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2009 head light question

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by cudason, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. Jan 30, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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    cudason

    cudason [OP] Well-Known Member

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    are all the TRD head lights on the 2009-present smoked?
     
  2. Jan 30, 2011 at 3:52 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Yes , I beleive they are.
     
  3. Jan 30, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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  4. Jan 30, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    Black chrome is used instead of regular chrome.

    What is for sale?
     
  5. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    So yes , they appear smoked , similar to older models that have the BHLM done .
     
  6. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    If the smoke for sale?
     
  7. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:19 PM
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    Blackshirts

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    No it did not start untill the 2010 models I belive
     
  8. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:19 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Maybe this sale went up in smoke ?
     
  9. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    My '09 has it
     
  10. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    I'm sure it did since a coupon code wasn't offered.
     
  11. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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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". Here is my front end before I did the mods:

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    I agree , the lens is clear
     
  13. Jan 30, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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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.
     
  14. Jan 30, 2011 at 5:02 PM
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    [​IMG]

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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 .
     
  15. Jan 30, 2011 at 5:04 PM
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    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.
     
  16. Jan 30, 2011 at 5:04 PM
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    rb11701 Oh yeah!

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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! :rasta:
     
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