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LEDs look good or bad?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ryrydtl, Mar 20, 2012.

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Keep LEDs

  1. Yes

    75.5%
  2. No

    24.5%
  1. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:04 PM
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    ryrydtl

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    Hey everyone, i just installed the two strip LEDs on my bottom bumper. I think i like them i just need other opinions. I dont want to to look like a cheap accessory or look to "autozone" let me know if you like them or if it looks better without.

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  2. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    I dig it
     
  3. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:32 PM
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    SilverBullet07

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    I like how... how is the light output?
     
  4. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:33 PM
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    I like the look during day. Would like to see night pics with them turned on.
     
  5. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM
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    Your taco looks like an Evo lol.
     
  6. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM
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    Very nice!! The timing of your post is great ... I was just looking at those lights today. But I was wondering what they would look like! Now I know! Thanks ... I'm going to get some tomorrow :D

    I agree with 1GR ... what do they look like at night?
     
  7. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM
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    memario1214

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    I want to see some pics a little closer... And preferably not at a 45 degree angle. You just gave me an idea
     
  8. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM
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    Depends on the color.
     
  9. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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    They look good, now how do they perform?
     
  10. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    I believe you are right, but still would like to know how they perform. As they are small enough to be unobtrusive, depending on light output they may be useful to me. Looking at them though, I dont expect too bright...
     
  11. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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    Yeah, I gots boost
    Likely very little light at all. Not enough to be usable on the road anyway
     
  12. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:46 PM
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    that's what I expected

    I may try to put them in the bed though

    also, OP, what kind of lights are those (the 4 main ones)?
     
  13. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    TacoDaTugBoat

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    More pics and more about their output!
    Looks good so far, but if they don't actually put out any useful light I'm not so sure.
     
  14. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    good for running lights maybe?
     
  15. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:49 PM
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    Yeah, I gots boost
    That's what I'm thinking...

    And his light up front appear to be Kragen internal ballast HID lights
     
  16. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:55 PM
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    Thanks guys, the leds dont really put out alot of light, they are pretty much for show. Il take some more pictures tomorrow and tonight. I wired them to my DRLs so they are only on when they are and work with the turn signals. All my buddies who have cars say im making it look like a car (Audi). The off road lights are made by Custom Accessories (Kragen sells them), they are amazing for the price! I ordered the LEDs from ledlightsworld.com
     
  17. Mar 20, 2012 at 6:56 PM
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    RD TRD

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    The ones I looked at today were quite bright ... so much so, I was swayed away from the PIAA's! :notsure:

     
  18. Mar 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM
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    memario1214

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    Yeah, I gots boost
    I understand, and I am very familiar with light bars that run CREE LEDs and put out some serious light from companies such as Rigid Industries and Vision X. These are different though. Not aimed at all, and not meant to be pulling a lot of power/putting down a lot of light.
     
  19. Mar 20, 2012 at 7:06 PM
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    RD TRD

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    Ah yes ...my bad!! It was the Rigid that I was looking at. :facepalm:
     
  20. Mar 20, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    memario1214

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    No worries man. You're pretty new here, you will learn haha. I have some Rigid products heading my way soon as well :spy:
     
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