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Need tail light opinions

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by clc clc, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. Apr 15, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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    clc clc

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    My passenger side tail light has a hole in the housing and needs replaced but I'm unsure with what. Online it looks like OE comparable lights go for around $60 and OEM for around $150, are there any real difference? Ive been driving for a while now and the bulbs are probably about blown anyway, plus the housing cost to much. Also, I'm entertaining the idea of aftermarket LED type lights. Any advice on which i should go with?
     
  2. Apr 15, 2013 at 7:09 PM
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  3. Apr 15, 2013 at 8:40 PM
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    Damn you! Im close to pulling the trigger but I got some fishing trips coming up so I would need to wait. Thanks for the help, anyone else?
     
  4. Apr 15, 2013 at 8:45 PM
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    Keep it stock, you don't need any fancy tail lights?! Their taillights!....

    Brett
     
  5. Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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  6. Apr 15, 2013 at 8:55 PM
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    But unless im missing something one OEM light will cost almost as much as the pair of aftermarket lights. My dealer quoted me $209 I think for one light. Although I think he got the led/non-led assembly mixed up. What about the OEM vs OE comparable lights?

    http://parts.camelbacktoyota.com/pa...teid=214329&vehicleid=1502961&diagram=8512790

    To give an idea what im talking about at.
     
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  7. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:26 PM
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    Go without LED they look better anyways for only $110. I don't know much about tail lights but ya pay for what you get. If you can get a knock off that looks the same go for it, less money the better.

    Thanks,

    Brett
     
  8. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:48 PM
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    I saw those black tail lights on ebay for like $130. that website was too expensive.
     
  9. Apr 15, 2013 at 9:55 PM
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    Sorry but i'm confused about the above statement. Wouldn't I wanna stay away from knockoffs then?

    My pay pal doesn't work so I expect to pay a bit more on a legit site.
     
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  10. Apr 15, 2013 at 10:06 PM
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    I'm just saying I like the stock looking tail light better than the ugly rice rocket style, if its not oem but you can find an aftermarket that looks the exact same I say go for it. That's all.:)

    Brett
     
  11. Apr 17, 2013 at 8:21 AM
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    I feel you. I'm just trying to get as many opinions as I can before I purchase. What would be the benefits of the aftermarket LED tail lights?
     
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    Nothing.

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    In reference to?

    Do you have experience with LED tail lights? Are they no brighter? Or anything?
     
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    I'm looking at buying these also. Hoping someone on here had a review on them
     
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