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Anyone done the BHLM in other colors?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Bama_TACO, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:20 AM
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    Bama_TACO

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    I'm going to do the BHLM, but I was considering using a dark gray color instead of Black. I was wondering if anyone else has done this. I know the 09/10 TRD models use a darker chrome on the headlights and the contrast on white isn't as dramatic as the black, which I kind of like.
     
  2. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:23 AM
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    i searched before i did mine and found that someone did theres white on a white tacoma, it was different but now i cant find the picture
     
  3. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:25 AM
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    TacoCat

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    Yeah the 09-10 (dont know about 11's) have the "smoked" lights on the TRD models. It looks good IMO
     
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    ItalynStylion

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    I recall someone doing theirs color matched to the body but I'm not 100% on that.

    Either way, I was thinking about doing some of it color matched to the body similar to the vette or Ferrari style but with a portion of it flat black. I think if the right parts were done it would look quite nice.
     
  5. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:26 AM
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    I have found the color matched ones on here. There is a white with white lights and a speedway blue with blue, but I haven't found anyone painting any contrasting color other than black.
     
  6. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:36 AM
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    Just look at pictures of 09's? Isn't that the color your going for?
     
  7. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    Sort of what I'm going for, but the 09/10 is like a dark gray chrome. I wasn't sure how dark grey in spray paint would compare.
     
  8. Aug 25, 2010 at 8:41 AM
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  9. Aug 25, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    BSP HLM for me...:D
     
  10. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:05 AM
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    I did mine in Speedway Blue.....


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  11. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    See I was thinking about doing mostly black with the trim ring around the main reflector in speedway blue. I think it would be a lot of taping work but would be worth it IMO.
     
  12. Aug 28, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    I wanted to do gray, but couldn't find any gray fusion paint
     
  13. Aug 28, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    It doesn't have to be Fusion paint.

    I got color matched paint in spray cans on ebay. Using the Krylon Fusion just makes the prep easier with plastic parts. If you don't use Fusion, just prime with an adhesion promoter before you apply the color coat.
     
  14. Aug 28, 2010 at 4:13 PM
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    If I get more lights, I'll keep that in mind. Not going to re-do them now :eek:
     
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    I need to resurface this thread because I want to do BHLM (white)

    Anyone have pics?
     
  16. Nov 21, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    Pugga did the WHLM, checkout his build thread, it looks really good!


    Edit: (^^ Looks like he beat me to it.)
     
  18. Nov 21, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    One of these days, I'll be doing mine, along with the grill, mirrors, and chrome bumper, in my radiant red color.


    And by one of these days, I mean very soon.... thankfully I got a shop right next to my work that I've got a "High School Buddy" discount through :)
     
  19. Nov 21, 2011 at 5:43 PM
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    I think red would look great!
     
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