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how do u replace headlights to aftermarket headlight assembly kit?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by hoodratstormtroop, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    hoodratstormtroop

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    how do u replace headlights for a 2006 tacoma?
     
  2. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    rcfreak201

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    two bolts on top, one bolt on the bottom near the grill and that one tricky bolt on the side of the headlights!
     
  3. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    The bulbs or the entire headlight assembly?
     
  4. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    the entire thing! also, i was wondering if u needed 2 take off the whole bumper just 2 take off the entire headlight? an auto body shop today said i need 2 take off the bumper and the whole replacement would be a 100 dollars ?
     
  5. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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  6. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    Shiftin2Sixth

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    No you dont need to takee off the bumper. It's really easy like rcfreak said two bolts on top, one bolt on the bottom near the grill and that one tricky bolt on the side of the headlights! You have to take off the grill and the little plastic pieces under the headlight
     
  7. Sep 1, 2011 at 6:35 AM
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    Lurkin

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    The Service manual says to take off the front bumper cover, but it's not necessary. Removing the cover makes getting that last bolt very easy, but it's not worth it. Do some searching on getting the 4th bolt out, get a short wrench or rachet and prepare to contort you hand in ways that your creator did not intend :D
     
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