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Black JDM headlights?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Casey05Taco, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. Sep 30, 2008 at 8:03 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    Means "Japanese Domestic Market". Bought some for my Corolla, they had holes for "city lights". Over in Japan the island is so crowded and so lit they don't need full headlights all the time at night, so they put little bulbs in the housings too, run just them a lot of the time.

    The holes have to be plugged so moisture doesn't get in there and condense. I put LEDs in them, wired to a simple toggle switch circuit. Looked pretty nifty really.

    Some of the real JDM housings don't have DOT approval molded into them and a sharp car inspection place will catch that and fail you.
     
  3. Sep 30, 2008 at 9:26 PM
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    well way to rain on my parade! lol jk thanks for the help
     
  4. Sep 30, 2008 at 9:32 PM
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    btw, those headlights are KNOCKOFF/FAKE jdm lights. just so you know. they usually have terrible craftsmanship and will usually get moisture in no time
     
  5. Jul 7, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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    where are real JDM headlights?
     
  6. Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    you wont find TRUE jdm headlights for your truck as the tacoma is not offered in japan...
     
  7. Jul 7, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    so what are the best quality black headlights to buy? I heard on here that the seller revotec on ebay has nice ones made in Taiwan that do not leak according to some members on here.
     
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