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2008 Headlight Retrofit

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bigtex2884, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. Dec 16, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    bigtex2884

    bigtex2884 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ive undertaken my first Projo Retro and here is how the first light has turned out. I havent done the final bake so everything will tighten up abit once thats done. Im not sure if this picture even shows what i see.

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  2. Dec 17, 2011 at 4:13 AM
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    BLacTaco

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    that looks good..
     
  3. Dec 17, 2011 at 4:18 AM
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    ajohnson

    ajohnson Glamour Shot

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    Things and stuff and such
    Nice job :thumbsup:
     
  4. Dec 18, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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    bigtex2884

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    SO heres the last rough fit test and allignment before i seal the first one up with some comparison shots to the standard BHLM. They were shot in the day obviously but the lights are so much brighter at night.

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  5. Dec 19, 2011 at 2:29 PM
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    bigtex2884

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    of these two what does everyone think the better option is?

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  6. Dec 19, 2011 at 2:35 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    Paint the shrouds black lol. Is the first one halos? And second is Apollo's? I mean it all depends on your own tastes. You have to look at them when you walk up to your truck.
     
  7. Dec 19, 2011 at 2:40 PM
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    They are actually the same just one is already painted. The chrome way makes me think of the terminator and i dont know how i feel about that haha
     
  8. Dec 19, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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    My vote is the painted one. I think it looks better imo.
     
  9. Dec 19, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    Aw9d

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    Painted looks better.
     
  10. Dec 19, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    Not related, but couldn't help to notice you took the time to hide your tag number, (I still don't get it) and then let it fly in your last pic.

    To the point, I like chrome bowls/shrouds best with BHLM, but, with black bowls the black shrouds look better, IMO.
     
  11. Dec 19, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    Jerez

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    all blacked out!!! i love the way mine came out :woot:
     
  12. Dec 19, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    easyeatlanta

    easyeatlanta Artificial Intelligence beats natural stupidity

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    I dont understand it either thousands of people see it everyday as you drive
     
  13. Dec 19, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    lol and if and when you go to meets people take pictures....so regardless one way or another it gets posted somewhere :eek:
     
  14. Dec 20, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    No idea just saw that everyone appears to do it so I did obviously I wasnt to concerned since I forgot it on a pic. Now everyone Look me up and come break into my truck haha.

    And i see that yalls post picture have no lisence plates at all... Do you not drive with a front plate ever?
     
  15. Dec 20, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    Well in Cali it's state law to drive with both rear n front plates...but I refuse to put it :spy: lol don't say anything haha
     
  16. Dec 20, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    No front plate in Alabama, thank goodness.
     
  17. Dec 20, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    I wish texas didnt care vehicles in general look so much better plateless. Auto Makers dont design a vehicle around what front plates will look like
     
  18. Dec 20, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    Yeah, I think so too. Some of my buddies are like, "you need to get some sorta cool tag for the front of your truck", I'm like fuck you!!!
     
  19. Dec 20, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    kcrob1 Choot It!

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    Do you wanna sell me your BHLM's????
     
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