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Old 04-15-2013, 07:38 AM   #1
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Depo Smoked Tail Lights Scarcity...why????

Just wondering if anyone knows why the smoke Depo Tail Lights are getting harder to find? I could have sworn that just a few months ago they were easily found on ebay with multiple listings. Now I only see one for over $400. Were there any issues with them or are they that popular now that they are sold out? Thank goodnees I purchased mine last year with no issues so far, but a friend of mine was thinking about them and when I looked they were no where to be found for the price that I paid which was less that $180 at the time.
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Old 04-15-2013, 08:47 AM   #2
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I have no idea, but noticed this also. E-bay has been bare of them for the last month and there were only a couple of sellers with the clear version also. I was looking to purchase a set myself but was not ready to pull the trigger when there were so many available to purchase.
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:08 AM   #3
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I wonder if they have any issues. I know that one of the reasons the DRL Projector LED headlights were sold out is because they had issues with leaking and the LED's not working and I wonder if this is also the reason for the DEPO tail lights. Although, I cannot find any information about it so I'm not sure what the reason is. Poor quality, dicontinued, etc.???? Like you said there were a lot of listings on ebay and all of sudden I can't find them anymore.
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:42 AM   #4
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getting a set on payday myself, order them while they last:

http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/Porsche-Boxster-LED-Tail-Light-96-04

DDM is a big name here in Sandy Eggo. ground shipping to Cook County is $26.16. Total: $126.16
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getting a set on payday myself, order them while they last:

http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/Porsche-Boxster-LED-Tail-Light-96-04

DDM is a big name here in Sandy Eggo. ground shipping to Cook County is $26.16. Total: $126.16
Thanks for the link Cameron!!!! Excellent price on them too.
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getting a set on payday myself, order them while they last:

http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/Porsche-Boxster-LED-Tail-Light-96-04

DDM is a big name here in Sandy Eggo. ground shipping to Cook County is $26.16. Total: $126.16
SWEET! Just ordered a pair myself!!!! (sucks, I just bought clear/red ones since there is such a shortage).

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Old 04-15-2013, 11:27 AM   #7
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getting a set on payday myself, order them while they last:

http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/Porsche-Boxster-LED-Tail-Light-96-04

DDM is a big name here in Sandy Eggo. ground shipping to Cook County is $26.16. Total: $126.16
Thanks, that is by far the best price I have ever seen for these. I am ordering a set today.
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Old 04-15-2013, 11:36 AM   #8
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lol..thanks, just ordered a set too. I think we're probably going to blow out their inventory here this afternoon.
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lol..thanks, just ordered a set too. I think we're probably going to blow out their inventory here this afternoon.

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SWEET! Just ordered a pair myself!!!! (sucks, I just bought clear/red ones since there is such a shortage).

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Thanks, that is by far the best price I have ever seen for these. I am ordering a set today.

So I'm guessing this is the reason why they are so hard to find.
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I've had the clear set for about two months. No issues with quality. They seem very well made and look great
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So I'm guessing this is the reason why they are so hard to find.
Pretty much.

i have a set of clear stock tails, so LED tails are kinda of pointless, but at that price
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Thanks for the heads up! Just ordered a set for 119.00 shipped.

PS- kinda feel bad ordering on a day like today. Bless those in Boston and God Bless America!
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Great catch on the depo lights...At that price I had to grab a set too.
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I picked up a pair too. Thanks for sharing the link. That is a great price.
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bought myself a pair as well

Now if only I could find some headlights on a killer deal too!
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Been using mine for about 6 months, no problems except the wires were way too short, and I had to extend them a bit. They also are super bright, and feel sorry for people behind at traffic lights.
I imagine as older Boxsters are retired to the junk yard, the demand for aftermarket parts is probably diminishing.
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Just purchased the clear ones last week off eBay for $160 shipped. At $124 shipped from DDM, and smoked to boot, I couldn't pass it up and ordered another pair!
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Does anyone have a picture of the smoke tails that they can post? I'm debating right now. My boxster is white.
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I went with clear on white...




Smoked on white...

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Just wondering if anyone knows why the smoke Depo Tail Lights are getting harder to find? I could have sworn that just a few months ago they were easily found on ebay with multiple listings. Now I only see one for over $400. Were there any issues with them or are they that popular now that they are sold out? Thank goodnees I purchased mine last year with no issues so far, but a friend of mine was thinking about them and when I looked they were no where to be found for the price that I paid which was less that $180 at the time.
It's due to the pending legislation governing LED brightness
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