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Old 12-24-2012, 02:15 PM   #26
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Personally the only item I would buy from this company is footwell LEDs ( and thats only because there aqua matches). Other then that you can find the same, if not better quality stuff from other vendors at a fraction of the cost and 100% better service.


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Old 12-24-2012, 02:28 PM   #27
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If you want the look but would rather have your OEM lights for whatever reason, there is another option. Big Worm which is the name of the company sells a stick on cover thats very inexspensive that gives the illusion of the LED strip style sidemarkers. Hope that helps!
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Old 12-24-2012, 08:48 PM   #28
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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.
I shouldn't have spoke about these sidemarkers. I just noticed my passenger rear light had a broken tab.
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:11 PM   #29
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Ghosted side markers for me months ago and have no issues!!
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:24 PM   #30
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:25 PM   #31
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I have AAC concept side-mirrors, "ghosted" side markers, grille lighting led's, DRL bulbs..
It's all good!!
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Old 12-25-2012, 10:37 PM   #32
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my question is how did you come up with 700 dollars, the acc side markers are no where near that price, they are 200.00 mine work well, if you are not careful installing them you will bend that tab more so in the rear than the front. i would buy agian because when it comes to these parts most of the housing are all the same unless you try to rig up your oem ones. seems to be more to the story then them just breaking, if i was to spend however much you spent i would for sure call them and get them replaced no matter how you feel about them.

i like mine, and will buy from them agian
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Old 12-26-2012, 12:46 AM   #33
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my question is how did you come up with 700 dollars, the acc side markers are no where near that price, they are 200.00 mine work well, if you are not careful installing them you will bend that tab more so in the rear than the front. i would buy agian because when it comes to these parts most of the housing are all the same unless you try to rig up your oem ones. seems to be more to the story then them just breaking, if i was to spend however much you spent i would for sure call them and get them replaced no matter how you feel about them.

i like mine, and will buy from them agian
Did you only read that one post or did you read the rest where I had said I've bought more that just the Sidemarkers…

This is a total of what I have bought with AAC:

First Order: March, 2011

Sidemarkers (Painted IOM with Kandy Option [Which It Didn't Come With])
$297.10

P13W Plasma LED's
$89.99

Shipping for that Order
$110.84

Second Order: May, 2011

LED Conversion Kit X2
$24.20 X 2 = $48.40

Shipping for that Order
$24.25

Third Order: January, 2012

LED High Power Reverse Lights (Tinted)
$201.60

Shipping on that order
$110.68

Total Spent Without Paying Shipping for Warranty Work

497.93 + 48.40 + 312.28 = 858.61

The price has gone up since actually because when I bought the Sidemarkers were at 50% off for the Painted Option ($140.00 for IOM as of today). So I've in fact spent more that with AAC.

Also everything that has broken from AAC for me has broken when the car has been sitting for extended periods of time. My car was parked December 2011 and not driven until May 2012 (they broke over the winter) and I glued them to my bumper.

I decided to try and rig them to my OEM (about a month or so ago) ones after the second time they broke but I said screw it. There really isn't more to the story than anything that I have provided.
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:33 PM   #34
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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.
I did the same. On my 3 pair, but will give it to AAC that they always stood behind their product. I've been left in the cold before with some products.
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:40 PM   #35
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Pro Tip: You can buy the same footwell lighting SMD strips much cheaper at adafruit.com, in bulk, wire up your own RGB colors, etc. You can also buy the illuminated, metal flush mount switches for $5.95 vice $19.99. A lot of items can be done in a DIY manner if you dig working with electronics and microcontrollers.

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Old 01-23-2013, 12:21 PM   #36
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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 01-23-2013, 12:46 PM   #37
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If you have some OEM ones cut out the tabs and plastic weld them in to the one with the broke tabs that will fix it and you can keep the look.

P.S. i know its not your job, but this way its fixed and done.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:58 PM   #38
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If you have some OEM ones cut out the tabs and plastic weld them in to the one with the broke tabs that will fix it and you can keep the look.

P.S. i know its not your job, but this way its fixed and done.

Ofer you should sell LED side markers Give AAC a run for their money. :P
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Old 04-06-2013, 08:01 PM   #39
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AAC are cheap product and they sell it for alot more !! rip off
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Old 04-08-2013, 02:51 AM   #40
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I eventually sold my AAC sidemarkers and purchased Showstoppers.
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:44 AM   #41
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Personally the only item I would buy from this company is footwell LEDs ( and thats only because there aqua matches). Other then that you can find the same, if not better quality stuff from other vendors at a fraction of the cost and 100% better service.


