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Old 07-18-2005, 08:17 PM   #41
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if you think "Light dispersion is TERRIBLE" in the titanium, then you should do something for the customers who bought that item from you.

this makes me feel bad b/c when i purchased titanium from you at the full price you said this is the best in market ,, cannot be compared,, etc etc,, well,, i don't know,,

i thought you stopped to sell them because you had a problem with the supplier? i don't mean to be offended,,and i agree your service is very friendly.. but,, after i read this thread,,,, i got disappointed
Like I said above, at the time you purchased the titaniums were the best on the market. I could easily say that BMW is unfair when they sold me my car because they said it was the best performance sedan under 35 grand, when today they say the same thing about the E90. The conflict here is timing, the DDE market is constantly changing and in so you run into upgrading issues.

On the same note, if you had read his original post, Jlevi SW currently has a promotion in the works to upgrade old halos.
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Old 07-18-2005, 08:38 PM   #42
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......not to sound like a dick or anything, but, say what!??

converned?!?!?!???????
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Old 07-18-2005, 08:49 PM   #43
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For a "new guy", BMWERKEN has a LOT of right answers
For the record, he does answer on behalf of Jlevi SW now.

Minsoo - When I told you I, too, got screwed with Titanium Edition (I was told V2 would be better, it was maybe 10% better), I wasn't kidding. We were both put into a bad situation, and here it was:
-You ordered halos
-It took 3 weeks for the makers of titanium edition to "revise" the halos - my shipment was 3 weeks late
-We felt terrible for delaying your order, and offered you a few other products at our cost to make up for it. I think it was D2S and remote kit?
-We had basically no prospect, and we didn't know where the next DDE kit would come out from. Predator was just a thought in our minds.

Now that we have predator, I will GLADLY upgrade you for a discounted price we can negotiate over email. I apreciate your kind words and understanding, as we, too, got the short end of the stick with Titanium Edition V2.
Despite the fact that it would make us look bad for ever carrying a product, I had to come forth and apologize/explain.

While I have your attention, though (you didn't reply to the last email?) - The free remote kit we sent out as compensation has come back TWICE. Today was the second time they returned it, with a second label saying "UNDELIVERABLE." I am happy to send it again, but please give me a new address

Thanks for your understanding!
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So J, are you saying these rings can or cannot work with the DDE Lightning ballasts? How is it... "not as safe"?
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Old 07-18-2005, 10:05 PM   #45
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So J, are you saying these rings can or cannot work with the DDE Lightning ballasts? How is it... "not as safe"?
The old ballasts had a two prong connector where as the new ones include a three prong connector. We are now working on a promotion to sell a convertor from two prong to three prong with new rings. However, we do not guarantee the safety of the connector as far as shorts or other malfunctions go. The kit was not designed in such a manner and in so doing we cannot guarantee their longetivity.
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Old 07-18-2005, 10:08 PM   #46
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Bingo. We can get you 2pronged converters for the chromium rings, but the best thing is to buy new rings AND ballasts. Then again, that's $20 more. You can always buy the converter, but there is NO guarantee on the rings not arcing.
After all, we designed the new Chromium with 3 prongs (one in the middle that is empty) for a reason..
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For a "new guy", BMWERKEN has a LOT of right answers
For the record, he does answer on behalf of Jlevi SW now.

Minsoo - When I told you I, too, got screwed with Titanium Edition (I was told V2 would be better, it was maybe 10% better), I wasn't kidding. We were both put into a bad situation, and here it was:
-You ordered halos
-It took 3 weeks for the makers of titanium edition to "revise" the halos - my shipment was 3 weeks late
-We felt terrible for delaying your order, and offered you a few other products at our cost to make up for it. I think it was D2S and remote kit?
-We had basically no prospect, and we didn't know where the next DDE kit would come out from. Predator was just a thought in our minds.

Now that we have predator, I will GLADLY upgrade you for a discounted price we can negotiate over email. I apreciate your kind words and understanding, as we, too, got the short end of the stick with Titanium Edition V2.
Despite the fact that it would make us look bad for ever carrying a product, I had to come forth and apologize/explain.

