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      08-28-2013, 08:43 PM   #397
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Do your angel eyes flicker when dimming on and off too?
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      08-28-2013, 09:23 PM   #398
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the main two clips and that cap that covers the entire back opening. I wiggled it around and got it to sit as flush as possible all around and then clamped it. It's worked so far, i havent cleaned my car since plasti dipping it. Will update after i give it a powerwash one time soon.
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      08-29-2013, 01:22 AM   #399
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Do your angel eyes flicker when dimming on and off too?
Mine do flicker on and off. This doesn't bother me much though so I never thought about fixing it.
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      08-29-2013, 01:30 AM   #400
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I feel like I'm getting close to a fix for the flicker, luckily I used a breadboard when testing so I didn't have to cut any wires, with a 470uF capacitor it showed little difference, but with 940uF (paralleled 470 caps) it seemed to flicker less, ordered 4700uF waiting in mail, will report details
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      09-20-2013, 04:30 PM   #401
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Anyone use this company to order the Depo's? They seem to have a lot of options. Though I wonder if they are V2's.

http://www.automotivelightstore.com/...lehalokit.aspx
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      10-18-2013, 12:56 AM   #402
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I don't know why this is happening but my experience with the Depos are just getting worse.

1. My right headlight keeps getting horrible condensation after car washes and last about 2-3 days afterwards.
2. My left headlight has weird hairline cracks from the inside. No, it is not dirty, and after reading somebody else's post I thought maybe it was a spider spinning webs, but you can see in the image it is not.
3. I am also no longer able to adjust side to side on the left headlight as well.


As I have contacted the supplier and have been unsuccessful with help to replace or fix this, I may start looking at a replacement soon. I upgraded the halogen headlights on my 128 earlier this year with HIDs, and I really loved the bright LED rings on this version of the Depos, but now I may look into an improved alternative. Anybody have suggestions on something within the same price point as the Depos?
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      10-19-2013, 08:24 PM   #403
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This is just inherent DEPO manufacturing. The only way to prevent this is to get someone to open and re-seal the entire housing. I've had no problems after I had mine re-sealed I have Morimoto HIDs installed as well as custom LEDs to replace the rings.
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      10-20-2013, 04:56 PM   #404
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This is just inherent DEPO manufacturing. The only way to prevent this is to get someone to open and re-seal the entire housing. I've had no problems after I had mine re-sealed I have Morimoto HIDs installed as well as custom LEDs to replace the rings.
Well i've just had the same with my 2 year old LCI Xenons (OEM). Since I did a retrofit the warranty is up after 2 years :/

Still investigating if it's seals around the headlights letting the water in or just the rear cover seal.

Really sucks..

Just some insight before you put all blame on DEPO

Hairdryer on lowest heat setting worked wonders to dry it out.
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      10-21-2013, 08:35 AM   #405
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This is just inherent DEPO manufacturing. The only way to prevent this is to get someone to open and re-seal the entire housing. I've had no problems after I had mine re-sealed I have Morimoto HIDs installed as well as custom LEDs to replace the rings.
Well i've just had the same with my 2 year old LCI Xenons (OEM). Since I did a retrofit the warranty is up after 2 years :/

Still investigating if it's seals around the headlights letting the water in or just the rear cover seal.

Really sucks..

Just some insight before you put all blame on DEPO

Hairdryer on lowest heat setting worked wonders to dry it out.
I believe DEPO manufactures OEM as well. Not putting all the blame, but a cheaper manufacturing process might lead to faulty sealant around the light. A lot of people who have made the switch from the basic halogen to the "upgraded" projector DEPO have had leak issues.

Who knows !
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      11-04-2013, 07:26 PM   #406
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Have any of you guys had issues ordering your Depos from mod-bar-gains? I was under the impression that customer service was good over there, but my current experience is proving to be quite the challenge. I was told that only the sales rep I ordered from can provide any update on my order which, to me, is poor customer service.
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      11-04-2013, 09:29 PM   #407
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Have any of you guys had issues ordering your Depos from mod-bar-gains? I was under the impression that customer service was good over there, but my current experience is proving to be quite the challenge. I was told that only the sales rep I ordered from can provide any update on my order which, to me, is poor customer service.
Sounds like they are giving you the run around. Haven't had anything but good things from them when I ordered my wheels. But that was quite some time ago. Things change.
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      11-13-2013, 04:04 AM   #408
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Does anyone have a suggestion for an alternative to DEPO that will give better light output on the road?

I have seen projector upgrades etc but think that's beyond my level! Want the look of depos, with better light output without cost of OEM

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      04-07-2014, 08:45 AM   #409
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what is the difference between the depo and xenons?
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      04-08-2014, 11:03 PM   #410
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what is the difference between the depo and xenons?
That is your first post??? Depo is a brand and just google xenon.
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      04-27-2014, 11:22 PM   #411
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Is there a way to do this swap without removing the bumper?
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      04-27-2014, 11:39 PM   #412
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Is there a way to do this swap without removing the bumper?
No.
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      04-28-2014, 06:14 AM   #413
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Well that answers that! Thanks. Bumper is fairly easy to take off anyway.
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      04-28-2014, 06:45 AM   #414
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That is your first post??? Depo is a brand and just google xenon.
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      04-28-2014, 08:11 PM   #415
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I need to order these and get it over with. I've also thought about getting the Oracle AE inserts, but baking the headlight assembly seems like a hassle.
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      04-29-2014, 09:49 AM   #416
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I recently got mine from Um-nitza and I love them. I got the V2s which are really bright even in daylight. That's just to say, I can only imagine how insanely bright the V4s are. There is condensation on the passenger side but it goes away once the outside temps warm up...at least on mine they do. There is also flickering when the lights go off, which doesn't bother me at all. Good luck
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      04-29-2014, 09:53 AM   #417
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I need to order these and get it over with. I've also thought about getting the Oracle AE inserts, but baking the headlight assembly seems like a hassle.
Don't go near those oracle rings, they look cheap and flimsy. Definitely not a good look IMO.
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      04-29-2014, 09:25 PM   #418
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I need to order these and get it over with. I've also thought about getting the Oracle AE inserts, but baking the headlight assembly seems like a hassle.
Go with the v4 rings from Umnitza. Definitely a step in the right direction.

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