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Head Light Bulb Swap

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by tencrawler, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Oct 21, 2010 at 11:19 AM
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    tencrawler

    tencrawler [OP] Beaver Believer

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    07 Silver SR5 TRD Sport 4X4 DCSB
    17x8 Pro Comp 7089, Black Tail Light Tint, Air Box Mod w/ K&N, iPod & Aux Input, Black Dash & Center Console, Debadged, De-Mudflapped, Blacked Out Front Valance, Red Calipers, Fog Light Anytime, 35W 6000k HID Fog Lights, 5100 Billys All Around, Front @ 1.75", Wheeler's 1.5" 3 Leaf Progressive AAL, All-Pro U-Bolt Flip Kit, Cover King Ballistic Seat Covers, BHLM Morimoto DS2 Retrofits
    I switched out my amber side marker (194's) and myamber running/blinker (4157's) bulbs for some plain jane silverstar white bulbs (3157LL's and 194LL's), and for a total of 12 bucks; it's a really nice simple look. No crazy colors, no reason for the cops to harass you, and the day running/marker/fog combo looks great for dusk driving. I will get some pics up as soon as the sun goes down. Think I might work on taking the amber lens and orange reflectors out next. Anyone know of any posts that refer to this mod?
     
  2. Oct 21, 2010 at 11:27 AM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Search BHLM (black headlight mod). While you have the headlights apart, you can remove the amber lens and reflector. There are a few write-ups on the mod, just ignore the painting part unless you want to go that route also.
     
  3. Oct 21, 2010 at 11:44 AM
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    tencrawler

    tencrawler [OP] Beaver Believer

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    17x8 Pro Comp 7089, Black Tail Light Tint, Air Box Mod w/ K&N, iPod & Aux Input, Black Dash & Center Console, Debadged, De-Mudflapped, Blacked Out Front Valance, Red Calipers, Fog Light Anytime, 35W 6000k HID Fog Lights, 5100 Billys All Around, Front @ 1.75", Wheeler's 1.5" 3 Leaf Progressive AAL, All-Pro U-Bolt Flip Kit, Cover King Ballistic Seat Covers, BHLM Morimoto DS2 Retrofits
    Thanks! I am blacking out my truck, but I think the chrome stock head lights look good with the silver paint. I think the black head lights narrow the front end. I'm trying to keep it open up, thus the (future) satoshigrill. possible some eyelids (not the angry or trex) to match the top line of the grill. I just like clean lines -->Pianting my bottom valance tonight! Thanks again for the help.
     
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