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Custom 09 Tail Lights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LoHoNas, May 11, 2009.

  1. May 11, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    LoHoNas

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    Has any one painted or "smoked" the chrome ring in the 09 tail lights? I love the LED's Toyota used I just don't like the chrome. I was thinking there must be a way to do it similar to the BLHM mod. Any ideas?:frusty:
     
  2. May 11, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    I thought about tinting mine red, I had such bad luck with the fogs I haven't tried it.
     
  3. May 11, 2009 at 7:53 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    It could probably be done darn close to exactly the same as the BHLM but it'll be the BTLM. Yuck, yuck, yuck. :p
     
  4. May 11, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Without seeing a picture I am speaking out of my ass, but you have to be careful. You can't bake the taillights like you can with the headlights.

    If the chrome is on the outside disregard everything i just said
     
  5. May 11, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    Jhodge83 did this
     
  6. May 11, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i smoked the entire light, not just the chrome....much more subdued than the bling....
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  7. May 11, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    jhodge83

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    haha...good looking out...the same minute even
     
  8. May 11, 2009 at 8:17 PM
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    Man I am just full of fail! :rolleyes: :rofl:
     
  9. May 11, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    Yeah man. Your the only I know on here with smoked 09's so I'm always ready to post up your pics when the questions asked lol
     
  10. May 11, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    Anybody got pics of tinted red tails? I was thinking more like just painting the chrome part red. Or tinting the whole thing. I just got a set of these and will go take pics of them installed but I don't like the shape. The dam things stick out like dodge tails or something. But the 18 led's look good.


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  11. May 11, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    on my previous vehicle I tinted the tails red, using translucent hobby paint, i still have the bottle in the garage if anyone is interested in the brand/color, but it will dramatically reduce your tail's reflective capabilities, I wouldn't recomment it. On my previous car I only did a small section to change orange to red and it came out great.. but i don't think it would work very well on the 09 tails to be honest..
     
  12. May 11, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    This is why I am full of fail. :laugh:
     
  13. May 11, 2009 at 8:42 PM
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  14. May 11, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    Its in reference to the BHLM (Black headlight mod)
     
  15. May 11, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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  16. May 11, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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    read above, bro....lol
     
  17. May 11, 2009 at 9:58 PM
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    Haha! I want those fail pics...:D
     
  18. May 12, 2009 at 3:11 AM
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    If you want to smoke them or black them out VHT Nightshades is just like spray paint that is made for taillights. Comes with a bottle of that and some clear coat. All the ones i have seen look really good. Im thinking about doing mine soon.
     
  19. May 12, 2009 at 4:07 AM
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    It can, just not like the headlights...............

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    I went with these because I don't really like the blingy daisy 09 led thing or tinted or the dodge lookin bulge in all other tails. No issues yet with condensation, back up lights are brighter but I would like these even more if the blinker was yellow instead of red. Can't have everything I guess.
     
  20. May 12, 2009 at 5:14 AM
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