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black housing headlights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bermise, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Jul 7, 2009 at 2:10 PM
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    bermise

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  2. Jul 7, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    You can do the same thing at home with a little patience. It's really not that hard. I know from experience that aftermarket head and tail lights is of less quality than oem. The only thing I can see that would not make this legal is the reflector on the side where the 194 bulbs go.
     
  3. Jul 7, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    Yea I have had bad experiences with aftermarket headlights not fitting correctly and looking less than oem in the past. I might look on ebay to see if someone has done the mod to a oem housing. JDM lights seem to be the most popular on ebay.
     
  4. Jul 7, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    I got a pair similar to those from neweggmall.com for $98 shipped. They fit perfectly and work fine. Only problem I had was changing out the main bulb from mine which was very minor. (the spring that holds the buld in was a bit too long. just clip it a little bit and it should pop out no problem). If you do order them, make sure you inspect the light and adjusters to make sure there are no defects in the housing.
     
  5. Jul 7, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    those look nice and they are more expensive than the black headlights on ebay. If they look better I do not mind paying a little more. Is Anzo a good brand?
     
  7. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:27 PM
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    I didn't see many reviews when I purchased mine but I've had zero problems whatsoever since I've had mine on. :)
     
  8. Jul 7, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    i paid $4 and got the same thing....:D
     
  9. Jul 8, 2009 at 9:12 AM
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    Lol yeah, I tried the bhlm a while back and failed..could never pry the two damn halves apart. Also my parents weren't too fond of me sticking my lights in the oven. lol. So I figured it was easiest to buy some :)
     
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