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Hideaway Strobes?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by DWreck, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. Nov 21, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    DWreck

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  2. Nov 22, 2011 at 6:17 AM
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    Morning bump.
     
  3. Nov 22, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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    you probably have to drill into the headlight housings
     
  4. Nov 22, 2011 at 2:37 PM
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    Understood, but where in the housing?
     
  5. Nov 22, 2011 at 2:41 PM
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    the tacoma headlights are not good for inserting light like that as they are round. it makes it hard to seal them. basically you want to get the tip close to the center of the chrome area.

    also, led lights are way better. they are cheaper, brighter, last longer, and drain less battery. and also dont require the control box (most have them built in).
     
  6. Nov 22, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    Awesome f'ing idea! Thanks!
     
  7. Nov 23, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    the headlights are very difficult to do but i have seen them done in the main large section, its poor lighting when the headlights are on. The rears can be placed in your reverse easily. You can also put the strobes in the fogs if youre very careful with the clearance so you you dont touch the fog bulb.
     
  8. Nov 23, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    Yea I got the tails in. Headlight I think is figured out. Fogs will be iffy because I have HID bulbs in then so they are longer than stock.
     
  9. Nov 23, 2011 at 2:35 PM
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    Keep us posted on where you put them. I've had a fear of being struck when parked on the side of the road reading a map or talking/texting on the phone. I have seen whelan e-equipment and figure a guy would just have to strobe his truck where the law enforcement does. In the tail-lights-tag light etc. Not sure where they should be placed...
     
  10. Nov 23, 2011 at 2:36 PM
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    bottom left corner of housing, towards the grill.
     
  11. Nov 23, 2011 at 3:46 PM
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    I messed up one tail. I drilled in bottom of reverse light further outside but the pocket has metal there that interfered with the back end of strobe. The other side I corrected. Mounted it in same area but closer to tailgate side. There's a perfect pocket in the metal to accommodate the back of the bulb.
     
  12. Nov 23, 2011 at 4:49 PM
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    Thats an led hideaway mounted with hids. They hids started melting the hideaway a bit even with a half inch clearance.
     
  13. Nov 23, 2011 at 4:52 PM
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    I've got PIAA 510 as fogs. Housing is even smaller!
     
  14. Nov 23, 2011 at 9:32 PM
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    Oh yea DWreck that would make me feel alot better! IS there any reason you went white vs yellow. I think someone told me amber can be seen further...this is a mod that will be done when I get the new one....
     
  16. Nov 24, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    I actually got white for tails, white for heads and yellow for fogs. More can always be added!
     
  17. Nov 24, 2011 at 1:29 PM
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    +hp, lifted, lights, dif breather mod, debadged, shorty antenna...
    BUMP this thread, does anyone have these in their first gen? I would like to see...
     
  19. Mar 31, 2012 at 10:51 AM
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    It looks like he has wig-wags in his tails...

    http://youtu.be/e2_MfFUoXaI
     
  20. Mar 31, 2012 at 2:47 PM
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    lol thanks!
     
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