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^This way wayyy overpriced for just a strip of LEDs in a defective case. I also bought the LED because thats the only place I can find to match my console lights. and of course too many threads like this had popped out since I joined a couple years ago
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Old 04-08-2013, 07:42 AM   #42
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Bad soders on wires. Lights don't all work. 3 led bulbs and major major issues in last months makes me wonder why people still buy from them. There lights people. Like little kids. They make pretty colors for,your "muscle" car. Lmao. So to all the guys and girls with nice pretty lights on there cars, why don't you all stand up and demand better. If you don't buy it they can sell it. Instead of paying big bucks for crap just because they pay big bucks to this site to be a vendor doesn't seem like they or the forum have your best interest now does it. Camaro5 can ban me or censor me but the truth be told we all have other outlets to spread the word. So people wake up. Put down the kool aid your all drinking for some of these vendors and go on personal and past experiences. With these certain vendors that seem to have never ending issues with not just the product but also the customer service end. If it was in person would you let a company charge you $100's of dollars and the when issue doesn't answer the door or phone to there shop. So why any different when these company's do it to us here. Take this site for what it is. Vendors exploiting you and there there products for very high personal gains. AAC is just one of many on here that all they wanna do is collect your money. No respect for you,your cars or how hard we all work to make the money they so easy charge us and then give us way below standard products. Makes me so mad and sick of all this. This forum has turned into the amazon of camaro world. All about sales. And less about information and love for the camaro
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Old 04-08-2013, 01:19 PM   #43
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Bad soders on wires. Lights don't all work. 3 led bulbs and major major issues in last months makes me wonder why people still buy from them. There lights people. Like little kids. They make pretty colors for,your "muscle" car. Lmao. So to all the guys and girls with nice pretty lights on there cars, why don't you all stand up and demand better. If you don't buy it they can sell it. Instead of paying big bucks for crap just because they pay big bucks to this site to be a vendor doesn't seem like they or the forum have your best interest now does it. Camaro5 can ban me or censor me but the truth be told we all have other outlets to spread the word. So people wake up. Put down the kool aid your all drinking for some of these vendors and go on personal and past experiences. With these certain vendors that seem to have never ending issues with not just the product but also the customer service end. If it was in person would you let a company charge you $100's of dollars and the when issue doesn't answer the door or phone to there shop. So why any different when these company's do it to us here. Take this site for what it is. Vendors exploiting you and there there products for very high personal gains. AAC is just one of many on here that all they wanna do is collect your money. No respect for you,your cars or how hard we all work to make the money they so easy charge us and then give us way below standard products. Makes me so mad and sick of all this. This forum has turned into the amazon of camaro world. All about sales. And less about information and love for the camaro
With AAC, look at who their biggest fanboys are, the guys that always come in and defend them anytime anybody who has a legitimate complaint. It makes perfect sense why these guys are allowed to peddle their wares here still.
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:45 PM   #44
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sidemarkers

Bought some side markers took 2 weeks to get but they jumped on the money right away. finally got the markers and what a joke fancy packaging poor quality. the paint wasn't even close to summit white. there attitude was oh well send them back. not interested in why they didn't match had a yellow tint to them. got my money back and went to showstoppers I hope they are better. Waiting to receive all though very slow on shipping, but if they match I can deal with it.
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:01 PM   #45
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With AAC, look at who their biggest fanboys are, the guys that always come in and defend them anytime anybody who has a legitimate complaint. It makes perfect sense why these guys are allowed to peddle their wares here still.
I am no fanboy but I have yet to have a problem with my ghosted side marker lights!!

Guess I just got lucky!!

I think it's a shame that there has been so many issues as I love the look of them on my car..

With that said I have no plans on ordering anything else from them because of the issues. I skipped on the side mirrors, talk about issues!!
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:15 PM   #46
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This is why I don't order from AAC. Too many horror stories.
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:47 AM   #47
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New member here and first post. I ordered a set of Showstoppers based on what I've read here as well as other threads. To those of you who have them (Showstoppers). Any long term problems at all?

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Old 04-10-2013, 09:34 PM   #48
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The first time I saw the AAC/Oracle lights on the Camaros, I fell in love with them. I called to get more info on sidemarkers, color changing halos, afterburner tail lights, plasma DRLs, etc. I am local so I could go pick up the stuff and, if I had any problems doing the install, I figured I could stop by and work things out. After talking to them, something just didn't sound right. I didn't feel like I was getting a straight answer. So....I ended up just getting the plasma DRLs, LED interior and trunk light. I go to install the DRLs and the socket is deeper than the stock bulbs so the locking tab does not lock. I call back and asked why and I am told "oh yeah, they don't lock but they will stay in". I decided to keep them and, in their defense, they were correct. However, for the price they charge for these, they should fit PERFECTLY. I still love how all that lighting looks but between the prices and the issues I have read, I am glad I just changed a few bulbs.
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Old 04-11-2013, 09:31 PM   #49
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