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Are the JDM black headlights crap?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ComaTosin, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. Apr 23, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    ComaTosin

    ComaTosin [OP] The Not So New guy

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  2. Apr 23, 2009 at 7:03 PM
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    JimBeam

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    my only question is how do they have JDM headlights for a truck not sold in Japan
     
  3. Apr 23, 2009 at 7:03 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    If you end up getting them give me a price for your stock headlights and I am going to try and set up a black headlight mod chain for TW world members.

    I want to get a set of OEM, black headlight mod them myself then offer a swap for someone stock, black them out and do it again
     
  4. Apr 23, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    ComaTosin

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    if i get them i'll keep both. I have a thing about that. I have 2 grills, 2 sets of wheels, sort of a fear of commitment if you will......
    good idea though. maybe you'll get someone with fewer issues to start the chain.....
     
  5. Apr 23, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    haha i am hoping!
     
  6. Apr 23, 2009 at 7:12 PM
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    badguybuster

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    H4-TOYOTA Tacoma 2009-2005 Xenon Headlight Bulbs

    Has anyone tried these bulbs? What did you think? How was their longevity?
     
  7. Apr 23, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    ComaTosin

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    Hey HIJACKER - get your own thread.......
     
  8. Apr 24, 2009 at 4:10 AM
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    Why? We "are" talking lights here.:)
     
  9. Apr 24, 2009 at 4:18 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Housings not bulbs...............
     
  10. Apr 24, 2009 at 4:39 AM
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    TacticalBacon13

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    Delmarva ordered them from revotec off eBay and didn't have a problem with condensation and he lives on the coast line
     
  11. Apr 27, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    They are just "JDM style".
     
  12. Jul 7, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    Yea revotec on ebay seems to be the guy to buy from. A lot of posts on here and toyotanation.com about him for 2 years now. I think his are made in Taiwan.
     
  13. Jul 7, 2009 at 4:59 PM
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    I think a few people run them. I was going to buy them and just add some sealant around for peace of mind. But I decided to just do the bhlm. Came out good.
     
  14. Jul 8, 2009 at 11:26 AM
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    I ordered a set from revotec on ebay last night. He told me they were made by Eagle Eyes, which also make OEM replacement headlights. And they are made in Taiwan. I will post pics when I get them.
     
  15. Jul 8, 2009 at 11:41 AM
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    I think I have those ones and they worked out just fine. I gets lots of compliments and have no leaks or anything.
     
  16. Jul 8, 2009 at 3:07 PM
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    bermise

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    good to know..
     
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