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Just How Shitty Are OEM Replacement Headlights?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by WATacoRider, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    WATacoRider

    WATacoRider [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I want to do some work, but I need lights. I'm not talking about all those ricer projector crap. I'm talking about the OEM replicas or whatever you want to call them.

    I'm mainly concerned about fit.
     
  2. Dec 2, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    yosh2000

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    well...cheaper glue which will most likely leak....cheap plastic that will haze over and is not as pit resistant as OEM, i've seen one melt from an aftermarket HID kit....

    why not get OEM...you can always find them on the boards or CL for like $120...maybe even $100!

    i have a set of mint 09 smoked ones i'll let you have for $250 plus actual shipping...

    EDIT: fit wise, you will be fine.
     
  3. Dec 2, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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    WATacoRider

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    Cant find any on the boards right now except for $200+ for a set.

    Will only need them for a short period of time hopefully.

    All the ones I found on ebay are either replicas or OEM with broken parts.
     
  4. Dec 2, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    HondaGM

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    yeah,go oem
     
  5. Dec 2, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    i have the aftermarket black housing ones oe style. no problems here....YET, lol
     
  6. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:55 AM
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    Lurkin

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    Same here, we'll see what happens in the future.
     
  7. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:01 AM
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    PreRunnerSeth

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    Same ones. BHLM replicas. No problems.
     
  8. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:21 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    I also have some aftermarket black housing OEM style ones but a few months ago, the drivers side started getting moisture in them. Used silicon to re-seal the light but it was still leaking somewhere. Havent messed with it to much after that.:eek: I will eventually get to it sooner or later.:rolleyes:
     
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