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Projector Headlights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Colby8583, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. Apr 3, 2008 at 9:00 AM
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    Colby8583

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  2. Apr 3, 2008 at 1:53 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    as long as they are SAE/DOT approved, then thats all that matters.

    PS- if u really want those, u can get em shipped on ebay for like $180-190
     
  3. Apr 15, 2008 at 11:16 AM
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    Just enough, and never enough
    can you fit an hid kit in the projectors?
     
  4. Apr 15, 2008 at 1:29 PM
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    wat?
    i would hope so. to get the complete benefit of real HID kits, u need a projector headlight, IIRC.
     
  5. Apr 15, 2008 at 7:55 PM
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    Just enough, and never enough
    good looking out jhodge
     
  6. Apr 15, 2008 at 8:10 PM
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    wat?
    yeah...if the HID kit will fit in stock headlights....and stock bulbs will fit in the projectors....then they definately should
     
  7. Apr 15, 2008 at 8:13 PM
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    Just enough, and never enough
    i just confirmed this by looking at the bulb size i didn't know what the kit consisted of.
     
  8. Jul 23, 2008 at 6:26 PM
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  9. Aug 11, 2008 at 10:51 PM
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    Bout HID conversions. I found a site called Mod-Express. I got a kit for 240ish. I bought some H1 kit for my old civic. They look sweet. I think H4 is the taco stock bulbs. Im not sure if they fit right into the housing or if you have to mod the socket some.
     
  10. Nov 20, 2008 at 9:08 PM
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    craziemofo

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    the housing kit that i bought (dual halo projector headlights) say not to use HID bulbs. they don't say why not to. my thoughts are that:
    1) the bulb will get to hot and could burn or melt the hoousing (don't know that much about HID bulbs so i could be worng)
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    2) they bulbs would be to bright and possible illegal so they don't want you to install them.

    any ideas? ot thought?
     
  11. Nov 20, 2008 at 10:25 PM
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    salquezada80

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    Typically HID bulbs run much cooler than regular halogen. Usually, anything that is aftermarket that is not DOT approved is ILLEGAL. Cops usually know what cars came with HID stock. As long as you have them aimed correctly and they are not in peoples eyes, you should be fine. Fix it tickets arent too pricey either if you by chance happen to get pull over for your lights. I had em in my last car and no problem. If the manufacturer suggests that you dont install HID, give em a call, see what they reason is. It wont hurt to ask.
    Sal
     
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