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Just added hella 500 lights to my satoshi (PICS)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by TOYOTA 09, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. TOYOTA 09

    TOYOTA 09 [OP] Kicking Ass Since 1981

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    After drilling threw my AC cooler trying to mount my hella 500's :anonymous:
    I was able to find an aftermarket AC Cooler, recharge the system and mounted the hella 500's using the "satashi light bar" method mentioned in a thread on this forum.

    I was told that in Maine you can't have more than 4 driving lights on at once (low beams and fogs) or (Low beams and Hella's) or if you have the fog light mod: fogs and hella's etc etc.

    I kept the hella covers on for now as i plan on only using them from time to time, but i kinda like the look of the light shining threw the covers....not sure if it would be legal to have them lit up with the cover on AND the low beams and fogs....

    Not sure if I like the look of the light coming threw the hella covers or not...it's growing on me....

    Here is a pic with the hella's off:

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    And on:

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    Mounted the switch right next to my back up light switch under the coin holder:

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  2. Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    See build thread.
    I'd take the covers off if you have the lights on.
     
  3. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan Bam-Ba-Lam

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    very nice, i personally like them better without the Hella covers over the lights, but its your truck, do what you like!
     
  4. TOYOTA 09

    TOYOTA 09 [OP] Kicking Ass Since 1981

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    I wouldn't keep them on all the time :) just think it kinda gives it a cool look for crusin the mall parking lots! :)
     
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    That sucks you drilled through the AC hope you didn't breath the fumes in there very very deadly and take those covers off the grill will protect them unless you like not being able to use them
     
  6. TACODACKS

    TACODACKS Forging Elite Fitness

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    That's pretty nice looking set up.
     
  7. TOYOTA 09

    TOYOTA 09 [OP] Kicking Ass Since 1981

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    I think i did breathe some of that stuff in....I feel ok though....is there any symptoms i should look out for? I mean i didn't put my lips on the hole and suck in, but i'm sure i must have took a little of it in? should I go to the doctor...this was a month ago....
     
  8. crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    You're Fine....
     
  9. crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    dig the Facshia
     
  10. TOYOTA 09

    TOYOTA 09 [OP] Kicking Ass Since 1981

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    ???????
     
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    2blu4u Human after all

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    I am thinking they are complimenting you about the front of your truck. I have this mod on my short list. Also, I have been looking for that thread for the satoshi light bar mod, can someone steer me in the right way? Thanks.
     
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    this may sound stupid but whats a satashi is that just a type of grille or the way it is installed
     
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    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    A Satoshi is a recessed grill. It is custom made. Here is a pic of mine but look at the center grill part, it goes in as you can see.
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