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Did the BHLM today.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by badguybuster, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. Apr 18, 2009 at 1:45 PM
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    badguybuster

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well, I blacked out the headlights today and it went pretty smoothly until the wife decided to help. I already had one headlight blacked out and had just disassembled the second when she asked in the cute way she does. "What can I do?":p So, I let her paint it. I explained HOW to do it but alas, what I ended up with was paint runs and uneven coating. So, I discretely touched it up as best I could without starting the water works. I did notice that once re-assembled it has a couple tiny spots where the chrome came off against the glue. Oh, well. It does look kick ass though. I hope I never have to do it again. I did re-install that little screw that is a pain in the ass to mess with. I figured it is better to have in there, then to not have it. The DIY info was very helpful. The tail lights come next.:confused:
     
  2. Apr 18, 2009 at 1:46 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Pics next! :D
     
  3. Apr 18, 2009 at 2:29 PM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    PICS, PICS, PICS. I put the dreaded 4th's back in to. not that hard if your elbows work. :D now lets see some pics!
     
  4. Apr 18, 2009 at 3:11 PM
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    TEX357

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  5. Apr 18, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Alright! Alright! Quit yer naggin'. :D

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    You can see the goof up on this one in the corners, when I was sticking it all back together the glue caught it a little. The wife didn't coat it well enough either. (but it is my fault, I let her do it.)
     
  6. Apr 18, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    It looks great.:thumbsup: How long did you let the paint dry before you put back together?
     
  7. Apr 18, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    :argue: :smack: hey at least you not sleeping on the couch.
    Looks good though. :thumbsup:
     
  8. Apr 18, 2009 at 3:30 PM
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    It dried for about 8 hours. Give or take a few minutes.
     
  9. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:56 AM
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    I had my BHLM come out similar to yours. I waited about a month and corrected my mistake, came out great.
     
  10. Apr 19, 2009 at 2:43 AM
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    cole47

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    looks great man! :thumbsup:
     
  11. Apr 19, 2009 at 3:33 AM
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    AK27

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    looks awesome! :thumbsup:

    and the lesson i learned from this one....do not let the wife help! :D
     
  12. Apr 19, 2009 at 3:38 AM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Looks good!
     
  13. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:57 AM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    Those look good, I am to chicken to do it.
     
  14. Apr 19, 2009 at 9:24 AM
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    I think if I put some eyebrows on it, it would be less noticeable. Don't be afraid to do it. It really isn't that hard, just time consuming.
     
  15. Apr 19, 2009 at 9:26 AM
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    Yeah mine have a few scuffs on the top of headlight but im just going to add some eyebrows to em
     
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