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Old 10-30-2010, 07:40 PM   #1
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smoked headlights and black headlights?

hey, does toyota offer smoked AND black headlights? or im I seeing things here. this looks darker than the smoked lights on 09's

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Old 10-30-2010, 07:41 PM   #2
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now this one looks lighter???


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Old 10-30-2010, 07:47 PM   #3
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both of those trucks are 2011's btw
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Old 10-30-2010, 07:48 PM   #4
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I saw a white Sport with the smoked lens and it was noticeable. I like the ones that came on my 09
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I agree mine look much darker than previous years...
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Old 10-30-2010, 07:51 PM   #6
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i want to find some online to buy for my 07 but ill i can find are the smoked. i want the black.
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Old 10-30-2010, 07:56 PM   #7
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hmm maybe its just the angle/lighting
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:06 PM   #8
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Don't think they would offer 2 different options on one model year. These are my 09's

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hmm maybe its just the angle/lighting
x2....At certain angles mine looks dark and other times light.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:10 PM   #10
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The 09+ are tinted. I am looking to get some stock tinted lights. I don't like my completely blacked out lights.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:13 PM   #11
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i want to find some online to buy for my 07 but ill i can find are the smoked. i want the black.
your seeing things or dont understand that cameras can make things look lighter/darker.

if you want black, you have two options: 1-do the BHLM yourself or 2-buy some cheap egay lights. OEMs only come smoked.
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hmm maybe its just the angle/lighting
It is. I had the smoked lights on my 2009. You could hardly tell the difference between them and stock chromers because the smoke finish has a shine to it.

The real problem with the lights though isn't the bezel finish, it's the orange reflector and turn signal lens. Those things stick out like a sore thumb and gotta go. Just one more reason to cook 'em and crack 'em.
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Yeah... def just lighting differences in the 2 photos. Even the other parts of the head lights looks lighter on that silver taco pic - so it can't be just a lighter bezel.
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The 09+ are tinted. I am looking to get some stock tinted lights. I don't like my completely blacked out lights.
they are only smoked on certain models from 09+. either just sports and xrunners or sports, OR, and xrunners. base models and SR5s only had the regulars, IIRC.
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they are only smoked on certain models from 09+. either just sports and xrunners or sports, OR, and xrunners. base models and SR5s only had the regulars, IIRC.
Yeah smoked only came on the TRDs (Offroad and Sport).
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