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Need Tail Light help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by "OldManTan", Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Nov 9, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    "OldManTan"

    "OldManTan" [OP] Now my Taco is bloody Red, ewww

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    Pioneer HU, Duratracs on Black stockers, Century topper with custom electronic lock, Illuminated 4x4 switch, Foglight Mod, Always on 12v Plugs, Sub & Amp, LED Interior Lights, Cup Holder Mod, Andres Devil Horns, CB radio, steps, relocated trailer harness, blacked out everything!!
    I just cracked my drivers side tail light on saturday. It's not bad, but I want it fixed sooner rather than later. I am looking for opinions on what to buy, or not. I found aftermarket stock 2006 lights on e-bay for $55. OEM run about $113. I really want LED, but the cheap e-bay ones scare me. OEM on e-bay are going for about $280, which is cheap, but I just don't have that now. My current tail lights are partially smoked so going with an exact replacement requires me to try and match them. Just curious what all your thoughts are for replacement. Cost is a factor. If anyone happens to have anything for sale, let me know also. I would have put a poll up, but I was looking for more elaborate opinions.
    Stay with stock and match the smoke, buy oem.
    Stay with stock and match the smoke, buy aftermarket.
    Upgrade to LED, buy oem.
    Upgrade to LED, buy aftermarket (which brand?).

    Before the incident.....
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  2. Nov 9, 2009 at 9:45 PM
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    Viet2100

    Viet2100 Well-Known Member

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    So your driver's side broke?
     
  3. Nov 9, 2009 at 11:09 PM
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    "OldManTan"

    "OldManTan" [OP] Now my Taco is bloody Red, ewww

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    Yeah it's my drivers side.
     
  4. Nov 10, 2009 at 9:13 PM
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    "OldManTan"

    "OldManTan" [OP] Now my Taco is bloody Red, ewww

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  5. Nov 10, 2009 at 9:17 PM
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    ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Just pic up some OEM approved tail lights off ebay...they've got some cool looking ones on there for reasonable prices :)
     
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