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Projector Headlights in an '09 Taco

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by nicholism, May 16, 2009.

  1. May 16, 2009 at 11:04 AM
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    nicholism

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    Hey guys. New to the site. I just bought a blue '09 Double Cab Sport and am working on perfecting it. At the moment, I have chrome door handles, nerf bars, and Aries bull bar(Pictures Coming Soon). I've seen several pictures of the projector headlights and think they'd be a great addition to my truck. The problem is that every store has them labeled as '05 - '08 headlights. Will these also work on '09s?
     
  2. May 16, 2009 at 12:40 PM
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    Viet2100

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    Perfect fit.
     
  3. May 16, 2009 at 1:46 PM
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    sincitytaco

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    well if you are looking to "perfect" it, then the first thing you need to do is take off the chrome door handles.
     
  4. May 16, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    rossk35

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    and you wouldn't get those ugly ass projector lights.
     
  5. May 16, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    eey, be nice...^^^. i agree though.
     
  6. May 16, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    LoL. I'm not sure about the chrome, but some projector lights are pretty cool.
     
  7. May 16, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    not my style either but he likes it.

    agreed.
     
  8. May 16, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    to the original op, yes, they will fit your 09...
     
  9. May 16, 2009 at 7:24 PM
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    I <3 my projectors.

    Stock = suck

    [​IMG]
     
  10. May 22, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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    I was lloking on ebay a seen some halo projectors for pretty cheap. I was wondering if anyone has had anything good or bad to say about these. And if they were plug and play.
     
  11. May 22, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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    they are plug and play...the only complain i have so far is that moisture gets inside but it can be easily resolved by just resealing them...
     
  12. May 27, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    I would be so happy if I could find some non-rice, quality projector headlights. I'd love to do a HID retro but I really can't stand the angel eyes and 54 LEDs that they put on those things.
     
  13. May 27, 2009 at 2:49 PM
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    Mine have been perfect since day 1. No complaints, they line up perfectly, and no moisture issues. The moisture thing seems to be hit-or-miss and I got lucky.

    I like the angel eyes. :p
     
  14. May 27, 2009 at 3:06 PM
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    I gots me some chrome too, just because everyone hates it, besides if i murder it out i'd be just like 2000 other taco's out there, too easy. Also been thinking about the projectors too, but i like my BHL's too. Go for it nicholism
     
  15. May 27, 2009 at 5:05 PM
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    Only way your going to get that is if you do a retro like I did.
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  16. May 28, 2009 at 1:12 AM
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    Not necessarily, check out mine VVVV
     
  17. May 29, 2009 at 6:02 PM
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    Thanks everybody for the feedback. I decided to go for the Chrome Projector Headlights from an Ebay seller for K2 Motors for ~$180 shipped. Got 'em in the other day and the chrome inside the light was cracked and flaking, so i sent 'em back for replacements. I checked around and K2 seems to be a quality retailer, so I'm sure it's just a case of bad luck on my part and not poor craftsmanship. Other than that, they looked BADASS! Can't wait to get the new ones installed. I'll post pics when I get done.
     
  18. May 29, 2009 at 6:11 PM
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    I don't care for chrome either, but hey, to each their own. Have you thought about just doing a HID conversion without actually getting the projector housing?
     
  19. Oct 31, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    i have the same truck in white, im looking to put a bull bar on it. did you have to do any fabricating to your skid plate? was it easy to put on?
     
  20. Oct 31, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    I'm very tired of my projectors headlights fogging up. It's getting really old. I'm thinking of doing retro.
     
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