While I have your attention, though (you didn't reply to the last email?) - The free remote kit we sent out as compensation has come back TWICE. Today was the second time they returned it, with a second label saying "UNDELIVERABLE." I am happy to send it again, but please give me a new address

Thanks for your understanding!
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thnks for the clarification.. email sent,,
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Old 07-19-2005, 02:50 AM   #48
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Let's get down to the nitty gritty on this:
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Old 07-19-2005, 03:21 AM   #49
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Sure looks good, J.
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Old 07-19-2005, 04:40 AM   #50
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New TableTop tripod from USAPhotoNation.com - definately recommended for taking closeup shots of products
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Old 07-19-2005, 11:33 AM   #51
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I agree with Jlevi about the titaniums..

my old titaniums



compared to my chromiums







Titaniums equal Deadspots which is created due to their bulkiness. They only look good when you are looking at them at eye level.

Chromiums are the same concept but taken to another level. Fullness throughout the rings/bright as hell and not bulky.

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Old 07-19-2005, 12:16 PM   #52
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I agree with Jlevi about the titaniums..
Titaniums equal Deadspots which is created due to their bulkiness. They only look good when you are looking at them at eye level.

Chromiums are the same concept but taken to another level. Fullness throughout the rings/bright as hell and not bulky.
Glad you like them, that really exhibits how well the chromiums look from all angles
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Old 07-20-2005, 01:27 AM   #53
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Again, GREAT pictures LWRNCE, thank you.
Also, nice SL
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Again, GREAT pictures LWRNCE, thank you.
Also, nice SL
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Old 07-21-2005, 01:31 PM   #55
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If I order tonight the pred's tonight, when will they be shipped and how many days for shipping ?
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Are the Chromium rings for the X5 (2002) re-shaped? So the highbeam ring actually goes around the whole circle, instead of stopping 3/4 of the way down?

And sorry to go offtopic, but I went on your site, and was trying to find replacement HID 9006 bulbs, but couldn't find them? Thanks bro.
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JLevi,

If I order tonight the pred's tonight, when will they be shipped and how many days for shipping ?
The predators will be in on Friday which means they will be shipped out either Saturday or at the latest Monday. Depending on what shipping selection you choose, it can get there in 2-3 days or a week.
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to help Jon,
the X5 rings are NOT resized unless you go with the Predator ThinLine. Jon has those as well Please contact him.
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Seriously.... Why did we get charged $350 for inferior quality rings that were supposed to be perfect and all that.... If there was a superior quality kit on the market for half the cost? I think its ridiculous that i dropped the extra $200 or so , had to wait a month, and only to find a "superior" product sold by you guys 2 weeks later...

Oh well. I guess DDEs are as bad as cars in depreciation huh... As for all the problems you say Titaniums have, the 2nd design of the V2s are flawless.... I dont have any of the problems you describe.
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Seriously.... Why did we get charged $350 for inferior quality rings that were supposed to be perfect and all that.... If there was a superior quality kit on the market for half the cost? I think its ridiculous that i dropped the extra $200 or so , had to wait a month, and only to find a "superior" product sold by you guys 2 weeks later...

Oh well. I guess DDEs are as bad as cars in depreciation huh... As for all the problems you say Titaniums have, the 2nd design of the V2s are flawless.... I dont have any of the problems you describe.
That's the way markets in general operate. As products get older, they undergo improvements as well as price drops. Take the Motorola Razr, when they first came out they were in the 700 dollar range (WITH A PLAN!). Now you can almost get them for free and in addition they have undergone some software changes to make them a bit smoother in operation. My point is that it's a game of economics and how the consumer reacts to new products. There is a reason we put that high of a price on the product, because at the time there was a demand at such a price and the fact that it was the most superior product at the time. As we experienced more issues and understood better ways to implement the same end product, we made relevant changes and improved the system.

In any case I understand your frustration as I too bought the expensive DDE's back in the day!
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