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License Plate LEDs for 2013-2016 Subaru BRZ (pair)

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  • Red
  • Pure White (5000K)
  • Cool White (6000K)
  • Warm White
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Amber
  • SMD2 (24 lumens)
  • HP3 (56 lumens)
  • HP5 (92 lumens)
 
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FUNCTION

License plate bulbs are used to illuminate the rear license plate on your vehicle. From the factory, the bulbs are incandescent, lighting up in a yellowish color.

Newer luxury cars use LED modules to illuminate the license plate with modern, cool white light. By changing your license plate bulbs to LED, you can easily add this luxury look to your vehicle! 

The installation is 100% plug-and-play, just replace your factory bulb.

 With low price and easy install, this is one of the best, easiest modifications you can do to improve how your car looks at night.

 

BULB DESIGN

SMD2: Similarly compact design, with two 5050-size Epistar SMD chips, driven at high power for maximum effective brightness. Outputs at 180 degrees.

HP3: One high-power SMD under a diffusing lens for truly even output (no hotspots). Constant current design and air-cooled base for superior reliability. Features dual contact pins and nonpolar function for easy installation.

HP5: Four high-power SMDs, under a diffusing lens. Just like the HP3, but run at higher power, with integrated copper plating for superior heat dissipation, allowing maximum brightness.

Fitment. All bulbs use a quality inject-molded 194/168 T10 terminal, with a full-size base connector and proper pin alignment, designed for exact replacement of your factory 194 bulb. Just remove the old bulb, and plug in the new LED.

Included in your order is TWO BULBS.


COLOR

These LEDs are available in crisp, bright colors including White, Warm White, Blue, Red, Amber, and Green.

 We strongly recommend white or warm white for license plate applications- the other colors are illegal in most areas. Please check your local laws before ordering.

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BRIGHTNESS

Diode Dynamics offers several brightness options so you can choose what fits you best.  These options are listed by the design and the lumen output of each bulb:

SMD2: Slightly higher brightness than OEM bulbs.
HP3: Much brighter than OEM bulbs. These are bright!
HP5: Nearly triple the brightness of stock OEM bulbs!

Lumens: BUYER BEWARE! Most sellers just provide "calculated" lumen numbers, based on the maximum potential brightness of the LED chips on the bulb. For example, if a bulb has five 10-lumen chips, they will rate it at 50 lumens. However, this is not accurate, as the design of an LED bulb does not get rid of heat fast enough to run the LEDs at maximum.

These "calculated" lumen ratings are much, much higher than the true, measured light output, so it will look like competitors' bulbs are brighter than ours. This is because Diode Dynamics does not provide inflated "calculated" numbers; we believe it is misleading. We test the actual brightness of the bulbs in our lab, to provide real lumen output measurements. Our measurements are accurate, but they are usually much lower than the misleading "calculated" figures. Please click here to learn more about LED brightness measurement.

 

QUALITY

LED Components. Diode Dynamics uses only the highest quality LED chips in the production of its bulbs. This means we use only brand-name suppliers such as Epistar, Cree, Osram, and Samsung.

While Diode Dynamics bulbs may look the same as others on the market, most copycat bulbs use economy-grade LED chips in order to reduce costs. This greatly reduces the reliability and overall brightness of the bulb when you compare it to Diode Dynamics.

Construction. Although LED technology allows for extremely long bulb life, the market is flooded with cheap LED bulbs that fail prematurely due to inferior construction. The worst enemy of LEDs is excessive heat, and when bulbs are not designed properly, they do not disperse heat as well, leading to premature failure.

Off-brand, cheap bulbs exhibit poor solder uniformity, high levels of flux in the solder, uneven chip placement, low-gauge terminal wires, poor assembly, and bulbs held together with inferior adhesives. At best, solder joints will crack and fail on low-quality LEDs after a few weeks of use. In the worst case, these bulbs can damage housings as the extra flux and adhesive evaporates and creates a residue on the lens of the housing.

Diode Dynamics bulbs are produced with modern, computerized equipment, and only the best materials, to ensure complete uniformity, high quality, and long bulb life.

