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BHLM... but red

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LILFURR, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. Jan 28, 2011 at 12:42 PM
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    LILFURR

    LILFURR [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thinking about doing the black headlight mod but instead of black im gonna color match them to the truck, opinions?
     
  2. Jan 28, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Let's see it. IMO would look cool, kinda like the new vette headlights the way they are doing the body color housing thing. Thinkin somebody did this with indigo.
     
  3. Jan 28, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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    Grande

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    it will look cool, ive seen other members on here match the SW and SWB colors in their headlights, dont think ive seen a red one tho
     
  4. Jan 28, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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    Snake~

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    I've seen BlueHLM and WhiteHLM that look good, but I don't know about red. I think black would look better. But I've never seen RedHLM - maybe it would look better than I think. Give it a shot. You can always re-do it if doesn't look good.
     
  5. Jan 28, 2011 at 12:56 PM
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    Pugga

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    Rocketball did his in blue. Here's mine in white. I think it'd look good, do it!!
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  6. Jan 29, 2011 at 6:28 AM
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    Rocketball

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    Yea, I'm a big fan of the color match headlights. :)

    Like Nike says...... Just Do It!

    If you don't like it you can always change it, but I don't think you will be disappointed.
     
  7. Jan 29, 2011 at 7:26 AM
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  8. Jan 29, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    littledvl

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    Not sure whoes truck this is but its done also.

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  9. Jan 29, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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    dexterdog

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    I like it on an X-Runner but I don't like it on a Prerunner or 4x4.
     
  10. Jan 29, 2011 at 8:56 AM
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    Yep, colormatching looks great. Did mine Indigo.
     
  11. Jan 29, 2011 at 8:57 AM
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    like the white, not so much the red...
     
  12. Jan 29, 2011 at 9:00 AM
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    it looks beter in black
     
  13. Jan 29, 2011 at 9:06 AM
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    yea im not sure how i like the red i might do it and throw them on there and then see how it looks and if i dont like it just redo them black
     
  14. Jan 29, 2011 at 9:09 AM
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    bhlm ftw
     
  15. Jan 29, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    I think that rad red looks fabulous. I will do mine one day!! Maybe I can trade headlights for a vault.
     
  16. Jan 29, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    So for the turn signal and side marker do you just leave off the reflector in order to have it not orange?
     
  17. Jan 29, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    that would be cool and different.
     
  18. Jan 29, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    Its your call. You can always leave the side marker off, or you can spray it black w/ nightshades or a matte black. For the dtrl's, I simply left that off. Some earlier models came w/ a clear lense, however, mine had the yellowish tint, which is why I chose to leave it off. (I also sprayed that reflector blue, as you would w/ the normal bhlm)
     
  19. Jan 29, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    I say do it only if it's painted the same color not spray canned a close color
     
  20. Jan 29, 2011 at 3:39 PM
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    IMO its ugly as hell. Do black, you'll be happy with it. Red just stands out and looks wierd. Personally, I think the BHLM makes the headlights stand out less, and thats why it looks better.

    Horrible picture, looks much better in person. Glad I did it.

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