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Ebay Headlights?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cfitend33, May 10, 2016.

  1. May 10, 2016 at 10:00 PM
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    cfitend33

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    Anyone have these headlights? http://www.ebay.com/itm/301892644794

    I currently have some Spec-d headlights that I got a while back and they suck, they throw light all over the place and I've had to replace the driver side bulb three times already. I was looking at other BHLM headlights and came across these, thought they looked pretty cool. Has anyone had any experience with them or with the company in general? I would be using normal halogens with them, no HIDs or anything like that.

    Thanks!
     
  2. May 10, 2016 at 10:18 PM
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    Steer clear. No JDM, no Anzo and no Spyder.
     
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  4. May 11, 2016 at 7:33 AM
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    How about Depo?
     
  5. May 11, 2016 at 8:14 AM
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    I've had good luck with Depo as well. Check on Amazon.
     
  8. May 11, 2016 at 4:38 PM
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    whats wrong with Spyder?
     
  9. May 11, 2016 at 4:44 PM
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    Generally poor output and leak like crazy.
     
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    oh really i almost ordered today, i thought they were the better of the 3. Not sure who i should go with now
     
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    Blow it through the roof
    Grantee the light throw would be terrible. I got a set of JDM fog light for my car, put hids in them, they are junk. The light throw is hilarious, a flashlight could throw more light. I mainly got em for looks as the factory glass lenses had broken and I wanted a cheap replacement
     
  12. May 11, 2016 at 5:21 PM
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    Are you wanting/needing new lights or just wanting projectors?
     
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    Definitely the best looking and the highest quality, but not in all of our budgets. I cannot justify spending that much on headlights.
     
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    Totally understand. Many on here share that sentiment. But then they drop $400+ on a TRD Property grill. Like literally 47 cents of plastic. Literally.

    In my case I don't turnover vehicles fast, at all. I will likely give my 2015 to our oldest son in 10yrs (pending any huge disaster). So spending $1200 on headlights to see better and get rid of the disgusting chrome halogens (my opinion), is a worthy investment.

    Not to mention, people spend 3 yes "trying out" different bulbs, aftermarket headlights, etc. In this span they prolly spend half of what a retro set cost. Just saying.

    Again, just 1 mans opinion.
     
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    I went with Depot a few vehicles ago so I throw some HIDs in. The inside plastic burned around the projector over time. Cheap projector IMO.

    I wouldn't do it again. From my personal experience.
     
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    If you do it yourself its a fraction of the $1200. It looks like an intimidating project to take on, but it really in not.
     
  18. May 12, 2016 at 10:05 AM
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    Always retrofit, its expensive but its an investment
    The lights will last forever if they are built correctly, and the bulbs will last for years. Plus you can customize them exactly the way you want, and you can always add more stuff as time goes on. They are also a lot safer.
    Im gonna eventually retrofit the lights on my girls nissan, because her stock lights are calcified pretty bad
     
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