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smoked headlights and black headlights?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by NWtacoma, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:40 PM
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    NWtacoma

    NWtacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hey, does toyota offer smoked AND black headlights? or im I seeing things here. this looks darker than the smoked lights on 09's

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  2. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    NWtacoma

    NWtacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    now this one looks lighter???


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  3. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    both of those trucks are 2011's btw
     
  4. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    krimson

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    I saw a white Sport with the smoked lens and it was noticeable. I like the ones that came on my 09 :D
     
  5. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    Sunburst

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    I agree mine look much darker than previous years...
     
  6. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    i want to find some online to buy for my 07 but ill i can find are the smoked. i want the black.
     
  7. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    hmm maybe its just the angle/lighting
     
  8. Oct 30, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Don't think they would offer 2 different options on one model year. These are my 09's

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  9. Oct 30, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    x2....At certain angles mine looks dark and other times light.
     
  10. Oct 30, 2010 at 8:10 PM
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    MrGrimm

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    The 09+ are tinted. I am looking to get some stock tinted lights. I don't like my completely blacked out lights.
     
  11. Oct 30, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    yosh2000

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    your seeing things or dont understand that cameras can make things look lighter/darker.

    if you want black, you have two options: 1-do the BHLM yourself or 2-buy some cheap egay lights. OEMs only come smoked.
     
  12. Oct 30, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    jandrews

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    It is. I had the smoked lights on my 2009. You could hardly tell the difference between them and stock chromers because the smoke finish has a shine to it.

    The real problem with the lights though isn't the bezel finish, it's the orange reflector and turn signal lens. Those things stick out like a sore thumb and gotta go. Just one more reason to cook 'em and crack 'em.
     
  13. Oct 30, 2010 at 10:42 PM
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    supataco

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    Yeah... def just lighting differences in the 2 photos. Even the other parts of the head lights looks lighter on that silver taco pic - so it can't be just a lighter bezel.
     
  14. Oct 30, 2010 at 10:47 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    they are only smoked on certain models from 09+. either just sports and xrunners or sports, OR, and xrunners. base models and SR5s only had the regulars, IIRC.
     
  15. Oct 31, 2010 at 12:15 AM
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    Yeah smoked only came on the TRDs (Offroad and Sport).
     
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