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Lights suggestions.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by tacozombie, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. Dec 7, 2010 at 5:51 AM
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    tacozombie

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    Hey guys, this is my first post in the forums and i wanted to say hello and comment on all the amazing tacos i have seen.

    I am going to buy one of the grill craft grills probably after the first and i was wondering about the lights you guys are putting behind there. What brand, are they difficult to install, hid/no hid! Any suggestions would be great. See yall around!
     
  2. Dec 7, 2010 at 5:57 AM
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    Welcome! Honestly the best thing is go to Walmart or harborfreighttools.com and get the cheapo $20 Aux lights then put some aftermarket HIDs in or what have you
     
  3. Dec 7, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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    Hello and welcome to the forums!

    IDK about the lights though, but TW has some great information!
     
  4. Dec 7, 2010 at 7:14 AM
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    agreed.
     
  5. Dec 7, 2010 at 7:47 AM
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    most do hella's converted to hid, i've seen light force behind there too, ans piaa.
     
  6. Dec 7, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    I checked out the light force but wow, what a price lol. I was thinking hella with hids! Just looking to get suggestions!
     
  7. Dec 7, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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    IMO dont cheap out on lights, i see it time and time again where guys will spend all kinds of money on lifts/tires/wheels etc. But them skimp on otehr stuff. Dont buy cheap stuff and try to charlie brown it up cuz it just looks cheap in the end.... i wouldnt be happy with that. I have had to the chance to test various lights on the market and wouldnt run anything but PIAA's, but also understand people dont alwasy have big budgets. So do some research and really think how you will use them and get something that will fit your needs and budget. If budget isnt and issue....PIAA HID shock lamps are on the only way to go. Just my two cents
     
  8. Dec 7, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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    This is the last thing that i wanna do is get something i have to replace 100 times or something that is not going to match. My plan now is to leave all the lights non hid the way they are stock. I would suppose the PIAA hid would look good even with the others non hid?
     
  10. Dec 7, 2010 at 11:04 AM
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    if your going that route go all out and get a led light bar

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Dec 7, 2010 at 11:12 AM
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    Lol..... that looks bright! that group buy you posted looks interesting, like i said i am over my head on this, i have never really been one to mess with this stuff to much. I really just like the was they look behind the grill craft grill, just cant decide on hid or not.
     
  12. Dec 7, 2010 at 11:18 AM
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    here's hella's

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  13. Dec 7, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    I like those.... :D
     
  14. Dec 7, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    not mine but heres a nice how to thanks to Klipp11:

    Hella Hid conversion also by Klipp11:

     
  15. Dec 7, 2010 at 11:34 AM
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    here's my mount

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  16. Dec 7, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    Wow.... awesome write up. I think i am going to go with The Hella 500ff for now, may do the hid conversion later. Thanks for the opinions guys.
     
  17. Dec 7, 2010 at 12:21 PM
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    i have a bad ass mount being made, will have pics up soon:spy:
     
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