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Black Headlight for 2011 Tacoma Purchasing After Poll Results

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by NoDrAmA357HK, May 24, 2011.

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Trying to Decide

Poll closed Jun 23, 2011.
  1. Number 1 Blackout Normal

    46 vote(s)
    80.7%
  2. Number 2 Blackout Retro with Halo

    11 vote(s)
    19.3%
  1. May 24, 2011 at 8:02 PM
    #1
    NoDrAmA357HK

    NoDrAmA357HK [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Number 1 Black Normal

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    Number 2 Black Retro Look

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    Does anyone know the pros or cons of either or above? I know allot will say just do the blackout headlight mod....but I just rather buy headlights and keep my stock ones stock......
     
  2. May 24, 2011 at 10:01 PM
    #2
    ouyin2000

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    Do te BHLM, and if you want a set of stockers, buy some cheap off tis forum.
     
  3. May 24, 2011 at 10:59 PM
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    kwelhand

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    I'm thinking about the same thing and prefer the #2 option, however, it might be too ricey looking.
     
  4. May 25, 2011 at 12:45 AM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

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    I had some like option 2. Kept them almost a year, got tired of the look. Traded them for some used BHLM.

    I vote for option 1, just make sure you add some silicone to ensure a good seal on them.
     
  5. May 25, 2011 at 2:36 AM
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    2008taco

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    Well I might be wrong But I think number 2 has projectors for a nice and ez proper HiD install. The only thing I don't like about them is the gay angel ring.
     
  6. May 25, 2011 at 7:13 AM
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    shweller

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    Don't bother with either. Ebay lights are like toys and they are cheap you pay for what you get. Do BHLM, Morimoto D2S Stage III projector retrofit w/Angel eye on a set of OEM headlights. There is a group but going on now for 25% off anything at the retrofit source store.

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  7. May 25, 2011 at 7:33 AM
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    #1 or do a real retrofit not those crappy projectors
     
  8. May 25, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    VanillaGorilla

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    I voted #1. Just ordered them yesterday because my second attempt at the BHLM went terribly aray and now I have faked up headlights. Dont have time to wait for some to go for sale on the forum...
     
  9. May 25, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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    I like #1, much cleaner than the Halo Eyes
     
  10. May 25, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    I have the ebay lights (#1) and am very happy with them. Didn't want to fuck around and damage my stock lights. Most people agreed that the quality of your first set of BHLM isn't very good, but people improve the more they do it. Wasn't worth the risk to me.

    No issues and no leaks....
     
  11. May 25, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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    jtav2002

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    They're not made for HID's there's a difference between halogen projectors and HID projectors. And as mentioned the output in general usually isn't too clean with ebay projector lights.

    I think they look too busy anyway. Id never have them on my truck. Definitely option 2 if you don't want to do the BHLM yourself.
     
  12. May 25, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    LIKE #2 BUT I WENT WITH K2 LIGHTS INSTEAD
     
  13. May 25, 2011 at 12:25 PM
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    go with #1 or real retrofit
     
  14. Jun 13, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    Davtopgun

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    Do BHLM, or pay someone to BHLM your stock headlights. I speak from experience when i say you'll have nothing but trouble from aftermarket lights.
     
  15. Jun 13, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    ruler

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    I have #1 (revotec) they have held up quite well, no fogging or issues yet .. Knock on wood. Fuck doing the bhlm its too much bs when u can just buy some and keep your oem set intact if u ever need them
     
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