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Magnetic Gray Thread!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tacoholic, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. Mar 26, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    Usmcsantosj

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    Very nice! I want to do this so bad!!
     
  2. Mar 26, 2013 at 11:28 PM
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    VegasTaco08

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    Right, cause I had an 08 too, and I never heard of the surround coming off
     
  3. Mar 26, 2013 at 11:36 PM
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    Yeah, if you look close at the pics of the back of the grille, you can see the torx screws and tabs that hold it together. The tabs are east to spot cause they're chrome.
    http://www.grillcraft.com/installs/install_detail.aspx?install_id=295
    This was helpful.
    Thanks again for the compliments. Surprisingly, the BLHM was actually pretty easy.
     
  4. Mar 27, 2013 at 12:11 AM
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    Man, I really want BHLM. Too afraid to do it though...
     
  5. Mar 27, 2013 at 1:16 AM
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    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Just some updated pics of my truck with my new bumpers.:D
     
  6. Mar 27, 2013 at 1:18 AM
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    I think I spotted your truck in mililani town center awhile back.:drool:
     
  8. Mar 27, 2013 at 4:48 AM
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    is it just the camera or did you change your DTRL to blue?
     
  9. Mar 27, 2013 at 5:54 AM
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    Im in love.....

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    pro comp 5001... pardon my helper...he loves the new tires
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Mar 27, 2013 at 6:20 AM
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    You look kind of young to be driving that truck. Looks good!
     
  11. Mar 27, 2013 at 7:02 AM
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    This may be a stupid question but can that piece of round chrome plastic in the middle of the headlight be painted black also? If so, has anyone done it? I would love to see what it looks like.
     
  12. Mar 27, 2013 at 7:42 AM
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    It can be done, but i imagine it would drastically reduce the light output.
     
  13. Mar 27, 2013 at 8:02 AM
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    It can be done with even more light output than stock...i did it!
    Thre are a few more pics in my build thread.
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Mar 27, 2013 at 10:43 AM
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    ^ Looks great man! Exactly the same as mine almost. Only difference is my parking light is chrome and my lens is the larger 3.0 with Red hue. Fantastic job.

     
  15. Mar 27, 2013 at 10:43 AM
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    You are talking about just the little bulb cover right? not the whole reflector bowl.
    I thought about it too. I don't think that would affect the light output very much. It would look more like eyes :D
    All black retrofits are super cool, but illegal here.
     
  16. Mar 27, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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    well a retrofit yeah, but the stock reflector bowl would hurt it. right?

    P.S love that look, really want to do that at some point
     
  17. Mar 27, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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    I love the look of retrofits, but a quick question - what's the obsession with aux lighting on TW? My headlights light the road just fine, and I don't find myself needing an LED light bar, add'l fogs, etc... Is it just a looks thing or what?
     
  18. Mar 27, 2013 at 1:18 PM
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    my new tacoma 2010 TRD package
     
  19. Mar 27, 2013 at 2:06 PM
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    You could not paint the round reflector bowl part if you still are using the halogen setup. It absolutely needs the reflection in order to give you the beam pattern necessary.
    I think a good example of this is my DRL's. Now that I painted the reflector bowl for the DRL's black the light output from them is cut in half...or more. I have LED switchbacks in there and the whitelight they put out is ok but when I select the turn signal and it flashes yellow it is significantly dimmer than before the paint. I'll try to get a video of it tonight since I have one on my build page of when they were all still chrome.
     
  20. Mar 27, 2013 at 2:56 PM
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    BTW, here's my MGM 13 DCSB SR5 4x4. 3" ToyTec Ultimate Lift. 265/70/17 Toyo Open Country A/T II's w/ 17" Method Standard Wheels.

    [​IMG]
     
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