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BHLM Option

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LaTechLogan, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. Aug 27, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    LaTechLogan

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    I personally don't like the BHLM on white tacomas, which is what I have, so I don't know much about it. From what I've read though you either have to risk messing up your headlights to do it or buy new stock headlights to perform the mod on. I ran across these while I was looking at some different headlights and they seemed like they would be a good alternative.

    http://www.carid.com/2008-toyota-tacoma-headlights/euro-style-71042.html

    They are $217, which seems reasonable to me, but I don't know what it would cost to perform the BHLM.

    Anyway, if they are no good then that's fine, I don't want them. I just thought they might help somebody else. I looked quickly for a thread on these already but didn't see one, sorry if I missed it.
     
  2. Aug 27, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    There are actually quite a few people on here running those, but I think most people buy them on eBay. Not sure if its it's the same manufacturer, but they look very similar. I think most people have had pretty good luck with them, other than a few leaking (fogging) issues, as well as a change in light output (they are not as good as stock).

    If you do end up buying them, just put a bead of silicone around the outside lens area to ensure that no moisture can get in there and you should be good to go.
     
  4. Aug 28, 2010 at 7:30 AM
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    Doing the BLHM in black would cost you about $8 (for 2 cans of spray paint). If you wanted to color match them to the color of the truck, the cost would be about $40.

    Just a little bit cheaper than the aftermarket lights...... :cool:

    Doing the BHLM is very easy. The hardest part for me was getting them out of the truck...... You'd have to do that no matter which option you choose.

    If you're not sure about doing this yourself, ask around and see if there's another member in your area that has done it and is willing to help you out. I've done it twice now, and the second time I was able to cut my time almost in half since I already knew how to do it.
     
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