All Diode Dynamics products come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a 3-year limited replacement warranty. For more information, please view the Warranty Information page.

Bulb Size 194, also known as T10 W5W W3W 147 152 158 159 161 168 184 192 193 259 280 285 447 464 501 555 558 585 655 656 657 1250 1251 1252 2450 2652 2821 2921 2825 175
Year 2013,2014,2015,2016
Make Subaru
Model BRZ
Application LED Bulbs
  1. Very luxurious look Review by Akuma
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    These look great and luxurious for my BRZ, much better than the OEM yellow. I got the HP3 by mistake, and wanted the HP5, Diode Dynamics was great and is shipping me the HP5 in exchange for the HP3 back. The HP3 is a little brighter than the OEM lights, but looks great in Cool White. (Posted on 10/11/16)

  2. Noticeable Difference Review by Trunk Light
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    The installation was easy and straight forward. Definitely looks a lot better with LEDs instead of the yellowish OEMs bulbs. (Posted on 8/19/16)

  3. High quality products Review by Jintian
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    These LEDs are really high quality. You know they are not the cheap amazon LEDs right out the box. Installation was simple. I was going to rate 4 for quality since I don't know how long they will last but with the 3 year warranty, I am not worried. I am covered! Here's a link to my installation video if desired. Thanks Diodedynamics!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qszAnH8EM6g (Posted on 8/19/16)

  4. Tried Two Review by Sammy
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    I also bought two versions of this item. Again, I bought the stage 2 type. Satisfied. Everything I expected. I wanted more light. Bought the stage 3. Boy, is it bright! The car looks better at night with the brighter LEDs. (Posted on 2/15/16)

  5. HP3 52 Lumens Review by Jason
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    Very inexpensive to add a little edge to your FRS/BRZ appearance. I chose the HP3 52 lumens because I wanted to get an LED thats close to an OEM look as possible, and these fit the bill. Quality build, easy install takes no more than 5 minutes, unlike other housing that replace the unit itself. I recommend this product to everyone.

    I have had them for at least 6 months no issues so far.

    Please Checkout my product reviews and merchandise at www.subaru86.com and Diodedynamic accessories. (Posted on 12/18/15)

  6. Very nice white colour. Review by RV
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    I recommend this mod to everyone. It makes any car look better and cleaner. (Posted on 9/25/15)

  7. Way better than factory!!! Review by Musicmansell
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    So easy to install, and they make such a drastic improvement over the stock pair of bulbs. Easy thumbs up for me! (Posted on 8/25/15)

  8. HP5 Bulbs Review by Zach
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    Purchased the HP5 bulbs and they look great! Much brighter than the stock bulbs and the bright white light has a luxury look to it. Highly recommend! (Posted on 8/12/15)

  9. Excellent upgrade! Review by Zach
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    I purchased the HP5 bulbs. Very easy to install, took 5 minutes. Definitely brighter than the stock bulbs and the bright white light looks a lot better! Highly recommend! (Posted on 8/12/15)

  10. Looks Great Review by William
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    Awesome LEDs extremely easy to install and instantly adds a really cool look to the back of the car. Very nice when you see it at night. Great product. (Posted on 8/1/15)

  11. HP3 cool white Review by Chase
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    I bought HP3 cool white. Very simple installation. Color is bright white. Very nice when you see it at night. Great product. (Posted on 5/14/15)

  12. Excellent Quality and Brightness Review by Ricardo
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    I originally had some cheap blueish led license plates that would flicker within a few months of usage. (Ordered 2 sets before learning my lesson) I was finally fed up and got the diode leds 6000k - while it is pure diamond white, it is reliable and great. (Posted on 5/13/15)

  13. Clean, clear, and cool Review by Tetsu
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    These LEDs will greatly improve the visibility of your number plate over the oem bulbs. The cool white light cast over the trunk and rear bumper lend a more exotic appearance to boot! (Posted on 4/24/15)

  14. Easy to recommend Review by Gman
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    The license plate bulb replacement is an easy swap and looks great. Stage 1 bulbs enhance the look. (Posted on 4/22/15)

