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Old 11-13-2012, 08:33 PM   #1
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Beware of AAC STYLE CONCEPT SIDEMARKERS AND LED REVERSE LIGHTS

Hey everyone,

Just thought I would warn you that despite having had my LED Sidemarkers replaced once before, I paid shipping and a reduced price to get a cracked sidemarker replaced because of a mistake with the original shipping, they have broken again from nothing more than being installed to the car.

The clips which AAC Style will point out are not warrantied, which I will definitely give them kudos for repairing them despite the fact last time, have broken and despite me adding extra silicone caulking have leaked.

I just want to make people aware before they spend nearly five hundred dollars, $110 of which for me was shipping, to be aware that the product will likely break.

As for the LED Reverse Lights, one side was always off coloured compared to the other and has now decided to stop working.

My Camaro has sat in the garage since almost July so they stopped working at some point when the Camaro was in storage.

I have no desire to fight to get these fixed again and I will likely just return all my LED item's to stock to prevent the headache that I have dealt with from wasting my money on these products.
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:38 AM   #2
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This is why I don't order from AAC. Too many horror stories.
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:46 AM   #3
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This is why I don't order from AAC. Too many horror stories.
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:52 AM   #4
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Very common issue with over priced imported Chinese junk.
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:04 PM   #5
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This is why I don't order from AAC. Too many horror stories.
That's sad !! Cause I'm still debating as to whether or not to get the side markers "ghost" from them. But the stories continue. Anyone can refer anothe company to purchase good side markers from?
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:09 PM   #6
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Oh rats. I wanted to eventually get the led sidemarkers. Now I won't.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:02 PM   #7
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That's sad !! Cause I'm still debating as to whether or not to get the side markers "ghost" from them. But the stories continue. Anyone can refer anothe company to purchase good side markers from?
Try Pete with showstopper. Here's the link...my post is #240. No problems so far, but mine are not ghosted. I think Pete ghosts them also but am not sure. Send him a PM.

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Old 11-17-2012, 09:06 PM   #8
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lights

I have AAC gobo lights, led strips, rgb scanner bar, led sidemarkers, plasma fogs, halo fogs and led reverse lights no issues
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:06 PM   #9
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My tabs broke, I double-sided taped them in place. Maybe try that. Good luck, hope you get some sort of resolution.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:09 PM   #10
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No. Have oracle lights from AAC
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:20 PM   #11
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Oh rats. I wanted to eventually get the led sidemarkers. Now I won't.
I have the Interior/Exterior, Sidemarkers, Fogs and Afterburners from AAC and have no issues at all...

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Old 11-17-2012, 09:23 PM   #12
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I also have color shift halo's, RGB scanner, color shift fog lights, sidemarkers and other lights from AAC with no issues.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:38 PM   #13
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Hey everyone,

Just thought I would warn you that despite having had my LED Sidemarkers replaced once before, I paid shipping and a reduced price to get a cracked sidemarker replaced because of a mistake with the original shipping, they have broken again from nothing more than being installed to the car.

The clips which AAC Style will point out are not warrantied, which I will definitely give them kudos for repairing them despite the fact last time, have broken and despite me adding extra silicone caulking have leaked.

I just want to make people aware before they spend nearly five hundred dollars, $110 of which for me was shipping, to be aware that the product will likely break.

As for the LED Reverse Lights, one side was always off coloured compared to the other and has now decided to stop working.

My Camaro has sat in the garage since almost July so they stopped working at some point when the Camaro was in storage.

I have no desire to fight to get these fixed again and I will likely just return all my LED item's to stock to prevent the headache that I have dealt with from wasting my money on these products.
A simple phone call will get issues resolved. Don't rely on a PM. Stop being lazy and pick up the phone and talk with them directly. Crying about would of, could of, should of isn't doing you any good.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:54 PM   #14
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They lost me as a customer when they mixed up my radiator support with someone's else's. I use to have the gm performance badge, now I don't... When I was at camarofest, that's what I get for leaving my car unattended. I was second in line, but yet 8 people got their cars done before thy even stated on mine...

I'm very understanding, But first come first serve is how I feel...
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Old 11-18-2012, 12:23 PM   #15
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A simple phone call will get issues resolved. Don't rely on a PM. Stop being lazy and pick up the phone and talk with them directly. Crying about would of, could of, should of isn't doing you any good.
Holy christ Dude,

Learn how to read... I said this is the second time this has happened and they are beyond getting a phone call from me. As far as I'm concerned the can go get bent.

I'm not calling them because I don't want their garbage on my car again. They got two chances and they blew it. I'm warning people so they don't spend upwards of $700 on products that only last a year.

If you knew the headache I went through the last time I called to get them fixed you wouldn't be saying. Stop being lazy and pick up the phone.

Next time try to be less of a prick when you respond to people. If you didn't have the common sense to read the post first. If you thought I'm trying to raise hell to get them to PM me then you're way off.

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Old 11-18-2012, 12:36 PM   #16
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Try Pete with showstopper. Here's the link...my post is #240. No problems so far, but mine are not ghosted. I think Pete ghosts them also but am not sure. Send him a PM.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...160467&page=10

Thxs Cal I'll definetly look into it.
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:09 PM   #17
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One thing i failed to mention in my above post. I have taken my sidemarkers off and back on 3 times since i have had them. I have never had a problem, so my good luck I guess.
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Old 11-18-2012, 02:19 PM   #18
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One thing i failed to mention in my above post. I have taken my sidemarkers off and back on 3 times since i have had them. I have never had a problem, so my good luck I guess.
Must be, each time the same two for me have broken clips and leaked. Maybe the people in Oshawa put my rear bumper on wrong so it creates pressure on them, but I know the clips are definitely weaker than OEM. It's a shame because its the first thing people notice...
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Old 11-18-2012, 02:27 PM   #19
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Hey ninja...don't sweat some of these AAC fanboys, or lower yourself to their level. I had problems too with their product (none of which were my fault or doing) which required multiple returns on my dime. Good luck to you in getting resolution.
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Old 11-18-2012, 02:47 PM   #20
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Hey ninja...don't sweat some of these AAC fanboys, or lower yourself to their level. I had problems too with their product (none of which were my fault or doing) which required multiple returns on my dime. Good luck to you in getting resolution.
Thanks man, my resolution might be to simply rip open the OEM side markers and put the LEDS in. Seeing as the AAC Housings have developed cracks in the lens. I've already thrown them out, minus the LEDs.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:04 PM   #21
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Someone already made a DIY for led side markers. I'm thinking about going this route.


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Old 12-14-2012, 09:49 AM   #22
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:55 AM   #23
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I must be old school, but I wouldn't spend $5 on lighting mods, I don't get the appeal at all.
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:13 AM   #24
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I just ordered side markers from AAC. They said Oracle makes them. Is this the ones everyone is talking about.
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:03 PM   #25
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I just ordered side markers from AAC. They said Oracle makes them. Is this the ones everyone is talking about.
Yes, and Oracle is AAC. Do a search for Oracle lights and compare their corporate address to AAC's.
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