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Hello guys

I'm looking to get a set of HID for my fog lights and another set for my Low beam.

I'm hesitating between DDM and Apexcone.
DDM is a lil more expensive with slimmer box

Is there any differences in quality and performance?


Thanks in advance!
 

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Apexcone is a hassle. Ballasts are big.

I'm just telling you, don't order from DDM Tuning unless you want a 2 week wait for your order to ship.
 

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[quote author=gar_lei link=topic=136680.msg2946821#msg2946821 date=1235045327]
So what would you suggest then?
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Ships next day
 

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BTW. i did get my fogs from DDM tuning i got mine in enough time for me. I did not mind the longer wait for shipping. but i did save a bit of money. :)
 

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[quote author=bms1990M3 link=topic=136680.msg2947522#msg2947522 date=1235064843]
BTW. i did get my fogs from DDM tuning i got mine in enough time for me. I did not mind the longer wait for shipping. but i did save a bit of money. :)
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no longer do you save though. DDM is $70 + 25 for harness. We are $95 including the harness.
 

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[quote author=dabears2k link=topic=136680.msg2947558#msg2947558 date=1235065586]
[quote author=bms1990M3 link=topic=136680.msg2947522#msg2947522 date=1235064843]
BTW. i did get my fogs from DDM tuning i got mine in enough time for me. I did not mind the longer wait for shipping. but i did save a bit of money. :)
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no longer do you save though. DDM is $70 + 25 for harness. We are $95 including the harness.
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i still saved $4. :p my HID fogs were $91 shipped to my door for everything. even the right harness!
 

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[quote author=bms1990M3 link=topic=136680.msg2948448#msg2948448 date=1235088249]
[quote author=dabears2k link=topic=136680.msg2947558#msg2947558 date=1235065586]
[quote author=bms1990M3 link=topic=136680.msg2947522#msg2947522 date=1235064843]
BTW. i did get my fogs from DDM tuning i got mine in enough time for me. I did not mind the longer wait for shipping. but i did save a bit of money. :)
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no longer do you save though. DDM is $70 + 25 for harness. We are $95 including the harness.
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i still saved $4. :p my HID fogs were $91 shipped to my door for everything. even the right harness!
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I know they were then. Prices have since gone up on DDM ;)
 

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I don't get it, what's the big deal with apexcone?
 

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[quote author=dabears2k link=topic=136680.msg2948467#msg2948467 date=1235088626]
[quote author=bms1990M3 link=topic=136680.msg2948448#msg2948448 date=1235088249]
[quote author=dabears2k link=topic=136680.msg2947558#msg2947558 date=1235065586]
[quote author=bms1990M3 link=topic=136680.msg2947522#msg2947522 date=1235064843]
BTW. i did get my fogs from DDM tuning i got mine in enough time for me. I did not mind the longer wait for shipping. but i did save a bit of money. :)
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no longer do you save though. DDM is $70 + 25 for harness. We are $95 including the harness.
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i still saved $4. :p my HID fogs were $91 shipped to my door for everything. even the right harness!
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I know they were then. Prices have since gone up on DDM ;)
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i have not needed any lights recently, so i have not been looking!
 

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[quote author=gar_lei link=topic=136680.msg2946821#msg2946821 date=1235045327]
So what would you suggest then?
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Apexcone ballasts have dropped in quality and we don't carry them anymore. DDM is slimmer but unless you want to wait 3 weeks for your kits don't order from DDM Tuning. We don't use them anymore because they are always backorder and warranty exchange take forever...

http://www.xenonexpert.com/ddm_kit_sale.html Next day shipping too :)
 

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[quote author=PRBLU3MZR link=topic=136680.msg2948477#msg2948477 date=1235088821]
I don't get it, what's the big deal with apexcone?
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Apexcone is a "premium" brand hid kit, so in other words a marketing ploy.
 

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[quote author=04Mazda3Sport link=topic=136680.msg2954478#msg2954478 date=1235353425]
Apexcone used to be a very good brand, but like Oliver said, they have dropped in quality.
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haha, that's not true AT ALL. THe apexcone ballasts have a lower fail rate than the DDM ballasts. Always have and always will. (.015 vs .02%) A full size ballast with the same quality components as a slim will always last longer due to cooling ability.

The ONLY reason we don't carry the apexcone is that they are full size and a pain to mount.
 

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Damn, well I guess I'll have to upgrade to DDM when my Apexcone fails lol...
 

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[quote author=gar_lei link=topic=136680.msg2946821#msg2946821 date=1235045327]
So what would you suggest then?
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Apexcone ballasts have dropped in quality and we don't carry them anymore. DDM is slimmer but unless you want to wait 3 weeks for your kits don't order from DDM Tuning. We don't use them anymore because they are always backorder and warranty exchange take forever...

http://www.xenonexpert.com/ddm_kit_sale.html Next day shipping too :)
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So is warranty for the old DDM kits through your new supplier?
 

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[quote author=ryukensfj link=topic=136680.msg2955122#msg2955122 date=1235375447]
[quote author=M3-GT link=topic=136680.msg2951686#msg2951686 date=1235195654]
[quote author=gar_lei link=topic=136680.msg2946821#msg2946821 date=1235045327]
So what would you suggest then?
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Apexcone ballasts have dropped in quality and we don't carry them anymore. DDM is slimmer but unless you want to wait 3 weeks for your kits don't order from DDM Tuning. We don't use them anymore because they are always backorder and warranty exchange take forever...

http://www.xenonexpert.com/ddm_kit_sale.html Next day shipping too :)
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So is warranty for the old DDM kits through your new supplier?
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Old DDM kits no. They go to DDM. New DDM orders go to new supplier.

Oliver
 
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