  15. Awesome mod for the BRZ/FRS Review by Tomasz
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    What an easy and inexpensive way to make the BRZ and FRS look more upscale. Awesome LEDs. (Posted on 3/3/15)

  16. Good Review by Vic
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    Stage 2 cool white, better than stock but not in your face bright. (Posted on 2/17/15)

  17. HP3 56 lumen in amber work great with jdm style clear corners! Review by Tony L.
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    Quality is top notch for LEDs. Brightness was just what I was looking for. (Posted on 2/7/15)

  18. Awesome pair of LED's **Hightly Recommended** Review by Teehan
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    These LED lights were extremely easy to install and instantly adds a really cool look to the back of the car. One of the easiest mods that I personally think makes a huge difference! (Posted on 12/15/14)

  19. Great! Review by Jason
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    I decided to get the stage 3 to replace my stage 2 (no issues). A lot brighter! Love it! (Posted on 12/7/14)

  20. Much better look! Review by Fred E
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    I bought the stage 1 cool white LEDs in order to replace the yellowish hue of the OEM bulbs. The pure white light is a much needed improvement! (Posted on 11/17/14)

  21. SMD1 - definitely adequate Review by kTechMN
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    The title says it all - installation was a cinch, and the cool white SMD1 lights are, in my opinion, bright enough. They are probably a bit dimmer than the stock incandescent bulbs, but I honestly don't care - the cool white light fits so much better with the rest of the vehicle lighting that it's hard to notice that they might be slightly dimmer. (Posted on 11/16/14)

  22. Great Review by Steven
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    Ordered stage 1 bulbs. Installed incorrectly first, but after correcting, they look great! Adds a little "flare" without looking out of place. (Posted on 10/30/14)

  23. Just right Review by Archaen
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    Installed SMD2 cool white on my white BRZ. Not too dim, not too bright, just right. Couldn't be more pleased with stage 2. It's amazing what a simple light replacement can do. (Posted on 9/18/14)

  24. Very Good Review by EV
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    I ordered the cool white SMD1 and could not be happier. It adds a touch of class to my already sexy BRZ. (Posted on 9/13/14)

  25. SMD2 Review by Alex C.
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    I ordered the Stage 1 at first but they were pretty dim, dimmer than the stock bulbs for sure. I then reordered Stage 2 and they came out to be about the same brightness as the stock bulbs. If you are looking for something brighter than stock, I would definitely recommend the SMD5 instead of the SMD2. Installation was super easy with the right tools. (Posted on 9/13/14)

  26. Perfect Color LEDs with Superior Quality! Review by Brze66
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    I was looking for LED bulbs that are brighter than the OEM bulbs with a higher color temperature and that is just what I got with the SMD2 LED bulbs. They were super easy to install and made all the difference. I like them so much that I'm going to order another set. These lights are fantastic and well worth the money. (Posted on 8/31/14)

  27. SMD2 = a bit brighter than stock Review by Toca
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    Cool White SMD2. The light cast a nice white hue that is just enough to know there's light there. The white light is definitely way better than the original yellowish lights. For all those that wants a slight improvement in lighting over the stock ones, I recommend the SMD2s. They are just a bit brighter than stock. If you want to show off the light more, I recommend a brighter output. (Posted on 8/16/14)

  28. Good buy Review by MikeBRZ
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    These lights make a great-looking combo with the rear turn lights I also bought for my BRZ. Much brighter than stock license plate lights, and makes the car look much more refined. Also a very good price IMO. I would recommend this product (Posted on 6/16/14)

  29. 10/10 Would do again Review by Brybot
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    Great price, easy install. Great effect. Should have been done from the factory. (Posted on 6/13/14)

  30. Cleaner look Review by Los
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    Went with the SMD1 Cool White and it's just the right amount of brightness. Initially ordered SMD2 but glad I changed my mind and the customer service was great. (Posted on 5/30/14)

  31. Looks great Review by Bu5hido
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    I have a black car and vanity plate, so upgrading the lights on the license plate was a no-brainer. I went with stage 2 and install was easy. Now I just need to do a better job keeping that part of the car clean! (Posted on 5/17/14)

