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bright headlights

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by scyota03, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. Jan 1, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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    scyota03

    scyota03 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    anybody else on here get flashed with highbeams from passin oncoming traffice cause the taco factory headlights have bright lowbeams?
     
  2. Jan 1, 2012 at 3:58 PM
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    ckeeton

    ckeeton Bazinga

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    yeah, a lot of 1st and 2nd gens get that.

    i do alot
     
  3. Jan 1, 2012 at 4:01 PM
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    bram

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    yep al the time (flash back with led lights) next time they know
     
  4. Jan 1, 2012 at 4:04 PM
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    scyota03

    scyota03 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    people flash there highbeams at me all the dang time. i finally got tired of it and flashed back.
     
  5. Jan 1, 2012 at 4:04 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    no i don’t. i have like maybe 3 times since may of ‘11
     
  6. Jan 1, 2012 at 4:05 PM
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    tacomarotto

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    everytime i drive at night. without fail
     
  7. Jan 1, 2012 at 4:50 PM
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    Southern01Taco

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    I get high beamed all the time. They get the ol' 9" lightforces right back though lol.
     
  8. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    Watari06V6

    Watari06V6 Faster than a speeding ticket

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    yep- but i dont flash back, dude might carry some heat
     
  9. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:07 PM
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    ckeeton

    ckeeton Bazinga

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    x2. people are crazy. at most i'll flick my fogs on and off
     
  10. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:39 PM
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    lonzorizo

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    Not as often since I retrofitted projectors :)
     
  11. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:55 PM
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    TacoMX

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    I get flashed all the time with my stock GE halogens in my 97...lol...I flash em back and flip on my fog lights.
     
  12. Jan 1, 2012 at 5:58 PM
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    NelsonTacoma

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    Never get flashed, unless the bed is loaded with something. Re-aimed my lights after the HID install.
     
  13. Jan 1, 2012 at 6:02 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    X2
     
  14. Jan 1, 2012 at 6:03 PM
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    moblarkus

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    Yeah, especially since I put the PIAA super whites in. That 2nd gens Headlights sit high on the body to start with, and 7 inch dia. to boot! Then if you add a levelling kit or bro' lean, it gets worse. I have 510's in the bumper and some big ass 10" spots, most think twice before flashing me! It comes down to having the ability to see, and where I drive that's critical. Big f-ing Moose in northern BC! Don't flash back tho'. Just keep my eyes to the right. The tires usually make up in flying debris anyway!:p
     
  15. Jan 1, 2012 at 6:35 PM
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  16. Jan 1, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    x2468

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    I need to re aim mine. They seem bright when looking at the truck but they dont light enough of the ground in front of me. I don't get flashed though
     
  17. Jan 1, 2012 at 9:03 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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    My lenses are so yellow and hazed, they're flashing me because they probably think my headlights are off

    :(
     
  18. Jan 1, 2012 at 10:35 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    lol funny story about bright lights...i have 2 very bright LED off road lights in my grille. and the other night i was with a couple friends because i was picking up a large desk with them, and i pulled up right behind these 2 retarded looking young girls in an accord. i wanted to see what would happen if i flipped on the off road lights, so i did. well i lit up the back of their car and right after i flipped them on they both turned around and gave me the finger and the driver moved the rear view...whoops. we sure were cracking up though at how these girls were reacting:rolleyes:

    but what i dont get is i have been driving around at night for about the last week with them on to see if they really are too bright for the road and not a single person has flashed their lights at me comming the other way. so i guess they are just very bright looking right straight on but the more to the side and further away you get the less bright they look. i also angled the lights down more but i doubt itll do much good.
     
  19. Jan 1, 2012 at 10:41 PM
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    scocar

    scocar Scouting the perimeter for weakness

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  20. Jan 1, 2012 at 10:58 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    I've never been high-beamed, even after 3" and HIDs.

    never been highbeamed in the 2010 either..

    mainland people are weird.
     
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