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OEM lights too bright?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tandurq, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. Nov 15, 2009 at 7:50 AM
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    tandurq

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    Is it me or does anyone get flashed by oncoming traffic because their stock lights are too bright?

    I made a 3 hour trip over the weekend and must have been flashed a dozen times.
     
  2. Nov 15, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    JoeyTacoma

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    Yes it happens all the time to me also, It also happened in my gen 1 tacoma.
     
  3. Nov 15, 2009 at 8:14 AM
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    JKD

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    Did you have a load in the bed?

    If not, you might want to have your headlamp alignment checked. I do not get flashed...

    Toyota is known for having great headlamps, but if they're out of alignment "great" turns into "blinding".
     
  4. Nov 15, 2009 at 8:24 AM
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    When I did the bhlm I noticed two bolts on the back of both the headlight light assemblies. Do these two bolts adjust the beam direction?
     
  5. Nov 15, 2009 at 8:29 AM
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  6. Nov 15, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    We were on a camping trip and we did have a ton of gear in the back. Its rather inconvenient to adjust it based on load so oh well.
     
  7. Nov 15, 2009 at 8:59 AM
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    Not sure. I know I was carrying about 400lbs of gear in the back (3 mountain bikes w/ hitch trailer) but didn't see any obvious lean.
     
  8. Nov 15, 2009 at 9:06 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    either way just check the headlight adjustment
     
  9. Nov 15, 2009 at 9:09 AM
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    JKD

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    Too bad we don't have the automatic headlamp adjusters some other countries require.
     
  10. Nov 15, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    sixdoubleseven

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    Hasn't happened to me yet, but when I drove Wranglers it'd be a nightly thing.
     
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