  32. Worth every penny Review by Mindy
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    Easy installation - Swap oem bulb and replace. For the price, it is definitely worth it .Includes many different colours and brightness . Looking forward to buying more in the future! (Posted on 5/15/14)

  33. Great price Review by bluelt1ss
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    These lights are cheap yet good quality. Makes the car look very nice at night. (Posted on 5/12/14)

  34. Simple but changes dramatically Review by Kayysonie
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    I ordered the Stage 1 cause I figured I dont want people to clearly see my license plate. It did not dissapoint. Its almost as bright as the stock light but in white color. Newer cars should come these color light standard. This will work great if you ordered the back up lights also and get the stage 3. You almost have headlights back there when backing up because its so bright with that combination. (Posted on 4/25/14)

  35. Looks great! Review by Lee
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    Ordered the stage 2 white LED for my plate. Much much better than the stock yellow color. Brightness is just right, not too bright or dim. Would recommend! (Posted on 4/1/14)

  36. Great lights Review by Nick
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    i ordered stage one white lights and the price is right. Also they aren't too bright either. (Posted on 2/26/14)

  37. 4th Brake Light convert (when braking) Review by Jack
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    I used these bulbs for the 4th brake light convert (as the brake light). They were nice and bright and easy to install. I chose the lowest brightness output and they match the tail lights pretty close. These were slightly brighter but I did nightshade my tails red so I would think oem would match perfect. (Posted on 2/20/14)

  38. 4th Brake Light convert Review by Jack
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    I used these bulbs for the 4th brake light convert. They were nice and bright and easy to install. I chose the lowest brightness output and they match the tail lights pretty close. These were slightly brighter but I did nightshade my tails red so I would think oem would match perfect. (Posted on 2/20/14)

  39. Necessary Purchase Review by THEWAKLER
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    Really completes the back of the car, making everything look so much cleaner. I ordered the Stage 1 and they are plenty bright, I can't imagine what Stage 2/3 would look like. Very easy install. (Posted on 2/3/14)

  40. Clean and Crisp Review by Denny
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    Stage 1 White
    Quick and easy installation for a clean and modern look. Highly recommended. (Posted on 1/22/14)

  41. Great product, great customer service Review by Turkish
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    Bought the stage 3 bulbs, this definitely improved the look of the car and not to mention would make vanity plates stand out even more. Very easy installation as well. (Posted on 1/7/14)

  42. Stage 2 Is The Way To Go Review by MY BRZ
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    I had Installed the Stage 1 White LEDs and didn't think they were bright enough so I ordered and installed Stage 2 and I LOVE them! They look much sharper and make the license plate really pop and they are not too bright! (Posted on 12/29/13)

  43. Sharp! Review by Kuri
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    Installed Stage 2 LEDs Matches perfectly with my factory HID's for my BRZ Limited. Great Looking! (Posted on 12/14/13)

  44. Must Have Addition Review by Eazid
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    The Stage 1 license plate lights are what I bought. They are a needed addition to the car. It looks so much better than what the factory bulbs do for the car. I might buy the stage 2 lights to bump up the light if I feel inclined. However the current stage 1 lights are more than enough to get the job done. (Posted on 10/31/13)

  45. Little dim Review by Richard
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    Ordered the stage one while led for my license plate. I found the stage one lights to be a little dim. I will be getting the stage two lights instead. (Posted on 10/18/13)

  46. Looks Sharp Review by MY BRZ
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    Just installed stage 1 LEDs. Gives off a more even light than the factory bulbs and is white rather than the yellow but doesn't seem as bright. I am going to order the stage 2 and give the stage 1 to my girlfriend for her BRZ. (Posted on 10/3/13)

  47. Awesome Look! Review by Scottie
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    The license plate led's give the BRZ a great look. They make it look like an expensive sports car. Great product and customer service too! (Posted on 8/6/13)

  48. Adds a touch of class Review by Kelvin
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    Forget the OEM yellow lights, these LED white lights make any car look classy - definitely matches the stock brake lights well. Good choice, great shipping, great customer service. (Posted on 6/13/13)

