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Optilux Extreme Yellow

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DucTaco, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. Dec 14, 2015 at 6:10 PM
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    DucTaco

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    I bought the above mentioned fog light bulbs recently. What's the preferred method of installation? I've read that you should reuse the rubber gaskets off of the old bulbs. Has anyone installed these bulbs and what worked best for you?
     
  2. Dec 14, 2015 at 6:15 PM
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    I had those on my 2013. I reused the original gaskets. I had to replace one within 2 months of install because the bulb blew. Prior to those, I had Nokyas for about a year.

    I didn't have any issues with leakage, but I did have issues with them blowing. I got a set of those bulbs in H3 for my ARB and ended up giving up and going the Lamin-X route.
     
  3. Dec 14, 2015 at 6:37 PM
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    I've already done the lamimix. I wasn't impressed. They bubbled up and got really foggy. I hope these last longer. My stock bulbs lasted five years. Almost daily use.
     
  4. Dec 14, 2015 at 7:57 PM
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    I installed mine a few weeks ago. I just removed the original bulbs and replaced with the optilux. I wasn't aware of having to swap gaskets.
     
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    Nokyas..... reuse old o rings as stated.
     
  6. Dec 14, 2015 at 9:24 PM
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    How do you like them so far?
     
  7. Dec 23, 2015 at 7:53 PM
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    Just swapped mine out today. Nokyas with the original gaskets.

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    I'm really liking them so far. The yellow lighting helps greatly with visibility when it's raining at night.
     
  9. Dec 25, 2015 at 5:20 PM
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    I ended up going with the Optilux. They went in without needing to use the old gaskets. They've only been in for about five days but so far I like them. They're a nice yellow. Thanks for the info everyone.
     

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