 AM

^ :hi:...thanks

sillieidiot 07-21-2007 04:00 AM

mine never burned. but them i bought mines back in the day. and taped the **** out of it.

paraklas 07-21-2007 11:53 AM

I'm using these for a year+. knock on wood no problems so far

http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/4...titled4gu1.jpg

Custom3 07-21-2007 01:08 PM

were you get that from?? i want it...



Quote:

Originally Posted by paraklas (Post 6341647)
I'm using these for a year+. knock on wood no problems so far

http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/4...titled4gu1.jpg


sillieidiot 07-21-2007 01:18 PM

guys try buying the ballasts from vibelights.com. they work great, and i haven't had a problem for 6 months now.

Custom3 07-21-2007 05:46 PM

^...hmmmmm....they seem exactly like the ones umnitza sent me as a replacement.

2000_328CI 07-21-2007 05:49 PM

after switching to prolumen bulbs and ballasts, I have not had a single problem...

sillieidiot 07-21-2007 08:08 PM

^ we're talking about dde ballasts sir

well they have an aluminum casing that keeps out water and heat, so that's a plus. iono i haven't had a problem yet, that's just my experience. i mean, it may just be better than you shelling out money for a new ballast all the time.

g0tph0 07-21-2007 09:14 PM

i freaking bought Pred Chron at bimmerfest at the bimmian booth and they sent me the ballasts with out the bullet and the plastic covering that hooks up to the harness what should i do

sillieidiot 07-21-2007 09:19 PM

solder the connections. or go to radio shack and buy some wire connectors and do it that way.

Custom3 07-21-2007 10:18 PM

which one did you order??:hmm:
looks like the cheapest one with shipping is $12....umnitza was charging me $10 just for shipping!!.....hmmmm...makes me wonder if it really was covered under warranty or i just got suckered into paying for product and shipping.:hmm:




Quote:

Originally Posted by sillieidiot (Post 6341923)
guys try buying the ballasts from vibelights.com. they work great, and i haven't had a problem for 6 months now.


sstainba 07-21-2007 10:38 PM

I got my rings from ebay... They had the black ballasts from above (with all the pretty writing on them). Didn't last too long. I got some replacements from VibeLights.com 2 @ 16.50 shipped. They've been going strong, and actually, I think they work better than the originals. I would recommend those.


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