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Parking/turn signal question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by myth01, Mar 1, 2018.

  1. Mar 1, 2018 at 7:48 PM
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    myth01

    myth01 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so I hate that the amber lamp reflects in the headlight and makes an egg color to the headlight. Any options to fix this?
     
  2. Mar 1, 2018 at 8:43 PM
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    Maybe it's because your headlights are 10 years old? Just a guess. I've noticed headlights that weren't clear, but not what you're saying.

    Got any pics for clarification?
     
  3. Mar 1, 2018 at 9:06 PM
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    It’s not the hazy headlight it’s the amber bulb surrounded by reflector
    Here’s a pic9F4A8F59-E079-49B0-89D5-1B6A9550FB72.jpg
     
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  5. Mar 1, 2018 at 10:14 PM
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    Bake them apart and remove it
     
  6. Mar 1, 2018 at 11:05 PM
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    I think those are now hard to find.

    I have ambers in my 2nd gen and don't get that same yellow-ish tint, but I've noticed it in earlier years of the 2nd gen. I've wondered if it's because of the type of plastic on that portion of the headlight?
     
  7. Mar 2, 2018 at 8:03 AM
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    LED bulbs and change out the blinker relay to a solid state? (Unless you have DTRL then you are out of luck)

    Fritz
     
  8. Mar 5, 2018 at 9:36 PM
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    Do you have a link on which LEDs and relay?
     
  9. Mar 6, 2018 at 7:18 AM
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    Smarttap flasher = awesome

    Sylvania LEDs = junk
     
  11. Mar 7, 2018 at 11:43 PM
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    Then what would you recommend?
     
  12. Mar 8, 2018 at 12:16 AM
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    I've had great luck With Sylvania LED's. And have had bad luck with off brands.
     
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    Nice post with some great information. One correction though. They're Flashers, not Relays.
     
  14. Mar 8, 2018 at 7:09 AM
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    DeAuto for the reverse lights.
    The guy on TW that sells dome light kits for dome lights.
    JDMastar for everything else except headlights and fog lights.

    The big problem with Sylvania is that they're disappointingly dim. Big waste of money.
     

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