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Headlights in the snow

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Striper69, Dec 6, 2016.

  1. Dec 6, 2016 at 12:55 AM
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    Striper69

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    Hey folks new to The Forum on does anybody have a problem with their headlights in their 2014 Toyota Tacoma white out conditions very dangerous if so how to fix original headlights
     
  2. Dec 6, 2016 at 1:51 AM
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    I don't think any headlight is going to do too well in whiteout conditions. If your driving at night in whiteout conditions, it can be very disorienting. Just keep your low beams on. High beams make it worse.
     
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  3. Dec 6, 2016 at 2:06 AM
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    Get these https://www.amazon.com/Nokya-Arctic...id=1481019845&sr=8-12&keywords=h4+bulb+yellow
    or these https://www.amazon.com/HELLA-HLA-H8...qid=1481019845&sr=8-1&keywords=h4+bulb+yellow

    yellow or amber tint lights are far better in snow and fog. These blueish and super white bulbs are horrible in snow.

    As said, low beams.... or I've even run no headlights and just fog lights (yellow bulbs). Mod required. fog lights anytime.
     
  6. Dec 6, 2016 at 2:36 AM
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    H11 PIAA Ion Plasma Yellows

    IMG_6961_zpsntzbgafr_589610ba217a3a191eae88c9fae46414bdb63e4e.jpg
     
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  7. Dec 6, 2016 at 1:52 PM
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    I don't know I always get flashed by everybody and everybody thinks my high beams always on it was snowing good but not that hard
     
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    Have you lifted your truck? If so, you need to have your headlights aimed down a bit.
     
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    That is some Dyn-O-Mite advice.
     
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    I have no lift
     
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    You may still need to adjust your lights. If a lot of cars are flashing you your lights must be aimed wrong.

    Go for a drive with a friend. Switch vehicles with them and have them drive behind you, and also going the opposite way as you. Most likely you will be blinded by your lights.

    Having your lights raised up high makes it easier to see the road, but unfortunately blinds other drivers on the road as well. If they are blinded by your lights and crash into you was it worth it? (You will most likely still be at fault since your lights were set dangerously)
     
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  14. Dec 6, 2016 at 2:49 PM
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    Don't drive, could prove to be deadly
     
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    You can tell who all the old dudes are, by the likes on this post.
     
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    Another vote for the H11 yellows. Love em in the rain and snow. As others said, aim your headlights too - mine came high from the dealer and got worse when I lifted. Some turns on the adjusters and bingo! No more flashes.
     
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  18. Dec 6, 2016 at 3:33 PM
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    Here's a night shot of the same bulbs in a car I used to have

    IMG_1835_zps3d9e28b1_87a43936dd99c72567866f217d1bd9d51e0368ab.jpg
     
  19. Dec 6, 2016 at 4:04 PM
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    My headlights are from the factory they're not set a any other way no accident
     
  20. Dec 6, 2016 at 4:14 PM
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    The same shit everyone else has.
    Adjust your headlights and look into yellow/amber foglights
     
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