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Painting headlights and Satoshi mod

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Blaise22, May 11, 2009.

  1. May 11, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    Blaise22

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    Hi guys im getting ready to start blacking out my 09 black tacoma. Im going to start with painting my headlights and the satoshi grill mod. Im going to use Krylon fusion paint for the headlights but should I use matte black or gloss black, and for the Satoshi grill after I apply the coats of black primer what kind of paint should I use. Thanks guys:)
     
  2. May 11, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    Kenny650

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    Hey if your interested we could do a swap? I have black headlights and have wanted a pair of the 09 headlights badly. Where in Cali are you located?
     
  3. May 11, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    jefferson

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    Man kenny - you were ON that :D I dont blame you, id love to have the 09 lamps too.. theyre JUST right
     
  4. May 11, 2009 at 7:38 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?

    I've got a thread in the B/S/T area for 09 headlights to swap for a good set of the BHLM. dont feel like doing them again, plus i know people want the 09's. if anyone wants to buy the BHLM's off ebay and send them to me, then i send them the 09's works too...lol
     
  5. May 11, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    That would be a lot easier, but I kind of want to do it myself. Thanks for the offer though.
     
  6. May 11, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    My BHLM is matte black, and I love the look of it personally. Not the best shot but:

    [​IMG]
     
  7. May 11, 2009 at 8:42 PM
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    I agree, it looks so much better. Nice truck:thumbsup:
     
  8. May 11, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    welcome to TW! where in cali are u ?
     
  9. May 11, 2009 at 9:18 PM
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    on a black truck its the only way to go.
     
  10. May 11, 2009 at 9:44 PM
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    Thank you, Im in Aliso Viejo right down near you. Your truck is awsome!
     
  11. May 11, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    I think that the flat black gives it a much cleaner look.
     
  12. May 12, 2009 at 12:36 AM
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    X2!
     
  13. May 12, 2009 at 3:03 AM
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    whats so different about the 09 lights. I thought they were the same as 08 07...
     
  14. May 12, 2009 at 5:10 AM
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    09's are pre-smoked, otherwise as far as I know they're the same. However, it's only lightly tinted more of a light grey, still an improvement over chrome but not nearly as nice as the BHLM imo.
     
  15. May 12, 2009 at 6:06 AM
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    Here is my BHLM and Satoshi, plus I painted on some eyelids.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  16. May 12, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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    Are they pre smoked on like TRD or the Pre-Runner?

    My 09 SR5 headlights are bright as hell. I dont even have to turn my headlights on for the ride home from work at night.
     
  17. May 12, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    wat?
    smoked as in the bezel inside the hadlight is smoked....not the lens. and there are prerunner TRD's BTW....i think the smoked headlights are on TRD's and x-runners for sure...i dont think they are on sr5's or base models
     
  18. May 12, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Ahh nice. That makes sense. Is it easier to smoke your own lenses or to just paint the headlight fixture body.. Also, whats the best place to get color matched paint for eye lids?

    omg i am soo dumb..
    i just realized with the BHLM its not the lens.. lol..
     
  19. May 12, 2009 at 10:36 AM
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  20. May 12, 2009 at 10:47 AM
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