  49. PERFECT Review by DH
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    Works as described. Bought these plus the dome and trunk lights as well. Very bright and well built. Highly recommend these. (Posted on 6/13/13)

  50. Love the glow from the lights Review by Lance
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    I ordered the white stage 1 bulbs and find that they produce the perfect amount of light for the plate area. I love the color of the light they provide. (Posted on 4/26/13)

  51. Best Interior LED option on the market! Review by Big Erv
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    These LED's are top notch! Great plug and play and the results are amazing. You really start to appreciate these LED's more as time goes on and you will get nothing but compliments from other people. (Posted on 4/14/13)

  52. Good replacement Review by awlllwa
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    Defiantly made for a nice even light that matches the color output of the headlight boomerangs beautifully. Because of the design of the stock housing the LEDs installed without issue that the LEDs only output light straight out and not the side, as the housing has a reflector that bounces the light straight down over the licence plate and the ground around it. I feel like with LEDs in the fixture the light output is even more uniform and aligned from the stock incandescent bulbs. (Posted on 4/5/13)

  53. Great Review by Shyun
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    Purchased for a friend.
    I have only heard good things thus far!
    Great product. (Posted on 3/15/13)

Installation

Level of Difficulty: 1/10

Just unplug your factory bulb, and replace it with the new LED one. It is a direct replacement for your vehicle.

Accessing the bulb itself is quite easy. Usually, it is held in by two tabs, and you can pop it out from the outside of the vehicle. In some cases, you will need to remove a few screws, which are clearly visible. Finally, it may be held by clips from the inside, accessible when you open the hatch or trunk.

If it does not work the first time, try flipping it around in the socket, as all LEDs require the correct polarity.

Worry-free warranty

  • - Full 3-year warranty on all products
  • - No waiting: we usually send new items out with a return label (US customers only)

 

You will get quick help from our trained staff for any issues.

All Off-Road Lighting also carry a limited lifetime warranty.

For further details, please see our full article.

Domestic (US) Customers

  • - Just $5 per order with our Diode Delivers program
  • - Same-day shipping for all orders placed by 12:00 PM CST (or until 4 PM with rush processing)
  • - USPS, for delivery in 2-4 days (on average)
  • - Express services are available, see exact pricing at checkout
  • - Fully Insured

 

International Customers

  • - We ship to all countries via standard mail
  • - Usually around $10 for LEDs, or $25 for HIDs.
  • - Choose your service on checkout to see exact prices:
  • - USPS 1st Class: 2-5 weeks
  • - USPS Priority: 1-2 weeks
  • - Express EMS: 1 week
  • - Please email us if you are unsure about shipping to your country.


You will receive updates from our site when your order is shipped, along with a unique shipment number to ensure that your order is correctly accounted for. This allows you to easily reply to us if you have any concerns.

Whether your order is big or small, it is tested through many run cycles, and each bulb is tested before shipment. Every single bulb. Every time. And if anything does go wrong, you can rely on our industry-leading warranty for worry-free replacement.

If you're not happy with your items, we want to make it right. So we have some pretty awesome return policies:

Returns

30 day return policy. All customers have 30 days from the date of original order shipment to return items.

Full refund, no fees. At Diode Dynamics, we offer free returns. That means no restocking fees, no administrative fees, and no hassle!

 Free return label. If your original order was over $50, you get a free return label for your items (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, you can send the items back through your preferred method.

Exchanges

Within 30 days: If your original order was over $50, you can get new items shipped to you with a return label (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, we can send you the new items first, but you are responsible for returning the old items.

Within 90 days: Any item can be returned for exchange or store credit within 90 days. The buyer is responsible for the cost of the return shipping, and must first return the old items. We'll still cover the postage for the new items.

 

Please note: due to the nature of custom acrylic pieces, we cannot offer any refund or exchange for returned custom acrylic items.

 

To make a return or exchange, please request an RMA, or give us a call. When we get it back, you will be notified and credited appropriately.

Again, all returns must be approved, with an RMA. This is so that we can process your return as quickly as possible when we get it. If you would like to return an item, please Request an RMA. Please include as much information as possible about the reason for return.

Alternatively, you can also send us a message, or give us a call!