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Black Crystal headlights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by fibertop, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. Oct 27, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    fibertop

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  2. Oct 27, 2009 at 4:39 PM
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    thestrangebrew

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    Not me but I'm considering buying a new set of lights in the future. According to the description, it appears the set may or may not come with the bulbs? That's kinda weird...
     
  3. Oct 27, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Dude I think Arizona D54 has these or something very similar. I was talking to him this past weekend about em and he is very pleased. There basically OEM with the BHLM...thats awesome!!!
     
  4. Oct 27, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    1337Taco

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    I would reseal them if you get them.
     
  5. Oct 27, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    cobracomander

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    I have a buddy at work that has them. They look really good. The only thing I dont like is that the fog lights look funny beacause they are a different color.
     
  6. Oct 27, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    toyby4

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    I have the Taiwanese Made ones from Revotec.... NOOOOOO PROOBBBBLEEEMS!

    IMG00115-20091015-0927.jpg
     
  7. Oct 27, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    Agent7

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    I had bought a set off ebay from revotec and they were great for a little while until I took my truck to the coin wash. After that it developed a leak (on the left side), that couldn't be fixed with silicone. So I ditched them, and did the BHLM on my factorys and haven't had a problem since! Those do look nice though, but I'm sceptical after my experience...
     
  8. Oct 27, 2009 at 10:27 PM
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    TacoEnthusiast

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    I bought those exact ones. Just wrapped the seal with electrical tape before i put them in to try to prevent fogging. only problem i have with them is the inside of one of the lights is pushed too far in so there is a small gap that light comes out of. Hard to describe. Can't tell it's there unless the lights are on though, and nobody else has noticed. Here they are on my truck.

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    EDIT: They did come with bulbs.
     
  9. Oct 28, 2009 at 2:45 AM
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    fibertop

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    perfect!! Thanks
     
  10. Oct 28, 2009 at 6:18 AM
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    yosh2000

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    aaahhh, whats so hard about just doing the BHLM yourself:frusty:

    its less than $5 for the paint, a little time, and you dont get fogging cause OEM uses good sealant....;)
     
  11. Oct 28, 2009 at 6:27 AM
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    Lurkin

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    Just a couple of comments. Since the bezel is completely black, you will get a much dimmer light from both the DTRL/TS and the side running light. Whether this is good or bad, you're call. Also if you want to be totally legal, check your state's DOT requirements for the side marker reflector. I believe that to be legal, the reflector needs to be amber. Again, you're call if you're concerned. I ran a set of clear corners with a clear reflector, on my last truck for 7 years with no legal problems.
     
  12. Oct 28, 2009 at 6:30 AM
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    I bought them. I think they look sick but one of them has a leak in the seal and i get condensation in it. I have to bake them in the oven and re seal them in order to fix them :(
     
  13. Oct 28, 2009 at 6:32 AM
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    A couple of things to think about when buying these. The outer lens is much cheaper quality than OEM (melt and scratches easier). The reflector bowl pattern is not the same as OEM as well.
     
  14. Oct 28, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    Razorecko

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    i had these lights. SUUUUCK the ebay projectors are 20x better in quality. The plastic is cheaper, they got fog/water so bad that when i took them out they had an inch of standing water. And like a poster said, they don't allign properly for both lights. So gapping on the bottom will be uneven. Noticebly uneven.
     
  15. Oct 28, 2009 at 8:13 AM
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    I should have also mentioned that the light pattern on the ebay lights are horrible... there is no destinct cut off line and lots of scattered light. They are great for illuminating the sides of people's houses at night though. :D
     
  16. Oct 28, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    Razorecko

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    FTW !! my projector ones are made in Taiwan also....lol obviously china's quality suuuucks compared to Taiwans.
     
  17. Oct 28, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    jonny

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    one solution...
    dont buy ebay headlights.
    lol
    just do the bhlm :thumbsup:
     
  18. Oct 28, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    Thats why i junked them. With a lift you need a sharp cutoff otherwise you'll be lighting up every single sign on the highway and blinding every cop/trooper on the road
     
  19. Oct 28, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    PreRunnerSeth

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    I have these, or very similar ones. mine are made by eagle eyes. I have had ZERO problems with mine. I installed them on a hot dry day. I'm running a ddm tuning HID bi-xenon kit in mine and they have worked great. I have NO FOGGING and i have had mine on for a few months with a range of temperatures and weather.

    PS - I've seen plenty of people having fogging issues with real BLHMs.
     
  20. Oct 28, 2009 at 9:38 AM
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    bc they are idiots :eek:
     
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