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Project! Strobe LIghts

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by stevomac59, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    stevomac59

    stevomac59 [OP] Is mod CraZy...

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    I installed two strobe lights today in the front of my truck (bottom of license plate.. After I helped jaye_t with the BHLM, I started working on this! The lights were like 12.99 and came with everything (relay, switch, and wiring). It took me about 45min to install and hide the wires... Im satisfied with its quality so far.. I like the look of it when they are on, it just adds to the BADASS factor of tacomas IMHO.

    Here's a video of my current light setup: (turn volume down)
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    Please tell me what you think!
     
  2. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    pataco

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    FOX 2.0 RESIS,LRUCAS,BILLY 5100S ON THE REAR.MAGNAFLOW 11264,COLOR MATCHED GRILL,YELLOW FOG MOD.OVER HEAD DVD,FEDERAL COURAGIA M/T
    hmmmm a little corny to me.jmo.
     
  3. Apr 16, 2009 at 7:46 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    stock, for now
    they look like pep boys strobes:laugh:

    id say ditch em;)
     
  4. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:24 PM
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    Juiceman

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    jabroni, imo
     
  5. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:28 PM
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    stevomac59

    stevomac59 [OP] Is mod CraZy...

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    Im taking them off :p
     
  6. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    TEX357

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    dude it looks pretty cool, just that its a little to lighty if ya get me? dude like secret said its your truck do what you want with it!
     
  7. Apr 16, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    stevomac59

    stevomac59 [OP] Is mod CraZy...

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    Yeah I know what you mean... that's why I'm taking them off LOL
     
  8. Apr 16, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    I like them! As long as you only use them for "side shows" ;) and adding flare when you go to start the truck and light they asses up! If you get my slang...lol
     
  9. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    MDBigRed

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    I just bought 4 90watt whelen police strobes for $250. It's the real deal and wiring is gonna take like 4-5 hours. i'll put up some pics when done! THREAD REVIVAL
     
  10. Aug 28, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    Carson

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    Sick, those things are gunna be hella bright! Hurry up so i can see them.:D:p
     
  11. Aug 28, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    White Head Light mod, White shorty antennae, Doug Thorley Long Tube headers, AFE Drop in air filter, Secondary Air Filter Removed,
    Isnt that illegal?
     
  12. Aug 28, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    Tacoyota

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    Guess I'm lucky, we have a whole suite of whelen lights on our work trucks. After we tear up the area with white n yellow light , you guessed it ..... people dont slow down and drive right through the paint lines we put down.
     
  13. Aug 28, 2009 at 8:18 PM
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    MDBigRed

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    yeah it's not exactly legal :rolleyes: i've read up on some of the rules from police forums. i think it's OK to do if it's a highway admin truck but not for a regular Joe. i won't be abusing them, i'll use them if i'm pulled over with a flat or helpin someone else out. i'm gonna have to talk to a cop buddy about it. they aren't getting returned!
     
  14. Aug 28, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    They also blatenly run red lights constantly in Portland so... why should yellow lights even remotely phase them? :D


    Also they're only illegal for road use. You can have them but use only off road (car shows, ect). At least that's true in AZ.

    Personally, unless it's an emergency or construction vehicle... I think it's retarded. Sure an undercover taco with red 'n blues would look sweet but it's stupid if it's fake.
     
  15. Aug 28, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    InfidelTaco

    InfidelTaco No better friend,No worse enemy...

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    anyone seen that movie I Am Legend?
     
  16. Aug 28, 2009 at 9:02 PM
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    hells yeah! it's a movie though haha. i don't think i'll get attacked my human monsters
     
  17. Oct 25, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    MDBigRed

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    Ok i'm gonna put up some pics of my new strobes! hopefuly i'll get a video too
     
  18. Oct 25, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    MDBigRed

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    My pics

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  19. Oct 25, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    MDBigRed

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  20. Oct 26, 2009 at 11:21 AM
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    ^^^ thats pretty sweet but I don't know about the usage part of them - but if they make you happy there is nothing I can say about it - but other than not having a usage for me I would install them haha badass
     
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