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Old 01-30-2011, 03:50 PM   #1
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2009 head light question

are all the TRD head lights on the 2009-present smoked?
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Old 01-30-2011, 03:53 PM   #3
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Black chrome is used instead of regular chrome.

What is for sale?
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Old 01-30-2011, 04:17 PM   #5
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Black chrome is used instead of regular chrome.
So yes , they appear smoked , similar to older models that have the BHLM done .
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If the smoke for sale?
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No it did not start untill the 2010 models I belive
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Old 01-30-2011, 04:19 PM   #8
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If the smoke for sale?
Maybe this sale went up in smoke ?
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Old 01-30-2011, 04:20 PM   #9
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No it did not start untill the 2010 models I belive
My '09 has it
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Maybe this sale went up in smoke ?
I'm sure it did since a coupon code wasn't offered.
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So yes , they appear smoked , similar to older models that have the BHLM done .
I guess it depends on your definition of "smoked". I always thought (and of course, I could be wrong!) that smoked meant a light tint on the lens covering the head light. My 2010 OR, before I did BHLM and the retrofit had the black chrome, but in no, way, shape or form, looked "smoked". Here is my front end before I did the mods:

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I guess it depends on your definition of "smoked". I always thought (and of course, I could be wrong!) that smoked meant a light tint on the lens covering the head light. My 2010 OR, before I did BHLM and the retrofit had the black chrome, but in no, way, shape or form, looked "smoked". I think there are some 'before' pics in my gallery.
I agree , the lens is clear
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Old 01-30-2011, 04:44 PM   #13
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Yes, in 09+ TRDs, the surround is glossy gray/black. Lens is clear. It's part of the "facelift" Toyota did in 09, along with the LED tail lights.
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Top is pre-'09 , bottom is '09 - '11 , so to me they looked smoked , but I do agree that it is not the actual lens that is smoked , the lens is clear .
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Top is pre-'09 , bottom is '09 - '11
Wow. Didn't realize how big a difference it made! Looking at it that way, I bet that older style chrome bezel would have looked really good with the chrome grill.
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Old 01-30-2011, 05:04 PM   #16
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I think only the TRD models came with that option IIRC. And BTW, if somebody is selling some smoke, count me in!
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