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Old 09-11-2007, 01:15 AM   #1
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Unhappy Umnitza Predator Wireless-- QUESTION??

This is a wireless option to get with the Predator Chromium angel eyes ($49.99 extra).. any of you guys have experience with it??? is it really that much easier for installation/ convenience ???
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:10 AM   #2
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The install is fairly easy, there are tons of install guide as well as provided. Ofcourse if you really want the wireless verision you can always do it, but you may also want to save yourself some money on it and put it towards something else. Majority of people have done the non-wireless, and its not that bad. Let me know if you have any questions, we've got them in-stock and available for order here.
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its def. easier to install, but with my expierence, it sucks.

When i first got DDE's a year and so ago i got the wireless because i didnt wanna tap wires but if the unit on the harness wasnt mounted securely on a flat surface, it would never get the signal to turn it on and if th eunit moved a little bit the angels would not turn off, they had a mind of there own. I said screw it and went for the orginial harness. Now i have taps all over my cars electrical system.
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I had a frustrating experince with it a little while back. Sometimes the eyes wouldn't turn on and sometimes after driving they wouldn't turn off. If I was to do it again I would just buy the none wireless, plus they can turn on when unlocking the doors and all that good stuff.
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I would recommend skipping the wireless option. At the moment, the system is undergoing some redesign before we release it again. The standard install is just as easy and the wireless makes it so that you have to manually turn the halos on and off with the switch. The standard install is automatic and powers it with the ignition.
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how does this wireless system work? i mean, it obviously isn't "wireless" so what's the deal ?
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its def. easier to install, but with my expierence, it sucks.

When i first got DDE's a year and so ago i got the wireless because i didnt wanna tap wires but if the unit on the harness wasnt mounted securely on a flat surface, it would never get the signal to turn it on and if th eunit moved a little bit the angels would not turn off, they had a mind of there own. I said screw it and went for the orginial harness. Now i have taps all over my cars electrical system.
I agree, we usually recommend the wired system over this.

the wireless works as a typical switch, only it's RF rather than wired. So when you push the button inside your car, it sends an RF signal to the wired parts under your hood.

I agree, for convenience of install, it's great, you don't have to tap your ECU and it's just a positive and ground attachment with a single plug.

In reality, we've had some problems with them and are replacing them as any other issues arise. Out of about 150 units we've sold that are wireless, we've replaced probably 20-30 of them. Luckily the factory identified the issue and has send us new improved replacements for those 30 people.

If you are experiencing issues with it. Check the fuse first, then let us know, we may simply swap it out with the wired harness or give you a new wireless out of the newly manufactured ones.
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I agree, we usually recommend the wired system over this.

the wireless works as a typical switch, only it's RF rather than wired. So when you push the button inside your car, it sends an RF signal to the wired parts under your hood.

I agree, for convenience of install, it's great, you don't have to tap your ECU and it's just a positive and ground attachment with a single plug.

In reality, we've had some problems with them and are replacing them as any other issues arise. Out of about 150 units we've sold that are wireless, we've replaced probably 20-30 of them. Luckily the factory identified the issue and has send us new improved replacements for those 30 people.

If you are experiencing issues with it. Check the fuse first, then let us know, we may simply swap it out with the wired harness or give you a new wireless out of the newly manufactured ones.

is it difficult to tap into the ecu?? and are their specific instructions provided on how to do this??
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yes sir, they are on our web site - under install resources.
Tapping is easy.
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