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headlights? which ones to buy

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by toyotacoinwa, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. Sep 28, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    toyotacoinwa

    toyotacoinwa [OP] the fresh prince

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    so i have a white double cab tacoma and i have the panda theme going on but i hate the stock clear headlights. i am looking for new ones off ebay but they have so many. halos, leds... what are bhlms? and if anyone has some used ones for sale in good condition let me know and send me a link to the headlights on ebay.
     
  2. Sep 28, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    BHLM is black headlight mod. There are different post all over TW. Do a quick search and you will get different threads about this. There are some great write-ups, I am not on my own computer, so I have no bookmarks to help you. Post a picture of your truck.
     
  3. Sep 28, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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    yosh2000

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    i will have my BHLM'd headlights for sale here pretty quick, pm me if interested...
     
  4. Sep 28, 2009 at 5:11 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Don't like the halo's myself. I'd go with the BHLM myself.
     
  5. Sep 28, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    NraFan

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    Your best, and cheapest bet, would be to do the BHLM. Havemt done mine yet but plan to do so in the near future. Looks pretty simple and should only cost a few bucks for the paint. Just do a search on here.
     
  6. Sep 28, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    i am planning to do the bhlm but i am doubleminded.. if anyone has done it, how hard was it? and is there a possibilty of screwing the headlights up? i have seen the bhlm mod post but it doesnt have pictures so i am not sure but it looks sikkkkkkk!!!!!!
     
  7. Sep 28, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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  8. Sep 28, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    Be carefull where you by your headlights on E-Bay. I purchased a set of blacked out lights and now both have condensation issues. Im thinking of buying elsewhere and returning the leakers for a refund.
    Was in the process of getting the passenger side replaced. They required a $50 deposit to exchange the defective one. Sent the money by Paypal and never received it...and now I noticed the driver side is full of moisture. Bought mine from Keon Performance(Lokatech) on Ebay. Hard to deal with on the phone...cant understand their language. Frustrating!!!
     
  9. Sep 28, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    PM Sent:)

     
  10. Sep 28, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    Do the Black Headlight Mod it really looks nice on the white Tacomas. There should be a diy BHLM on here somewhere Its looks pretty simple to do.
     
  11. Sep 28, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    my name is panda jerk :)
     
  12. Sep 28, 2009 at 8:57 PM
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    8K HID Projectors with Halos from Luminous Solutions...FTMFW!!!...:thumbsup: + my headlights aren't the normal BHLM...they are BSP HLM...

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    I can get you pics of the cut off line and intensity of beam...just gotta ask its dark here in vegas...:D
     
  13. Sep 28, 2009 at 9:20 PM
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    I did the BHLM and although I love the way it looks, I'd caution anyone considering this to be pretty ginger with taking the bulb out. I broke the clip off where the pin is and I've issues blinding people because I can't get them to adjust right now. It's a pretty easy mod, just be careful with the bulb. I'm sure everyone here is more technically inclined than I am though.
     
  14. Sep 28, 2009 at 9:36 PM
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    You're the first one we have ever heard about this happening.

    Completely blacked out:

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    Stock headlights black:

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  15. Sep 29, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    Probably cuz I'm a noob lol
     
  16. Sep 29, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    i like the WHITEheadlightmod on white tacomas.. my $0.02
     
  17. Oct 5, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    how do you get the eye lids ? is that do it yourself or can you buy it like that ?
     
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