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BHLM success/failure

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by VooDoo, Jul 21, 2010.

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Have you done the BHLM?

  1. Yes, perfectly!

    23.9%
  2. Yes, and I screwed up

    9.2%
  3. I haven't got around to it yet

    66.9%
  1. CantSitStill

    CantSitStill Well-Known Member

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    I'm on that route. It looks cool, but it's WAY too much time and effort for a strictly visual mod
     
  2. HighTQCummins

    HighTQCummins Instagram: stormtrooptaco

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    already looked and they don't have them for '12s

    I was 2 days away from ordering the ebay ones for my 07 and that night it got rear ended and totalled. I even have the eyelids that one of the members here makes and sells that i never put on. made me sad big time
     
  3. Robo02cop

    Robo02cop Well-Known Member

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    Any chance you wanna help out a local guy with doing his??? I want to do this mod but am afraid to attempt this myself!!!
     
  4. SpruceTaco

    SpruceTaco Well-Known Member

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    Tinted windows 5%, sill protectors, billet antenna, vent visors, bhlm, truxedo low pro qt, DTRL deleted, anytime backup camera, bed storage locks, fog lights on anytime, tailgate theft deterrent, painted engine cover, relocated horns, l.e.d bed lights, l.e.d engine bay lights, l.e.d lights above cup holders, in glove box, rear cup holder, in console storage & cubby next to steering wheel, plasti dipped lower valance, grillcraft grill, 17x9 Fuel crank wheels, Borla cat back exhaust, map & dome l.e.d's, TRD badges on grill & tailgate, Redline tuning hood struts, Maxtrac spindles, Bilstein 5100's front set at 1.75 & ext.rear, All Pro expedition leaf springs & 1.5" blocks, extended brake lines front & rear, 1.5" 4crawler drive shaft spacer, Beefed Taco carrier bearing drop, 1.25" spidertrax wheel spacers on rear, Kenwood DNX570 touchscreen with navigation, 30" led light bar in lower bumper opening, 1/4" top plate spacer both sides
    I'd be glad to help. I'll pm you my number and we can work it out.
     
  5. SpruceTaco

    SpruceTaco Well-Known Member

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    Tinted windows 5%, sill protectors, billet antenna, vent visors, bhlm, truxedo low pro qt, DTRL deleted, anytime backup camera, bed storage locks, fog lights on anytime, tailgate theft deterrent, painted engine cover, relocated horns, l.e.d bed lights, l.e.d engine bay lights, l.e.d lights above cup holders, in glove box, rear cup holder, in console storage & cubby next to steering wheel, plasti dipped lower valance, grillcraft grill, 17x9 Fuel crank wheels, Borla cat back exhaust, map & dome l.e.d's, TRD badges on grill & tailgate, Redline tuning hood struts, Maxtrac spindles, Bilstein 5100's front set at 1.75 & ext.rear, All Pro expedition leaf springs & 1.5" blocks, extended brake lines front & rear, 1.5" 4crawler drive shaft spacer, Beefed Taco carrier bearing drop, 1.25" spidertrax wheel spacers on rear, Kenwood DNX570 touchscreen with navigation, 30" led light bar in lower bumper opening, 1/4" top plate spacer both sides
  6. TRD6Speed

    TRD6Speed senior member

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    repped for helping out a fellow dude.
     
  7. GREEKBOY12295

    GREEKBOY12295 Well-Known Member

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    I feel ya man! Im scurred too!
     
  8. jdm.obp

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    attempting this this afternoon on my '12. Is it easier if I take the bumper off? I'm afraid I won't be able to get it realigned when I put it back on.
     
  9. jdm.obp

    jdm.obp Well-Known Member

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    3" Pro Comp, 5% all around, Antenna X shorty, Debadged
    success!! Easiest mod I've done:
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    Don't mind the smudges, still need to be washed off.
     
  10. MudFlap

    MudFlap Well-Known Member

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    OK JDM, give me some tips on this. Did you take your bumper off? I got a 2012 silver Taco too, I want this mod badly! Give up any advice you can!
     
  11. jdm.obp

    jdm.obp Well-Known Member

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    It would be easier to take off the bumper, but I didn't have to. I have long arms so I just reached underneath and removed the bolt from behind the bumper area. Removing the lights was the hardest task, all you have to do is turn them to where the turn signal side is facing up and pull straight out. After you remove them they're pretty straight forward from there. I preheated the oven to 315 and left them in there for 10 mins, made it a piece of cake to remove them from the housings. Good luck man.
     
  12. 2006KJ

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    I removed the bumper on my 2012.. it's very very easy and makes removal/install of the lights a breeze.



    your lights look great! good job.
     
  13. 2006KJ

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    mine came out perfect. i used outdoor waterproof/temp proof clear silicone to go around the seam 'just incase' it didnt melt back together. i figured better safe then sorry. Been done for going on 2 months now and absolutely no moisture inside. perfect.

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  14. ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    I want to do my 12' soo bad but im still undescided, bc i didnt have the best luck when doing mh 07 lights..
    I know these have more screws which should help with the sealing proccesz. But not sure..
     
  15. BrettBretterson

    BrettBretterson Wild Ginger

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    Relying on the screws to help with the sealing process is probably why you didn't have a lot of success with your '07; all the screws do is hold the assembly together. It sounds like you need to focus more on the sealant.
     
  16. kevinsc

    kevinsc 2012 dbl cab 4x4

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    did my 06 first which it wasnt as hard as i thought.. then i did my 12 when i got it and i just did my wifes mazda 3 which to me came out the best since she has projectors and i did the entire headlight black!
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  17. cgs2k2

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  18. kevinsc

    kevinsc 2012 dbl cab 4x4

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    chrome on front painted to match, satoshi grill done by myself, BHLM, billys all the way around with ome springs upfront and LR ucas with wheelers 3 leaf progressive pack in the rear, mb gunner wheels powdercoated black on 285/75r16 nitto trail grapplers, tinted all the way around and on windshield, pioneer dbl din touch screen with two 10's behing the seat and new speakers all the way around and certain interior parts painted to match, also have a road wire leather kit black with red stitching sitting here waiting for me to find time to install it!
    thanks man my wife was not all for it at first but she loves it! it took all day to do because i had to take the entire bumper off but came out awesome..
     
  19. 05taco2.7

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    mine went alright was a lil nervous putting them in the oven, paint came out great but have had problems resealing them, pulled them apart 3 times now and still get moisture in them. looks like no more muddin for me :(:mudding:
     
  20. SpruceTaco

    SpruceTaco Well-Known Member

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    I put a bead of silicone around mine after sealing them back up & made sure it got in any gaps I had. I did mine bacj in july & haven't had any moisture.
     
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