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Old 02-03-2009, 11:10 AM   #1
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P46 lense cracking ( little rant in here)

I installed a set of p46 from ddmtuning about 5 months ago and i have been notcing that cracks are starting to appear all over the lenses. The first crack started about 3 months ago on my passenger side lense. It started off as one crack and now the lense is covered with little cracks( some maybe 4 - 5inches long) that are on the inside of the lense and do not go all the way through.

After contacting ddm tuning and sending them pictures and being told they will ship me one, acouple months later i still do not have a lense form these people, and i contacted them again to have someone ask to me to start the process all over again by sending in my pictures, and now my driver side one is started to get interior cracks on the lense, and i do not want to deal with ddm tunign anymore.

has anyone eles had this problem with these lense cracking? They are not impact cracks, or anything and just randomly appear. I am running their peice of crap 55w hid kit that never starts the first time, and i was wondering if maybe the 55w hid were putting out to much heat causing this.

BUt has anyone eles had this problem with their p46's, and also is there any good quality lense that i could buy?

One more thing is the p46 lense held on the same as the factory lense, like could i put my factory lenses on my p46's?
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:13 AM   #2
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nope have the same set-up. actually my hid kits i had bought from them works perfect. u must have done something wrong or got a lemon
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Old 02-03-2009, 02:25 PM   #3
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I installed a set of p46 from ddmtuning about 5 months ago and i have been notcing that cracks are starting to appear all over the lenses. The first crack started about 3 months ago on my passenger side lense. It started off as one crack and now the lense is covered with little cracks( some maybe 4 - 5inches long) that are on the inside of the lense and do not go all the way through.

After contacting ddm tuning and sending them pictures and being told they will ship me one, acouple months later i still do not have a lense form these people, and i contacted them again to have someone ask to me to start the process all over again by sending in my pictures, and now my driver side one is started to get interior cracks on the lense, and i do not want to deal with ddm tunign anymore.

has anyone eles had this problem with these lense cracking? They are not impact cracks, or anything and just randomly appear. I am running their peice of crap 55w hid kit that never starts the first time, and i was wondering if maybe the 55w hid were putting out to much heat causing this.

BUt has anyone eles had this problem with their p46's, and also is there any good quality lense that i could buy?

One more thing is the p46 lense held on the same as the factory lense, like could i put my factory lenses on my p46's?
This isn't DDM's fault. This is a lens issue by the folks at DEPO.
You need to get someone to replace those lenses for you.

We're having to do this for our E39 customers. it's one of the reasons we've not been using DEPO products of late for the headlights.
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Old 02-03-2009, 04:37 PM   #4
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I mean how can you mess it up? It is all plug and play and this is by far not the first hid kit I have ever dealt with!

I know the physical damage is not ddms fault, cause they are not the manufacture. It is their service I am annoyed about.

Is their any other company who makes these lenses at a reasnable price?
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I mean how can you mess it up? It is all plug and play and this is by far not the first hid kit I have ever dealt with!

I know the physical damage is not ddms fault, cause they are not the manufacture. It is their service I am annoyed about.

Is their any other company who makes these lenses at a reasnable price?
You can purchase lenses form the dealer, but your vendor should replace them. We have had to out of our own dime when DEPO screwed up and screwed us.
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This isn't DDM's fault. This is a lens issue by the folks at DEPO.
You need to get someone to replace those lenses for you.

We're having to do this for our E39 customers. it's one of the reasons we've not been using DEPO products of late for the headlights.
Who's units do you use now?
Are they DOT compliant?
Do OEM lenses fit?

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