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Old 12-13-2005, 09:01 PM   #121
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YaY it works! Finally...=)
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:03 PM   #122
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how about some pics with the trunk lights? I'm wondering how they look with the sedan clears or OE trunk lights.
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:05 PM   #123
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how about some pics with the trunk lights? I'm wondering how they look with the sedan clears or OE trunk lights.
here we go

How about pics with your grandmother holding them? How about when the Sun is setting? How about when it's rising? How about when you put chameleon paint on the car? How about if you drive 50/70/80/90/100/120 ?

J/K - more pictures will come, tomorrow more than likely
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:06 PM   #124
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:06 PM   #125
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what's up with the music playing in the background?????
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:11 PM   #126
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looks pretty good
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:15 PM   #127
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Now, you guys know that we will not release this until we are 100% sure it works, but this is the beginning of the final countdown for us
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:59 PM   #128
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Okay, that's like only 17 secs of the whole video. Not to mention only approx. 12 secs of the LED blinking. I think we deserve at least 1 minute of it. Btw, the LEDs are amazing!! Great work!! (Yeah, what's up with the background music?)
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Old 12-13-2005, 10:34 PM   #129
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Now, you guys know that we will not release this until we are 100% sure it works, but this is the beginning of the final countdown for us
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Old 12-13-2005, 10:45 PM   #130
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Whoa... what happened to that car?. The definitely wasn't pretty, but nice to see the LED in action. Still no back shot though?.
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Old 12-13-2005, 11:46 PM   #131
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What a beater BMW. It could be just a fluke that they work on that car.
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Old 12-13-2005, 11:51 PM   #132
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lol ya, were those taillight bulb out lights on the dash??
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Old 12-14-2005, 12:08 AM   #133
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headlight out - the car was missing its turn signals - let's say it wasn't in showroom condition.
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Old 12-14-2005, 07:24 AM   #134
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This is a touchy question to answer and rest assured by mid day I'll have one for you
Still waiting on that answer. The video is very nice, but the recall explanation would be better.
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Old 12-14-2005, 09:59 AM   #135
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^^^^^^agreed^^^^^^^ I have to say I was jumping on the bandwagon when these first were released and after reading about that recall thing made me decide to wait till the verdict is out on these tails. I've waited 2 years I can wait a little longer if it means saving my ECU. So please status of the recall. Why did it happen? was it malicious or was it some truth to what was said?
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^^^^^^agreed^^^^^^^ I have to say I was jumping on the bandwagon when these first were released and after reading about that recall thing made me decide to wait till the verdict is out on these tails. I've waited 2 years I can wait a little longer if it means saving my ECU. So please status of the recall. Why did it happen? was it malicious or was it some truth to what was said?
Exactly...I ordered as soon as they were made available from Umnitza. I agreed to test as well.

That said, I will not plug anything in my car until I get a answer as to what was the recall business all about?

My main concern is not that the wiring will fry immediately after plugging them in, but rather a year down the road from installation, or two years...blah...

Matt, I'm not trying to be a thorn in your side, but you promised a explanation by yesterday mid day. You're giving the impression that there is a problem we don't know about. I can't undestand the mysterious nature of this conversation. If you can't tell us what happened, fine, tell us that.
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Errr... the wrap around part of the lamp assembly doesn't light up?
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Old 12-14-2005, 10:19 AM   #138
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very cool! congrats matt...cant wait for my set to be in the mail....hahaha
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The answer is rather complex and would incite a lot of negativity, but the long and the short of it is this:

1) A claimed distributor has also "claimed" a recall. They have supposedly made up a letter to the NHTSA to issue a recall of parts that were sold to us.

2) But, the parts were not sold to us from them. They were sold to us via direct communication with Eagle Eyes. At the time of purchase and to this present moment, there has not been any formal request from the company representative from whom we have purchase for any such recall.

3) In fact, the person from whom we purchased told us that already 100+ units are out in the field for testing.

4) We have received what appears to be a doctored email written by the supposed distributor on behalf of Eagle Eyes, and will investigate further to determine any possibility of validity.

5) IF <-- somehow the units we have are not operational, then none of the units out there are operational and you guys are all spending your money for no reason, yet, you saw with the video, there was no issue with our lights on that car. So, the question should be: if you don't buy from us, why would you buy anyone else's claim that they have the lights and give them your money when THEY haven't proven that the product works?

The lights were on that were on that test car - a MY 2003-4 or 5 E46 Sedan US spec with 30000+ miles - were on that car for over 8 minutes. There was no burning smell, there was no issue. The car was restarted 3 separate times while the lights were on, and they were always on. The rear brake lights were actually on for over 3 minutes while we fiddled with the camera settings.

So, where is the truth in all this? Well, videos don't lie. But testing MUST continue, unlike headlights, tail lights are a significant safety concern when they don't work as expected. So, we'll continue to do our due diligence and make a few more calls on your behalf.

We don't care about the profits on this product because we aren't putting the price high for anyone here. We are about the product working as requested.

The irony is that we are the first to have this on the market, first to have a working example, and first to show a video of it with a production car and production units, but we are also the first to be attacked by an unscrupulous supposed distributor.
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The answer is rather complex and would incite a lot of negativity, but the long and the short of it is this:

Thanks Matt! We all appreciate the info. Looking forward to receiving the lights!
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