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View Poll Results: Have you done the BHLM?
Yes, perfectly! 197 24.02%
Yes, and I screwed up 76 9.27%
I haven't got around to it yet 547 66.71%
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:56 PM   #166
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So is it a bad idea to do the bhlm with plasti dip? has anyone done that?
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:00 PM   #168
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went pretty smoothly, but realized that I took out the chrome piece that projects the light for some reason but after I got everything apart I realized that I didnt need to do that. I did have some condensation in my passenger side housing but got it out by blowdrying and sealing the whole outside and they look and work great now. That was the only one I have ever done though.
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Old 03-09-2013, 08:20 PM   #169
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Did mine a couple weeks ago, I think they turned out pretty good.

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Old 03-21-2013, 07:09 PM   #170
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Old 03-23-2013, 02:45 PM   #171
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I just did this on my 1st gen for the second time.
I ordered some Ebay lights and just threw in projectors for a mini retrofit. I recently attempted to take them back apart with little success, luckily I saved my stock housings. The housing from the ebay headlights pretty much was destroyed; I don't know if it was from heating/cooling or from the sealant I applied, but either way they were not salvageable.

Other than that they are now blacked out and ready to go, an easy mod to say the least...if you do it right the first time
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Old 03-23-2013, 04:00 PM   #173
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I wasn't to smart and put cardboard in the oven, while it was heating up Also didn't seal them right, they are starting to leak.
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Old 03-23-2013, 04:30 PM   #174
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Passanger one is leaking /: Definitely my fault. Sealed it with the stuff that was still in there. Used silicone around all the edges. Driver one is great! Ill have to re bake passanger one.

But i got these OEM headlights at a JDM car show for 30 bucks! It was a steal.



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Old 03-23-2013, 06:14 PM   #175
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I voted I screwed them up, but everything in the project it self came out good. I just put a light scratch on each light, they are a tricky to remove ... Hoesntly not a bad idea to remove the bumper cover IMO
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:52 PM   #176
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Why can't our trucks come with the BHLM already installed... Hurry someone contact Toyota and tell them to do this for now on
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Old 03-24-2013, 10:52 PM   #177
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I just finished mine a couple of hours ago. It's the second time I've done this (first time was to a Toyota Echo) and the whole process was just peachy...

...except for the lens covers on the DTRL/turn signal bulbs. For whatever reason they both developed a crack right across the middle and split in two. Oh well!

I reused the sealant that was left on the lenses and took it through what has to be the longest automatic carwash I've ever come across...no leaks that I'm aware of thus far!

I'd post up pics, but my lenses are far too foggy. I need a restoration kit as the toothpaste method just wasn't abrasive enough.
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Old 03-26-2013, 01:11 PM   #178
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Old 04-16-2013, 03:13 PM   #179
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Did mine and my roommates and they both came out awesome, hers we did black and mine I did Coyote Tan... Ill post pics if you interested.
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Hey Eric, how did you restore the lens? I need o do mine soon.
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