I found fatal flaws in both of the 427 tails I got with my V2 so decided to return them for exchange of a properly unflawed set. It took over 3 weeks to get them returned to JHP (NEVER use TNT for international shipping!), another week to get HSV to review them and agree they were flawed and determine that ALL the stock they have on hand were also flawed in similar ways.
So they gave me two options:
1. accept a pair of less flawed units (no returns or refunds allowed!)
2. get a full refund
Not much of a choice. I asked if I could wait for HSV to address the issue and hopefully get a higher quality set without flaws on a future run of them. They said that could take a month or more and I said I'd be willing to wait so that's what we agreed to do. I will insist that someone inspects them and send me photos prior to shipping the new set. I just hope that the new runs produce an unflawed set and that it doesn't take all Summer for them to show up.
Globs of black paint on the chrome rims of some of the reflectors and an excessive glob of sealant where the clear outer lens attaches to the housing that not only looks like an improper glob but also peeled some of the black paint off of the underlying chrome housing making a glaring chrome spot where it should all be black.
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