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installed LED smoked tails today

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by bass mechanic, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Mar 21, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    bass mechanic

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    i have an 09 that already had the led part but i really felt like a smoked lense would rock on a black truck. so i finally got them installed. also did the 3rd brake light
    they have a few more led lights than the stockers did and i think they look pretty cool

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  2. Mar 21, 2009 at 10:49 PM
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    What Mods!
    Those actually look good do you have anymore angles on the lights?
     
  3. Mar 21, 2009 at 10:51 PM
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    Looks good! :thumbsup:
     
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  5. Mar 22, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    Looks good! Where did you buy them? Price?
     
  6. Mar 22, 2009 at 8:08 AM
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  7. Mar 22, 2009 at 8:20 AM
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    yes here is another one with the lights on, sorry my iphone doesnt take the best pics. also you will see that they dont really look smoke in some light conditions. in this pic the light is shining directly at them in the garage so they look more clear. but the first pic i took is a lot more accurate of how they actually look.
    if you wanted them a little darker i think some 30% tint film might make them look black. i suspect this is as dark as what would be legal. i got pulled over yesterday not for the lights but because the dirt bikes in the back were blocking the temp tag and the cop couldnt see it. she didnt say anything about the lights but i did notice she tapped the left rear tail light as she walked by it.

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  8. Mar 23, 2010 at 1:06 AM
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    those look good man. I am thinking of doing the exact same with the ass end. Since I have an 09 Sport it came with the OEM "Smoked" heads, these tails will go nice with them. I'm actually changing the headlights to the ebay style crystal smoked style, because I hate the orange sections of the OEM's
     
  9. Mar 24, 2010 at 6:15 AM
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    Were they pretty easy to swap out? I also have an 09 that I want to do this to because of the bright chrome circle of the stock lights.
     
  10. Mar 26, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    those LED sides, they work okay? I mean are they bright? I bought somewhat similar ones from Pep Boys and put them up front, they look shitty, they don't even have much of a glow to them at all. :mad:
     
  11. Mar 26, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    She wasn't messing with your lights, she was fingerprinting your vehicle.
     
  12. Mar 26, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    You mean jealous?

    Cool looking lights BTW, OP! :D
     
  13. Mar 26, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    Looks good!
     
  14. Mar 26, 2010 at 3:17 PM
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  15. Mar 26, 2010 at 3:28 PM
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    Those tail lights look great on your truck! A+
     
  16. May 7, 2012 at 11:49 PM
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    Just an update....I removed these from my 09 Prerunner and put them on my 12 Sport 4x4. All LEDs still work, no leaks, no faxing, all in all they have held up GREAT!
     
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